Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 41 - 50 of 184 on Who now reads Cowley ? if he pleases yet, His moral pleases, not his pointed wit;....
" Who now reads Cowley ? if he pleases yet, His moral pleases, not his pointed wit; Forgot his Epic, nay Pindaric art, But still I love the language of his heart. "
The British Poets: Including Translations ... - Page 40
by British poets - 1822
Full view - About this book

Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...Troubles of David.' The character of hi» genius is well expressed by Pope — Who now reads Cowley t VI Tt time.'] My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, hi« epic, nay, Pindaric art. But still I love the language of his heart. Cowper has also drawn a sketch...
Full view - About this book

Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...heroical poem of the Troubles of David.' The character of hi» ;enius is well expressed by Pope — pav, Shed such a precious and enduring ray, As shall...run, and men to read ! Early Rising and Prayer. [Fro Cowper ha« also drawn a sketch of Cowley in his Task,' in which he laments that his ' splendid wit'...
Full view - About this book

Poems and Prose Writings, Volume 2

Richard Henry Dana - 1850
...after all, allowed by Mr. Hazlitt to be frequently imperfect, and rather to the eye than for the ear. " Who now reads Cowley? If he pleases yet, His moral...love the language of his heart. Yet surely, surely, they were famous men ! What boy but hears the sayings of old Ben ? In all debates where critics bear...
Full view - About this book

The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life of the ...

Alexander Pope - 1851
...in every poet's creed. Who now reads Cowley ? if he pleases y*4* His moral pleases, not his Dointed wit ; Forgot his epic, nay Pindaric art, But still...' Yet surely, surely, these were famous men ! What hoy hut hears the sayings of old Ben? In all dehutes where critics hear a part, Not one hut nods, and...
Full view - About this book

The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...lines : — Who now reads Cowley 1 If he pleases yet, His moral pleases, not his pointed wit : Forget his epic, nay Pindaric art, But still I love the language of his heart. Cowley's ' Love Poems' are generally fantastic and sickly, and it is evident that heart had no share...
Full view - About this book

Notes & Queries, Volume 5

William White - Questions and answers - 1852
...Pope's answer to his own question is as apposite now as when the question was first put. If Cowley — " pleases yet, His moral pleases, not his pointed wit...art, But still I love the language of his heart." The Davideis and the Herbs and Plants find few readers beyond those who resort to them for special...
Full view - About this book

Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1853
...Troubles of David.' The character of hi» genius is well expressed by Pope — Who now reads Cowley I If he pleases yet, His moral pleases, not his pointed...Pindaric art, But still I love the language of his heart. Cowper has also drawn a sketch of Cowley in his ' Task,' in which he laments that his ' splendid wit'...
Full view - About this book

Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1854
...seldom attained it; for he is too frequently driven into transpositions." — Joiixsox: Idler, No. 77. " Who now reads Cowley? If he pleases yet, His moral...Pindaric art; But still I love the language of his heart. POPE : Epistle to Augustus. In all our comparisons of taste, I do not know whether I have ever heard...
Full view - About this book

Lives of the most eminent English poets, with critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...too frequently driven into transpositions." — JOHNSON : Idler, No. 77. 47 Who now reads Cowley t If he pleases yet, His moral pleases, not his pointed...Pindaric art; But still I love the language of his heart. POPE : Epistle to Augustas. In all our comparisons of taste, I do not know whether I have ever heard...
Full view - About this book

Transactions, Volumes 7-8

Cheshire (England) - 1855
...once been awarded to Cowley ; and thus it happened that in the very next generation Pope could ask : " Who now reads Cowley ? If he pleases yet, His moral...art, But still I love the language of his heart." Thus neglected, he passed away from public notice. Few persons read him : the popular impression was...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download PDF