The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, 第 38 卷,第 2 頁

H. Hughs, 1779

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第 178 頁 - Loud as a bull makes hill and valley ring, So roar'd the lock when it releas'd the spring.
第 274 頁 - ... to a new work. I mean without rendering it too unfamiliar, or remote from the present purity of writing, or from that ease and smoothness which ought always to accompany narration or dialogue.
第 271 頁 - Turnus gives an eminent example, how far removed the style of them ought to be from such an excess of figures and ornaments : which indeed fits only that language of the Gods we have been speaking of, or that of a muse under inspiration.
第 104 頁 - This said, the honest herdsman strode before : The musing monarch- pauses at the door; The dog, whom Fate had granted to behold His lord, when twenty tedious years had roll'd, Takes a last look, and, .having seen him, dies; So closed for ever faithful Argus
第 248 頁 - Already is it known" (the king replied, And straight resumed his seat); while round him bows Each faithful youth, and breathes out ardent vows: Then all beneath their father take their place, Rank'd by their ages, and the banquet grace. Now flying Fame the swift report had spread...
第 209 頁 - Meanwhile Ulysses search'd the dome, to find If yet there live of all th
第 10 頁 - Neptune rag'd; and how by his command Firm rooted in the surge a ship should stand ; (A monument of wrath) and mound on mound Should hide our walls, or whelm beneath the ground.
第 281 頁 - ... all thofe allegorical parts of a poem. The marvellous fable includes whatever is fupernatural, and efpecially the machines of the Gods. He feems the firft who brought them into a fyftem of machinery for poetry, and fuch a one as makes its greateft importance and dignity.
第 278 頁 - An indifferent translation may be of some use, and a good one will be of a great deal. But I think that no translation ought to be the ground of criticism, because no man ought to be condemned upon another man's explanation of his meaning...
第 31 頁 - From earth removed him to the shades below, The large domain his greedy sons divide, And each was portion'd as the lots decide. Little, alas ! was left my wretched share...