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Strona xxi - Tragedy, then, is an imitation of an action that is serious, complete, and of a certain magnitude; in language embellished with each kind of artistic ornament, the several kinds being found in separate parts of the play; in the form of action, not of narrative ; through pity and fear effecting the proper purgation of these emotions.
Strona xxiii - TRAGEDY, as it was anciently composed, hath been ever held the gravest, moralest, and most profitable of all other poems; therefore said by Aristotle to be of power, by raising pity and fear, or terror, to purge the mind of those and such-like passions — that is, to temper and reduce them to just measure with a kind of delight, stirred up by reading or seeing those passions well imitated.
Strona xxiv - Si d'un beau mouvement l'agréable fureur Souvent ne nous remplit d'une douce
Strona xxiv - Qu'en un lieu, qu'en un jour, un seul fait accompli Tienne jusqu'à la fin le théâtre rempli.
Strona 67 - Adam the goodliest man of men since born His sons, the fairest of her daughters Eve.
Strona 67 - Together both, ere the high lawns appeared Under the opening eyelids of the morn...