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" Aristotle had reason to say, he was the only poet who had found out living words ; there are in him more daring figures and metaphors than in any good author whatever. An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, a weapon thirsts to drink the blood of an... "
Biographia Classica: The Lives and Characters of All the Classic Authors ... - Page 14
1750
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The Iliad, tr. by mr. Pope. [With notes partly by W. Broome. Preceded by] An ...

Homerus - 1720 - 382 pages
...greatest fpirit. •iri'ialc had reafon to fay, He was the only Poet who liad found out living words; there are in him more •daring figures and metaphors...An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, a weapon ihirfts to drink the Wood of an enemy, and die like,, Yet.hit expreffion is never too big for the elfe...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 6

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751 - 368 pages
...greateft fpiric. Ariftotle had reafon to fay,' He $ X 2 was the only poet who had found out living words j there are in him more daring figures and metaphors...An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, a weapon thirfts to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like. Yet his expreffion is never too big for the fenfe,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 382 pages
...grearelt fpirit. Ariftotle had reafon to fay, He JX 2 was the only poet who had found out living words ; there are in him more daring figures and metaphors...An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, a weapon tbirjis to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like. Yet his expreffion is never too big for the fenfe,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 372 pages
...fpirit, Ariftotle had reafon to fay, He % X % was was the only poet who had found out living words ; there are in him more daring figures and metaphors...An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, a weapon thirfts to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like. Yet his expreilion is never too big for the fenfe,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope - 1752 - 438 pages
...greatcll fpirit. Ariftotle had reafon to fay, I Tc was the only poet who had found out living ii-;r./.- ; there are in him more daring figures and metaphors...An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, a weapon tbirjh to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like. Yet his expreflion is never too big for the fcnfc,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Letters

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1757 - 344 pages
...poet who had found out living ljaords ;. there are in. him more daring figures and metaphors,, T a. ' than in any good author whatever. An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, a weapon thirfts to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like. Yet his expreffion is never too big for the fenfe,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1760 - 436 pages
...greateft fpirit. Ariftotle had realbn to lay, He was the only poet who had found out living words ; there are in him more daring figures and metaphors...author whatever. An arrow is impatient to be on the wijig, a weapon thirfts to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like. Yet his expreflion is never too...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778 - 448 pages
...greateft fpirit. Ariftotle had reafon to fay, He was the only poet who had found out living wards ; there are in him more daring figures and metaphors,...wing, a weapon thirjls to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like. YeP-his expreffion is never too big for the fenfe, but juftly great in proportion to...
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Biographia Classica: The Lives and Characters of the Greek and ..., Volume 1

Edward Harwood - Authors, Greek - 1778 - 412 pages
...Metaphor's than in any good Author whomfoever. An Arrow is impatient to be on the Wing, a Weapon tblrfts to drink the Blood of an Enemy. Yet his Expreffion is never too tumid for the Senfe, but juftly great in proportion to it. It' is the Sentiment that fwellsand replenifh.es...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Miscellaneous ...

Alexander Pope - 1787 - 338 pages
...greateit fpirit. Ariftotle had reafon to fay, He was the only poet who had found out living words ; there are in him more daring figures, and metaphors,...An arrow is impatient to be on the wing, a weapon thirfts to drink the blood of an enemy, and the like. Yet his expreffion is never too big for the fcnfe,...
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