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Page 340 - Drink to me only with thine eyes, And I will pledge with mine; Or leave a kiss but in the cup And I'll not look for wine I sent thee late a rosy wreath, Not so much honouring thee, As giving it a hope that there It could not
Page 297 - Thee, bold Longinus ! all the Nine inspire, And bless their critic with a poet's fire. An ardent judge, who zealous in his trust, With warmth gives sentence, yet is always just: Whose own example strengthens all his laws; And is himself that great sublime he draws'.
Page 63 - the lofty grave tragedians taught In Chorus or Iambick, teachers best Of moral prudence, with delight receiv'd, In brief sententious precepts, while they treat Of fate, and chance, and change in human life, High actions and high passions best describing
Page 340 - be. But thou thereon didst only breathe And sent'st it back to me; Since when it grows, and smells, I swear, Not of itself but thee!
Page 75 - 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
Page 584 - at Oxford. And I have seen Master Hugo, who first read the book of Posterior (Analytics), and have also seen his writing (verbum). So there have been few, considering the multitude of the Latins, who are of any account in the philosophy of Aristotle; nay, very few indeed, and scarcely any up to this year of grace
Page 340 - I sent thee late a rosy wreath, Not so much honouring thee, As giving it a hope that there It could not
Page 601 - During the gloomy and disastrous centuries which followed the downfall of the Roman Empire, Italy had preserved, in a far greater degree than any other part of Western Europe, the traces of ancient civilisation. The night which descended upon her was the night of an Arctic summer. The dawn began to reappear before the last reflection of the preceding sunset had faded from the horizon