The Miscellaneous Works of Sir Philip Sidney, Knt: With a Life of the Author and Illustrative Notes

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T. O. H. P. Burnham, 1860 - 380 страници
 

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Страница 92 - I never heard the old song of Percy and Douglas that I found not my heart moved more than with a trumpet...
Страница 77 - I say, for he yieldeth to the powers of the mind an image of that whereof the philosopher bestoweth but a wordish description: which doth neither strike, pierce, nor possess the sight of the soul so much as that other doth.
Страница 47 - Love my memory, cherish my friends; their faith to me may assure you they are honest. But above all, govern your will and affections, by the will and Word of your Creator; in me, beholding the end of this world, with all her vanities.
Страница 85 - Now therein of all sciences (I speak still of human, and according to the humane conceits) is our poet the monarch. For he doth not only show the way, but giveth so sweet a prospect into the way, as will entice any man to enter into it.
Страница 114 - Then we are to blame if we accept it not for a rock. Upon the back of that comes out a hideous monster with fire and smoke, and then the miserable beholders are bound to take it for a cave, while in the meantime two armies fly in, represented with four swords and bucklers, and then what hard heart will not receive it for a pitched field ? Now of time they are much more liberal.
Страница 268 - He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument.
Страница 72 - ... it is that feigning notable images of virtues, vices, or what else, with that delightful teaching, which must be the right describing note to know a poet by.
Страница 127 - That she, dear she, might take some pleasure of my pain, Pleasure might cause her read, reading might make her know, Knowledge might pity win, and pity grace obtain, I sought fit words to paint the blackest face of woe, 5 Studying inventions fine, her wits to entertain, Oft turning others' leaves, to see if thence would flow Some fresh and fruitful showers upon my sunburned brain.
Страница 88 - By these therefore examples and reasons, I think it may be manifest, that the poet with that same hand of delight, doth draw the mind more effectually, than any other art doth, and so a conclusion not unfitly...
Страница 144 - Poles' right king means without leave of host To warm with ill-made fire cold Muscovy; If French can yet three parts in one agree; What now the Dutch in their full diets boast; How Holland hearts, now so good towns be lost, Trust in the shade of...

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