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" Wordsworth, on the other hand, was to propose to himself as his object, to give the charm of novelty to things of every day, and to excite a feeling analogous to the supernatural, by awakening the mind's attention from the lethargy of custom, and directing... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 535
1834
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - English poetry - 1890
...that willing suspension of disbelief for the moment which constitutes poetic faith. Mr. Wordsworth, on the other hand, was to propose to himself as his...mind's attention from the lethargy of custom, and direct. ing it to the loveliness and the wonders of the world before us; an inexhaustible treasure,...
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William Wordsworth: The Story of His Life, with Critical Remarks on His Writings

James Middleton Sutherland - 1892 - 242 pages
...that willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith. Mr. Wordsworth, on the other hand, was to propose to himself, as his...mind's attention from the lethargy of custom, and directing it to the loveliness and the wonders of the world before us — an inexhaustible treasure,...
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Literary Criticism for Students

Edward Tompkins McLaughlin - Criticism - 1893 - 236 pages
...that willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith. Mr. Wordsworth, on the other hand, was to propose to himself, as his...mind's attention from the lethargy of custom, and directing it to the loveliness and the wonders of the world before us ; an inexhaustible treasure,...
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Representative English Literature from Chaucer to Tennyson: Selected and ...

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1893 - 514 pages
...that willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith. Mr. Wordsworth, on the other hand, was to propose to himself, as his...the supernatural, by awakening the mind's attention to the lethargy of custom, and directing it to the loveliness and the wonders of the world before us...
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Literary Criticism for Students

Edward Tompkins McLaughlin - Criticism - 1893 - 236 pages
...disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith. Mr. Wordsworth, on the other hand, was ta propose to himself, as his object, to give the charm...mind's attention from the lethargy of custom, and directing it to the loveliness and the wonders of the world before us ; an inexhaustible treasure,...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1893 - 667 pages
...of disbelief for the moment, which _conslitutes__rjpetic faith. Mr. Wordsworth, on the other TianU, was to propose to himself as his object, to give the charm of novelty^ to Jhjmjs_o_f eveiy day, and to~excite a feeling analogous to the supernatural, by awakening the mind's...
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The English Novel: Being a Short Sketch of Its History from the Earliest ...

Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh - English fiction - 1894 - 298 pages
...that willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith. Mr. Wordsworth, on the other hand, was to propose to himself, as his...mind's attention from the lethargy of custom, and directing it to the loveliness and the wonder of the world before us." That these "two sorts" of poems...
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English Poetry from Blake to Browning

William Macneile Dixon - English poetry - 1894 - 204 pages
...that willing suspension of disbelief for the moment which constitutes poetic faith. Now, Wordsworth, on the other hand, was to propose to himself as his...mind's attention from the lethargy of custom, and directing it to the loveliness and the wonders of the world before us ; an inexhaustible treasure,...
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The Prelude to Poetry: The English Poets in the Defence and ..., Volume 10

Ernest Rhys - English poetry - 1897 - 217 pages
...that willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith. Mr Wordsworth, on the other hand, was to propose to himself as his...mind's attention from the lethargy of custom, and directing it to the loveliness and the wonders of the world before us ; and inexhaustible treasure,...
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From Milton to Tennyson: Masterpieces of English Poetry

Louis Du Pont Syle - English poetry - 1894 - 306 pages
...Reflective and Elegiac Poems. Coleridge tells us that Wordsworth's object, in the Poems of 1798, was 'to give the charm of novelty to things of every day...mind's attention from the lethargy of custom, and directing it to the loveliness and the wonder of the world before us ; an inexhaustible treasure, but...
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