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" The primal duties shine aloft — like stars ; The charities that soothe, and heal, and bless, Are scattered at the feet of Man — like flowers. "
The Excursion; a Poem - Page 323
by William Wordsworth - 1836 - 374 pages
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Briefe an eine deutsche Edelfrau über die neuesten englischen Dichter

Friedrich Johann Jacobsen - English poetry - 1820 - 796 pages
...— — Believe it not: The primal dutien shine aloft — lika^ttars; The charitj.es that sootlte , and heal, and bless, Are scattered at the feet of Man — like ßowert. The generous inclination , the just rule, "") Innewerdend, obgleich spät, ilaft aller wahre...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation

John Pierpont - Recitations - 1823 - 492 pages
...qualities From common understanding ; leaving truth And virtue, difficult, abstruse and dark ; Hard to be won, and only by a few : — Strange, should he deal herein with nice respects, 334 . THE AMERICAN [Lesson 156. And frustrate all the rest ! Believe it not : The primal duties shine...
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The United States Literary Gazette, Volume 1

Literature - 1825 - 426 pages
...leaves. p. 56. Small Creature as she is, from earth's bright flowers Into the dewy clouds. — . p. 159. The primal duties shine aloft— like stars ; The...bless, Are scattered at the feet of Man— like flowers p. 398.' Many, very many passages equal to any we have extracted, we have passed over with regret that...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - Fore-edge painting - 1828 - 372 pages
...qualities From common understanding; leaving truth And virtue, difficult, abstruse, and dark ; Hard to be won, and only by a few ; Strange, should he deal herein with nice respects, Ami frustrate all the rest .' Believe it not : The primal duties shine aloft — like stars ; The charities...
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The British poets of the nineteenth century, including the select works of ...

British poets - 1828 - 838 pages
...qualities From common understanding ; leaving truth And virtue, difficult, abstruse, and dark ; Hard to be won, and only by a few ; Strange, should he deal herein with nic« respect. And frustrate all the rest! Believe it not: The primal duties shine aloft — like stars...
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Poems

Alonzo Lewis - 1831 - 224 pages
... ts'&ft^y*^ V POE 31 S . BY ALONZO LEWIS. The primal duties shine aloft, like stars ; The charities,...bless, Are scattered at the feet of man, like flowers. WOBDSWORTH. BOSTON. JOHN H. EASTBURN. U7»7 Copy-right secured, according to Act of Congress. PREFACE....
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Poems

Alonzo Lewis - 1831 - 224 pages
... f POEMS BY ALONZO LEWIS. The primal duties shine aloft, like stars ; The charities,...bless, Are scattered at the feet of man, like flowers. WORDSWORTH BOSTON. . JOHN H. EASTBURN. 1831. Copy-right secured, according to Act of Congress. ± a...
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The Essayist: A Young Men's Magazine, Volume 1

George Washington Light - 1833 - 402 pages
...depends. And if Wordsworth uttered a truth, in the garb of poetry, when he said that the ' cbirities which soothe, and heal, and bless, Are scattered at the feet of man like flowers,' have we not reason to watch lest they are gradually but surely overshadowed ? sentiment to quicken...
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Christian Examiner and Theological Review, Volume 8; Volume 13

Theology - 1833 - 424 pages
...Wordsworth ; that while " The primal duties shine aloft — like stars ; The charities, that sooth, and heal, and bless, Are scattered at the feet of man — like flowers." There are other uses of the inequalities of life viewed in reference to the intimate relations of the...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 15

1849 - 782 pages
...or as the bard o Rydal Mount has beautifully expressed it, The primal duties shine aloft like star*. The charities that soothe and heal and bless Are scattered at the feet of man like flowers. Finally, he may learn that to accomplish any useful resu in this fleeting existence, there must he...
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