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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 British Poets: Including Translations ...

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...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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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...poet who had found out ' living words:' there are in him more daring figures and metaphors than in an? good author whatever. An arrow is ' impatient' to...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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The Iliad of Homer, Volume 1

Homer - 1825
...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 ho on the wing, and a weapon thirsts to drink the hlood of an enemy; and the like. Yet his expression...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson - 1830 - 484 pages
...to say. He wag the only poet who had found out living words ; there are in him more daring figureĽ Vet his expression is never too big for the sense, but justly great in proportion to it. It is the...
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The Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - 1836 - 442 pages
...Aristotle had reason to say, He was the only poet who had found out living words ; there are in him h be b cf an enemy, and the like. Yet his expression is never too big for the sense, but justly great in proportion...
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Lectures on Eloquence and Style

Ebenezer Porter, Lyman Matthews - 1836 - 186 pages
...uttered his voice, and lifted up his hands on high." Homer abounds in personification. In his language, " an arrow is impatient to be on the wing, a weapon thirsts for the blood of an enemy." But we may say perhaps in sober truth, (what Barrow said rather enthusiastically...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 484 pages
...Arinotle 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...be on the wing, a weapon thirsts to drink the blood cf an enemy, and the like. Yet his expression is never too big for the sense, but justly great in proportion...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1859 - 478 pages
...Aristotle had reason to say, he was the only poet who had found out "living words:" there are in him a whirlwind, on the message flies, Meteorous the face of ocean sweeps, Refulgent dietion, which rises with it, and forms itself about it ; for in the same degrce that a thought is...
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Homer's Iliad

Homer - 1877 - 544 pages
...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...justly great in proportion to it. It is the sentiment thai swells and fills out the diction, which rises with it, and forms laelf about it: for in the same...
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The Iliad of Homer

Homer - 1878 - 459 pages
...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. POPES PBEFACE. XXXJ It is the sentiment that swells and fills out the diction, which rises with it,...
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