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adjectives adverb ambiguity anapest antithesis antonomasia appear arrangement better catachresis cause Chap CHIG choice of words clauses Complex sentences composition conducive to vivacity conjunctions connectives employed connexive consequence copulative denominated denote discourse doth effect ellipsis employed in combining English equivocal example exhibit expression figure former French give hath hearer ideas idiom imagine imitation instance justly kind language Latin manner meaning metaphor metonymy mind modern nature nonsense noun object obscurity observed occasion offences against brevity Paradise Lost particle particular passage periphrasis perspicuity phrases pleonasm preceding preposition principles produce pronoun proper terms properly propriety reason relation remark rendered Rhetorical tropes RSITY Sect sense sensible sentiment serve signify signs Simple sentences SITY sometimes speak speaker species Spect spondee style substantive syllables synecdoché Tatler tautology tence things thought tion tongue translation UNIV verb vivacity as depending wherein writer
Page 313 - Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear like the Turk, no brother near the throne...
Page 218 - The praise of Bacchus then the sweet musician sung : Of Bacchus ever fair and ever young : The jolly god in triumph comes...
Page 379 - Here will I hold. If there's a power above us — And that there is, all nature cries aloud Through all her works — He must delight in virtue; And that which He delights in must be happy.
Page 291 - Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled : Thou takest away their breath, they die, And return to their dust. Thou sendest forth thy spirit, they are created: And thou renewest the face of the earth.
Page 68 - From harmony, from heavenly harmony, This universal frame began: From harmony to harmony Through all the compass of the notes it ran, The diapason closing full in Man.
Page 132 - Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man in all Venice. His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff : you shall seek all day ere you find them, and when you have them, they are not worth the search.
Page 312 - God is not a man, that he should lie;. neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it ? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?
Page 341 - They are of those that rebel against the light; they know not the ways thereof, nor abide in the paths thereof.
Page 200 - The sound must seem an echo to the sense : Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar : When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow ; Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main.