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I am fully sensible that an historical romance, founded on the
House of Saxe Cobourg, might be much more to the purpose of ...
"Epic poem,--ten thousand lines--revolution of July--composed it on the spot--Mars by day, Apollo by night,--bang the field-piece, ...
Considered subjectively, philosophy always begins in the middle, like an epic poem.
I have looked warily at anthropologists ever since the day when I went to hear a great Greek scholar lecture on the Iliad, and lis ...
The language of the game is interesting. You can think of the pauses as caesuras, breaks between the lines. As a poem the game is ...
The theater-goer in conventional dramatic theater says: Yes, I've felt that way, too. That's the way I am. That's life. That's the ...
For a symbol is like a rock dropped into a pool: it sends out ripples in all directions, and the ripples are in motion. Who can sa ...
I am not a great man, but sometimes I think the impersonal and objective equality of my talent and the sacrifices of it, in pieces ...
Whatever Epic may mean, it implies some weight and solidity; Romance means nothing, if it does not convey some notion of mystery a ...
the hunger of this poem is legendary
it has taken in many victims
...
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