Hippolytos Stephan Phoros; Numbers IX. X. XI. XII. XIII. of Addenda and Corrigenda to Theedition of the Hippolytus Stephanephoros of Euripides by the Honourable Francis Henry Egerton, Etc. Etc. Etc. ...

Hippolytos Stephan Phoros; Numbers IX. X. XI. XII. XIII. of Addenda and Corrigenda to Theedition of the Hippolytus Stephanephoros of Euripides by the Honourable Francis Henry Egerton, Etc. Etc. Etc. ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1812 edition. Excerpt: ... its interpolation, there, where, it is irrelevant, misplaced, or improper, solely, because the words (u) expressing the (iOTirthoufdit are beautiful, because the verse is a fine verse, and, because ." U ' dre a thonght the idea is poetical?... Should not every thought, and, every idea, which a fine writer, and, a great poet, admits, be applied with Purity, and, Precision? Should they not seem inherent in the subject? What is Ease in writing? Should not, each thought, each idea, flow out, as of course, readily, with ease, as of themselves, spontaneously, so that every reader should be struck with their justness; should be led to surmise that He Himself would have thought the same, would have furnished the same idea expressed in the same words, if the writer had not, anticipated Him, had not, already, chanced to suggest it; that He Himself would have pursued, all along, the same train of reasoning, the same course of ideas; and, should imagine, fondly, that he does but view, and, recognize, his own? Is This such a thought? May This be termed such an idea? As, in All writing are necessary, Purity, Precision, Elegance, and, Ease; so, it follows, that They must be reepjired in Poetry. Dramatic, S as well as All other, Poetry, to become sublime, and beautiful, Must contain these requisites: otherwise, Dramatic, and, All other, Poetry T degenerates into Bombast. In the investigation of a literary question, and, in the freedom of rational inquiry, the persons, above-mentioned, trust they may be allowed fSJ Dramatic, A distinction must be made with regard to Dramatic Poetry: That which may be admissible in much Other Poetry may not be proper in a Drama. See page note KJ. T...show more

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