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" Still roll ; where all the aspects of misery Predominate; whose strong effects are such As he must bear, being powerless to redress; And that unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is man... "
New Monthly Magazine - Page 311
edited by - 1820
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1828
...plainly to have this reference, in which he reminds her how well she understands, — ' that unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is man ! And how turmoiled they are that level lie With earth, and cannot lift themselves from thence ; That...
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The Excursion: Being a Portion of the Recluse, a Poem

William Wordsworth - Electronic books - 1814 - 447 pages
...Predominate ; whose strong effects are such As he must bear, being powerless to redress ; And that unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is Man !"* Happy is He who lives to understand ! Not human Nature only, but explores All Natures, — to the...
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Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 8

English literature - 1823
...Predominate ; whose strong effects are such As he must bear, being pow'rless to redress ; And that unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is man ! And how turmoil'd they are that level lie With earth, and cannot lift themselves from thence ; That...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 8

Henry Southern - 1823
...Predominate ; whose strong effects are such As he must bear, being pow'rless to redress; And that unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is man ! And how turmoil'd they are that level lie With earth, and cannot lift themselves from thence ; That...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...Predominate : whose strong effects are such, As he must bear, being pow'rless to redress: And that unless pply'd thy ! And how turmoil'd they are that level lie With earth, and cannot lift themselves from thence ; That...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 5

William Wordsworth - 1827
...Predominate ; whose strong effects are such As he must bear, being powerless to redress ; And that unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is Man !" * • Daniel. Happy is He who lives to understand — Not human Nature only, but explores All Natures,...
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Conversations with Children on the Gospels, Volume 2

Amos Bronson Alcott - Bible - 1837
...Imaginative Faculty, and the Senses. MR. ALCOTT. Conscience is a sense of the Holy, the Perfect. " Unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is man." Can you tell me, what this means? CHARLES and GEORGE. It means that unless he can get above the Body,...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1838 - 732 pages
...Predominate : whose strong effects arc such As he must bear, being powerless to redress ; And that unless lgar joyi : Seamen reluming to !' " Happy is he who lives to understand — Not human nature only, but explores All natures, — to...
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The Excursion: A Poem

William Wordsworth - 1841 - 374 pages
...Predominate ; whose strong effects are such As he must bear, being powerless to redress ; And that unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is Man ! ' * Happy is he who lives to understand, Not human nature only, but explores All natures, — to...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of T. Noon Talfourd

Thomas Noon Talfourd - English literature - 1842 - 354 pages
...exclusive views of God, and of his children: for, as observed by one of our old poets, —" Unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing...the church and of her ministers. It has sometimes shown a little sourness in its controversial discussions—but this is very different, indeed, from...
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