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When I see young men doing so wonderfully well in athletics, I don't feel angry at them. I feel jealous of them. I wish that some ...
Valery ... said that prose was walking, poetry dancing. Indeed, the original two terms, prosus and versus meant, respectively, "go ...
There is a Canon which confines
A Rhymed Octosyllabic Curse
If written in Iambic Verse
To fifty lines.
Both Eliot and Pound condense; their best verse is weighted--Pound's, with sensual experience primarily, and Eliot's with beliefs. ...
Underneath this sable hearse
Lies the subject of all verse:
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Know Celia, (since thou art so proud),
'Twas I that gave thee thy renowne:
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All ye poets of the age,
All ye witlings of the stage,
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Classical art, in a word, stands for form; romantic art for content. The romantic artist expects people to ask, What has he got to ...
Thy spotless Muse, like Mary, did contain
The boundless Godhead; she did well disdain
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No, no; but as in my idolatry
I said to all my profane mistresses,
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