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" Homer .himself drew not his art so immediately from the fountains of nature ; it proceeded through ^Egyptian strainers and channels, and came to him not without some tincture of the learning, or some cast of the models, of those before him. "
Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century: Consisting ... - Page 73
1817
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Essays on Shakespeare and His Works

Sir Spenser St. John - 1908 - 311 pages
...learning. B 2 ' If ever any author,' he says, ' deserved the name of an original, it was Shakespeare. Homer himself drew not his art so immediately from...learning or some cast of the models of those before him.' Mr. Gladstone in his learned and admirable picture of the Homeric age, and of the ages immediately...
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680-1638

Charles Wells Moulton - American literature - 1910
...Spectator, No. 419, July. 1. If ever any author deserved the name of an original, it was Shakespear. Homer himself drew not his art so immediately from...of the models, of those before him. The poetry of Shakespear was inspiration indeed ; he is not so much an imitator as an instrument of Nature ; and...
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Jahrbuch der Deutschen Shakespeare-Gesellschaft, Volume 39

1903
...verdeutlichte noch seinen Ausspruch durch einen Vergleich Shakespeares mil dem gefeiertsten antiken Dichter: Homer himself drew not his art so immediately from the fountains of nature. Und er fiigte, nicht ohne leise Warnung vor einem so singularen, wunderbarlichen Vorbild, hinzu: The...
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The Mirror and the Lamp: Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition

Meyer Howard Abrams - Social Science - 1971 - 406 pages
...models) a complete original. If ever any author deserved the name of an Original, it was Shakespear. Homer himself drew not his art so immediately from the fountains of Nature; it ... came to him not without some tincture of the learning, or some cast of the models, of those before...
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The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry

John Sitter - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 298 pages
...ever any author deserved the name of an original," he writes in highest praise, "it was Shakespeare. Homer himself drew not his art so immediately from the fountains of nature . . ."20 Writers in the generation after Pope enrich the discussion of originality and of invention,...
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Shakespeares Selbstdekonstruktion

Oliver Lubrich - Deconstruction - 2001 - 202 pages
...Editor", in: The Works of Shakespeare (1725), hrsg. von Alexander Pope, 6 Bde., London 1725, Bd. 1: „Homer himself drew not his art so immediately from the fountains of nature...", z. B. in: Literary Criticism of Alexander Pope, hrsg. von Bertrand A. Goldgar, Lincoln 1965, S. 161-175...
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William Shakespeare: The Critical Heritage, Volume 2

Brian Vickers - Literary Criticism - 1974 - 549 pages
...any occasion of doing it. If ever any Author deserved the name of an Original, it was Shakespeare. Homer himself drew not his art so immediately from the fountains of Nature: it proceeded thro' Egyptian strainers and channels, and came to him not without some tincture of the learning or...
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Shakespeare and the Classics

Charles Martindale, A. B. Taylor - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 319 pages
...himself drew not his art so immediarely from the founrains of Nature, it proceeded through Aegyptian strainers and channels, and came to him not without some tincture of the learning, or some case of the models, of those before him. The Poesry of Shakespear was Inspitation indeed: he is not...
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Ästhetische Subjektivität: Romantik & Moderne

Lothar Knatz, Tanehisa Otabe - Aesthetics - 2005 - 290 pages
...Shakespeare [1725] eingehen: If ever any author deserved the name of an original, it was Shakespeare. Homer himself drew not his art so immediately from the fountains of nature. [...] His [sc. Shakespeare 's] characters are so much nature herself that it is a sort of injury to...
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The Politically Incorrect Guide to English And American Literature

Elizabeth Kantor - Political Science - 2006 - 278 pages
...looked inwards, and found her there." According to Alexander Pope's preface to his Shakespeare edition, "Homer himself drew not his art so immediately from the fountains of nature ... he is not so much an imitator as an instrument of nature; and 'tis not so just to say that he speaks...
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