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The Spectator: With a Historical and Biographical Preface, Volume 2
Volledige weergave - 1869
acquaintance actions ADDISON admired Æneid agreeable Alcibiades appear Aristotle beauty behaviour Castilian character circumstances consider Constantia conversation creature desire discourse endeavour entertainment Enville fable fame father favour female fortune genius gentleman give greatest happy head heart Homer honour hope Hudibras human humble servant humour husband Hyæna Iliad imagination innocence kind lady letter live look lover mankind manner Mariamne marriage matter mentioned Milton mind mistress nature never obliged observe occasion opinion OVID Pandæmonium paper Paradise Lost particular pass passion person pleased pleasure Plutarch poem poet pray present proper racter reader reason renegado Sappho sense shew Socrates soul speak SPECTATOR spirit STEELE tell temper Theodosius thing thou thought tion told town turn VIRG Virgil virtue whole wife woman women words write young youth
Pagina 442 - O thou that, with surpassing glory crowned, Look'st from thy sole dominion like the god Of this new World — at whose sight all the stars Hide their diminished heads — to thee I call, But with no friendly voice, and add thy name, 0 Sun, to tell thee how I hate thy beams, That bring to my remembrance from what state 1 fell, how glorious once above thy sphere, Till pride and worse ambition threw me down, Warring in Heaven against Heaven's matchless King ! Ah, wherefore?
Pagina 18 - standing in the midst of the tide.' 'The bridge thou seest,' said he, 'is Human Life; consider it attentively.' Upon a more leisurely survey of it, I found that it consisted of threescore and ten entire arches, with several broken arches, which, added to those that were entire, made up the number about a hundred.
Pagina 18 - I drew near with that reverence which is due to a superior nature; and as my heart was entirely subdued by the captivating strains I had heard, I fell down at his feet and wept. The genius smiled upon me with a look of compassion and affability that familiarized him to my imagination, and at once dispelled all the fears and apprehensions with which I approached him. He lifted me from the ground, and taking me by the hand, "Mirza," said he, "I have heard thee in thy soliloquies; follow me.
Pagina 444 - Two of far nobler shape, erect and tall, Godlike erect, with native honour clad, In naked majesty seem'd lords of all : And worthy seem'd ; for in their looks divine The image of their glorious Maker shone, Truth, wisdom, sanctitude severe and pure (Severe, but in true filial freedom placed), Whence true authority in men...
Pagina 19 - There were indeed some persons, but their number was very small, that continued a kind of hobbling march on the broken arches, but fell through one after another, being quite tired and spent with so long a walk.
Pagina 446 - On our first father; half her swelling breast Naked met his under the flowing gold Of her loose tresses hid: he, in delight Both of her beauty and submissive charms, Smiled with superior love, as Jupiter On Juno smiles, when he impregns the clouds That shed May flowers...
Pagina 346 - Adam the goodliest man of men since born His sons, the fairest of her daughters Eve.
Pagina 443 - Know ye not then, said Satan fill'd with scorn, Know ye not me ? ye knew me once no mate For you, there sitting where ye durst not soar; Not to know me argues yourselves unknown, The lowest of your throng; or if ye know, Why ask ye, and superfluous begin Your message, like to end as much in vain ? To whom thus Zephon, answering scorn with scorn.