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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 Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Miscellaneous ...

Alexander Pope - 1787
...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...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 fcnfe,...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1790 - 1019 pages
...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 thirlb to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like. Yet his expreflion is never too big...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 12

Robert Anderson - 1795
...Arillotle 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 thirds to drink the blaod of an enemy, and the like ; yet his expreffion is never too...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical ...

Robert Anderson - 1795
...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 author whatever. An anow is impatient to be on the wing, and a weapon thirds to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Pope's Iliad & Odyssey ...

1792
...metaphor* than in any good author whatever. An arrow is impatient to he on the wing, and a weapon thirds to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like; yet his expref. fion is never too big for the f.. nfe, but juftly great in proportion to it. It is the fcntiment...
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The Iliad of Homer, Volume 1

Homer - 1796 - 294 pages
...and is very happy in that energy, which he " difplays by thefe means, on every occafion." Then, after figures and metaphors than in any good author whatever....An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, a weapon thirjis 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 the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 6

Great Britain - 1804
...had reafon to fay, He WHS the only poet who had found cut living words ; there are in htm more during figures and metaphors than in any good author whatever. An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, and a weapon thirtts to drink t!:e blood of an enemy, and the like ; yet his exprcffrn is never too...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Satires. On receiving from the Right ...

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806
...verification." Pope would have profited much if Clarke's admirable Notes had preceded his tranflation. WARTON. author whatever. An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, a weapon thirjls 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 Verse and Prose: Containing ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1806
...vcifiticatiosi " Pope would have profited much if Clarke's admirable Notes had preceded his tranflation. WARTON. author whatever. An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, a weapon thirjls to drink the Mood 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. Containing the principal notes of drs ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1806
...verfification." Pope would have profited much if Clarke's admirable Note* had preceded his translation. WARTON author whatever. An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, a weapon tbirfts to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like. Yet his expreflion is never too big for the fenfe,...
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