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action admit advantage affords ancient appear arrangement attention beauty called cause characters circumstances comedy common composition concise considered consist correct critics describe discourse discover distinction distinguished effect elegant eloquence emotions employed English epic example excel exhibit expression figure force founded French frequently genius give Greek happy Hence highest Homer human ideas imagination imitation instance interesting introduced Italy kind language less lively manner mean merit metaphors mind moral nature necessary never objects observe orator original passion pastoral perfect person play pleasing pleasure poem poet poetry possess present principal produce proper propriety reason regular relation remarkable render requires requisite respect rise rule scene sense sentence sentiments simple simplicity sometimes sound speaker speaking species speech spirit strength strong style sublime suppose taste thing thought tion tragedy unity variety Virgil whole writing
Pàgina 4 - And he rode upon a cherub, and did fly: yea, he did fly upon the wings of the wind.
Pàgina 156 - And the parched ground shall become a pool, and the thirsty land springs of water : in the habitation of dragons where each lay, shall be grass with reeds and rushes.
Pàgina 198 - States entitled an act for the encouragement of learning hy securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the author., and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and also to an act entitled an act supplementary to an act, entitled an act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and...
Pàgina 86 - He can converse with a Picture, and find an agreeable Companion in a Statue. He meets with a secret Refreshment in a Description, and often feels a greater Satisfaction in the Prospect of Fields and Meadows, than another does in the Possession.
Pàgina 63 - O unexpected stroke, worse than of death ! Must I thus leave thee, Paradise ? thus leave Thee, native soil! these happy walks and shades, Fit haunt of gods ? where I had hope to spend, Quiet though sad, the respite of that day That must be mortal to us both.
Pàgina 63 - Earth felt the wound, and Nature from her seat Sighing through all her Works gave signs of woe, That all was lost.
Pàgina 87 - Imagination, but are able to disperse Grief and Melancholy, and to set the Animal Spirits in pleasing and agreeable Motions. For this Reason Sir Francis Bacon, in his Essay upon Health, has not thought it improper to prescribe to his Reader a Poem or a Prospect, where he particularly dissuades him from knotty and subtile Disquisitions, and advises him to pursue Studies that fill the Mind with splendid and illustrious Objects, as Histories, Fables, and Contemplations of Nature.
Pàgina 156 - The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God ; and he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds ; as the tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain.