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" Homer was the greater genius, Virgil the better artist. In one we most admire the man, in the other the work. Homer hurries and transports us with a commanding impetuosity, Virgil leads us with an attractive majesty. Homer scatters with a generous profusion,... "
Manual of English Rhetoric - Page 152
by Andrew Dousa Hepburn - 1875 - 268 pages
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1787
...am now giving: tt Homer was the greater genius; " Virgil the better artift : in the one, we " moft admire the man ; in the other, the " work. Homer hurries us with a com-' " manding impetuofity ; Virgil leads us " with an attractive majefty. Homer fcat" ters with a...
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Essays on rhetoric: abridged chiefly from dr. Blair's lectures on that science

Hugh Blair - English language - 1801 - 348 pages
...rule we are now giving. " Homer was the greater genius ; Virgil the " better artilt : in the one, we admire the man; in " the other, the work. Homer hurries us with a com" mantling impetuofity ; Virgil leads us with an attrac" live majefty. Homer fcatters with a generous...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Rhetoric - 1801 - 392 pages
...following passage, from Pope's preface to his Homer, beautifully exemplifies the rule we are now giving. " Homer was the greater genius ; Virgil " the better artist: in the one, we admire the " man; in the other, the work. Homer hurries " us with a commanding impetuosity; Virgil...
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An Abridgement of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - English language - 1802 - 300 pages
...exemplifies this rule. " Homer .was " the greater genius ; Virgil the better artift ; in the " one \ve admire the man; in the other the work. " Homer hurries us with a commanding impetuofity; " Virgil leads. us with an attractive majefty. Homer " fcatters with a generous profufion...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 336 pages
...from Pope's Preface to his Horn :r, fully exemplifies the rute just given : " Homer was the greatest genius ; Virgil, the better artist : in the one, we...with an attractive majesty. Homer scatters with a generI Strength.) PERSPICUITY, kc. 309 cms profusion ; Virgil bestows with a careful magnificence....
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 336 pages
...rule just given : " Homer was the greatest genius ; Virgil, the better artist : in the one, \7e most admire the man ; in the other, the work. Homer...us with a commanding impetuosity ; Virgil leads us \rith an attractive majesty. Homer scatters with a generous profusion ; Virgil bestows with a careful...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetorick

Hugh Blair - English language - 1805 - 264 pages
...exemplifies this rule. " Homer was the greater genius ; Virgil the better " artift ; in the one we admire the man ; in the other " the work. Homer hurries us with a commanding " impetuofity ; Virgil leads us with an attractive maj" efty. Homer fcatters with a generous profuGon';...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill

John Bell - 1807
...liave less in comparison with one another. Homer was the greater genius, Virgil the hetter artist. In one we most admire the man, in the other the work : Homer hurries and transports us with a commanding impetuosity, Virgil leads us with an attractive majesty : Homer...
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The Iliad, tr. by A. Pope

Homerus - 1807
...have less in comparison' with one another. Homer vas the greater genins, Virgil the better artist. In one we most admire the man, in the other the work : Homer hurries and transports us with a commanding impetuosity, Virgil leads us with an attractive majesty : Homer...
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The Iliad of Homer, tr. by A. Pope

Homerus - 1808
...have less in comparison with one another. Homer was the greater genins, Virgil the hetter artist. In one we most admire the man, in the other the work: Homer hurries and trausports us with a commanding impetuosity, Virgil leads us with an attractive majesty: Homer...
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