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" Read Homer once, and you can read no more ; For all books else appear so mean, so poor, Verse will seem prose : but still persist to read, And Homer will be all the books you need. "
The Works of Alexander Pope - Seite 408
von Alexander Pope - 1822
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A Classical Dictionary: Containing Brief and Accurate Accounts of the Proper ...

Edward Sylvester Ellis - 1900 - 208 Seiten
...giving Homer the palm of "loftiness of thought." One of the old poets thus alludes to his verse:— " Read Homer once, and you can read no more, For all books else appear so mean and poor; Verse will seem prose; but still persist to read, And Homer will be all the books you need."...
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The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors: 1730-1784

Charles Wells Moulton - 1902
...not be Content to know, — what was too much for thee! — VAUGHAN, HENRY, 1678, Thalia Rediviva. Read Homer once, and you can read no more ; For all...to read, And Homer will be all the books you need. —SHEFFIELD, JOHN, 1682, Essays on Poetry. Books like proverbs receive their chief value from the...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical and ...

Robert Chambers - 1902
...human-kind ! Nature's whole strength united ! endless fame And universal shouts attend their name ! Read Homer once, and you can read no more, For all...to read, And Homer will be all the books you need. Sir Richard Blackuiore (birth year unknown ; died 1729) was one of the most fortunate physicians and...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

1903 - 1158 Seiten
...Eetaliation. Potttcript. * These last four lines are attributed to Eochester. * See Snckling, page 257. Bead Homer once, and you can read no more ; For all books...to read, And Homer will be all the books you need. Eizay on Poetrt, THOMAS OTWAY. 1651-1685. 0 woman ! lovely woman ! Nature made thee To temper man :...
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Chamber's Cyclopædia of English Literature

Robert Chambers - 1902
...human-kirn! ! Nature's whole strength united ! endless fame And universal shouts attend their name ! Let not my pretty Susan mourn lie all the books you need. Sir Ku-liard Blackiuore (birth year unknown ; died 1729) was one of the...
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Side-walk Studies

Austin Dobson - 1902 - 294 Seiten
...monster which the world ne'er saw' ? And all good Homerists will certainly endorse the following: ' Read Homer once, and you can read no more, For all...Verse will seem prose; but still persist to read, And Homer's will be all the books you need.' It is to another noble warrior, in many respects second only...
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Book News, Band 21

1903
...and moving ; Whom all times' wisest men have held unpeer'd. Chapman; Sonnet to the Earl of Salisbury. Read Homer once and you can read no more, For all...to read, And Homer will be all the books you need. Duke of Buckingham; Essay on Poetry. I can no more think Homer blind Than those who say the Sun hath...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - 1903 - 1158 Seiten
...Retaliation. Postscript. ' Them last four lines are attributed to Rochester. » See Suckling, p««e 257. Head Homer once, and you can read no more ; For all books...to read, And Homer will be all the books you need. £if(ty on foet>i_ THOMAS OTWAY. 1651-1685. O woman ! lovely woman ! Nature made thee To temper man...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1903 - 672 Seiten
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Best Thoughts of Best Thinkers: Amplified, Classified, Exemplified and ...

Hialmer Day Gould, Edward Louis Hessenmueller - 1904 - 643 Seiten
...Nature's chief masterpiece is writing well. —Sheffield, Duke of Buckingham, 1649-1720. Essay on Poetry. Read Homer once, and you can read no more, For all...to read, And Homer will be all the books you need. — Sheffield. If on my theme I rightly think, There are five reasons why men drink: Good wine, a friend,...
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