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Specimens, poetical and critical

Alexander, William

Specimens, poetical and critical

by Alexander, William

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Published by Bradbury, Evans in London .
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Statementby the Very Rev. William Alexander.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4004.A12 A6 1867
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 207 p. ;
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6642027M
LC Control Number22004551
OCLC/WorldCa12603904

Mr. Griswold and the Poets, by Edgar Allan Poe. T HAT we are not a poetical people has been asserted so often and so roundly, both at home and abroad, that the slander, through mere dint of repetition, has come to be received as truth. Yet nothing can be farther removed from it. The mistake is but a portion, or corollary, of the old dogma, that the calculating faculties are at war . An illustrated book of a biographical and critical introduction, by allan cunningham; and forty-eight illustrations, draws and engraved by Samuel Williams. Find out more» Sir Walter Scott Rokeby, A Poem Full Morocco Armorial Binding Illustrated.

Samuel Kettell has written: 'Specimens of American poetry with critical and biographical notices' -- subject(s): American Authors, American poetry, Authors, American, Bibliography Asked in . Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Poems by William Wordsworth, Geoffrey Moore, , Macmillan and co., limited, The Macmillan company edition, in English/5(2).

The Specimens had originally appeared in one volume, without biographies, in Scott reprinted the Spenser comment in its entirety in the Edinburgh Review as a specimen of the Specimens. Monthly Mirror: "What the writer terms an historical 'sketch,' is the most clear and comprehensive epitome of our poetical history, that ever has been formed. Cyclopedia of English Poetry: Specimens of the British Poets, Biographical and Critical Notices, and an Essay on English Poetry (Classic Reprint) [Thomas Campbell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from Cyclopedia of English Poetry: Specimens of the British Poets, Biographical and Critical Notices.


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Get this from a library. The invariable principles of poetry, in a letter addressed to Thomas Campbell, Esq.; occasioned by some critical observations in his Specimens of British poets, particularly relating to the poetical character of Pope. [William Lisle Bowles].

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The poetical books are exclusively those of the Old Testament; and in the Old Testament itself, the portions that are the most poetical and critical book (for example, the Pentateuch of Moses, the lawgiver, in its main body), are those which have in them least of the poetical element in form.

Elijah, the father of the prophets, is quite free of poetical art. Genre/Form: Specimens: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Milton, John, Poetical and critical book works of John Milton.

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Specimens of American Poetry. "Catalogue of American poetry": v.3, p.[], a list of all the poetical works of American origin which have come under notice, arranged in chronological order of.

The Complete Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier By John Greenleaf Whittier Macmillan, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Critical and Biographical Notice. Samuel Kettell, ed. Specimens of American Poetry The principal part of Mr Freneau’s poetical effusions were published in a large volume in This book contains a greater variety than any volume of poetry by a single hand which we have ever seen.

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The book of Samuel is one of the best specimens of Hebrew prose in the golden age of Hebrew literature. In prose it holds the same place which Joel and the undisputed prophecies of Isaiah hold in poetical or prophetical language.

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