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" What they wanted however of the sublime, they endeavoured to supply by hyperbole ; their amplification had no limits ; they left not only reason but fancy behind them ; and produced combinations of confused magnificence, that not only could not be credited,... "
The Works of Mr. A. Cowley: In Prose and Verse - Strona xxxi
autor: Abraham Cowley - 1809
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Introduction to English Literature, Including a Number of Classic Works ...

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - 1894 - Liczba stron: 633
...sublime, they endeavored to supply by hyperbole ; their amplification had no limits ; they left not only reason but fancy behind them ; and produced combinations...could not be credited, but could not be imagined." Yet a happy trifle was now and then hit upon. At rare intervals nature seems to have broken through the...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopedia of Universal ..., Tom 8

Ainsworth Rand Spofford - 1894
...they left not only reason but fancy behind them; and produced combinations of confused magvificence, that not only could not be credited, but could not be imagined. Yet great labour, directed bj great abilities, is never wholly lost; if they frequently threw away their wit npon false conceits,...
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English Prose: Selections, Tom 4

Sir Henry Craik - 1895
...sublime, they endeavoured to supply by hyperbole ' their amplification had no limits ; they left not only reason but fancy behind them, and produced combinations...struck out unexpected truth ; if their conceits were far fetched, they were often worth the carriage. To write on their plan it was at least necessary to...
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Tom 7

1896
...they endeavoured to supply by hyperbole — their amplifications hod no limits, they left not only reason but fancy behind them, and produced combinations...could not be credited but could not be imagined. Yet, if they frequently threw away their wit upon false conceits, they likewise sometimes struck out unexpected...
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The Life and Letters of John Donne: Dean of St. Paul's, Tom 2

Edmund Gosse - 1899
...supply by hyperbole ; his amplification had no limits; he left not only reason but fancy behind him ; and produced combinations of confused magnificence,...could not be credited, but could not be imagined." It is the same admirable critic who observes that, if Donne was " upon common subjects unnecessarily...
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Tom 7

1901
...to supply by hyperbole — their amplifications had no limits, tliey left not only reason but fanoy behind them, and produced combinations of confused...could not be credited but could not be imagined. Yet, if they frequently t lire w away their wit upon false conceits, they likewise sometimes struck out...
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Beiträge zur kenntnis des stils von John Donne in seinen 'Poetical Works'.

Wilhelm Trost - 1904 - Liczba stron: 62
...supply by hyperbole; his amplification had no limits: he left not only reason hut fancy behind him: and produced combinations of confused magnificence,...could not be credited, but could not be imagined.' First: her eyes kindle other ladies' eyes, Then from their beams their jewels' lusters rise. And from...
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Lives of the English Poets: Cowley-Dryden

Samuel Johnson, Harold Spencer Scott - 1905
...they endeavoured 59 to supply by hyperbole ; their amplification had no limits : . they left not only reason but fancy behind them, and produced combinations...that not only could not be credited, but could not beimagined. _t Yetjgreat labour directed by great abilities is never wholly 60 lost : if they frequently...
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English Prose: Eighteenth century

Sir Henry Craik - 1911
...sublime, they endeavoured to supply by hyperbole ; their amplification had no limits ; they left not only reason but fancy behind them, and produced combinations...struck out unexpected truth ; if their conceits were far fetched, they were often worth the carriage. To write on their plan it was at least necessary to...
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Lucasta: The Poems of Richard Lovelace, Esquire, Tom 1

Richard Lovelace - 1921
...unsympathetically concerning this School in his famous Life of Cowley, said with his accustomed penetration, " Yet great labour, directed by great abilities, is...conceits, they likewise sometimes struck out unexpected [ xiv ] truth ; if their conceits were far-fetched, they were often worth the carriage. To write on...
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