Avis des internautes - Rédiger un commentaire
Aucun commentaire n'a été trouvé aux emplacements habituels.
Autres éditions - Tout afficher
Elements of Criticism: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions
Lord Henry Home Kames
Affichage du livre entier - 1796
accent action Æneid agreeable alfo allegory antient appears arts artsul asford aster beautisul beauty befide besore blank verse capital censured chap circumstance comparifon compofition confidered confists connected couplet desect difagreeable disserent distinguished doubtsul effect efsect elevation emotions employ'd epic poem epic poetry Euripides example expression faid fame fight fignify figure figure of speech fimilar fimile fingle fize fome fometimes garden hath Hexameter idea Iliad imagination imitation impression inverfion ject kind language less lise long syllable manner melody metaphor mind mufic nature never object observed occafion oppofite ornaments Paradise lost passion pause perception perfon perfonification period persect pleafant pleasure preserred principal pronounced proper proportion reafon regularity relation resemblance respect rhyme rule scene seel seet senfible sense short syllables Spondees substantive taste termed thee theresore things thou thought tion tragedy variety verse words writers
Page 202 - Many a time and oft Have you climb'd up to walls and battlements, To towers and windows, yea, to chimney-tops, Your infants in your arms, and there have sat The livelong day, with patient expectation, To see great POmpey pass the streets of Rome...
Page 145 - With deafning clamours in the slippery clouds, That, with the hurly," death itself awakes ? Can'st thou, O partial sleep ! give thy repose To the wet sea-boy in an hour so rude ; And in the calmest and most stillest night, With all appliances and means to boot, Deny it to a king? Then, happy low, lie down ! Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.
Page 223 - A dungeon horrible, on all sides round, As one great furnace flamed; yet from those flames No light; but rather darkness visible Served only to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell, hope never comes That comes to all, but torture without end Still urges, and a fiery deluge, fed With ever-burning sulphur unconsumed.
Page 144 - To monarchize, be fear'd and kill with looks, Infusing him with self and vain conceit, As if this flesh which walls about our life Were brass impregnable, and...
Page 144 - And hush'd with buzzing night-flies to thy slumber, Than in the perfum'd chambers of the great, Under the canopies of costly state, And lull'd with sounds of sweetest melody?
Page 169 - O navis, referent in mare te novi fluctus ! o quid agis ? fortiter occupa portum ! nonne vides ut nudum remigio latus et malus celeri saucius Africo 5 antennaeque gemant ac sine funibus vix durare carinae possint imperiosius aequor?
Page 144 - O gentle sleep, Nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down, And steep my senses in forgetfulness...
Page 206 - There are a sort of men whose visages Do cream and mantle like a standing pond, And do a wilful stillness entertain, With purpose to be dress'd in an opinion Of wisdom, gravity, profound conceit; As who should say, " I am Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips let no dog bark...