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" A poem, in my opinion, is opposed to a work of science by having, for its immediate object, pleasure, not truth; to romance, by having for its object an indefinite instead of a definite pleasure, being a poem only so far as this object is attained : romance... "
Russell's Magazine - Page 163
edited by - 1858
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The works of the late Edgar Allan Poe, Volume 4

Edgar Allan Poe, Rufus Wilmot Griswold, Nathaniel Parker Willis, James Russell Lowell - 1856
...Tempest — the Midsummer Night's Dream — Prospero — Oberon — and Titania ! . . . . A poem, in my opinion, is opposed to a work of science by having,...is attained ; romance presenting perceptible images with definite, poetry with indefinite sensations, to which endjmusic is an essential, since the comprehension...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Part 1

English periodicals - 1874
...that he afterwards said or did, is there aught that belies his boyish •ideal. "A poem," he says, "is opposed to a work of science by • having, for...is attained ; romance presenting perceptible images with definite poetry, with ///def,nite sensations, to which end music is an essential, since the comprehension...
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Poems, complete, with an orig. mem. by R.H. Stoddard

Edgar Allan Poe - 1875
...the Tempest — the Midsummer Night's Dream — Prospero — Oberon — and Titania ! A poem, in my opinion, is opposed to a work of science by having,...is attained : romance presenting perceptible images with definite, poetry with /^definite sensations, to which end music is an essential, since the comprehension...
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Edgar Allan Poe: His Life, Letters, and Opinions, Volume 1

John Henry Ingram - Authors, American - 1880
...the Tempest — the Midsummer Night's Dream — Prospero — Oberon — and Titania ! " A poem, in my opinion, is opposed to a work of science by having,...is attained ; romance presenting perceptible images with definite, poetry with indefinite sensations, to which end music is an essential, since the comprehension...
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Poems and essays

Edgar Allan Poe - 1883
...Tempest — the Midsummer Night's Dream — Prospero — Oberon — and Titania ! . . . . A poem, in my opinion, is opposed to a work of science by having,...is attained ; romance presenting perceptible images with definite, poetry with indefinite sensations, to which end music is an essential, since the comprehension...
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Edgar Allan Poe

George Edward Woodberry - Authors, American - 1885 - 354 pages
...article which shows the strong influence of Coleridge's criticism, as follows : — " A poem in my opinion, is opposed to a work of science by having,...not truth ; to romance, by having for its object an irk definite instead of a definite pleasure, being a poem only so far as this object is attained ;...
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The Bookmart, Volume 5

Richard Halkett - Bibliography - 1888
...'The Tempest' ~-Tbe Midsummer Night's Dream '—Prospero— Oberon— and TI tan lai Л poem, In my opinion, is opposed to a work of science by having,...not truth; to romance, by having, for its object, an indrίnite instead of & definite pleasure, being a poem only во far as this object Is attained ;...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 6

Literature - 1898
...soul." How much it all seems an echo of the following from Poe: "A poem, in my opinion," he says, " is opposed to a work of science by having, for its...pleasure, being a poem only so far as this object is obtained; romance presenting perceptible images with definite, poetry with indefinite sensations, to...
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The Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe - American poetry - 1895 - 241 pages
...Night's Dream" — Prospero — Oberon — and Titania ! • ••••••»•• A poem, in my opinion, is opposed to a work of science by having,...is attained; romance presenting perceptible images with definite, poetry with indefinite sensations, to which end music is an essential, since the comprehension...
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Introduction to American literature: including illustrative selections, with ...

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - American literature - 1897 - 498 pages
...much light on his poetry by exhibiting the ideal at which he aimed. "A poem, in my opinion," he says, "is opposed to a work of science by having for its...indefinite instead of a definite pleasure, being a poem onlv so far as this object is attained; romance presenting perceptible images with definite, poetry...
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