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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 Southern Magazine, Volume 11

1872
...early and constant excitant to intellectual energy. Poetry is nature. Though tainted by the human fall, strains of pure feeling, touches of tenderness, images of innocent happiness, sympathies with the good, scorn and indignation at all that is mean, shine conspicuously bright in its rich and varied...
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The National Fifth Reader: Containing a Complete and Practical Treatise on ...

Richard Green Parker - Readers, American - 1873 - 581 pages
...much of its power ; and even when poetry is enslaved to licentiousness and misan'thropy, she can not wholly forget her true vocation. Strains of pure feeling,...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 Works of William E. Channing, D.D.: With an Introduction

William Ellery Channing - Theology - 1875 - 931 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...suffering virtue, bursts of scorn or indignation at the hollownessof the world, passages true to our moral nature, often escape in an immoral work, and show...
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An Elocutionary Manual: With an Introductory Essay on the Study of ...

Hiram Corson - Readers and speakers - 1875 - 432 pages
...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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The Poetical Works of John Milton: Reprinted from the Best Editions, with ...

John Milton - 1881 - 562 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...suffering virtue, bursts of scorn or indignation at the hollowuess of the world, passages true to our moral nature often escape in an immoral work, and show...
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School Elocution: A Manual of Vocal Training in High Schools, Normal Schools ...

John Swett - Elocution - 1884 - 390 pages
...sympathies with what is g6od in our nature, bursts of scorn or indignation at the hollowness of the w6rld, passages true to our moral nature, often escape in...gifted spirit to divorce itself wholly from what is i/bod. 3. Poetry has a natural alliance with our best affections. It delights in the beauty and sublimity...
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School Elocution: A Manual of Vocal Training in High Schools, Normal Schools ...

John Swett - Elocution - 1884 - 390 pages
...much of its power; and even when Poetry is enslaved to licentiousness and misanthropy, she can not wholly forget her true vocation. Strains of pure feeling,...tenderness, images of innocent happiness, sympathies with what is good in our nature, bursts of scorn or indignation at the hollowuess of the world, passages...
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School Elocution: A Manual of Vocal Training in High Schools, Normal Schools ...

John Swett - Elocution - 1884 - 390 pages
...feeling, touches of tenderness, images of innocent happiness, sympathies with what is g6od in our nature, bursts of scorn or indignation at the hollowness of the world, passages true to our mbral nature, often escape in an immoral work, and show us how hard it is for a gifted spirit to divorce...
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Alden's Cyclopedia of Universal Literature: Presenting Biographical and ...

Literature - 1886
...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...touches of tenderness, images of innocent happiness, Ejmpathies with suffering virtue, bursts of scorn or indignation at the hollo wness of the world, passages...
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The Works of William E. Channing, D.D.: With an Introduction

William Ellery Channing - Theology - 1890 - 1060 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 of pure feeling, touches of tenderness, ímages of innocent happiness, sympathies with suffering virtue, bursts of scorn or indignation at...
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