The Complete Works Of Samuel Taylor Coleridge; With An Introductory Essay Upon His Philosophical…

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bySamuel Taylor Coleridge

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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. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ...by quality of sound, and that by quantity--the hammer, and the spatula--the latter over 2, 3, 4 syllables or even a whole line. It is in this that the actors and speakers are generally speaking defective, they can not equilibrate an emphasis, or spread it over a number of syllables, all emphasized, sometimes equally, sometimes unequally. give it only the one over-running syllable, which is so common in the last foot. LECTURE VIII. DON QUIXOTE. CERVANTES. Born at Madrid, 1547;--Shakspeare, 1564; both put off mortality on the same day, the 23d of April, 1616,--the one in the sixty-ninth, the other in the fifty-second, year jof his life. The resemblance in their physiognomies is striking, but with a predominance of acuteness in Cervantes, and of reflection in Shakspeare, which is the specific difference between the Spanish and English characters of inind. I. The nature and eminence of Symbolical writing;--II. Madness, and its different sorts (considered without pretension to medical science);--To each of these, or at least to my own notions respecting them, I must devote a few words of explanation, in order to render the after-critique on Don GLuixote, the master-work of Cervantes' and his country's genius, easily and throughout intelligible. This is not the least valuable, though it may most often be felt by us both as the heaviest and least entertaining portion of these critical disquisitions: for without it, I must have foregone one at least of the two appropriate objects of a Lecture, that of interesting you during its delivery, and of leaving behind in your minds the germs of after-thought, and the materials for future enjoyment. To have been assured by several of my intelligent auditors that they have reperused Hamlet or Othello with increased...

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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. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ...by quality of sound, and that by quantity--the hammer, and the spatula--the latter over 2, 3, 4 syllables or even a who...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217345549

ISBN - 13:9780217345545

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