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" ... of the world, passages true to our moral nature, often escape in an immoral work, and show us how hard it is for a gifted spirit to divorce itself wholly from what is good. Poetry has a natural alliance with our best affections. "
HAND-BOOK OF LITERATURE AND THE FINE ARTS; - Page 482
by GEORGE RIPLEY - 1852
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Christian Examiner, Volume 3

Theology - 1826
...and parts with much of its power ; and even when poetry is enslaved to licentiousness or misanthropy, she cannot wholly forget her true vocation. Strains...tenderness, images of innocent happiness, sympathies with what is good in our nature, bursts of scorn or indignation at the hollowness of the world, passages...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 29

Great Britain - 1828
...and parts with much of its power ; and even when poetry is enslaved to licentiousness or misanthropy, she cannot wholly forget her true vocation. Strains...suffering virtue, bursts of scorn or indignation at the holJowness of the world, passages true to our moral nature, often escape in an immoral work, and show...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 29

Great Britain - 1828
...and parts with much of its power ; and even when poetry is enslaved to licentiousness or misanthropy, she cannot .wholly forget her true vocation. Strains...tenderness, images of innocent happiness, sympathies \»tth suffering virtue, bursts of scorn or indignation at the hollowness of the world, pasiagvs true...
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The American Common-place Book of Prose: A Collection of Eloquent and ...

George Barrell Cheever - American prose literature - 1832 - 468 pages
...parts with much of its power ; and eyen when Poetry is enslaved to licentiousness and misanthropy, she cannot wholly forget her true vocation. Strains...tenderness, images of innocent happiness, sympathies with what is good in our nature, bursts of scorn or indignation at the hollowness of the world, passages...
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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - Oratory - 1833 - 216 pages
...and parts with much of its power; and even when poetry is enslaved to licentiousness or misanthropy, she cannot wholly forget her true vocation. Strains...tenderness, images of innocent happiness, sympathies with what is good in our nature, bursts of scorn or indignation at the hollowness of the world, passages...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 5

1839
...touches of tenderness, images of innocen happiness, sympathies with suffering virtue, bursts o •corn or indignation at the hollowness of the world passages...an immoral work, and show us how hard it is for a gifte( spirit to divorce itself wholly from what is good.": is perverted, then, from its true purpose,...
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The North American Review, Volume 41

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1835
...and parts with much of its power; and even when poetry is enslaved to licentiousness or misanthropy, she cannot wholly forget her true vocation. Strains...passages true to our moral nature, often escape in an immortal work, and show us how hard it is for a gifted spirit to divorce itself wholly from what is...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 5

1839
...lustre, amid the wildest and darkest formations. In the language of the author before quoted, poetry "cannot wholly forget her true vocation. Strains of...suffering virtue, bursts of scorn or indignation at the hollowncss of the world, passages true to our moral nature, often escape in an immoral work, and show...
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THE RHODE-ISLAND BOOK

ANNE C. LYNCH - 1841
...and parts with much of its power ; and even when poetry is enslaved to licentiousness or misanthropy, she cannot wholly forget her true vocation. Strains...sympathies with suffering virtue, bursts of scorn or indgination at the hollo wness of the world, passages true to our moral nature, often escape in an...
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The Rhode-Island Book: Selections in Prose and Verse from the Writings of ...

Anne C. Lynch - America - 1841 - 352 pages
...and parts with much of its power ; and even when poetry is enslaved to licentiousness or misanthropy, she cannot wholly forget her true vocation. Strains...sympathies with suffering virtue, bursts of scorn or indgination at the hollo wness of the world, passages true to our moral nature, often escape in an...
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