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Absalom and Achitophel admired admitted afterwards Albion and Albanius ancient appears audience Aureng-Zebe Bayes beautiful Ben Jonson Catholic censure character Charles church comedy comic court Cowley criticism death dedication den's drama Duke of Guise Duke of York Earl English epistle Essay expression fame favour fortune genius Gilbert Pickering heroic plays honour imitated James John Dryden Jonson king labour Lady language learned literary lived Lord Malone Marriage A-la-Mode merit metaphysical metaphysical poets Monmouth Mulgrave muse nature never noble occasion party passages passion patron perhaps person piece plot poem poet poet-laureat poet's poetical poetry political Pope preface probably prologue published racter reign religion rendered reputation rhyme ridicule Rochester royal satire satirist says scene seems Shadwell Shaftesbury Shakespeare shew sion Sir Robert Howard stage style talents taste theatre thought tion tophel Tory tragedy translation verse versification Virgil Whig write wrote
第 170 頁 - Sweet is the breath of morn, her rising sweet, With charm of earliest birds; pleasant the sun, When first on this delightful land he spreads His orient beams, on herb, tree, fruit, and flower...
第 311 頁 - Thy rate and price, and mark thee for a treasure, Hearken unto a Verser, who may chance Rhyme thee to good, and make a bait of pleasure : A verse may find him, who a Sermon flies, And turn delight into a Sacrifice.
第 313 頁 - But, gracious God ! how well dost thou provide For erring judgments an unerring guide ! Thy throne is darkness in the' abyss of light, A blaze of glory that forbids the sight.
第 189 頁 - His style is boisterous and rough-hewn, his rhyme incorrigibly lewd, and his numbers perpetually harsh and ill-sounding. The little talent which he has, is fancy. He sometimes labours with a thought ; but, with the pudder he makes to bring it into the world...
第 123 頁 - I boldly answer him that an heroic poet is not tied to a bare representation of what is true, or exceeding probable : but that he may let himself loose to visionary objects, and to the representation of such things as, depending not on sense and therefore not to be comprehended by knowledge, may give him a freer scope for imagination.
第 447 頁 - Of this kind of meanness he never seems to decline the practice or lament the necessity : he considers the great as entitled to encomiastic homage ; and brings praise rather as a tribute than a gift, more delighted with the fertility of his invention than mortified by the prostitution of his judgment.
第 111 頁 - Poets like lovers should be bold and dare, They spoil their business with an over-care. And he who servilely creeps after sense, Is safe, but ne'er will reach an excellence.
第 8 頁 - England* began first that language; all our ladies were then his scholars ; and that beauty in court which could not parley Euphuism...