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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 works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Band 5

Alexander Pope - 1847
...should undertake the author to whom he has given (in hia excellent Essay] so complete a praise 6 : Read Homer once, and you can read no more ; For all...to read, And Homer will be all the books you need. 8 In former editions it followed, " as I wish for the sake of the world, he had prevented me in the...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - 1847
...human kind ! Nature's whole strength united ! endless fame, And universal shouts attend their name ! ' ear, And draw her home with music. Ja. I'm never merry when I hear sweet mnsic. Had Bossu never writ, the world had still, Like Indians, view'd this wondrous piece of skill ; As something...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Band 1

Robert Chambers - 1847
...human kind ! Niture's whole strength united ! endless fame, And universal shouts attend their name ! nd field ; Of Vtrs« will seem prose ; but still persist to read, And Homer will be all the books you need. Had Bossu...
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Translation of the Iliad of Homer

Homer - 1849 - 544 Seiten
...undertake the / author to whom he has given (in his excellent Essay) so complete a praise : > " Bead Homer once, and you can read no more ; • For all...Halifax was one of the first to favour me, of whom it is ' J hard to say whether the advancement of the polite arts is more owing to his generosity or his example...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Band 1

Robert Chambers - 1849
...human kind ! Nature's whole strength unit«! ! endless fame, And universal shouts attend their name ! ambers Had Bossu never writ, the world had still, Like Indians, view'd this wondrous piece of skill; As something...
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Absenteeism; or, The ladies' soirée a Brandiport, reported by a lover of home

Brandiport - 1849
...work of Homer, the great Grecian bard, might be appropriately said of the Bible— " Read God's word 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 God's word " will be all the...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 484 Seiten
...appear FO mean, so poor. Verse will &it>m prose: but still persist (o read, And II oilier will be nil the books you need: That the earl of Halifax was one of the firet to favour me, of whom it is hard to say whether the advancement of the polite arts is more owing...
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Essays and Marginalia, Ausgabe 28,Band 2

Hartley Coleridge - 1851
...evacuation and abasement of corporal nature, to make man fearful of his lusts. AN ESSAY ON POETRY. " Read Homer once, and you can read no more ; For all...else appear so mean, so poor, Verse will seem prose." Yes, such verse as your Grace's. HN Coleridge has well observed, that the same class of fastidious...
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The Ohio Journal of Education, Band 3

1854
...actors, of those heroic ages. Considering all his excellences, if we can not say with another — " Read Homer once, and you can read no more — For...to read, And Homer will be all the books you need ; " we can at least say that "he stands, by prescription, alone and aloof, on Parnassus, where it is...
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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism

James Robert Boyd - 1852 - 352 Seiten
...for October, 184S, what follows : The Duke of Buckingham thus eulogizes the prince of Epic poets : Read Homer once, and you can read no more, For all books else appear so-mean, so poor. Vene shall seem prose ; but still persist to read, And Homer will be all the books...
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