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Harper's New Monthly Magazine, No. V, October, 1850, Volume I.

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1850
Language: English
Wordcount: 134,631 / 393 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52.5
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 7,100
Added to site: 2010.08.18
mnybks.net#: 28737
Genre: Periodical
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rdsworth, as with all great poets, his poetical creed passes into his religious. It is the same tune with variations. But we confess that, in his case, we do not think the variations equal. The mediation of Nature he understands, and has beautifully represented in his poetry; but that higher mediation of the Divine Man between man and the Father, does not lie fully or conspicuously on his page. A believer in the mystery of godliness he unquestionably was; but he seldom preached it. Christopher North, many years ago, in "Blackwood," doubted if there were so much as a Bible in poor Margaret's cottage (Excursion). We doubt so, too, and have not found much of the "true cross" among all his trees. The theologians divide prayer into four parts--adoration, thanksgiving, confession, and petition. Wordsworth stops at the second. No where do we find more solemn, sustained, habitual, and worthy adoration, than in his writings. The tone, too, of all his poems, is a calm thanksgiving, like that of a long blue, cloudless s

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