Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
Es wurden keine Rezensionen gefunden.
Andere Ausgaben - Alle anzeigen
An Essay on the Application of Natural History to Poetry (Classic Reprint)
Keine Leseprobe verfügbar - 2018
accurate afford almoſt animal appears application approach attention beauties begin birds body character circumſtance common compariſon delightful derived deſcribes deſcription drawn effect elegance elephant equally excellent eyes fable figures firſt flight genius give head Homer human idea imitation improve inſtances kind leſs lines lion lively manner means mind minutely morning moſt natural hiſtory night noiſe novelty o'er objects obſerver occaſion offer original painted paſſage perhaps picture pieces pleaſing poem poet poetical poetry Pope preſent prey purpoſe reader relations remarked repreſentation repreſented reſpect riſe round rural ſame ſays ſcarcely ſcene ſea ſeems ſeveral ſhall ſhould ſome ſource ſpecies ſpring ſtate ſtill ſtriking ſtudied ſubject ſuch taken theſe thing Thomſon thoſe thought tion tranſlation tree turns varied variety various Virgil whole whoſe wild wings woods writer young δε τε
Seite 109 - Fair laughs the Morn, and soft the zephyr blows, While proudly riding o'er the azure realm In gallant trim the gilded vessel goes: Youth on the prow, and Pleasure at the helm: Regardless of the sweeping whirlwind's sway, That hush'd in grim repose expects his evening prey.
Seite 68 - Kilda's* shore ; whose lonely race Resign the setting sun to Indian worlds, The royal eagle draws his vigorous young, Strong-pounc'd, and ardent with paternal fire ^ Now fit to raise a kingdom of their own, He drives them from his fort, the towering seat, For ages, of his empire ; which, in peace, Unstain'd he holds, while many a league to sea He wings his course, and preys in distant isles.
Seite 50 - In jointed armour watch : on smooth the seal And bended dolphins play ; part, huge of bulk, Wallowing unwieldy, enormous in their gait, Tempest the ocean : there Leviathan, Hugest of living creatures, on the deep Stretch'd like a promontory, sleeps or swims, And seems a moving land, and at his gills Draws in, and at his trunk spouts out a sea.
Seite 62 - Philomela deigns To let them joy, and purposes, in thought Elate, to make her night excel their day. The blackbird whistles from the thorny brake; The mellow bullfinch answers from the grove; Nor are the linnets, o'er the flowering furze Pour'd out profusely, silent.
Seite 146 - Bear me, Pomona ! to thy citron groves ; To where the lemon and the piercing lime, With the deep orange, glowing through the green, Their lighter glories blend.
Seite 66 - Intent. And often, from the careless back Of herds and flocks, a thousand tugging bills Pluck hair and wool ; and oft, when...
Seite 131 - Atlantic surge Pours in among the stormy Hebrides; Who can recount what transmigrations there Are annual made? what nations come and go? And how the living clouds on clouds arise? Infinite wings ! till all the plume-dark air And rude resounding shore are one wild cry.
Seite 66 - Commit their feeble offspring : the cleft tree Offers its kind concealment to a few, Their food its infefts, and its mofs their nefts. Others apart far in the grafTy dale, Or roughening wafte, their humble texture weave.
Seite 70 - The careful hen Calls all her chirping family around, Fed and defended by the fearless cock; Whose breast with ardour flames, as on he walks, Graceful, and crows defiance.