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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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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - 1904
...dark, but he Could not want sight who taught the world to see. Progress of Learning. SIR J. DENHAM. Read Homer once, and you can read no more, For all books else appear so mean, so poor ; Verse may seem prose ; but still persist to read, And Homer will be all the books you need. ESxOIJ on Poetry....
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A History of Classical Scholarship ...: The eighteenth century in Germany ...

John Edwin Sandys - 1908
...poems, which, in the language of an English critic, remain unsurpassed in the poetry of the world: — Read Homer once, and you can read no more; For all...poor, Verse will seem Prose; but still persist to rend, And Homer will be all the Hooks you need1. 1 John Sheffield, Duke of Buckingham, An Essay ufon...
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1825-1854

Charles Wells Moulton - 1910
...children gathering pebbles on the shore. —MILTON, JOHN, 1671, Paradise Regained, bk. iv, 1. 322. Bead Homer once, and you can read no more ; For all books...still persist to read, And Homer will be all the books yon need. —SHEFFIELD, JOHN, 1682, Essay on Poetry. The improvement of the understanding is for two...
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1730-1784

Charles Wells Moulton - 1910
...too much for thee! — VAUGHAN, HENRY, 1678, Thalia Rediviva. Read Homer once, and you can read DO more ; For all books else appear so mean, so poor,...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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1785-1824

Charles Wells Moulton - 1910
...immaculate purity, and displays the whole force of turgid eloquence. . . . Bead Hawkins onoe, and yon can read no more, For all books else appear so mean, so poor, Johnson's a dance ; but still persists to read, And Hawkins will be all the books you need. — PORSON,...
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The Book-lovers' Anthology

Robert Maynard Leonard - 1911 - 408 Seiten
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets: Based Upon Bohn ...

Henry George Bohn - 1911 - 761 Seiten
...dark, but he Could not want sight who taught the world to see. 2186 ' Denham : Progress of Learning Read Homer once, and you can read no more, For all books else appear so mean, so poor; Verse may seem prose ; but still persist to read, And Homer will be all the books you need. 2187 Sheffield,...
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Methodist Review, Band 24

1842
...reader can pause at his pleasure. The duke of Buckingham thus eulogizes the prince of epic poets : — " Read Homer once, and you can read no more ; For all...to read, And Homer will be all the books you need !" This is the language of a professed friend of the Puritan reformation and faith. The Bible itself...
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The Dial, Band 57

1914
...are common in the bookshops. Widely indeed have we departed from the counsel of him who bade us ' ' read Homer once, and you can read no more; for all...to read, and Homer will be all the books you need. ' ' • • • THE LIBRARY'S INTEREST IN THE COMING GENERATION is a well-reasoned and legitimate interest;...
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Selected Addresses on Subjects Relating to Education, Biography, Travel, Etc

James Tyson - 1914 - 366 Seiten
...Vergil in his rendering of the same story. Recall the lines of Sheffield, Duke of Buckinghamshire: "Read Homer once, and you can read no more; For all...to read, And Homer will be all the books you need." Tragedy received its intensest expression in the plays of Euripides, Sophocles and Aeschylus, while...
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