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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 ornaments of language, arranged as a text-book

Heinrich Reichardt - 1885
...the village. (Too great). Victor Hugo in "Les feuilles d'automne", calls nature, "a large piano." <s weapon thirsts to drink the blood of an enemy, and...the sense, but justly great in proportion to it." 3. Superabundance or Overcharging, a fault that occurs chiefly in Spanish poetry. By too many types...
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The Prelude to Poetry: The English Poets in the Defence and Praise of Their ...

Ernest Rhys - 1897 - 217 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...the sense, but justly great in proportion to it." --/vVW A Style Of From a Letter to Walsh. Sound. ct- i 1706. " T IT is not enough that nothing...
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Personification and the Use of Abstract Subjects in the Attic ..., Part 1

Robert Somerville Radford - 1901 - 49 pages
...'Aristotle had reason to say, He was the only poet who had found out living wods ; 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 thists to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like'. Similarly Gladstone, Studies on...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1903 - 672 pages
...found out living words ; there are in him more daring figures and metaphors than in any good anthor whatever. An arrow is impatient to be on the wing,...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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Critical Essays of the Eighteenth Century ...

Willard Higley Durham - 1915 - 445 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 : 'Tis the Sentiment that swells and fills out the Diction, which rises with it, and forms itself about...
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Critical Essays of the Eighteenth Century, 1700-1725

Willard Higley Durham - 1915 - 445 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 : Tis the Sentiment that swells and fills out the Diction, which rises with it, and forms itself about...
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The Cambridge Companion to English Literature, 1650-1740

University of Cambridge - 1998 - 334 pages
...himself while he reads him" (Poems, vol. Vn, p. 4). Homer indeed saw the animation of the material world ("An Arrow is impatient to be on the Wing, a Weapon thirsts to drink the Blood of an Enemy" [Poems, vol. vn, p. 10]), but by "Nature" Pope primarily means "how the world is" or "how human beings...
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The Making of Restoration Poetry

Paul Hammond - 2006 - 230 pages
...Spirit is Master of himself while he reads him'.36 Homer indeed saw the animation of the material world ('An Arrow is impatient to be on the Wing, a Weapon thirsts to drink the Blood of an Enemy'),37 but by 'Nature' Pope primarily means 'how the world is' or 'how human beings behave': the...
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