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" mid cloisters dim, And saw nought lovely but the sky and stars. But thou, my babe ! shalt wander like a breeze By lakes and sandy shores, beneath the crags Of ancient mountain, and beneath the clouds Which image in their bulk both lakes and shores And... "
Poems - Page 145
by Hartley Coleridge - 1833 - 157 pages
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The Fantastic Sublime: Romanticism and Transcendence in Nineteenth-century ...

David Sandner - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 160 pages
...his infant son, when he becomes a boy, might wander like a breeze By lakes and sandy shores. . . . so shalt thou see and hear The lovely shapes and sounds...doth teach Himself in all, and all things in himself. (54-62) Idling by the riverbank, Mole hears such an eternal language uttered by a divine agent as "with...
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Poetic Designs: An Introduction to Meters, Verse Forms, and Figures of Speech

Stephen Adams - Poetry - 1997 - 252 pages
...hide. But the same figure informs the solemn culmination of Coleridge's "Frost at Midnight": so shall thou see and hear The lovely shapes and sounds intelligible...doth teach Himself in all, and all things in himself. Parallel syntax is often arranged in ascending sequences, a figure known as climax (technically "auxesis"...
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Faith and Doubt: Religion and Secularization in Literature from Wordsworth ...

R. L. Brett - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 261 pages
...the past to the future and vows that Hartley will be brought up to be influenced by nature and will see and hear The lovely shapes and sounds intelligible...doth teach Himself in all, and all things in himself. The importance given to nature here is clear, but the reference to God is more than perfunctory; indeed...
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Corresponding Powers: Studies in Honour of Professor Hisaaki Yamanouchi

Hisaaki Yamanouchi - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 248 pages
...distinguish between God and his Creation), but came very close in the Unitarian God of Frost at Midnight, who "from eternity doth teach / Himself in all, and all things in Himself" (1798 text, lines 66-7). Keats, though he didn't apparently know Biographia Literaria, did know Coleridge's...
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Context in Language Learning and Language Understanding

Kirsten Malmkj'r, John Williams - Foreign Language Study - 1998 - 198 pages
...thou see and hear The lovely shapes and sounds intelligible Of that eternal language, which thy God 60 Utters, who from eternity doth teach Himself in all, and all things in himself. Great universal Teacher! he shall mould Thy spirit, and by giving make it ask. Therefore all seasons...
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Extensions: Essays in English Studies from Shakespeare to the Spice Girls

Sue Hosking, Dianne Schwerdt - English literature - 1999 - 220 pages
...shores And mountain crags: so shall thou see and hear The lovely shapes and sounds intelligible 60 Of that eternal language, which thy God Utters, who...doth teach Himself in all, and all things in himself. Great universal Teacher! He shall mold Thy spirit, and by giving make it ask. 65 Therefore all seasons...
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Light-Gathering Poems

Liz Rosenberg - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2000 - 146 pages
...was reared In the great city, pent 'mid cloisters dim, And saw nought lovely but the sky and stars. But thou, my babe! shalt wander like a breeze By lakes...doth teach Himself in all, and all things in himself. Great universal Teacher! he shall mold Thy spirit, and by giving make it ask. Therefore all seasons...
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Reading, Writing, and Romanticism: The Anxiety of Reception

Lucy Newlyn - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 397 pages
...blessing on his son.'9 Hartley learns to interpret the 'shapes and sounds intelligible' of God's language, who 'from eternity doth teach Himself in all, and all things in himself (ll. 61—2). The child reflects on and in a landscape which is itself divinely reflective; and his...
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Spirituality and the Occult: From the Renaissance to the Modern Age

B. J. Gibbons, Brian Gibbons - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2001 - 196 pages
...each of their creating Sire'. 149 Looking at the world of nature, Coleridge tells his baby son that so shalt thou see and hear The lovely shapes and sounds...doth teach Himself in all, and all things in himself. 150 For Coleridge, the universe is the 'choral echo' of 'the great I AM'. 151 As Richard Holmes observes,...
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Spirituality and the Occult: From the Renaissance to the Modern Age

B. J. Gibbons, Brian Gibbons - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2001 - 196 pages
...each of their creating Sire'.149 Looking at the world of nature, Coleridge tells his baby son that so shalt thou see and hear The lovely shapes and sounds...eternity doth teach Himself in all, and all things in himself.150 For Coleridge, the universe is the 'choral echo' of 'the great I AM'.151 As Richard Holmes...
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