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" Nature to all things fix'd the limits fit, And wisely curb'd proud man's pretending wit. As on the land while here the ocean gains, In other parts it leaves wide sandy plains; Thus in the soul while memory prevails, The solid power of understanding fails;... "
Alma Mater, Or, Seven Years at the University of Cambridge - Sivu 13
tekijä(t) John Martin Frederick Wright - 1827
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...as when he is proscribing bad authors^ 3. — - In the soul while MEMORY prevails, The solid pow'r of UNDERSTANDING fails: Where beams of bright IMAGINATION play, The MEMORY'S soft figures melt away.* I hardly believe there is in any language, a metaphor more appositely applied, or more elegantly expressed,...

The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...wit. As on the land while here the ocean gains, In other 'parts it leaves wide sandy plains } Thus in the soul while memory prevails, The solid power of understanding fails ; Where beams of warm imagination play, The memory's soft figures melt away. One science only will one genins fit; So...

The poetical works of Alexander Pope. To which is prefixed the life of the ...

Alexander Pope - 1808 - 651 sivua
...pretending wit: As on the land while here the ocean gaing, In other parts it leaves wide sandy plains; Thus in the soul while memory prevails, The solid power of understanding fails; Where beams of warm imagination play, The memory's soft figures melt away. One science only will one genins fit; So...

Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...pretending wit. As on the land while here the ocean gains, In other parts it leaves wide sandy plains ; Thus in the soul while memory prevails, The solid power of understanding fails ; Where beams of warm imagination play, The memory's soft figures melt away. One science only will one genius fit; •So...

The Memoirs of the Life, and Writings of Percival Stockdale ..., Nide 2

Percival Stockdale - 1809
...wit. As on the land, while here, the ocean gains, In other parts it leaves wide sandy plains ; Thus, in the soul, while memory prevails, The solid power of understanding fails ; Where beams of warm imagination play, The memory's soft figures melt away. These lines are beautiful ; but they are...

The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Nide 12

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...pretending wit > As on the land while here the orean gains Irkothfr parts it leaves wide sandy plains; Thus in the soul while memory prevails, The solid power of understanding; fails; v. < 11 ri • beams of warm imagination play, The memory's soft figures melt away. One science only...

The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror

1828
...Pope's opinion, that memory and genius of a high order are never united in the same individual. " Thus In the soul, while memory prevails, The solid power of understanding fails; Where beuras of warm Imagination play, The memory's soft figures melt away." This, however, is mere poetical...

The poetical works of Alexander Pope. To which is prefixed a life of the author

Alexander Pope - 1849 - 484 sivua
...pretending wit : As on the land while hern the ucean gains, In uther parts it leaves wide sandy plains; Thos in the soul while memory prevails, The solid power of understanding fails ; Where heams of warm imagination play, The memory's soft figores melt away. One science ouly will one genins...

An Essay on Genius: Or, The Philosophy of Literature

John Duncan (philosophical writer.) - 1820 - 118 sivua
...mind in different modifications of thinking. { Pope seems, however, of the common opinion. " Thus, in the soul, while memory prevails, The solid power of understanding fails ; Where beams of warm imagination play, The memory's soft figures melt away." 85 by di-greesof excellence of thinking...

The British poets: including translations ...

1822
...pretending wit. As on the land while here the ocean gains, In other parts it leaves wide sandy plains; Thus in the soul while memory prevails, The solid power of understanding fails ; Where beams of warm imagination play, The memory's soft figures melt away. One science only will one genius fit; So...




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