... Review for April , 1803 . His language has such a masculine , idiomatic
strength , and his manner , whether he rises into grace or falls into negligence ,
has so much plain XX INTRODUCTION Appreciations.
grace or falls into negligence , has so much plain and familiar freedom , that we
read no poetry with a deeper conviction of its sentiments having come from the
author's heart , and of the enthusiasm , in whatever he describes , having been ...
65 70 No pitying heart , no eye , afford A tear to grace his obsequies . Is the sable
warrior fledo ? Thy son is gone . He rests among the dead . The swarm , that in
thy noontide beam were born ? Gone to salute the rising morn . Fair laughs the ...
Her lion - port , her awe - commanding face , Attempered sweet to virgin - grace .
What strings symphonious tremble in the air ! What strains of vocal transport
round her play ! Hear from the grave , great Taliessin , o hear ; They breathe a
soul to ...
90 Yet on his way ( no sign of grace , For folks in fear are apt to pray ) To Phæbus
he preferred his case , And begged his aid that dreadful day . The godhead
would have backed his quarrel ; But with a blush , on recollection , Owned that
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