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" O ye, who patiently explore The wreck of Herculanean lore, What rapture ! could ye seize Some Theban fragment, or unroll One precious, tender-hearted, scroll Of pure Simonides. "
Longinus on the sublime; construed literally and word for word; with a free ... - Page 37
by Dionysius Cassius Longinus - 1873
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1832
...Christ, than exists anywhere in the subsequent literature of that marvellous people. We would say with Wordsworth, — ' O ye who patiently explore The wreck...seize Some Theban fragment, or unroll One precious, tender- hearted scroll Of pure Simonides ! ' But this is vain wishing. They made clean work at Constantinople...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 4

William Wordsworth - 1827
...; Love listening while the Lesbian Maid With finest touch of passion swayed Her own /Koliaii lute. O ye who patiently explore The wreck of Herculanean...fragment, or unroll One precious, tender-hearted scroll Of pure Simonides. That were, indeed, a genuine birth Of poesy ; a bursting forth Of Genius from the...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 48

English literature - 1832
...Christ, than exists anywhere in the subsequent literature of that marvellous people. We would say with Wordsworth, — ' O ye who patiently explore The wreck...fragment, or unroll One precious, tender-hearted scroll Of pure Simonides !' 2 H But But this is vain wishing. They made clean work at Constantinople ! Every...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1832
...Christ, than exists anywhere in the subsequent literature of that marvellous people. We would say with Wordsworth, — ' O ye who patiently explore The wreck...fragment, or unroll One precious, tender-hearted scroll Of pure Simonides ! ' 2 H But But this is vain wishing. They made clean work at Constantinople ! Every...
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Select Journal of Foreign Periodical Literature, Volume 2

Andrews Norton, Charles Folsom - 1833
...Catullus, " MoEstius lacrymis SimonideVs," and at its close we can join in the wish so finely breathed by Wordsworth, — " O ye who patiently explore The...Herculanean lore, What rapture, could ye seize Some Tlieban fragment, or unroll One precious tender-hearted scroll Of pure Simonides ! " Jortin's version...
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Select Journal of Foreign Periodical Literature, Volume 2

Andrews Norton, Charles Folsom - 1833
...Catullus, " .Mi -;iu- lacrymis Simonidei's," and at its close we can join in the wish so finely breathed by Wordsworth, — " O ye who patiently explore The...fragment, or unroll One precious tender-hearted scroll Of pure Simonides ! " Jortin's version is indeed very beautiful, and not one of our modern scholars...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 52

English literature - 1834
...Edited by the Countess of Morley. 3 vols. 8vo., 1834. 2. Two Old Men's Talet. 2 vols. 8vo., 1834. & ! YE, who patiently explore The wreck of Herculanean...fragment, or unroll One precious tender-hearted scroll Of pure Simonides.' — — So exclaims the purest and greatest of our living poets. But were it ours...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1834
...vols. 8vo., 1834. 2. Two Old Men's Tales. vols. Svo., 1834. ' f\H ! YE, who patiently explore ^J The wreck of Herculanean lore, What rapture ! could...fragment, or unroll One precious tender-hearted scroll Of pure Simonides.' — — So exclaims the purest and greatest of our living poets. But were it ours...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 52

1834
...Edited by the Countess of Morley. 3 vols. 8vo., 1834. 2. Two Old Men's Tales. 2 vols. 8vo., 1834. H ! YE, who patiently explore The wreck of Herculanean lore, What rapture ! could ye seize Some The ban fragment, or unroll One precious tender-hearted scroll Of pure Simonides.' — — So exclaims...
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The New-York Review, Volume 4

1839
...pursuit ; Love listening while the Lesbian maid With finest touch of passion swayed Her own vEolian lute. O ye, who patiently explore The wreck of Herculanean...fragment, or unroll One precious, tender-hearted scroll Of pure Simonides. That were, indeed, a genuine birth , ' Of poesy ; a bursting forth Of genius from...
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