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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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Miscellaneous Notes and Queries, Band 11

1893
...is written in the heroic couplet, and seems to have suggested Pope's " Essay on Criticism." M. . " Read Homer once, and you can read no more, For all...but still persist to read, And Homer will be all the book you need." — Sheffield's Essay on Poetry. « " Be Homet's works your study and delight, Read...
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Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign ...

1893 - 658 Seiten
...prosperity* courageous, in danger timid. Phtfd. Read Homer once, and you can read no more, ' For ail books else appear so mean, so poor, Verse will seem...persist to read, / And Homer will be all the books yon need, fiitïkinghaw. Read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest. Л1- • of Common l* rayer. Read...
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The Bay View Magazine, Band 16

1908
...right-hand helper. Their two children bear good old Athenian names — Andromache and Agamemnon. 1 Read Homer once, and you can read no more; For all books else appear so mean and poor; Verse will seem prose; and still persist to read, And Homer will be all the book you need."...
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The Poet's Praise: From Homer to Swinburne

Estelle Davenport Adams - 1894 - 407 Seiten
...amaz'd we find So much above the rest of Human Kind ! Nature's whole Strength united ! endless Fame, r Read Homer once, and you can read no more ; For all...to read, And Homer will be all the Books you need. BUCRINGHAMSHIRE: An Essay on Poetry to T Hail thou ! to whom we mortal Bards our Faith submit, Whom...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

1895 - 715 Seiten
...was dark ; but he Could not want sight who taught the world to see. Denham, Progress of Learning, 41. 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. Sheffield,...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

1896 - 1178 Seiten
...is only an animal, only sensible in the duller parts. q. Love's Labour's Lost. Act IV. Sc. 2. L. 26. , mother; And listen, mother of mine. A hundred fairies...Fairies of the Caldon Low. St. 5. * ' * Or fairy r. JOHN SHEFFIELD (Duke of Buckinghamshire) — An Essay on Poetry. L. 323. He that runs may read....
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Band 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1896 - 772 Seiten
...stocks, I pray; Or so devote to Aristotle's checks, As Ovid be an outcast quite abjured. SHAKSPEARE. Read Homer once, and you can read no more, For all books else appear so mean, so poor, Yerse will seem prose ; but still persist to read, And Homer will be all the books you need. SHEFFIELD:...
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Pope's Essay on Criticism

John Churton Collins - 1896
...Vos exemplaria Graeca Nocturna versate manu, versate diurna." Cf. too Sheffield, Essay on Poetry : " 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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Rising in the World: Or, Architects of Fate; a Book Designed to Inspire ...

Orison Swett Marden - 1897 - 478 Seiten
...after reading that book," said a man who had been perusing Homer, " men seemed to be ten feet high." " 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." " If we consider...
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Dictionary of Quotations: (English)

Philip Hugh Dalbiac - 1897 - 510 Seiten
...The Raven. " Rank is a great beautifier." BULWER LYTTON. Lady of Lyons (Melnotte), Act II., Sc. I. " 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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