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Among My Books

Second Series

by James Russell Lowell

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by IndyPublish.com .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Books & Reading,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11727637M
    ISBN 10141420440X
    ISBN 109781414204406

    In the same letter to Mrs. He bewails to Charles, in snuffling heroics, "Our sorrow and our crime To have accepted life so long a time, Without you here. He had properly no scholarship, Among My Books book more than Shakespeare had, but like him he assimilated at a touch whatever could serve his purpose. Speaking of "a more exact knowledge of the longitudes," as he explains in a note, he tells us that, "Then we upon our globe's last verge shall go, And view the ocean leaning on the sky; From thence our rolling neighbors we shall know, And on the lunar world securely pry. Fortunately this plan was thought too expensive, and he was sent instead to the school of Mr.

    O, had he died of old, how great a strife Had been who from his death should draw their life! There are no men of straw set up to be knocked down again, as there commonly are Among My Books book debates conducted upon this plan. This world and the other, too, are always present to his mind, and there in the corner is the little black kobold of a doubt making mouths at him. As in the old legend, a drop of scalding sweat from the damned soul must shrivel the very skin of those for whom he wrote, to make them wince if not to turn them away from evil doing. The first French translation was that of Grangier,but the study of Dante struck no root there till the present century. These passages might have been written by the Dryden whom we learn to know fifteen years later.

    With all these titles, Amazon has made sure there is plenty of wealth to spread around. It found Dante, shaped him by every experience that life is capable of,--rank, ease, love, study, affairs, statecraft, hope, exile, hunger, dependence, despair,--until he became endowed with a sense of the nothingness of this world's goods possible only to the rich, and a knowledge of man possible only to the poor. Papers of a Critic, I. Even if my body would recover of itself, this would prevent it.


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Food is her ostensible subject, but she can get anywhere from there. That he was overlanguaged at first there can be no doubt, and in this was implied the possibility of falling back to the perfect mean of diction. Wordsworth has influenced most the ideas Among My Books book succeeding poets; Keats, their forms; and Byron, interesting to men of imagination less for his writings than for what his writings indicate, reappears no more in poetry, but presents an ideal to youth made restless with vague desires not yet regulated Among My Books book experience nor supplied with motives by the duties of life.

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They might be, nay, they were Jeffrieses and Scroggses, but the sentence was published, and the penalty inflicted before all England. It enables us in some sort to see how, from being the slave of his imaginative faculty, he rose by self-culture and force of will to that mastery of it which is art.

He don't like any one to look at her or to speak to her. O irony of Time! On the whole, this part of the poem is very good war poetry, as war poetry goes for there is but one first-rate poem of the kind in English,—short, national, eager as if the writer were personally engaged, with the rapid metre of a drum beating the charge,—and that is Drayton's "Battle of Agincourt" ,[41] but it shows more study of Lucan than of Virgil, and for a long time yet we shall find Dryden bewildered by bad models.

Post-Brexit, and with an election looming in the United States, people watch the evening news with their hearts tucked up under their ears. It seems to me to go deeper, to be something innate, and not merely factitious. The tone of the discussion is admirable, midway between bookishness and talk, and the fairness with which each side of the argument is treated shows the breadth of Dryden's mind perhaps better than any other one piece of his writing.

Read my full disclosure. He does not love her, but he would just like to be ruined by her, nothing more. In the winter of he was chilled in riding on the top of a stage-coach, and came home in a state of feverish excitement.

A short time before his death he told Severn that he thought his intensest pleasure in life had been to watch the growth of flowers; and once, after lying peacefully awhile, he said, "I feel the flowers growing over me.

George Keats, when he tells her that John is determined to be a poet, "that this was very odd, because when he could just speak, instead of answering questions put to him, he would always make a rhyme to the last word people said, and then laugh.

The marriage is said not to have been a happy one, and perhaps it was not, for his wife was apparently a weak-minded woman; but the inference from the internal evidence of Dryden's plays, as of Shakespeare's, is very untrustworthy, ridicule of marriage having always been a common stock in trade of the comic writers.

I'm tired of waiting for this chymic gold Which fools us young and beggars us when old. Della Bella was exiled inbut the nobles did not regain their power.

Never could be, because no man without intense faith in something ever can. He was popular at school, as boys of spirit always are, and impressed his companions with a sense of his power. That he read wisely, his comments on the "Paradise Lost" are enough to prove.

After this effort Dryden seems to have lain fallow for ten years, and then he at length reappears in thirty-seven "heroic stanzas" on the death of Cromwell. He himself would fain make an exception of the "Spanish Friar," but I confess that I rather wonder at than envy those who can be amused by it.

No library is complete without him, no name is more familiar than his, and yet it may be suspected that few writers are more thoroughly buried in that great cemetery of the "British Poets. The question of Hamlet's madness has been much discussed and variously decided. These latter years, during which he was his own man again, were probably the happiest of his life.

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