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Lectures on Poetry Read in the Schools of Natural Philosophy at Oxford. Tr ...
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Admiration Æneas Æneid Æneis agreeable Ancients animot Aristotle atque beautisul Beauty best Poets call'd Casar chiefly Claudian Comedy common consists Creech describes Description Dissertation divine Eclogue Elegance Elegy Ennius Epic Poem Epig Epigram Epithets Examples express'd Expressions fame Fiction Geor Harmony Hendecasyllables Honour Horace Ideas ilia ilium Images Imitation Instances Judgment Juvenal Kinds of Poetry less likewise lofty Longinus Love Lovers Band Mankind Matter mention'd Metaphors Metre mihi Mind Muses natantia Nature Number o'er observe Odes Oratory Ornament Ovid owing Passions Pastoral peculiar Pindar plain Pleasure Poet Praise Precepts proper Prose quid Quintilian Reader Reason Rules salse sarther Satire seems Sense shew sometimes Sort Soul speak Species of Poetry Subject Sublimity Substantives thee there's Things thou Thought thro tibi Tibullus true Turnus Verse Virgil VoJJius Words Writing
Page 56 - Ah wretched me ! I now begin too late To find out all the long perplex'd deceit ; It is myself I love, myself I see ; The gay delusion is a part of me.
Page 258 - I should therefore, in this Particular, recommend to my Countrymen the Example of the French Stage, where the Kings and Queens always appear unattended, and leave their Guards behind the Scenes. I...
Page 121 - Posse nefas, tacitusque mea decedere terra ? Nee te noster amor, nee te data dextera quondam, Nee moritura tenet crudeli funere Dido...
Page 152 - But nature; and the common laws of sense Forbid to reconcile antipathies, Or make a snake engender with a dove, And hungry tigers court the tender lambs. Some that at first have promis'd mighty things, Applaud themselves, when a few florid lines Shine through th...
Page 228 - em, and betwixt his grinders caught. Unlike in method, with conceal'd design, Did crafty Horace his low numbers join : And, with a sly insinuating grace, Laugh'd at his friend, and look'd him in the face: Would raise a blush, where secret vice he found ; And tickle, while he gently prob'd the wound. With seeming innocence the crowd beguil'd ; But made the desperate passes, when he smil'd.
Page 119 - I see the right, and I approve it too ; Condemn the wrong, and yet the wrong pursue.
Page 347 - Shakspeare, it strikes before we are aware, like an accidental fire from heaven ; but in Homer, and in him only, it burns every where clearly, and every where irresistibly.
Page 141 - ... read,) were pointed out by the Doctor ; and that a blunder whimsical enough had happened on this occasion, though it was fortunately rectified in time for the press. They related, that when he went as usual for his motto to the Doctor, the Doctor wrote him down these lines : While you alone sustain the weighty cares Of all the world, and manage peace and wars ; The Roman State by virtue's rules amend, Adorn with manners, and with arms defend ; To write a long discourse, and waste your time, Against...