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The British Essayists; With Prefaces by A. Chalmers
Ingen forhåndsvisning tilgjengelig - 2015
absurd acquainted ADVENTURER Agrestis Amana Amelia Amphinomus Anticlea appear Aristotle bagnio Bagshot beauty behold believe Boileau Caliph Captain character conceal conduct consider contempt countenance death desire dignity discovered distress dreadful effect equally Eugenio Euripides Eutyches evil excellence excited expence expressed eyes falsehood father favour folly fortune Freeman genius gentleman gratify guilt hand happiness heard heart Homer honour hope human Iliad imagination immediately kind labour Lady Forrest less Longinus looked mankind Mantua marriage ment mind misery morning nature neral ness never Nouraddin object Odyssey opinion Osmin OVID passion perceived perhaps person Phaeacian pleasure poet POPE present principles produced Prosopopoeia punish Quintilian racter reason received rusal SATURDAY says scarce sensibility sentiments servant shew Sir James Socrates soon Sophocles suffered tain tears tenderness thou thought Tibullus tion truth TUESDAY Ulysses vanity Ventosus vice virtue wife wish wretched writers XXIV
Side 95 - Thy lips are like a thread of scarlet, and thy speech is comely: thy temples are like a piece of a pomegranate within thy locks.
Side 91 - When he gave to the sea his decree that the waters should not pass his commandment. When he appointed the foundations of the earth., then I was by him, as one brought up with him, and I was daily his delight, rejoicing always before him, rejoicing in the habitable part of his earth, and my delights were with the sons of men.
Side 53 - And when they lifted up their eyes afar off, and knew him not, they lifted up their voice, and wept; and they rent every one his mantle, and sprinkled dust upon their heads toward heaven. So they sat down with him upon the ground seven days and seven nights, and none spake a word unto him for they saw that his grief was very great.
Side 130 - VITAL spark of heavenly flame! Quit, O quit this mortal frame ! Trembling, hoping, lingering, flying, O, the pain, the bliss of dying ! Cease, fond nature, cease thy strife, And let me languish into life! Hark! they whisper; angels say, Sister spirit, come away!
Side 52 - Whither shall I go then from thy Spirit? or whither shall I go then from thy presence ? If I climb up into heaven, thou art there ; if I go down to hell, thou art there also.
Side 92 - Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare, if thou hast understanding. . ' Who hath laid the measures thereof, if thou knowest ? Or who hath stretched the line upon it? Whereupon are the foundations thereof fastened? Or who laid the corner stone thereof; When the morning stars sang together, And all the sons of God shouted for joy?
Side 44 - Tasso, Mazzoni, and others, teaches what the laws are of a true epic poem, what of a dramatic, what of a lyric, what decorum is, which is the grand masterpiece to observe.
Side 52 - Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out heaven with the span, and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance?