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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 poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill, Volume 41

John Bell - 1807
...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 he on the wing, and a weapon thirsts to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like ; yet his expression...
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The Iliad of Homer, tr. by A. Pope

Homerus - 1808
...good anthor whatever. An arrow is impatient to he on the wing, and a weapon thirsts to drink the hlood of an enemy, and the like. Yet his expression is never too hig for the sense, hut justly great in proportion to it. It is the sentiment that swells and fills...
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Pope's Homer's Iliad and Odyssey ; Dryden's Virgil and Juvenal ; Pitt's ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...than in any good author whatever. An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, and a weapon thirsts t6 drink the blood .of an enemy, and the like ; yet his...proportion to it It is the sentiment that swells and fills ont the diction, which rises with it, and forms itself about it: for in the same degree that a thought...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Pope's Homer's ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...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...whatever. An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, and a weapon thirsts to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like ; yet his expression is never too...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 19

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...nt the only poet who had found out living words: there are in him more daring figures and metaphor» than in any good author whatever. An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, and a weapon thirsts to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like; yet his expression is never too...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1812
...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...for the sense, but justly great in proportion to it. 'Tis the sentiment that swells and fills out the diction, which rises with it, and forms itself about...
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The Works of the Greek and Roman Poets, Volume 1

1813
...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...enemy, and the like ; yet his expression is never too hig for the sense, but justly great in proportion to it. It is the sentiment that swells and fills...
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Elegant extracts, Volume 55

Elegant extracts - 1816
...Aristotle had reason to say, he was the only poet who had found cut 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 thirsts to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like. Yet his expression is never too...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1822
...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...for the sense, but justly great in proportion to it. Tis the sentiment that swells and fills out the diction, which rises with it, and forms itself about...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1822
...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...for the sense, but justly great in proportion to it. Tis the sentiment that swells and fills out the diction, which rises with it, and forms itself about...
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