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" THE PRINCE'S PROGRESS, AND OTHER POEMS. With two Designs by DG ROSSETTI. Fcap. 8vo. 6s. " Miss Rossetti' 's poems are of the kind which recalls Shelley's definition of Poetry as the record of the best and happiest moments of the best and happiest minds. "
Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection: A Series of Essays - Page 30
by Alfred Russel Wallace - 1870 - 384 lehte
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A defence of poetry. Essay on the literature, arts, and manners of the ...

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1840
...estimate of his virtues and his genius than has hitherto been done. We find, in the verse of a poet, "the record of the best and happiest moments of the best and happiest minds."* But this is not enough — we desire to know the man. We desire to learn how much of the sensibility...
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Essays, Letters from Abroad, Translations and Fragments,

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1840 - 360 lehte
...estimate of his virtues and his genius than has hitherto been done. We find, in the verse of a poet, " the record of the best and happiest moments of the best and happiest minds*." But this is not enough—we desire to know the man. We desire to learn how much of the sensibility...
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The Christian Examiner, 28. köide

1840
...poetry, in the sense of one of the happiest definitions which we have seen ; " Poetry," says Shelley, "is the record of the best and happiest moments of the best and happiest minds." Pleasure, without mixture of misgiving or alarm ; beauty ; love ; clear conscience ; and fresh, perennial...
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Essays, Letters from Abroad

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1845 - 164 lehte
...estimate of his virtues and his genius than has hitherto been done. « We find, in the verse of a poet, " the record of the best and happiest moments of the best and happiest minds."* But this is not enough — we desire to know the man. We desire to learn how much of the sensibility...
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Poetics: An Essay on Poetry

Eneas Sweetland Dallas - 1852 - 294 lehte
...come. It is built on, and of, and in, and for happiness. " It is the record," as Shelley has it, " of the best and happiest moments of the best and happiest minds." True, it often deals with sorrow, but none of our sorrows are without a ray of comfort ; and as black...
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Poetics: An Essay on Poetry

Eneas Sweetland Dallas - 1852 - 294 lehte
...come. It is built on, and of, and in, and for happiness. " It is the record," as Shelley has it, " of the best and happiest moments of the best and happiest minds." True, it often deals with sorrow, but none of our sorrows are without a ray of comfort ; and as black...
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The North British Review, 19. köide

1853
...is, as in the strictest sense factitious and artificial. Shelley, indeed, very sweetly calls poetry " the record of the best and happiest moments of the best and happiest minds;" but then this only refers us farther back in time for the poetry, which .certainly does not consist...
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Essays Biographical and Critical: Chiefly on English Poets

David Masson - 1856 - 475 lehte
...as, in the strictest sense, factitious and artificial. Shelley, indeed, very sweetly calls poetry " the record of the best and happiest moments of the best and happiest minds ; " but then this only refers us farther back in time for the poetry, which certainly does not consist...
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Essays Biographical and Critical: Chiefly on English Poets

David Masson - 1856 - 475 lehte
...as, in the strictest sense, factitious and artificial. Shelley, indeed, very sweetly calls poetry " the record of the best and happiest moments of the best and happiest minds ; " but then this only refers us farther back in time for the poetry, which certainly does not consist...
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The Atlantic Monthly, 69. köide

1892
...passion are touched by a certain largeness, sanity, and attraction of form." Shelley's description of poetry, as " the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best men," strikes the same key, and fits prose, especially of the imaginative sort which...
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