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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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The Select Works of Mrs. Ellis ...

Sarah Stickney Ellis - English literature - 1845
...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 sufiering virtue, bursts of scorn or indignation at the hollowness of the world, passages true to our...
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The Rhode-Island Book: Selections in Prose and Verse, from the Writings of ...

Anne Charlotte Lynch Botta - American literature - 1846 - 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 thehollowness of the world, passages true to our moral nature, often escape in an immoral...
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The Fourth Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed for the ...

Salem Town - Elocution - 1847 - 408 pages
...poetry is enslaved to licentiousness and misanthropy, she cannot wholly forget her true vocation. 7. Strains of pure feeling, touches of tenderness, images of innocent happiness, sympathies with what is good in our nature, bursts of scorn or indignation at the hollowness of the svorld, passages...
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Town's Third Reader: Containing a Selection of Lessons, Exclusively from ...

Salem Town - Readers - 1848 - 288 pages
...and parts with much of its power; and even 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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(XXX, 387 p.)

William Ellery Channing - 1849
...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 immoraJ work, and show us how hard it is for a gifted spirit to divorce itself wholly from what is...
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Hand-book of Literature and the Fine Arts: Comprising Complete and Accurate ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1852 - 647 pages
...she cannot wholly forget her true vocation. Strtiins of pure feeling, touches of tenderness, image? of innocent happiness, sympathies with suffering virtue,...scorn or indignation at the hollowness of the world, pa.-Miges true to our moral nature, often escupe in an inir moral work, and show us how hard it is...
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The Young Man's Book of Elegant Prose: Comprising Selections from the ...

American literature - 1853 - 320 pages
...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 popular educator, Volumes 5-6; Volume 8

Popular educator - 1854
...parts with much of it» power ; and even when Poetry is enslaved to licentiousness and misanthropy, she cannot wholly forge't 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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American Classical Authors

Ludwig Herrig - American literature - 1854 - 553 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...of pure feeling, touches of tenderness, images of innoeent happiness, sympathies with suffering virtue, bursts of scorn or Indignation at the hollowness...
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The Fourth Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed for the ...

Salem Town - Readers - 1854 - 408 pages
...what is good in our nature, bursts of scorn or indignation at the hollowness of the world*passages true to our moral nature, often escape in an immoral work, and show how hard it is for a gifted spirit to divorce itself wholly from what is good. Poetry has a natural...
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