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The Poetical Works of Thomas Warton (2 Volume Set)

Warton, Thomas

ISBN 10: 0576021067 / ISBN 13: 9780576021067
Edité par Gregg Publishing
Etat : Very Good Couverture rigide
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0576021067 Complete 2 Volume Set. red cloth boards with gilt lettering. Book is in excellent condition, text is unmarked and pages are tight. Former owner's bookplate inside front covers. N° de réf. du libraire 39638

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Titre : The Poetical Works of Thomas Warton (2 ...

Éditeur : Gregg Publishing

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :Very Good

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1802 edition. Excerpt: lefs to warn., to excite the patfions, than to convince the judgment. V. 124. Nor meanly fears to fall, nor creeps to rife; The con-ftruction of this line is faulty. With all the rage of pedant impotence? Say, fhall I fofter this domeftic peft, 135 This parricide, that wounds a mother's breaft? Thus in fome gallant fhip, that long has bore Britain's victorious crofs from more to more, By chance, beneath her clofe fequefter'd cells, Some low-born worm, a lurking mifchief dwells; Eats his blind way, and faps with fecret guile The deep foundations of the floating pile: In vain the foreft lent its ftatelieft pride, Rear'd her tall maft, and fram'd her knotty fide; The martial thunder's rage in vain fhe ftood, us With every conflict of the ftormy flood; More fure the reptile's little arts devour, Than wars, or waves, or Eurus' wintry power. Ye fretted pinnacles, ye fanes fublime, Ye towers that wear the mofly veft of time; 150 Ye mafly piles of old munificence, V. 137.--that long has bore Britain's viftorious crofs from fhore to fhorej Pope, in Windfor Foreft: Bear Britain's thunder, and her crofs difplay To the bright regions of the rifing day. Ver. 387. V. 141. Eats his blind way The expreffion is claffical. Virgil fpeaks of coccus ignis /En. iv. 2.) and coecwn vulnus (x. 733.)-Euripides, in PboeniJ/a, ver. 848. At once the pride of learning and defence; Ye cloifters pale, that lengthening to the fight, To contemplation, ftep by ftep, invite; Ye high-arch'd walks, where oft the whifpers clear 135 Of harps unfeen have fwept the poet's ear; Ye temples dim, where pious duty pays Her holy hymns of ever-echoing praife; V. i5z. At once the pride of learning and defence; Virg. Mn. v. 5. i dents et tutamen in armis. V. 153. Ye cloifters pale // Pcnf....

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