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" He had experienced, and he could paint (no one better), the exquisite devotion of woman to man ; but he had scarcely ever felt the peculiar tenderness of man for woman, when that tenderness takes the form of vigilant protecting fondness. He knew little,... "
The Life and Works of Goethe: With Sketches of His Age and Contemporaries ... - Page 149
by George Henry Lewes - 1856
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The Living Age ..., Volume 48

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1856
...form of vigilant protecting fondness. He knew little, and that not until late in life, of the subtile interweaving of habit with affection, which makes...through the serious aims of life. He knew little of the exquisita companionship of two souls striving in emulous spirit of loving rivalry to become better,...
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The Life and Works of Goethe: With Sketches of His Age and ..., Volume 1

George Henry Lewes - 1856
...dreaded marriage as the frustration of a career, had much to 3o with Goethe's renunciation of Frederika; not consciously, perhaps, but powerfully. Whether...souls striving in emulous spirit of loving rivalry to 18* become better, to become wiser, teaching each other to soar. He knew little of this ; and the kiss,...
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The Life and Works of Goethe: with Sketches of his Age and Contemporaries

G.H.Lewis - 1856
...dreaded marriage as the frustration of a career, had much to do with Goethe's renunciation of Frederika; not consciously, perhaps, but powerfully. Whether...souls striving in emulous spirit of loving rivalry to 13* become better, to become wiser, teaching each other to soar. He knew little of this ; and the kiss,...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 39

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1856
...her enough to share a life with her, though his experience of women might have been less extensive, it would assuredly have gained an element it wanted...spirit of loving rivalry to become better, to become Aviser, teaching each other to soar. He knew little of this; and the kiss, Frederika ! he feared to...
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Christian consolation; The way home; and Conjugal love

D R. M'Nab - 1860
...form of vigilant protecting fondness. He knew little, and that not until late in life, of the subtile interweaving of habit with affection, which makes...better, to become wiser, teaching each other to soar. Then indeed marriage becomes the way to heaven to that state of innocence and peace, which is "...
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The life of Goethe, Volumes 1-2

George Henry Lewes - 1864
...relinquishing her was the want of sufficiently powerful love ; and that also is his justification. Had he loved her enough to share a life with her,...other to soar. He knew little of this; and the kiss he feared to press upon the loving lips of Frederika the life of sympathy he refused to share with...
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The life of Goethe

George Henry Lewes - 1864 - 575 pages
...subtle interweaving of habit with affection, which makes life saturated with love, and love itsolf become dignified through the serious aims of life....other to soar. He knew little of this ; and the kiss he feared to press upon the loving lips of Frederika the life of sympathy he refused to share with...
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The Story of Goethe's Life

George Henry Lewes - Authors, German - 1872 - 406 pages
...form of vigilant protecting fondness. He knew little, and that not until late in life, of the subtile interweaving of habit with affection, which makes...other to soar. He knew little of this ; and the kiss he feared to press upon the loving lips of Frederika, and the life of sympathy he refused to share...
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The Story of Goethe's Life

George Henry Lewes - 1873 - 406 pages
...of vigilant protecting fondness. ( He knew little, and that not \ until late in life, of the subtile interweaving of habit with affection, which makes...little of the exquisite companionship of two souls striv- . ing in emulous spirit of loving rivalry to become better, to j become wiser, teaching each...
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the new monthly magazine

william francis ainsworth - 1876
...reading has rather suggested my remark. The biographer of Goethe says speaking of the poet ' He knew little of the exquisite companionship of two...better, to become wiser, teaching each other to soar.' A very beautiful passage this, and surely no bad wish for you, Mary." "It is very kind of you, but...
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