An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric
W. & H. Hyde, 1818 - 287 páginas
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action admit affectation agreeable ancient appear arguments atheism attention beauty blank verse characters Cicero circumstances comedy composition concise connected degree Demosthenes dignity discourse distinction distinguished elegant eloquence emotion employed Eneid English epic poem epic poetry excel excite exhibit expression fancy figure frequently genius give grace Greek guage hearers heart Hence Henriade Homer human ideas Iliad imagination imitation instance Jane Shore jects kind language Livy Lucan Lusiad lyric poetry manner ment metaphor Milton mind modern moral motion narration nature never object observed orator ornament painting Paradise Lost passion pastoral pathetic pause peculiar perspicuity Pharsalia pleasing pleasures poet poetical poetry proper propriety public speaking render requisite resemblance ridicule rule scene sense sensibility sentence sentiments simplicity sion Sophocles sound speaker species speech spirit strength strong style sublime syllable Tacitus taste thing thought Thucydides tion tragedy unity variety verse Virgil voice words writing
Página 232 - Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing: for in the wilderness shall waters break out, and streams in the desert. And the parched ground shall become a pool, and the thirsty land springs of water: in the habitation of dragons, where each lay, shall be grass with reeds and rushes.
Página 106 - Me miserable ! which way shall I fly Infinite wrath, and infinite despair? Which way I fly is Hell; myself am Hell; And, in the lowest deep, a lower deep Still threatening to devour me opens wide, To which the Hell I suffer seems a Heaven.
Página 228 - Swinging slow with sullen roar ; Or, if the air will not permit, Some still, removed place will fit, Where glowing embers through the room Teach light to counterfeit a gloom...
Página 27 - He made darkness his secret place; his pavilion round about him were dark waters and thick clouds of the skies.
Página 31 - Less than archangel ruined, and the excess Of glory obscured ; as when the sun, new risen, Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams, or from behind the moon, In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs.
Página 134 - We cannot indeed have a single image in the fancy that did not make its first entrance through the sight; but we have the power of retaining, altering, and compounding those images which we have once received, into all the varieties of picture and vision...
Página 230 - O SING unto the Lord a new song: sing unto the Lord, all the earth.
Página 233 - The mountains saw thee, and they trembled : the overflowing of the water passed by : the deep uttered his voice, and lifted up his hands on high.
Página 116 - God is not a man that he should lie; nor the son of man, that he should repent...
Página 229 - But, first, whom shall we send In search of this new world? whom shall we find Sufficient? who shall tempt with wandering feet The dark, unbottom'd, infinite abyss, And through the palpable obscure find out His uncouth way?