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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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The Christ of History and of Experience

David William Forrest - 1897 - 520 pages
...which every hour demands, by the inevitable trials to constancy and unselfishness which befall men "In the very world which is the world Of all of us." When the prodigal awakes once more to his sonship, and returns to the Father's house, he returns to...
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Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life

Clive Staples Lewis - 1956 - 252 pages
...rather disgusting to me. I shut it out. All one's thought must be confined to the very world, whic is the world Of all of us — the place where, in the end, We find our happiness, or not at all. Secondly, it had been my chance to spend fourteen days, and most of the fourteen nights as well, in...
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Napoleon and English Romanticism

Simon Bainbridge - 1995 - 292 pages
...beyond the 'soulless image on the eye' to the 'invisible world' the 'Imagination' continues to operate in 'the very world which is the world / Of all of us' (x, 725-6), fighting the 'tyranny' both of the eye and of Napoleon. Significantly, as we shall see,...
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The Religious and Romantic Origins of Psychoanalysis: Individuation and ...

Suzanne R. Kirschner - 1996 - 260 pages
...our "redemption," is to be found (to invoke the famous Wordsworth lines) Not in Utopia, subterraneous Fields, Or some secreted Island, Heaven knows where!...very world which is the world Of all of us, the place in which, in the end, We find our happiness, or not at all.51 What is transformed in "this world" is,...
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The Voice of Anna Julia Cooper: Including A Voice from the South and Other ...

Anna Julia Cooper - 1998 - 374 pages
...Not in Utopia, — subterraneous fields, — Or some secreted island, Heaven knows where! But in this very world, which is the world Of all of us — the...where in the end We find our happiness, or not at all! There are nations still in darkness to whom we owe a light. The world is to be moved one generation...
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Reading The Eve of St.Agnes: The Multiples of Complex Literary Transaction

Jack Stillinger - 1999 - 199 pages
...division in emphasizing the real-world interests of the youthful proponents of the French Revolution: Not in Utopia, — subterranean fields, — Or some...in the end, We find our happiness, or not at all! (11.140-44) above the line, Camelot below — and so can Yeats's Sailing to Byzantium: the realm of...
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Privilege and Liberty and Other Essays in Political Philosophy

Aurel Kolnai - 1999 - 216 pages
...Not in Utopia — subterranean fields — Or in some secret island, Heaven knows where! But in this very world, which is the world Of all of us — the...in the end, We find our happiness, or not at all! The great anti-utopian motifs of continuity and the open mundane horizon, of tradition and of love...
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Apocalypse and Millennium in English Romantic Poetry

Morton D. Paley - 1999 - 338 pages
...capable of creating a millennial society outside the realm of fiction, Not in Utopia, subterraneous fields, Or some secreted Island Heaven knows where;...very world which is the world Of all of us, the place on which in the end We find our happiness, or not at all. (723-7) The passage is both lyrical and eloquent,...
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Nationalism: Critical Concepts in Political Science, Volume 3

John Hutchinson, Anthony D. Smith - 2000 - 396 pages
...whole earth The beauty wore of promise and all, it seemed, 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! Exactly the same feeling that universal happiness was at hand was felt in October, 1917, and the enthusiasts...
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The Green Studies Reader: From Romanticism to Ecocriticism

Laurence Coupe - 2000 - 346 pages
...and for us. Bate assumes that Wordsworth envisaged a 'marriage of humankind to the natural world - "the very world which is the world / Of all of us, the place in which, in the end, / We find our happiness, or not at all"' (Bate 33; Wordsworth, The Prelude 10.725-7)....
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