Numbers IX. X. XI. XII. XIII. of Addenda and Corrigenda to the Edition of the Hippolytus Stephanephoros of Euripides

Numbers IX. X. XI. XII. XIII. of Addenda and Corrigenda to the Edition of the Hippolytus Stephanephoros of Euripides

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1796 edition. Excerpt: said to be poetical? Should not every man who writes a Drama for Public Representation pause a while, and reflect, duly, whether the idea, which presents itself to his mind, is just, and, correct, and, would be well placed, there, where, He muses upon admitting it? May He assent to its interpolation, there, where, it is irrelevant, misplaced, or improper, solely, because the words (n) expressing the (iOTh-r- ij, "iid moil r, thought are beautiful, because the verse is a fine verse, and, because ."'"I, " the idea is poetical? rfu-'-w."' 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 bad 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 required 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...
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