Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 10 of 14 on They may be of fome ufe to the lower rank of writers ; but an author of genius has....  
" They may be of fome ufe to the lower rank of writers ; but an author of genius has much finer materials of Nature's production, for elevating his fubject, and making it interefting. "
Anecdotes of Polite Literature ... - Page 154
1764
Full view - About this book

Elements of Criticism, Volume 3

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1762
...in human affairs. I muft however obferve, that Homer's deities do no honour to his poems. Fictions that tranfgrefs the bounds of nature, feldom have...inflame the imagination for a moment, but will not be relimed by any perfon of a correct tafte. Let me add, that of whatever ufe fuch fictions may be to...
Full view - About this book

Elements of criticism: Volume I [-II]., Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1765
...no honour to his poems : fictions that tranfgrefs the bounds of nature, feldom have a good effedt ; they may inflame the imagination for a moment, but will not be relilhed by any perfon of a corredl tafte. Let me add, that of whatever ufe fuch fidtions may be to...
Full view - About this book

Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1772
...no honour to his poems : lictiom; that tranfgrefs the bounds of nature, feldom have a good effect; they may inflame the imagination .for a moment, but...not be relifhed by any perfon of a correct tafte. They may be of fome ufe to the lower rank of writers ; but an author of genius has much finer materials...
Full view - About this book

An Essay on Painting: In Two Epistles to Mr. Romney ...

William Hayley - Historiography - 1781 - 96 pages
...honour to his " poems. Fictions that tranfgrefs the bounds of nature feldom have a " good effect ; they may inflame the imagination for a moment, but " will not be relimed by any perfon of a correct tafte. They may be of " fome ufe to the lower rank of writers ;...
Full view - About this book

An essay on epic poetry: in five epistles to the Revd. Mr. Mason. With notes

William Hayley - Epic poetry - 1782 - 298 pages
...honour to his *' poems. Fictions that tranfgrefs the bounds of nature feldom have a " good effect ; they may inflame the imagination for a moment, but...not be relifhed by any perfon of a correct tafte. They may be of " fome ufe to the lower rank of writers ; but an author of genius has " much finer materials...
Full view - About this book

Poetical works, Volume 2

William Hayley - Poetry - 1785
...do no honour to his poems. Fictions that tranfgrefs the bounds of nature feldom have a good effect ; they may inflame the imagination for a moment, but...not be relifhed by any perfon of a correct tafte. They may be of fome ule to the lower rank of writers ; but an author of genius has much finer materials...
Full view - About this book

Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1788
...in human affairs. I muft however obferve, that Homer's deities do no honour to his poems : lict ions that tranfgrefs the bounds of nature, feldom have...moment, but will not be relifhed by any perfon of a con-ect tafte. They may be of fome ufe to the lower rank of writers ; but an author of genius has much...
Full view - About this book

Encyclopędia britannica: or, A dictionary of arts ..., Volume 15, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - Reference - 1797
...do no honour to his poems; fictions that trangrefs the bounds of nature, feldom have a good effect ; they may inflame the imagination for a moment, but will not be relilbed by any pcrfon of a correft tafte. They may be of fome ufe to the lower Tank of writers; but...
Full view - About this book

Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1807
...no honour to his poems : fictions that tranfgrefs the bounds of nature, feldom have a good effect ; they may inflame the imagination for a moment, but...not be relifhed by any perfon of a correct tafte. They may be of fome ufc to the lower rank of writers; but an author of genius has much finer materials...
Full view - About this book

Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1816
...no honour to his poems : fictions that transgress the bounds of nature, seldom have a good effect ; they may inflame the imagination for a moment, but will not be relished by any person of a correct taste. They may be of some use to the lower rank of writers ; but...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF