Observations On The Fairy Queen Of Spenser Volume 2

Paperback | July 9, 2012

byThomas Warton

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1807 edition. Excerpt: ...a dialogue in Plutarch, inscribed, Hepi Tot TA Aaofa Aom XPH20AI, where Gryllus, one of the companions of Ulysses, transformed into a hog by Circe, holds a discourse with Ulysses, and refuses to be restored to his human shape. v Not many years before the Fairy Queen was written, viz. 1548, Gelli published his Circe, which is said in the preface to be founded upon the dialogue of Plutarch, mentioned by Jortin. Circe soon became a very popular book, and was translated into English in the year 1557, by one Henry Iden; so that, 'probably, Spenser had read it; and might be induced to consult that dialogue, from its mention in the preface. " Swinish Grill" is mentioned by Hall f. Remarks, pag. 77. Satyres, sat. ii. b. ii, 5 B. iii. c. i. s. xif. 'Save beares, lyons, and buls, which romed them around. This verse would be improved in its har-jnony, by reading, Save lyons, beares, and buls, &c. As would the following also, Yet was admired much of fooles, women, and boyes.-5. 2. 30. If we were to read, Yet was admired much of women, fooles, and boyes. But these corrections are made by the critic upon a supposition that his author must have infallibly written what was best. It may be laid down as a general rule, that an alexandrine cannot be harmonious without a full pause after the third foot. For example, That spear enchanted was--which laid thee on the green. Consequently the sixth syllable must necessarily be a monosyllable, or the last syllable of a word; for we cannot make a full pause in the middle of a word: upon which account such alexandrines as these are necessarily inharmonious. So in his angry cour--age fairly pacify'd. That bore a lyon pass--ant in a golden fit-Id. But that he must do bat--id with the sea-nymph's son. And to her watry...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1807 edition. Excerpt: ...a dialogue in Plutarch, inscribed, Hepi Tot TA Aaofa Aom XPH20AI, where Gryllus, one of the companions of Ulysses, tran...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217521282

ISBN - 13:9780217521284

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