Արդյունքներ 96–ի 1-ից 5-ը:
If I am a good poet ( for in truth I do not know whether I am or not , but if I should
be a good poet ) there is one thing I value myself upon , and which can scarce be
said of any of our good poets ; and that is That I have never flattered any man ...
In the Moral Poem I had written an address to our Saviour , imitated from
Lucretius's compliment to Epicurus ; but omitted it by the advice of Dean Berkley .
One of our priests , who are more narrow than yours , made a less sensible
objection to ...
Mr. Brown , in his imitation of the styles of several different sorts of poets , has
pointed it out very strongly ; and Mr. Pope himself used to speak of those
likenesses as very just and very well taken . ' Tis much the same in writing as in
painting : a ...
... done with my priests , I took to reading by myself , for which I had a very great
eagerness and enthusiasm , especially for poetry ; and in a few years I had
dipped into a great number of the English , French , Italian , Latin , and Greek
guages by hunting after the stories in the several poets I read , rather than read
the books to get the languages . I followed every where as my fancy led me , and
was like a boy gathering flowers in the woods and fields , just as they fall in his ...
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A collection of anecdotes, mostly collected from Spence's conversations with Pope, but including snippets from many others as well. Most deal with literature, writing, and impressions of ... Read full review