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" Homer was the greater genius; Virgil the better artist: in the one, we most admire the man; in the other, the work. Homer hurries us with a commanding impetuosity ; Virgil leads us with an attractive majesty. Homer scatters with a generous profusion ;... "
A Grammar of Elocution: Containing the Principles of the Arts of Reading and ... - Page 85
by Jonathan Barber - 1830 - 344 pages
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Biographia Classica: The Lives and Characters of All the Classic Authors ...

Classical biography - 1750
...Virgil leads us with an attractive Majefty. Homer fcatters with a generous Profufion, Virgil beflows with a careful Magnificence. Homer, like the Nile, pours out his Riches with a fudden Overflow, Krgil like a River in its Banks, with a gentle and conftant Stream. When we behold...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope - 1751
...Virgil leads us with an attractive majefty: Homer fcatters with a generous profufion, Virgil beftows with a careful magnificence : Homer, like the Nile, pours out his riches with a boundlefs overflow ; Virgil, like a river in its banks, with a gentle and conftant ftream. When we...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope - 1751
...Virgil leads us with an attractive majefty : Homer fcatters with a generous profufion, Virgil beftows with a careful magnificence : Homer, like the Nile, pours out his riches with a boundlefs overflow ; Virgil, like a river in its banks, with 3 gentle and confhnt ftream. When we behold...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 6

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751
...Virgil leads us with an attractive majefty : Homer fcatters with a generous profufion, Virgil beftows with a careful magnificence : Homer, like the Nile, pours out his riches with a boundJefs overflow ; Virgil, like a river in its banks, with a gentle and conftant ftrearn. When we...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Letters

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1757
...Virgil leads us with an attraftive majeftv : Homer fcatters with a generous pro full on, Virgil bellows with a careful magnificence : Homer, like the Nile, pours out his riches with a boundlefs overflow ; Virgil, like a river in its banks, with a gentle and conilant ftream. When we...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...Virgil leads xis with an attra&ive majefty : Homer fcatters with a generous profufion; Virgil beftows with a careful magnificence : Homer, like the Nile, pours out his riches with a boundlefs overflow ; Virgil, like a river in its banks, with a gentle and conftant ftream. When we...
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Biographia Classica: The Lives and Characters of the Greek and ..., Volume 1

Edward Harwood - Authors, Greek - 1778
...Virgil leads us with an attractive Majefty. Homer fcatters with a generous Profufion, Virgil beftows with a careful Magnificence. Homer* like the Nile, pours out his Riches with a fudden Overflow ; Virgil, like a River full to its Banks, with a gentle and conftant Stream. When we...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Miscellaneous ...

Alexander Pope - 1787
...Virgil leads us with an attractive majefty : Homer fcatters with a generous profufion ; Virgil beftows with a careful magnificence : Homer, like the Nile, pours out his riches with a boundlefs overflow; Virgil, like a river in its banks, with a gentle and conftant ftream. When we behold...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1787
...leads us " with an attractive majefty. Homer fcat" ters with a generous profufion ; Virgil be(c ftows with a careful magnificence. Homer, " like the Nile, pours out his riches with a " fudden overflow ; Virgil, like a river in its " banks, with a conftant ftream. And " when we look...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical ...

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795
...Virgil leads us with an attractive majefty: Homer fcatters with a generous piofufion, Virgil beftows with a careful magnificence : Homer, like the Nile, pours out his riches with a boundlefs overflow ;*Virgil like a river in its banks, with a gentle and conftant ftream. When we behold...
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