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" ... subjected the minds of the greatest poets in those countries too much to the bondage of definite form; from which the Hebrews were preserved by their abhorrence of idolatry. This abhorrence was almost as strong in our great epic Poet, both from circumstances... "
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth: In Six Volumes, Volume 6

William Wordsworth - 1857
...abhorrence was almost as strong in our great epic Poet, both from circumstances of his life, and from the constitution of his mind. However imbued the surface...and all things tended in him towards the sublime. Spenser, of a gentler nature, maintained his freedom by aid of his allegorical spirit, at one time...
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Writings ...

Bela Bates Edwards - Theology - 1858
...was almost as strong in our great epic poet, both from the circumstances of his life, and from the constitution of his mind. However imbued the surface...literature, he was a Hebrew in soul, and all things in him tended towards the sublime." The poetry of the Hebrews is sometimes represented as * See these...
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The poetical works of William Wordsworth. New and ..., Issue 620, Volume 6

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1870
...abhorrence was almost as strong in our great epic Poet, both from circumstances of his life, and from the constitution of his mind. However imbued the surface...and all things tended in him towards the sublime. Spenser, of a gentler nature, maintained his freedom by aid of his allegorical spirit, at one time...
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Christianity and Scepticism: Boston Lectures, 1870-72, Volume 2

Apologetics - 1871
...for which He who made them often receives no thanksgiving.5 Wordsworth's criticism of Milton, that, " however imbued the surface might be with classical literature, he was a Hebrew in soul," is true of very much that is most inspiring and most durable in our modern poetry. The " Ode on Immortality...
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The poetical works of Wordsworth. Repr. of the 1827 ed., with ..., Issue 476

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1872
...abhorrence was almost as strong in our great epic poet, both from circumstances of his life, and from the constitution of his mind. However imbued the surface...and all things tended in him towards the sublime. Spenser, of a gentler nature, maintained his freedom by aid of his allegorical spirit, at one lime...
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Aesthetical and literary

William Wordsworth - English literature - 1876
...abhorrence was almost as strong in our great epic Poet, both from circumstances of his life, and from the constitution of his mind. However imbued the surface...classical literature, he was a Hebrew in soul ; and all * Charles Lamb upon the genius of Hogarth. ' things tended in him towards the sublime. Spenser, of...
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The poetical works of Wordsworth, with memoir, notes etc

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1880
...abhorrence was almost as strong in our great epic poet, both from circumstances of his life, and from the constitution of his mind. However imbued the surface...and all things tended in him towards the sublime. Spenser, of a gentler nature, maintained his freedom by aid of his allegorical spirit, at one time...
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Men and Books: Or, Studies in Homiletics; Lectures Introductory to The ...

Austin Phelps - Preaching - 1882 - 354 pages
...passage in Jeremiah." LBCT. xvi.] THE BIBLE IN MODERN POETRY. 241 Wordsworth's criticism of Milton, that, "however imbued the surface might be with classical literature, he was a Hebrew in soul," is true of very much that is most inspiring and most durable in our modern poetry. Wordsworth's " Ode...
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Select Poems of William Wordsworth: Edited, with Notes

William Wordsworth - 1889 - 258 pages
...1815, Wordsworth says : " However imbued the surface might be.with classical literature, he [Milton] was a Hebrew in soul; and all things tended in him towards the sublime. Spenser, of a gentler nature, maintained his freedom by aid of his allegorical spirit, at one time...
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Public Uses of the Bible: A Study in Biblical Elocution

George M. Stone - Bible - 1890 - 189 pages
...poem on ' Darkness' was founded on a passage in Jeremiah.' "Wordsworth's criticism of Milton, that, ' however imbued the surface might be with classical literature, he was a Hebrew in soul,' is true of very much that is most inspiring and most durable in our modern poetry. Wordsworth's ' Ode...
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