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A Mind For Ever Voyaging: Wordsworth at Work Portraying Newton and Science [Repost]

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A Mind For Ever Voyaging: Wordsworth at Work Portraying Newton and Science [Repost]

A Mind For Ever Voyaging: Wordsworth at Work Portraying Newton and Science by Warren Ober
English | Jan 1, 1989 | ISBN: 0888641354 | 338 Pages | PDF | 14 MB

Wordsworth depicted Newton, as Roubiliac may well have done in his statue of him, as voyaging, in ecstasy, through God's sensorium. In the Prelude passage from which the title A Mind For Ever Voyaging is derived, and in various others portraying Newton and science, Wordsworth seems to have written for two audiences, the general public and a much smaller, private audience, while seeking to elevate the minds of both to God. Like Pope before him, Wordsworth achieved "What oft was wrought, but ne'er so well exprest."