• RI MS HD/13/C

    RI MS HD/13/c, p. 001

    1
    An unshaped mass of living sentiment
    My feelings were the feelings that
    the voice
    of nature gives to man. –
    And in my peaceful bosom was
    the love of nature mingled
    with the love of man. –
    And with no sophistry no damned
    lies
    convert unto the purpose of his
    soul – The eternal thoughts of
    nature.
    [Horizontal rule]
    To me no shaping intellect had given
    The everlasting laws which her sons
    The many days …

  • RI MS HD/13/C

    RI MS HD/13/c, p. 002

    And in the breeze that swept the dry
    and parched desart
    Heard.
  • RI MS HD/13/C

    RI MS HD/13/c, p. 003

    3
    Romance on the establisment
    – of Religion –
    – Scene – China –
    Time before the deluge. –
    [Horizontal rule]
    Achmet the son of Abdalla
    is born in the beautiful
    vally of Ur is taught philosophy
    by his Uncle Agnactae –
    He falls in love with
    Ugbec the daughter of
    one of the a anticreationists
    Illa who is attempting actuated
    by ambition to impose a
    new religion upon – the Urrites, –
    their …

  • RI MS HD/13/C

    RI MS HD/13/c, p. 005

    5
    Shall I renounce the countenance
    living in <the> beauty of expression
    shall I give up the articulately
    sounding voice whose gentle sound
    has so often lull’d me to
    repose to worship the dry
    & unmeaning word benevolence
    no let me live a son a
    [?xx] brother & a lover, let
    me die a father a
    husband a friend &
    a father.
    On breathing the Nitrous Oxide
    Not in the …

  • RI MS HD/13/C

    RI MS HD/13/c, p. 006

    Yet are my limbs with inward
    transports thrilld
    And clad with new born
    mightiness around –

  • RI MS HD/13/C

    RI MS HD/13/c, p. 007

    7
    The life of the Spinosist
    The insensate dust is seen to t
    The dust insensate rises into life.
    The liquid dew is lovely in the
    flower
    The liquid dew becomes the rosy
    flower
    The o The Spinosist
    Lo oër the earth the kindling
    spirits pour
    The spark <seeds> of life that <span style="text-decoration: ...

  • RI MS HD/13/C

    RI MS HD/13/c, p. 008

    2 Linked to the whole the human mind
    displays
    1 No sameness & no <deep> identity divine
    4 & Changful as is the surface of the
    seas
    3 Impressible as is the blue [ms obscured] moving sky
    To scattered thoughts some unknown laws
    are given
    By which they join & move in
    circling …

  • RI MS HD/13/C

    RI MS HD/13/c, p. 009

    9
    To view the heavens with solar <morning>
    radiance white bright
    Majestic mingling with <the> still
    blue sea ocean blue. –
    filled by the a thousand silver
    streams
    & played upon by ten thousand
    cloudless breezes
    To view the meadows <forests> green
    the mountains white
    The peopled plains of rich
    & varyied hue. –
    To feel the …

  • RI MS HD/13/C

    RI MS HD/13/c, p. 010

    oer their grey head their life
    diffusing ray
    To die in agony & In many days
    To give to Nature all her
    stolen powers
    Etherial fire to feed the solar
    rays
    Etherial dew to feed the
    earth in showers.
    [Horizontal rule]
  • RI MS HD/13/C

    RI MS HD/13/c, p. 011

    11
    As the blue flower [?xxxxx] neglected
    in the mountain beat by every
    breeze. yet it feels the sunshine.
    the mountain torrent. –
    When the wild tempest roars &
    Though no delight beams in the eye
    Or vibrates in the ear
    When the wind roars & the agitated heaven
    Dark with <in> the thunder cloud mingles with earth
    Her children dews
    In big …

  • RI MS HD/13/C

    RI MS HD/13/c, p. 012

    pregnant with life
    And turns its roots
    To the vivifying dews
    striken
    pregnant with [?xxxxxx] life
    And vivifying power
    3
    Though on the blue & lowly flower.
    Nursed by the dews of spring
    Upon the wild & life deserted heath
    The blasts of ocean blow, the electric fires
    lights terrible
    Yet does it <[?x]> <sometimes> feel the …

  • RI MS HD/13/C

    RI MS HD/13/c, p. 013

    13
    The seed of future life
    [Heavy deletion with an insertion, also deleted]
    Of wondrous generations yet unborn
    Drops in the nurturing bosom of the
    earth
    Teaming with love.
    2
    Though the wide first chilling wintry
    blast
    Tears from their stately seat
    The beauteous blossoms of the lofty flower
    Last of its lovely race & nips its leaves
    And wounds it bark.
    so beautiful
    3
    Yet does it leave a …