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" A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet; A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food: For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles. "
The cynosure, select passages from the most distinguished writers [ed. by ... - Page 53
by Cynosure - 1837
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The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany

Liberalism (Religion) - 1848
...its first impulses." To no one better could Wordsworth's fine lines be applied than to her : — " I saw her upon nearer view A spirit, yet a woman too...which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet; A, perfect woman, nobly planned, To warn, to comfort, and command, And yet a spirit too, and bright With...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 10; Volume 45

Theology - 1848
...Hebrew Ideas of God. 27 To no one better could Wordsworth's fine lines be applied than to her : — " I saw her upon nearer view A spirit, yet a woman too...which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet ; A perfect woman, nobly planned, To warn, to comfort, and command, And yet a spirit too, and bright With...
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The Complete Poetical Works of the Late Miss Lucy Hooper

Lucy Hooper - American poetry - 1848 - 402 pages
...practical example of her life, how does it realize to us the exquisite picture of Wordsworth ; We see her upon nearer view, A spirit, yet a woman too ! Her household motions light and freĢ, And step of virgin liberty ; A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet;...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 16

1848
...sweet-tempered girl, who cannot be better described than in the oft-quoted lines of Wordsworth — " A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food : For transient sorrows, simple wiles. Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles." Rebecca is of a totally different...
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A Journal of Summer Time in the Country

Robert Aris Willmott - Country life - 1849 - 235 pages
...is able to cheer and bless us in all weathers of life. He has written nothing tenderer or truer — I saw her, upon nearer view, A spirit, yet a woman...good For human nature's daily food, For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles. I have been amused in tracing...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp].

Robert Kemp Philp - 1865
...worthy of respect. Miss Traisher made me think involuntarily of Wordsworth's oft-quoted lines — " A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food ; For transient Borrow, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles ; A perfect woman, — nobly planned,...
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All the Women of the Bible: The Life and Times of All the Women of the Bible

Herbert Lockyer - Religion - 1988 - 321 pages
...From May-time and the cheerful dawn. A dancing shape, an image gay, To haunt, to startle, and waylay. I saw her upon nearer view, A spirit, yet a woman too! Her Children Motherhood came to Rebekah somewhat late in life when Isaac was an aging man. For twenty years...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...first she gleamed upon my sight; A lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament; (1. 1—4) 134 1X 1 1 sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles. (1. 17-20) 135 A perfect Woman,...
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Selected Poems

William Wordsworth - Fiction - 1994 - 587 pages
...From May-time and the cheerful Dawn; A dancing Shape, an Image gay, To haunt, to startle, and way-lay. I saw her upon nearer view, A Spirit, yet a Woman...Her household motions light and free, And steps of virgin-liberty; A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet; A Creature not too...
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The Death of Christian Britain: Understanding Secularisation, 1800-2000

Callum G. Brown - Religion - 2001 - 257 pages
...ideal woman. Wordsworth was frequently quoted in religious magazines throughout the nineteenth century: I saw her upon nearer view, A spirit, yet a woman...good For human nature's daily food; For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears and smiles.44 The teenage years were the...
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