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Poems Upon Various Subjects, Latin and English: Latin and English

by Isaac Hawkins Browne

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Published by Printed for J. Nourse .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes a translation of the author"s De animi immortalitate, by Soame Jenyns (p. [49]-95)

ContributionsSoame Jenyns
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20468431M

  It is hard to pinpoint when the traditional canon of English poetry began to disintegrate in educational institutions; though an English literature student who earned a BA between and likely has more in common with a English BA than a or BA in English, certainly in terms of the curriculum and range of. As the features of the leaders are twofold, so their subjects’ bodies. Since some are ugly and bristling, like a parched traveller who. comes out of the deep dust, and spits the dirt from his dry mouth: others gleam and sparkle with brightness, their .

  But, as in the case of the vaster subject of Greek mythology, there is an excellent small book in English, giving an outline of all that is important—I mean necessary for you—in regard to both the religion and the literature of the Northern races, Mallet's Northern Antiquities.   In our opinion, it is the most effective single example of 'fugitive poetry' ever published in this country, and unsurpassed in English poetry for subtle conception, masterly ingenuity of versification, and consistent sustaining of imaginative lift and 'pokerishness.' It is one of those 'dainties bred in a book' which we feed on.

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