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" Walden, that there is no one in Concord with whom he could talk of Oriental literature, though the man was living within two miles of his hut who had introduced him to it This intellectual selfishness becomes sometimes almost painful in reading him. He... "
The North American Review - Page 604
edited by - 1865
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My Study Windows, Volume 2

James Russell Lowell - 1904 - 472 pages
...acorns and nuts by squirrels. TJnsJs a defect in his character, but one of his chief charms as a ^riter. Everything grows fresh under his hand. He delved in...impatient when any one else spoke of mountains, as if he had a peculiar property in them. And we can readily understand why it should be so : no one is...
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My Study Windows

James Russell Lowell - Birds - 1913 - 433 pages
...reading him. w VM t.bnt g"™ify nf " pnTnTnuni.. cation " which Johnson admired.: in.BurJifi^ De Quincey tells us that Wordsworth was impatient when any one else spoke of mountains, as if he had a peculiar property in them. And we can readily understand why it should be so : no one is...
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Modern English Essays ...

Ernest Rhys - English essays - 1923
...convincing, the sentimental melancholy of those poems should be conclusive of their modernness. 'Re had no artistic power such as controls a great work...impatient when any one else spoke of mountains, as if he had a peculiar property in them. And we can readily understand why it should be so: no one is...
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A Century of Early Ecocriticism

David Mazel - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 370 pages
...of those poems should be conclusive of their modernness. He had none of the artistic mastery which controls a great work to the serene balance of completeness,...impatient when any one else spoke of mountains, as if he had a peculiar property in them. And we can readily understand why it should be so: no one is...
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