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" the greater genius ; Virgil the better artist: in the " one, we most admire the man; in the other, the " work. Homer hurries us with a commanding " impetuosity; Virgil leads us with an attractive " majesty. Homer scatters with a generous profusion ;... "
A new grammar of the Portuguese and English languages. Pt.1, Port. Pt.2 ... - Page 131
by Luiz Francisco Midosi - 1832
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1801 - 420 pages
...exemplifies the rule we are now giving. " Homer was the greater genius ; Virgil " the better artist: in the one, we admire the " man; in the other, the work....the lightnings, and " firing 'the heavens. Virgil, like the same " power, in his benevolence, counselling with " the Gods, laying plans for empires, and...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 350 pages
...with an attractive majesty. Homer scatters, with, a generous profusion ; Virgil bestows with a careful magnificence. Homer, like the Nile, pours out his...Virgil, like a river in its banks, with a constant stream."—Periods thus constructed, when introduced with propriety, and not returning too often, have...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 336 pages
...\rith an attractive majesty. Homer scatters with a generous profusion ; Virgil bestows with a careful magnificence. Homer, like the Nile, pours out his riches with a sudden overflow ; Virgil, like a rivtr in its banks, with a constant stream."—Periods thus constructed, when introduced with propriety,...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 348 pages
...profusion ; Virgil bestows with a careful magnificence. Homer, like the Nile, pours out his liches with a sudden overflow ; Virgil, like a river in its banks, with a constant stream." — Periods thus constructed, when introduced with propriety i and not returning too often, have a...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1807 - 384 pages
...an attractive " majesty. Homer, scatters with a generous profusion ; Virgil " bestows with a careful magnificence. Homer, like the Nile, " pours out his...look upon their machines, Homer seems like his own Jupi" ter, in his terrors, shaking Olympus, scattering the lightnings, " and firing the heavens ; Virgil,...
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The Iliad, tr. by A. Pope

Homerus - 1807
...appears undisturbed in the midst of the action; disposes all about him, and conquers with tranquillity. And when we look upon their machines, Homer seems...scattering the lightnings, and firing the heavens; Virgil, like the same power in his benevolence, counselling with the gods, laying plans for empires, and regularly...
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English Grammar, Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners: With an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1807 - 332 pages
...with an attractive majesty. Homer scatters with a generous profusion ; Virgil bestows with a careful magnificence. Homer, like the Nile, pours out his...like a river in its banks, with a constant stream." — Periods thus constructed, when introduced with propriety, and net returning too often, have a sensible...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - English language - 1808 - 312 pages
...generous profusion ; " Virgil bestows with a careful magnificence. Homer, " like the Nile, ,ppurs out Lis riches with a sudden " overflow ; Virgil, like a river in its banks, with a " constant stream. When we look upon their ma" chines, Homer seems like his own Jupiter in his ter<' rors, shaking Olympus,...
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Pope's Homer's Iliad and Odyssey ; Dryden's Virgil and Juvenal ; Pitt's ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810 - 770 pages
...appears undisturbed in the midst of the action ; disposes all about him, and conquers with tranquillity. And when we look upon their machines, Homer seems like his own Jupiter in his tcrroun, shaking Olympus, scattering the lightnings, and firing the heavens; Virgil, like the same...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners. With an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1810 - 354 pages
...his crimes." Better thus : " A friend exaggerates a man's virtues : an enemy, his crimes." careful magnificence. Homer, like the Nile, pours out his riches with a sudden overllow ; Virgil, like a river in its banks, with a constant stream." — Periods thus constructed,...
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