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" I doubt not that you will share with me an invincible confidence that my writings (and among them these little poems) will co-operate with the benign tendencies in human nature and society, wherever found ; and that they will, in their degree, be efficacious... "
Studies in Poetry and Philosophy - Page 54
by John Campbell Shairp - 1872 - 340 pages
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The North American Review, Volume 73

North American review - 1851
...moral sentiment, or to some general principle, or law of thought, or of our mental constitution. ... I doubt not that you will share with me an invincible confidence that my writings will cooperate with the benign tendencies in human nature and society, wherever found ; and that they...
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Memoirs of William Wordsworth, Poet-laureate, Volume 1

Christopher Wordsworth - 1851
...insensible as iron to these petty stings ; and, after what I have said, I am sure yours will be the same. I doubt not that you will share with me an invincible...efficacious in making men wiser, better, and happier. Farewell II will not apologise for this letter, though its length demands an apology. Believe me, eagerly...
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Memoirs of William Wordsworth, Poet-laureate, D. C. L.

Christopher Wordsworth - 1851
...insensible as iron to these petty stings; and, after what I have said, I am sure yours will be the same. I doubt not that you will share with me an invincible...efficacious in making men wiser, better, and happier. Farewell II will not apologise for this letter, though its length demands an apology. Believe me, eagerly...
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Memoirs of William Wordsworth, Volume 1

Christopher Wordsworth - 1851
...insensible as iron to these petty stings; and, after what I have said, I am sure yours will be the same. I doubt not that you will share with me an invincible...society, wherever found ; and that they will, in their de gree, be efficacious in making men wiser, better, and happier. Farewell ! I will not apologize for...
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The North American Review, Volume 73

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1851
...constitution. ... I doubt not that you will share with me an invincible confidence that my writings will cooperate with the benign tendencies in human...efficacious in making men wiser, better, and happier." Vol. i. pp. 336, 339 - 340. It was this consciousness of the nobleness of his aims, and confidence...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 7

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1854
...insensible as iron to these petty stings ; and, after what I have said, I am sure yours will be the same. I doubt not that you will share with me an invincible...efficacious in making men wiser, better, and happier. Farewell! I will not apologize for this letter, though its length demands an apology. Believe me, eagerly...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 7

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1854
...insensible as iron to these petty stings ; and, after what I have said, I am sure yours will be the same. I doubt not that you will share with me an invincible...they will, in their degree, be efficacious in making mon wiser, better, and happier.. Farewell! I will not apologize for this letter, though its length...
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Lectures and Addresses on Literary and Social Topics

Frederick William Robertson - Electronic book - 1858 - 308 pages
...insensible as iron to these petty stings ; and, after what I have said, I am sure yours will be the same. I doubt not that you will share with me an invincible...efficacious in making men wiser, better, and happier." In a subsequent letter to Sir George Beaumont, he says, " Let the poet first consult his own heart,...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1859
...landscape-gardener (and the same is that of the poet) is to assist Nature in moving the affections. " I doubt not that you will share with me an invincible confidence that my writings will co-operate with the benign tendencies in human nature and society, wherever found ; and that they...
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The North British Review, Volumes 40-41

1864
...about their present reception ; of what moment is that compared with what I trust is their destiny ? To console the afflicted ; to add sunshine to daylight,...calm confidence of a man who feels the rock under his foot, knows that he is in harmony with the everlasting truth of things. In the issue between the critic...
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