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Page 468 - Read Homer once, and you can read no more; For all Books else appear so mean, so poor, Verse will seem Prose; but still persist to read, And Homer will be all the Books you need
Page 42 - On the whole' (says Carlyle), ' the Germans have some reason to be proud of Heyne: who shall deny that they have here once more produced a scholar of the right old stock; a man to be ranked, for honesty of study and of life, with the Scaligers, the Bentleys, and old illustrious men,
Page 441 - O ye, who patiently explore The wreck of Herculanean lore, What rapture ! could ye seize Some Theban fragment, or unroll One precious, tender-hearted, scroll Of pure Simonides
Page 444 - satisfy the somewhat exacting definition of "a place where teaching which puts a man abreast of the fullest and most exact knowledge of the time is given in a range of subjects covering all the great departments of intellectual life'
Page 415 - the spells of the enchanter to a ' remedial specific, which, freshening the understanding by contact with the truth and strength of nature, should both improve its vigilance against deceit and danger, and increase its vigour and resolution for the discharge of duty
Page 38 - the first who with any decisiveness attempted '...'to read in the writings of the Ancients, not their language alone, or even their detached opinions and records, but their spirit and character, their way of life and thought
Page 54 - He has himself told us, in memorable words, how he felt on turning from his own theory to a renewed perusal of the poems. As he steeps himself in that stream of epic story which glides like a clear river, his own arguments vanish from his mind; the pervading harmony and consistency of the poems assert
Page 125 - relations to each other and to the original from which they were derived, and made clear the arbitrary way in which the common texts had been constructed. His zeal warming as he advanced, one truth after another revealed itself to him, so that at length he obtained by
Page 125 - his Latin style is eminently clear, lively, and appropriate, yet from his aim never to throw away words, as well as from a mental peculiarity of his, that he only cared to be understood by those whom he thought worthy to understand him, he is often obscure and oracular on a first