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" But he cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting skill of music; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you, with a tale which holdeth children from play, and old men from the... "
Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs]. 1st Amer. ed - Página 114
por Laconics - 1829
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The middle States: a handbook for travellers [ed. by M.F. Sweetser].4th ed

Moses Foster Sweetser - 1881 - 572 páginas
...rooms, address "The Arlington," Washington, DC T. ROESSLE & SON, Owners and Proprietors. "Be eometh unto you with a Tale which, holdeth children from play, and old men from the Chimney-Corner." — SIR Рншр SiDNET. ______ ALDMCH'ITWRITINGS. MARJORIE DAW, and Other People....
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A Manual of English Literature, Historical and Critical: With an Appendix on ...

Thomas Arnold - 1882 - 568 páginas
...definitions, which must blur the margin with interpretations, and load the memory with doubtfulness; but lie cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion,...which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner; and, pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue;...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Volumen1

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882 - 538 páginas
...delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting sktll of musie; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you, with...which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner; and pretending no more, doth intend the winuing of the mind from wickeduess to virtue;...
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Politics by Humans: Research on American Leadership

James David Barber - 1988 - 542 páginas
...theater. This appeal is mysterious, but an obvious part of the lure of, in Sir Philip Sidney's words, "a tale which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney corner" is the promise of action. But it is action of a special kind — interior action — that entices....
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Jane Austen's Art of Memory

Jocelyn Harris - 2003 - 288 páginas
...poet, 'a right popular philosopher' ( 17) . The poet to Sidney is the monarch of all human sciences. 'With a tale forsooth he cometh unto you, with a tale...children from play, and old men from the chimney corner' (21-2). By poetry men learn philosophy the sweetest and homeliest way, as in Northanger Abbey, one...
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1989 - 414 páginas
...Anglo-Irish satirist See Burton on ARISTOCRACY; Agar on SNOBBERY; Burke, Chesterton on TRADITION Anecdotes With a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you; with a...children from play, and old men from the chimney corner. Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586) English poet, critic, soldier The history of a soldier's wound beguiles...
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The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Volume 3, The Renaissance

George Alexander Kennedy, Glyn P. Norton - 1989 - 790 páginas
...points to the power of prose fiction, Sidney famously stresses the power of narrative over its hearers: 'with a tale forsooth he cometh unto you, with a tale...children from play, and old men from the chimney corner' (p. 92). Prose fiction's vivid narratives will move those to virtue who would be left indifferent by...
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On the Air with Dylan Thomas: The Broadcasts

Dylan Thomas - 1992 - 332 páginas
...you may long to pass further. He beginneth not with obscure definitions, which must blur the margent with interpretations, and load the memory with doubtfulness,...children from play, and old men from the chimney corner. The Defence of Poesie is a defence of the imaginative life, of the duty, and the delight, of the individual...
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Music in English Children's Drama of the Later Renaissance

Linda Phyllis Austern - 1992 - 406 páginas
...with an ear toward music: Hee [the poet] beginneth not with obscure definitions ... but hee commeth to you with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with or prepared for the well enchanting skills ofMusicke* And Thomas Ravenscroft points out that certain rhythmic patterns...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1993 - 1214 páginas
...SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616), English dramatist, poet. Miranda, lo Prospero, in The Tempest, act 1 , sc. 2. 9 est effusions of wit and humour, are conveyed to the...chosen language. JANE AUSTEN (1775-181 7), English nov SIK I'HILIl' SIDNEY (1554-86), English poet, diplomat, soldier. Defence of Poesie (written 1579-80;...
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