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O lyric Love, half angel and half bird
And all a wonder and a wild desire.
The lyric deals with love and sorrow, the aphorism with contradiction and deceit.
Poets should be lawgivers; that is, the boldest lyric inspiration should not chide and insult, but should announce and lead, the c ...
Milton says, that the lyric poet may drink wine and live generously, but the epic poet, he who shall sing of the gods, and their d ...
As I have known them passionate and fine,
The gold for which they leave the golden line
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There exists a kind of laughter which is worthy to be ranked with the higher lyric emotions and is infinitely different from the t ...
In middle life each man wrote a long elegiac work centering on the death of someone very near his heart: Tennyson's In Memoriam su ...
Blake is very much like Beethoven in his artistic independence and universality. Like Beethoven, he is a pioneer Romantic of that ...
My self ... is a dramatic ensemble. Here a prophetic ancestor makes his appearance. Here a brutal hero shouts. Here an alcoholic b ...
It seems to me a purely lyric poet gives himself, right down to his sex, to his mood, utterly and abandonedly, whirls himself roun ...
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