Poe and His Friends. Letters Relating to Poe
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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...and the great philosopher of Tarentum, and you are wrong as you said to me once. There are many lines in Horne's Orion which are Catalectic, and some Hypercatalectic. Of the former, the following is one--Encolyon is not pronounced En-col-Y-on. The following line is Hypercatalectic: In language critical, final, stolid, astute. Besides, it is totally destitute of rhythm. I have discovered no such thing as this in Tennyson's Poems. There is a line finish--a more elaborate perfection in the Poems of Tennyson than in any Poet that ever lived. Every line is a study. Nevertheless Home is a glorious genius, and I love him from the bottom of my heart. The United States Journal publishes a mean notice of the Star of 'Tycho Brache, which you delivered in Boston. No man can be the friend of another who would give publicity to any such foul slander. If you will send it on to me, I will not call you rimple-minded, as you did me; but will give it a handsome notice here in the South. The Hon. H. V. Johnson, in reviewing my book, has changed rimple-mindad into rincere-minded, as this compound appeared to him to correspond better with your foregoing remarks. You see that I have given you thunder in this letter, and I now wish you to answer it, and enlighten me upon every thing to which I have adverted. IVilljou do r0 P To be sure you will. You are the moso punctual correrpondent liming. Remember the supernal Onenerr, and let the Devil take the Infernal T=wonzn. Your sincere friend forever, Tnos. H. C-11VERs. E. A. POE, Esqr. Do not fail, for God' rake, to write me if you will continue the B. J. for a year, and I will send you $3.00 more for...
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