The Poems, with Critical Notes, a Life of the Author, and an Essay on His Poetry, by J. Mitford

The Poems, with Critical Notes, a Life of the Author, and an Essay on His Poetry, by J. Mitford

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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. 1816 edition. Excerpt: ...in whose work are many very beautiful passages and expressions: " The glory, yet the scandal of the age." Chamberlayne's Pharonida, ii. p. 200. In Eloisa to Abelard, ver. 51: " Heaven first taught letters," is formed upon some lines written by Howel, and prefixed to his Epistles, p. 18. In the beginning of Eloisa, ver. 13: " Oh! write it not, my hand," is from Claudian, Nupt. Hon. et 1Iar. ver. 7. " quoties incanduit ore Confessus secreta rubor: nomenque beatum Injussaascripsere manus!" ver. 324, of the same poem, is from Seneca, Herc. (Et. 1342. Pope has borrowed much from Milton. To give the passages at length would extend this note too far: but compare Pastoral iii. 60, with Comus, 290; Temple of Fame, 91, with Par. Lost, i. 711; Temple of Fame, Q4, with Par. Lost, ii. 2. V er. 25. unfold," Pope's Rape of the Lock, ii. 59. VV.; but this expression was rather suggested The insect-.1/outh arc on the wing " Some to the sun their z'nsect-wings by a line in Green's Hermitage, quoted in Gray's Letter to Walpole: (see note at ver. 31.) " From maggot-.y0uth tl1ro' change of state They feel, like us, the turns of fate.," Ver. 26. Eager to taste the honied spring Part of Dr..lohnson's objection to this word, as formed after a late practice of poets, has been removed by the authority of Milton, as quoted by Mr. Wakefield: Il Pens. 142., Lycid. 140., Sums. Agonist. 1066. T. Warton has used it in The Hamlet, 43: " Their humble porch with honied'flowers." Ver. 27. /Ind float amid the liquid noon " N are per aastatem liquidam," Georg. iv. 59. GnAY.---To which, add Georg. i. 40+; and En. v. 525; x. 272. Ver. 30. Quick-glancing...show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123691340X
  • 9781236913401