A Grammar of Rhetoric and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles of Language and Style; the Elements of Taste and Criticism; with Rules for the Study of Composition and Eloquence ...
A. H. Maltby, 1820 - 345 من الصفحات
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action admit adverbs agent agreeable allegory Amphibrach Analysis ancient appear attention beauty character chiefly Cicero circumstances common comparison composition Corol criticism Dean Swift degree Demosthenes denote discourse distinguished effect elegance emotion employed English epic epic poetry Example expression figure former frequently genius give grace Greek hath hearers Hence Homer ideas Iliad Illus imagination imitation impression instance Julius Cæsar kind language Lord Bolingbroke manner meaning melody merit metaphors mind nature never nouns objects obscure observe orator ornament Ossian Paradise Lost passion pause period person perspicuity phrases pleasure poem poet poetical poetry precision preposition principles pronouns proper propriety prose qualities reader reason resemblance rule Scholia Scholium sense sensible sentence sentiments signify simplicity sometimes sound speaker speaking species speech Spondee style sublime substantive syllables taste tence things thou thought tion tone trochees verb verse Virgil virtue words writing
الصفحة 199 - Should such a man, too fond to rule alone. Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne; View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caused himself to rise; Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering, teach the rest to sneer...
الصفحة 184 - tis slander; Whose edge is sharper than the sword; whose tongue Outvenoms all the worms of Nile ; whose breath Rides on the posting winds, and doth belie All corners of the world : kings, queens, and states. Maids, matrons, nay, the secrets of the grave This viperous slander enters.
الصفحة 175 - fair light, And thou enlighten'd earth, so fresh and gay, Ye hills, and dales, ye rivers, woods, and plains, And ye that live and move, fair creatures, tell, Tell, if ye saw, how came I thus, how here?
الصفحة 162 - The music of Carryl was, like the ." memory of joys that are past, pleasant and
الصفحة 138 - Sweet is the breath of morn, her rising sweet, With charm of earliest birds; pleasant the sun, When first on this delightful land he spreads His orient beams, on herb, tree, fruit, and flower, Glistering with dew; fragrant the fertile earth After soft showers; and sweet the coming on Of grateful evening mild...
الصفحة 133 - With many a weary step, and many a groan, Up the high hill he heaves a huge round stone ; The huge round stone, resulting with a bound, Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the ground.
الصفحة 326 - To hear the lark begin his flight, And singing startle the dull night, From his watch-tower in the skies, Till the dappled dawn doth rise...
الصفحة 307 - How lov'd, how honour'd once, avails thee not, To whom related, or by whom begot ; A heap of dust alone remains of thee, 'Tis all thou art, and all the proud shall be ! Poets themselves must fall, like those they sung, Deaf the prais'd ear, and mute the tuneful tongue.
الصفحة 119 - From harmony, from heavenly harmony, This universal frame began: From harmony to harmony Through all the compass of the notes it ran, The diapason closing full in Man.