Q. Horatii Flacci Epistolae Ad Pisones, Et Augustum: With an English Commentary and Notes, to which are Added Critical Dissertations, Tom 2
A. Millar, 1766
Co mówią ludzie - Napisz recenzję
Nie znaleziono żadnych recenzji w standardowych lokalizacjach.
Inne wydania - Wyświetl wszystko
Kluczowe wyrazy i wyrażenia
action admiration advantage affections afford antient antiquity appears application authority beauty becauſe become character comedy comic COMMENTARY common compofition concerned confidered critic criticiſm defign doubt drama excellence expreffion fame fays feems fenfe ferve feveral fhew fhould figure follows fome force fpecies ftill fubject fuch further genius give given Greek hand hath hence himſelf honour human humour idea imitation important inftance itſelf judgment juft kind language learned manners matter means ment merit mind moft moſt muft muſt nature obferved object occafion original paffion particular perfection perfectly perfons picture Plautus plays pleaſure poem poet poet's poetry practice prefent principles proper purpoſe reader reafon ridicule Roman rules taken thefe themſelves theſe thing thofe thoſe thought tragedy true truth turn uſe virtue whofe writers
Strona 133 - And therefore it was ever thought to have some participation of divineness, because it doth raise and erect the mind, by submitting the shows of things to the desires of the mind ; whereas reason doth buckle and bow the mind unto the nature of things.
Strona 140 - The poet's eye in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from heav'n to earth, from earth to heav'n ; And as imagination bodies forth The forms of things unknown, the poet's pen Turns them to shape, and gives to airy nothing A local habitation and a name. Such tricks hath strong imagination.
Strona 114 - ... to hold children, from play, and old men from the chimney corner*.
Strona 30 - Praecipue cum se numeris commendat et arte : Discit enim citius meminitque libentius illud Quod quis deridet, quam quod probat et veneratur.
Strona 14 - Parthis mendacior, et prius orto sole vigil calamum et chartas et scrinia posco.
Strona 72 - This way of joining two such different ideas as chariot and counsel to the same verb is mightily used by Ovid, but is a very low kind of wit, and has always in it a mixture of pun, because the verb must be taken in a different sense when it is joined with one of the things, from what it has in conjunction with the other.
Strona 186 - ... portraits of this vicious taste are the admiration of common starers, who, if they find a picture of a miser for instance (as there is no commoner subject of moral portraits) in a collection, where every muscle is strained, and feature hardened into the expression of this idea, never fail to profess their wonder and approbation of it. — On this idea of excellence, Le Brun's book of the PASSIONS...
Strona 157 - But Italy, reviving from the trance Of Vandal, Goth, and Monkish ignorance, With pauses, cadence, and well-vowell'd words, And all the graces a good ear affords, Made rhyme an art, and Dante's polish'd page Restored a silver, not a golden age.
Strona 79 - They took it, in short, for a mere modern flourish, totally different from the pure unaffected manner of genuin antiquity. And thus far they unquestionably judged right. Their defect was in not seeing that the use of it, as here employed by the Poet, was an exception to the general rule. But to have seen this was not...
Strona 141 - When the received system of manners or religion in any country, happens to be so constituted as to suit itself in some degree to this extravagant turn of the human mind, we may expect that poetry will seize it with avidity, will dilate upon it with pleasure, and take a pride to erect its specious wonders on so proper and convenient a ground.