The Works Of Edgar Allan Poe (volume 10)

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byEdgar Allan Poe

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1904. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE RATIONALE OF VEESE [Published in the Pioneer, March, 1843, as ' Notes on English Verse."] The word "Verse" is here used not in its strict or primitive sense, but as the term most convenient for expressing generally and without pedantry all that is involved in the consideration of rhythm, rhyme, metre, and versification. There is, perhaps no topic in polite literature which has been more pertinaciously discussed, and there is eertainig not one nhnnt wbiahrfft Attention Patron: This volume is too fragile for any future repair Please handle with great care. UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN UBRARY-CONSERVATION & BOOK REPAIR THE EATIONALE OF VEKSE [Published in the Pioneer, March, 1843, as ' Notes on English Verse."] The word "Verse" is here used not in its strict or primitive sense, but as the term most convenient for expressing generally and without pedantry all that is involved in the consideration of rhythm, rhyme, metre, and versification. There is, perhaps no topic in polite literature which has been more pertinaciously discussed, and there is certainly not one about which so much inaccuracy, confusion, misconception, misrepresentation, mystification, and downright ignorance on all sides, can be fairly said to exist. "Were the topic really difficult, or did it lie, even, in the cloud-land of metaphysics, where the doubt-vapors may be made to assume any and every shape at the will or at the fancy of the gazer, we should have less reason to wonder at all this contradiction and perplexity; but in fact the subject is exceedingly simple; one tenth of it, possibly, may be called ethical; nine-tenths, however, appertain to the mathematics; and the whole is included within the limits of the commonest common sense. s "But, if this is the ea...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1904. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE RATIONALE OF VEESE [Published in the Pioneer, March, 1843, as ' Notes on English Verse."] The word "Verse" is here used not in it...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:January 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217763049

ISBN - 13:9780217763042

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