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" Did both find, helpers to their hearts' desire, And stuff at hand, plastic as they could wish, — Were called upon to exercise their skill, Not in "Utopia, — subterranean fields, — Or some secreted island, Heaven knows where ! But in the very world,... "
The Living Age - Page 112
1908
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Biographical Studies

Walter Bagehot - 1895 - 442 pages
...there came upon them eager thoughts that they might still be — "called upon to exercise their skill Not in Utopia, subterranean fields, Or some secreted...But in the very world, which is the world Of all of us".1 And even to soberer persons this new revolution seemed to prove that change, even great change,...
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Studies in Interpretation: Keats-Clough-Matthew Arnold

William Henry Hudson - 1896 - 244 pages
...desire, And stuff at hand, plastic as they could wish, — Were called upon to exercise their skill, Not in Utopia, — subterranean fields, — Or some...where, in the end, We find our happiness, or not at all ! " ' But the world's opportunity went by ; the promise was falsified and the prediction left unfulfilled....
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Spenser's Britomart: From Books III, IV, and V of the Faery Queene

Edmund Spenser - 1896 - 316 pages
...habitation and a name. And yet, the poet is, after all, born into the hard, actual world, — . . . the world Of all of us, — the place where in the end, We find our happiness, or not at all ; and he, like the commonest mortal, must grapple with facts, and gain strength and insight through...
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Spenser's Britomart: From Books III, IV, and V of the Faery Queene

Edmund Spenser - 1896 - 312 pages
...habitation and a name. And yet, the poet is, after all, born into the hard, actual world, — . . . the world Of all of us, — the place where in the end, We find our happiness, or not at all ; and he, like the commonest mortal, must grapple with facts, and gain strength and insight through...
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Poems

William Wordsworth - 1897 - 648 pages
...desire, And stuff at hand, plastic as they could wish ; Were called upon to exercise their skill, 35 Not in Utopia, subterranean fields, Or some secreted...where in the end We find our happiness, or not at all ! 4° 1804. ODE TO DUTY. ' Jam non consilio bonus, sed more eb perductus, ut non tantum rectfc facere...
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Wordsworth

William Wordsworth, Andrew Lang - 1897 - 342 pages
...desire, And stuff at hand, plastic as they could wish, — Were called upon to exercise their skill, Not in Utopia, subterranean fields, Or some secreted...where in the end We find our happiness, or not at all ! 1805. TO A SKYLARK THEREAL minstrel ! pilgrim of the sky! Dost thou despise the earth where cares...
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Selections

William Wordsworth - 1897 - 350 pages
...they could wish, — Were called upon to exercise their skill, Not in Utopia, subterranean fields, 159 Or some secreted island, Heaven knows where ! But...where in the end We find our happiness, or not at all ! 1805. TO A SKYLARK THEREAL minstrel ! pilgrim of the sky! Dost thou despise the earth where cares...
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Poems

William Wordsworth - 1897 - 656 pages
...exercise their skill, 35 Not in Utopia, subterranean fields, Or some secreted island, Heaven knows where 1 But in the very world, which is the world Of all of...where in the end We find our happiness, or not at all I 4° ODE TO DUTY. ' Jam non consilio bonus, sed more e6 perductus, ut non tantum rectfe facere possim,...
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Genesis of the Social Conscience: The Relation Between the Establishment of ...

Henry Sylvester Nash - 1897 - 328 pages
...me":141 allowing for rhetoric and for pagan coloring, this is in the same vein with Wordsworth's " Not in Utopia, — subterranean fields, — Or some...the very world, which is the world Of all of us." Evidently the ideas that had commanded the spirits of humanity must cease to climb mountains in order...
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Poems

William Wordsworth - 1897 - 654 pages
...desire, And stuff at hand, plastic as they could wish ; Were called upon to exercise their skill, 35 Not in Utopia, subterranean fields, Or some secreted island, Heaven knows where 1 But in the very world, which is the world Of all of us, — the place where in the end We find our...
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