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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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Critical Essays of the Eighteenth Century, 1700-1725

Willard Higley Durham - Criticism - 1915 - 504 pages
...greatest Spirit. 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...An Arrow is impatient to be on the Wing, a Weapon thirsts to drink the Blood of an Enemy, and the like. Yet his Expression is never too big for the Sense,...
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