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" He has an intellect vehement, rugged, irresistible ; crushing in pieces the hardest problems; piercing into the most hidden combinations of things, and grasping the most distant: an imagination vague, sombre, splendid, or appalling; brooding over the... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 187
1827
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The cotton and commerce of India, considered in relation to the interests of ...

John Chapman - 1851 - 490 pages
...imagination vague, sombre, splendid, or appalling, brooding over the abysses of being, wander! ngthrouir h infinitude, and summoning before us, in its dim religious...literally unexampled, for it pours its Treasures with a lavislmess which knows no limit, hanging, like the -mi, a jewel on every gnus-blade, and sowing the...
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The Creed of Christendom: Its Foundations and Superstructure

William Rathbone Greg - 1851 - 368 pages
...a fancy of exubepours ncy of , for it , rance literally unexampled, its treasures with a lavislmess which knows no limit, hanging, like the sun, a jewel...grass-blade, and sowing the earth at large with orient pearls. But deeper than all these lies humour, the ruling quality of Richter— as it were the central...
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The Modern British Essayists: Carlyle, Thomas. Critical and miscellaneous essays

1852 - 590 pages
...hidden combinations of things, and grasping the most distant: an imagination vague^ sombre, splendid, or appalling; brooding over the abysses of Being ;...than all these lies Humour, the ruling quality with Richter ; as it were the central fire that pervades and vivifies his whole being. He is a humorist...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays

Thomas Carlyle, Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1852 - 568 pages
...things, and grasping the most distant: an imagination vague, sombre, splendid, or appalling; bropding over the abysses of Being ; wandering through Infinitude,...than 'all these lies Humour, the ruling quality with Richter ; as it were the central fire that pervades and vivifies his whole being. He is a humorist...
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Lives of the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine)., Volume 1

1852 - 316 pages
...the most distant : an imagination vague, sombre, splendid, or appalling ; brooding over the .чhvsses of Being ; wandering through Infinitude ; and summoning...unexampled, — for it pours its treasures with a lavislmess which knows no limit ; hanging, like the sun, a jewel on every grass-blade ; and sowing...
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Histoire des crimes du deux décembre

Victor Schoelcher - 1852 - 524 pages
...appalling, brooding over the abysses of being, wanderingthrough infiuitude, and summonin; before us, in ils dim religious light, shapes of brilliancy, solemnity,...treasures with a lavishness which knows no limit, hanging, hke the sun, a jewel on every grass-blade, and sowingthe earth at large with orient pearls. But deeper...
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The Crimes of the House of Hapsburg Against Its Own Liege Subjects

Francis William Newman - 1853 - 170 pages
...hidden combinations of things, and grasping the most distant; an imagination vague, sombre, splendid, or appalling, brooding over the abysses of being,...grass-blade, and sowing the earth at large with orient pearls. But deeper than all these lies humour, the ruling quality of Richter — as it were the central...
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The Educational Institutions of the United States, Their Character and ...

Per Adam Siljeström - 1853 - 476 pages
...hidden combinations of things, and grasping the most distant; an imagination vague, sombre, splendid, or appalling, brooding over the abysses of being,...literally unexampled, for it pours its treasures with a laviahness which knows no limit, hanging, like the sun, a jewel on every grass-blade, and sowing the...
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The Philosophy of Kant: Lectures

Victor Cousin - 1854 - 342 pages
...hidden combinations of things, and grasping the most distant ; an imagination vague, sombre, splendid, or appalling, brooding over the abysses of being,...treasures with a lavishness which knows no limit, han jewel on every grass nging, li -blade, a like the sun, a nd sowing the earth at large with orient...
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The sphere and duties of government, tr. from [Ideen zu einem Versuch &c ...

Friedrich Wilhelm C.K.F. freiherr von Humboldt - 1854 - 274 pages
...vague, sombre, splendid, or appalling, brooding over the abysses of being, wandering through infiuitnde, and summoning before us, in its dim religious light,...treasures with a lavishness which knows no limit, hanging, bike the sun, a anging, s-blade, jewel on every grass-blade, and sowing the earth at large with orient...
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