Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" IMLAC now felt the enthusiastic fit, and was proceeding to aggrandize his own profession, when the prince cried out, "Enough! Thou hast convinced me, that no human being can ever be a poet. "
Littell's Living Age - Page 359
1888
Full view - About this book

The Elements of Grammar, According to Dr. Becker's System, Displayed by the ...

Esq. J. H. JAMES (of London.) - 1847 - 184 pages
...ashamed of what he said. I repent that I interrupted thee. I could never describe what I had not seen. Thou hast convinced me that no human being can ever be a poet. Many philosophers imagine, that the elements themselves may be in time exhausted; that the sun, by...
Full view - About this book

A course of lectures on painting, ed. by F. Howard

Henry Howard, Frank Howard - Aesthetics, Comparative - 1848 - 398 pages
...infancy to the decrepitude of old age." We are not surprised, then, to find Rasselas exclaim, — " Enough ! thou hast convinced me that no human being can ever be a poet." And yet, all that Imlac has there stated to be requisite for the poet is equally necessary for the...
Full view - About this book

Friends in Council: A Series of Readings and Discourse Theoreon

Sir Arthur Helps - Conduct of life - 1849 - 260 pages
...its reward. But my reader will exclaim as Rasselas to Imlac, on hearing the requisites for a poet, "Enough! thou hast " convinced me that no human being can " ever be an historian. Proceed with thy " narration." 4. HOW HISTORY SHOULD BE WRITTEN. One of the first things...
Full view - About this book

The New quarterly review, and digest of current literature, Volume 4

1855 - 534 pages
...preface, as essential to an angler, makes us shudder. We are tempted to exclaim almost in the words of Rasselas to Imlac, " Enough — thou hast convinced me that no human being can ever be an angler." Happily fewer requisites are necessary to eat fish than to catch them — for the former,...
Full view - About this book

The Southern literary messenger, Volume 19

1853 - 800 pages
...that lay in the path of his determination to become a child of song, "enough," exclaimed Rasselas, " thou hast convinced me that no human being can ever be a poet." There has been no age in which the world has not at least been convinced that the heart and harp of...
Full view - About this book

The Dublin university magazine

University magazine - 1854 - 790 pages
...the man of learning had enumerated half of them, the Prince of Abyssinia exclaimed, impatiently, " Enough ! — thou hast convinced me that no human being can ever be a poet." " To be a poet," said Imlac, "is, indeed, very difficult." " So difficult," returned the Prince, "...
Full view - About this book

The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 43

1854 - 796 pages
...Before the man of learning had enumerated half of them, the Prince of Abyssinia exclaimed, impatiently, "Enough! — thou hast convinced me that no human being can ever be a poet." " To be a poet," said Imlac, "is, indeed, very difficult." " So difficult," returned the Prince, "...
Full view - About this book

The Dublin University Magazine, Volume 43

Ireland - 1854 - 788 pages
...learning had enumerated half of them, the Prince of Abyssinia exclaimed, impatiently, "Knough! — thou hast convinced me that no human being can ever be a poet." " To be a poet," said Imlac, "is, indeed, very difficult." " So difficult," returned the Prince, "...
Full view - About this book

An investigation of homoeopathy

William Sharp - 1856 - 384 pages
...him." ****** " Imlac was proceeding to aggrandize his own profession, when the prince cried out, ' Enough ! thou hast convinced me that no human being can ever be a poet, proceed with thy narrative.' " ' To be a poet' said Imlac, ' is indeed very difficult.' ' So difficult/...
Full view - About this book

Friends in Council: A Series of Readings and Discourse Thereon

Sir Arthur Helps - Conduct of life - 1857 - 376 pages
...its reward. But my reader will exclaim, as Rasselas to Imlac, on hearing the requisites for a poet, ' Enough ! thou hast convinced me that no human being can ever be an historian. Proceed with thy narration.' 4. HOW HISTORY SHOULD BE WRITTEN. One of the first things...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF