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action admit advantage affectation afford againſt allowed alſo antient appear arguments attention beautiful become called cauſe characters circumſtances comedy common compoſition connected conſidered deſcription diſcourſe elegant eloquence employed entirely epic example excel excite exhibit expreſs expreſſion figure firſt force frequently genius give grace greater Greek hearers heart Hence himſelf Homer human ideas imagination imitation important inſtance intereſting introduced Italy kind language leſs lively manner means metaphor mind moral moſt motion muſt nature never objects obſerved orator original ornament particular paſſions perfect perhaps perſon pleaſing pleaſure poem poet poetry preſent principal produce proper propriety reaſon regard relation render require reſpect rule ſame ſay ſcene ſeems ſenſe ſentence ſentiments ſeveral ſhall ſhould ſome ſpeaker ſpeaking ſtrength ſtrong ſtudy ſtyle ſubject ſublime ſuch Taſte theſe thing thoſe thought tion tragedy unity uſe variety Virgil whole writing
Página 272 - Swinging slow with sullen roar; Or if the air will not permit, Some still removed place will fit, Where glowing embers through the room Teach light to counterfeit a gloom...
Página 18 - He made darkness His secret place: His pavilion round about Him were dark waters and thick clouds of the skies.
Página 18 - In my distress I called upon the Lord, and cried unto my God: He heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears.
Página 278 - The mountains saw thee, and they trembled: the overflowing of the water passed by: the deep uttered his voice, and lifted up his hands on high.
Página 132 - What shall we say, then, when a woman, guilty of homicide, a mother, of the murder of her innocent child, hath comprised all those misdeeds in one single crime; a crime in its own nature detestable; in a woman prodigious; in a mother incredible; and perpetrated against one whose age called for compassion; whose near relation claimed affection; and whose innocence deserved the highest favor ?
Página 95 - pride is greater than his ignorance, and what he wants in" knowledge, he supplies by sufficiency. When he has looked " about him, as far as he can, he concludes, there is no more " to be seen ; when he is at the end of his line, he is at the " bottom of the ocean ; when he has shot his best, he is sure " none ever did, or ever can, shoot better, or beyond it. His, " own reason he holds to be the certain measure of truth ;and «' his own knowledge, of what is possible in nature...
Página 123 - would not be adequate to the purpose of signature, if it had not the power to retain, as well as to receive the impression, the same holds of the soul, with respect to sense and imagination. Sense is its receptive power ; imagination, its retentive. Had it sense without imagination, it would not be as wax, but as water, where, though all impressions...
Página 92 - Olympus ) fcattering the lightnings, and firing the Heavens ; Virgil, like the fame power in his benevolence, counfelling with the Gods, laying plans for empires, and regularly ordering his whole Creation...