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" Yet, after all, I cannot but be conscious, in much of what I write, of an absence of that tranquillity which is the attribute and accompaniment of power. "
Shelley memorials: from authentic sources, ed. by lady Shelley. To which is ... - Page 96
edited by - 1859
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Shelley Society - Societies - 1886
...faculties, which perhaps comprehend all that is sublime in man, to exist very imperfectly in my own mind I cannot but be conscious, in much of what I write,...which is the attribute and accompaniment of power." Other important observations are as follows (I 'give the first merely as being the earliest definite...
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The Life of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Volume 2

Edward Dowden - 1886 - 4 pages
...mistaken in believing that I have any talent at all, or you in the selection of the specimens of it. Yet, after all, I cannot but be conscious, in much of what I write, of an absence of that tranquility which is the attribute and accompaniment of power. This feeling alone would make your most...
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A Shelley Primer

Henry S. Salt - 1887 - 128 pages
...melody, it could scarcely be surpassed ; yet, as Shelley himself admits in a letter to Godwin, there is " an" absence of that tranquillity which is the attribute and accompaniment of power." The polemical cast of the poem could not but be fatal to artistic repose ; it consists, in fact, of...
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The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley - English poetry - 1891 - 708 pages
...mistaken in believing that 1 have any talent at all, or you in the selection of the specimens of it. Yet, after all, I cannot but be conscious, in much...and wise admonitions, on the subject of the economy S of intellectual force, valuable to ine. And, if I live, or if I see any trust in coming years, doubt...
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Quest and Vision: Essays in Life and Literature

William James Dawson - English literature - 1892 - 286 pages
...vigor and impulse of sustained effort. And it was this that Shelley felt when he wrote to Godwin: " I cannot but be conscious, in much of what I write,...which is the attribute and accompaniment of power." It is this which is felt and unwittingly confessed by the poets of our own day. They are too far removed...
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The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley: Given from His Own ..., Volume 1

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1892
...in the selection of the specimens of it. " Yet after all, I cannot but be conscious in much of whnt I write, of an absence of that tranquillity which...attribute and accompaniment of power. This feeling alono would make your most kind and wise admonitions, on the subject of the economy of intellectual...
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Homiletic Review: An International Magazine of Religion, Theology ..., Volume 34

1897
...its moorings. He played the madman until he almost became one. Thus he said to Godwin : " I can not but be conscious in much of what I write of an absence of that tranquillity which is the attitude and accompaniment of power." Hence we often read Shelley by sheer resolution. 'Twas the belief...
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Poems from Shelley and Keats

Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Keats - 1900 - 221 pages
...faint heart the mountain strives." — Vision of Sir Launfal. P. 43, 1. 96. Power dwells apart : " Yet, after all, I cannot but be conscious, in much...which is the attribute and accompaniment of power." — SHELLEY to Godwin. P. 44, 1. 128. solemn power : Select the phrases and epithets in stanza v. that...
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Shelley: An Essay

Adolphus Alfred Jack - 1904 - 127 pages
...mistaken in believing that I have any talent at all, or you in the selection of the specimens of it. Yet, after all, I cannot but be conscious, in much...alone would make your most kind and wise admonitions 30 on the subject of the economy of intellectual force valuable to me. And, if I live, or if I see...
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Shelley: The Man and the Poet

Arthur Clutton-Brock - 1909 - 294 pages
...set him screaming rather than singing. Writing to Godwin about " The Revolt of Islam," he had said, " I cannot but be conscious, in much of what I write,...which is the attribute and accompaniment of power." There is still that absence when he speaks of evil in " Prometheus," and also in some lyrical passages...
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