The direct action of changed conditions leads to definite or indefinite results. A piece of money coined in the east by Richard II. One who, or that which, echoes. Something fit to be eaten. The expression of emotion should be rationalized by derivation from character and by reference to the real objects that arouse it—to Nature, to history, and to the universe of truth; the experience imagined should be conceived as a destiny, governed by principles, and issuing in the discipline and enlightenment of the will.
The judgment of Plato has been generally condemned by philosophers, although it is eminently rational, and justified by the simplest principles of morals.
The word "swan," for example, denotes a swan. To stand under the eaves, near a window or at the door, of a house, to listen and learn what is said within doors; hence, to listen secretly to what is said in private. Pertaining to the earth; belonging to this world, or to man's existence on the earth; not heavenly or spiritual; carnal; worldly; as, earthly joys; earthly flowers; earthly praise.
The poet retains by nature the innocence of the eye, or recovers it easily; he disintegrates the fictions of common perception into their sensuous elements, gathers these together again into chance groups as the accidents of his environment or the affinities of his temperament may conjoin them; and this wealth of sensation and this freedom of fancy, which make an extraordinary ferment in his ignorant heart, presently bubble over into some kind of utterance.
The inexperienced mind remains a thin mind, no matter how much its vapours may be heated and blown about by natural passion. An example of this sort, however, takes us out of the merely verbal into the imaginative region; the reason that Pope is hardly poetical to us is not that he is inharmonious—not a defect of euphony—but that he is too intellectual and has an excess of mentality.
Toward the earth; -- opposed to heavenward or skyward. One who, or that which, deviates from regularity; an anomalous or irregular person or thing.
Reach of the ear; distance at which words may be heard. The thrilling adventures which he craves demand an appropriate theatre; the glorious emotions with which he bubbles over must at all hazards find or feign their correlative objects.
A livid or black and blue spot, produced by the extravasation or effusion of blood into the areolar tissue from a contusion.
On the contrary, vision and feeling, when most abundant and original, most easily present themselves in this undivided form. The beauty of the world! A bonsai tree can be carefully protected from harm and may even live far longer than a tree exposed to the dangers of nature, of which lightning is only one.
To discolor by the production of an ecchymosis, or effusion of blood, beneath the skin; -- chiefly used in the passive form; as, the parts were much ecchymosed.
A drop from the eaves; eavesdrop. The state or quality of being earnest; intentness; anxiety. Worldly things, as opposed to spiritual things; the pursuits, interests, and allurements of this life.
This aberration, as we see in the case of Wordsworthis not inconsistent with a high development of both the faculties which it confuses—I mean vision and feeling. Poetry raised to its highest power is then identical with religion grasped in its inmost truth; at their point of union both reach their utmost purity and beneficence, for then poetry loses its frivolity and ceases to demoralize, while religion surrenders its illusions and ceases to deceive.
Eatable growth of grass for horses and cattle, esp. There may be three words that all denote the same thing i. There are considerable spaces where the strike, or axis, of the main ranges is transverse to the water-parting, which is then represented by intermediate highlands forming lacustrine regions with an indefinite watershed.
In this same manner, where poetry rises from its elementary and detached expressions in rhythm, euphuism, characterization, and story-telling, and comes to the consciousness of its highest function, that of portraying the ideals of experience and destiny, then the poet becomes aware that he is essentially a prophet, and either devotes himself, like Homer and Dante, to the loving expression of the religion that exists, or like Lucretius or Wordsworth, to the heralding of one which he believes to be possible.LETTER I.
By your permission I lay before you, in a series of letters, the results of my researches upon beauty and art. I am keenly sensible of the importance as.
“The Lamb” has two stanzas, each containing five rhymed couplets. Repetition in the first and last couplet of each stanza makes these lines into a refrain, and helps to give the poem its song-like quality.
is and in to a was not you i of it the be he his but for are this that by on at they with which she or from had we will have an what been one if would who has her.
dominicgaudious.net Words Beginning With E / Words Starting with E Words whose second letter is E. E The fifth letter of the English alphabet.
E E is the third tone of the model diatonic scale.E/ (E flat) is a tone which is intermediate between D and E. X.J. Kennedy & Dana Gioia developed Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Thirteenth Edition with two major goals in mind: to introduce college students to the appreciation and experience of literature in its major forms and to develop the student’s ability to think.
It is true that there is nothing, or hardly anything, that properly deserves the name of poetry in them - no passion, no sense of the beauty of nature, only a narrow "criticism of life," only a conventional and restricted choice of language, a cramped and monotonous prosody, and none of that indefinite suggestion which has been rightly said to be of the poetic essence.Download