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He possesses isolated passages of remarkable force and beauty , and never
sinks below a certain level ; but among the most remarkable characteristics of his
mind was an almost utter absence of creative or reproductive power , and an ...
5 10 Big with hosts of mighty name , Squadrons three against him came ; This the
force of Eirino hiding , Side by side as proudly riding , On her shadow long and
gay Lochlino ploughs the watery way ; There the Normano sails afar Catch the ...
As the flame's devouring force ; As the whirlwind in its course ; As the thunder's
fiery stroke , Glancing on the shivered oak ; Did the sword of Conan mow The
crimson harvest of the foe . 10 SKETCH OF HIS OWN CHARACTER ° Too poor
for a ...
... with memory to retain , 30 They follow pleasure , and they fly from pain ; Their
judgment mends the plan their fancy draws , The event presages , and explores
the cause ; The soft returns of gratitude they know , By fraud elude , by force repel
Here measured laws and philosophic ease Fix , and improve the polished arts of
peace ; There industry and gain their vigils keep , Command the winds , and
tame the unwilling deep : Here force and hardy deeds of blood prevail ; There ...
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Reprint of what may once have been one of the most familiar poems in English from the 18th century. At a time when few could read in England, one of its most educated sons, and the companion of Horace ... Читать весь отзыв