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" IF thou indeed derive thy light from Heaven, Then, to the measure of that heaven-born light, Shine, Poet ! in thy place, and be content : — The stars pre-eminent in magnitude, And they that from the zenith dart their beams, (Visible though they be to... "
The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine - Page 186
edited by - 1892
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1904 - 1002 pages
...BY His FRIENDS AND NEIGHBOURS IN TESTIMONY OF Rarer, AFFECTION, AND GRATTTCDK. AXNO 1851. IF tlicm indeed derive thy light from Heaven, Then, to the measure of that heaven-horn light, Shine, Poet ! in thy place, and be content : — The stars pre-eminent in magnitude,...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 46; Volume 109

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell, Henry T. Steele - American periodicals - 1887 - 926 pages
...great star in the zenith or burn like an untended watch-fire on the ridge of some dark mountain : — " If thou, indeed, derive thy light from Heaven, Then,...light, Shine, Poet ! in thy place, and be content." Few of Wordsworth's- poems of later date than 1832 can be said to dart their beams with planetary influence...
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John Franklin Rixey (late a Representative from Virginia).: Memorial ...

United States. Congress - 1907 - 88 pages
...the essence of true manhood and that living spark of which Wordsworth speaks when he says: If them indeed derive thy light from heaven, Then, to the...light, Shine, Poet, in thy place, and be content. The stars preeminent in magnitude, And they that from the zenith dart their beams (Visible though they...
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Wordsworth and His Circle

David Watson Rannie - English literature - 1907 - 422 pages
...from them a parable of his poetic mission. " If thou indeed," he exclaims, addressing the Poet— " If thou indeed derive thy light from Heaven, Then,...the measure of that heaven-born light Shine, Poet I in thy place, and be content : The stars, pre-eminent in magnitude, And they that from the zenith...
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British Poets of the Nineteenth Century: Poems by Wordsworth, Coleridge ...

Curtis Hidden Page - English poetry - 1910 - 968 pages
...Lulling the year, with all its cares, to rest 1 1S31. 1885. IF THOU INDEED DERIVE THY LIGHT FROM HEAVEN * The stars pre-eminent in magnitude, And they that from the zenith dart their beams, (Visible though...
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Wordsworth and the English Lake Country: an Introduction to a Poet's Country

Eric Sutherland Robertson - Lake District (England) - 1911 - 480 pages
...reading the lines which Wordsworth wrote as a general preface to his Collected Works. They begin : " If thou indeed derive thy light from heaven, Then,...heaven-born light, Shine, Poet ! in thy place, and be coutent." A view of a projecting point of Loughrigg seen from the windows of Rydal Mount forms the...
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Wordsworth and the English Lake Country: an Introduction to a Poet's Country

Eric Sutherland Robertson - Lake District (England) - 1911 - 482 pages
...reading the lines which Wordsworth wrote as a general preface to his Collected Works. They begin : " If thou indeed derive thy light from heaven, Then,...that heaven-born light, Shine, Poet ! in thy place, aud be content." A view of a projecting point of Loughrigg seen from the windows of Rydal Mount forms...
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Wordsworth and the English Lake Country: an Introduction to a Poet's Country

Eric Sutherland Robertson - Lake District (England) - 1911 - 496 pages
...Wordsworth wrote as a general preface to his Collected Works. They begin : " If them indeed derive thy li^ht from heaven, Then, to the measure of that heaven-born...light, Shine, Poet ! in thy place, and be content." A view of a projecting point of Loughrigg seen from the windows of Rydal Mount forms the subject of...
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Fireside Papers

Frederic Rowland Marvin - American essays - 1915 - 384 pages
...always commands respect. — Cirederf Nivram. If thou indeed derive thy light from heaven, Then, in the measure of that heaven-born light, Shine, poet, in thy place, and be content! — Wordsworth. MINOR POETS TWO dissimilar events occurred about the same time, — Barrie, the author...
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William Wordsworth, how to Know Him

Caleb Thomas Winchester - Poets, English - 1916 - 330 pages
...is some solemn Power and Presence to which our souls are akin. CHAPTER VIII HIS PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE If thou indeed derive thy light from heaven, Then,...heaven-born light, Shine, Poet, in thy place and be content: — The stars pre-eminent in magnitude, And they that from the zenith dart their beams, (Visible though...
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