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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &C: Delivered at the Royal ...
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admiration affecting amid ancient beauty blank verse character circumstances colour composition death delight diction Dryden dwell earth Egyptians eloquence employed English equally excellence express exquisite Faerie Queene fancy feel genius glory Greece Greek hand harmony heart heaven Henry Kirke White hieroglyphics Homer honour human ideas Iliad images imagination immortality invention Joanna Baillie kind labours Lamech language latter learning less lines literature living Lord Lord Byron memory ment metre Milton mind modern moral nature never once original painting Paradise Lost passions peculiar perfect perpetual Pisistratus pleonasm poem poet poetical poetry present prose reader rhyme Roman Rome Saracens scarcely scene sculpture sentiments Sir Walter Scott song soul sound Spenserian stanza spirit splendour stanzas stars strains style sublime syllables taste thee theme things thou thought tion tongue touch truth uncon verse Virgil whole words writing
Page 229 - And he said, BLESSED be the Lord God of Shem ; And Canaan shall be his servant. God shall enlarge Japheth, And he shall dwell in the tents of Shem ; And Canaan shall be his servant.
Page 114 - Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of him that doth fade, But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange. Sea-nymphs hourly ring his knell : Hark! now I hear them, — ding-dong, bell.
Page 231 - Judah is a lion's whelp: from the prey, my son, thou art gone up : he stooped down, he couched as a lion, and as an old lion ; who shall rouse him up ? The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come ; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.
Page 94 - Back to thy punishment, False fugitive, and to thy speed add wings, Lest with a whip of scorpions I pursue Thy lingering, or with one stroke of this dart Strange horror seize thee, and pangs unfelt before.
Page 86 - As the cloud is consumed and vanisheth away: so he that goeth down to the grave shall come up no more. He shall return no more to his house, neither shall his place know him any more.
Page 78 - And the waters returned, and covered the chariots, and the horsemen, and all the host of Pharaoh that came into the sea after them ; there remained not so much as one of them.
Page 77 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand over the sea, that the waters may come again upon the Egyptians, upon their chariots, and upon their...
Page 227 - And Lamech said unto his wives, Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice ; ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my speech : for I have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man to my hurt : 24 If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.
Page 119 - ... the primary laws of our nature: chiefly, as far as regards the manner in which we associate ideas in a state of excitement.