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" Aristotle had reason to say, He was the only Poet who had found out Living Words ; there are in him more daring Figures and Metaphors than in any good Author whatever. An Arrow is impatient to be on the Wing, a Weapon thirsts to drink the Blood of an... "
Translation of the Iliad of Homer - Page ix
by Homer, Alexander Pope - 1851 - 544 pages
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The Iliad, tr. by mr. Pope. [With notes partly by W. Broome. Preceded by] An ...

Homerus - 1720
...•iri'ialc had reafon to fay, He was the only Poet who liad found out living words; there are in him more •daring figures and metaphors than in any good...An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, a weapon ihirfts to drink the Wood of an enemy, and die like,, Yet.hit expreffion is never too big for the elfe...
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Biographia Classica: The Lives and Characters of All the Classic Authors ...

1750
...Ariftotle had reafon to fay he was the only Poet who had found out living TFords; there are in him more daring Figures and Metaphors than in any good...An Arrow is impatient to be on the Wing, a Weapon thirjls to drink the Blood of an Enemy. Yet his Expreffion is never too big for the Senfe, but juftly...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope - 1751
...Ariftotle had reafon to fay, He JX 2 was the only poet who had found out living words ; there are in him more daring figures and metaphors than in any good...An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, a weapon tbirjis to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like. Yet his expreffion is never too big for the fenfe,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope - 1751
...had reafon to fay, He % X % was was the only poet who had found out living words ; there are in him more daring figures and metaphors than in any good...An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, a weapon thirfts to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like. Yet his expreilion is never too big for the fenfe,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 6

Alexander Pope - 1751
...Ariftotle had reafon to fay,' He $ X 2 was the only poet who had found out living words j there are in him more daring figures and metaphors than in any good...An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, a weapon thirfts to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like. Yet his expreffion is never too big for the fenfe,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope - 1752
...Ariftotle had reafon to fay, I Tc was the only poet who had found out living ii-;r./.- ; there are in him more daring figures and metaphors than in any good...An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, a weapon tbirjh to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like. Yet his expreflion is never too big for the fcnfc,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Letters

Alexander Pope - 1757
...poet who had found out living ljaords ;. there are in. him more daring figures and metaphors,, T a. ' than in any good author whatever. An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, a weapon thirfts to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like. Yet his expreffion is never too big for the fenfe,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope - 1760
...Ariftotle had realbn to lay, He was the only poet who had found out living words ; there are in him more daring figures and metaphors than in any good...author whatever. An arrow is impatient to be on the wijig, a weapon thirfts to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like. Yet his expreflion is never too...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...Ariftotle had reafon to fay, He was the only poet who had found out living wards ; there are in him more daring figures and metaphors, than in any good...An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, a weapon thirjls to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like. YeP-his expreffion is never too big for the fenfe,...
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope's Homer

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...Ariftotle had reafon. to fay, He was the only poet who had found out living words; there are in him more daring figures and metaphors than in any good...whatever. An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, and a weapon thirfts to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like. Yet his expreflion is never too...
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