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" Through a long absence, have not been to me As is a landscape to a blind man's eye: But oft, in lonely rooms, and 'mid the din Of towns and cities, I have owed to them In hours of weariness, sensations sweet, Felt in the blood, and felt along the heart;... "
The Poetics of Disappointment: Wordsworth to Ashbery - Page 38
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Chambers's readings in English poetry

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...absent long, These forms of beauty have not been to me As is a landscape to a blind man's eye : But oft, in lonely rooms, and "mid the din Of towns and cities,...even into my purer mind . With tranquil restoration — feelings, too, Of unremembered pleasure ; such, perhaps, As may have had no trivial influence On...
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The British Poets, Volume 2

1865
...forms, Through a long absence, have not been to me As is a landscape to a blind man's eye : But oft, in lonely rooms, and 'mid the din Of towns and cities,...even into my purer mind, With tranquil restoration: — feelings too Of unremembered pleasure : such, perhaps, As have no slight or trivial influence On...
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A Selection from the Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1865 - 279 pages
...absence, have not been to me As is a landscape to a blind man's eye : But oft, in lonely rooms/and 'mid the din Of towns and cities, I have owed to them...even into my purer mind, With tranquil restoration : — feelings too Of unremembered pleasure : such, perhaps, As have no slight or trivial influence...
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The Living Age, Volume 17

1848
...been to me As is a landscape lo a blind man's eye ; But oft in lonely rooms, and mid the din Of towers and cities, I have owed to them, In hours of weariness,...sensations sweet, Felt in the blood, and felt along the heart." In many such hours I have refreshed my memory by recurring also to such books of tourists...
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Spring-time with the poets, poetry selected and arranged by F. Martin

Frances Martin - English poetry - 1866
...forms, Through a long absence, have not been to me As is a landscape to a blind man's eye : But oft, in lonely rooms, and 'mid the din Of towns and cities,...even into my purer mind, With tranquil restoration : — feelings too tO( unremembered pleasure : such, perhaps, As have no slight or trivial influence...
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Tourists at the Taj: Performance and Meaning at a Symbolic Site

Tim Edensor - Social Science - 1998 - 223 pages
...absent long, These forms of beauty have not been to me, As a landscape to a blind man's eye: But oft, in lonely rooms, and mid the din Of towns and cities,...even into my purer mind With tranquil restoration . . . He continues, as he gazes upon a 'romantic scene': While here I stand, not only with the sense...
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Heartlight

Marion Zimmer Bradley - Fiction - 1999 - 416 pages
...pretending they're witches, it helps that they all know each other." NEW YORK, DECEMBER 24, 1972 / have owed to them, In hours of weariness, sensations...even into my purer mind, With tranquil restoration: — WILLIAM WORDSWORTH CLAIRE MOFFAT SAT BEHIND THE RECEPTIONIST'S DESK IN DR. MARIAN Clinton's office,...
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The Hidden Wordsworth: Poet, Lover, Rebel, Spy

Kenneth R. Johnston, Kenneth R.. Johnston - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 965 pages
...stimulation as convincing as "Tintern Abbey's" description of the chaster pleasures of landscape viewing: "sensations sweet, / Felt in the blood, and felt along...into my purer mind, / With tranquil restoration." But he goes no further here: the lines continue, "Ere we retired . . . the sky was bright with day."...
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Concerning Intellectual Philandering: Poets and Philosophers, Priests and ...

Marion Montgomery - Literary Collections - 1998 - 209 pages
...or by one's being isolated "in lonely rooms." The restorative effect of image remembered is Felt in the blood, and felt along the heart; And passing even into my purer mind, With tranquil restoration. One observes in these words at least a faint echo of the Medieval understanding of the harmony of soul...
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The Democratic Wish: Popular Participation and the Limits of American Government

James A. Morone - Political Science - 1998 - 402 pages
...10 9876543 Five years have passed; five summers with the length Of five long winters. And . . . Oft in lonely rooms, and 'mid the din Of towns and cities, I have owed to them, . . . Sensations sweet, Felt in the blood, and felt along the heart Wordsworth, Tintern Ahhey Preface...
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