Aspects of Altaic Civilization III: Proceedings of the Thirtieth Meeting of the Permanent International Altaistic Conference, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, June 19-25, 1987

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Psychology Press, 1990 - Altaic languages - 265 pages
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Page vii - Rise up, rise up, now, Lord Douglas,' she says, 'And put on your armour so bright ; Let it never be said, that a daughter of thine Was married to a lord under night. ' Rise up, rise up, my seven bold sons, And put on your armour so bright, And take better care of your youngest sister, For your eldest's awa the last night.
Page vii - recollection" were already at hand. But any such subjectivistic-perspectivistic procedure, creating a foreground and background, resulting in the present lying open to the depths of the past, is entirely foreign to the Homeric style; the Homeric style knows only a foreground, only a uniformly illuminated, uniformly objective present.
Page iii - English-speaking nations are concerned, is a lost art; and the same may be said of ballad-singing.
Page iii - Heroic Poetry, which they condemn, has ever been esteemed, and ever will be, the greatest work of human nature : in that rank has Aristotle placed it; and Longinus is so full of the like expressions, that he abundantly confirms the other's testimony.

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