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" No flight for thoughts, but poorly stick at words, A new and nobler way thou dost pursue, To make translations and translators too, They but preserve the ashes; thou the flame, True to his sense, but truer to his fame. "
The poetical works of Edmund Waller and sir John Denham, with mem. and ... - Pagina 249
door Edmund Waller - 1857
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English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations, Drawn from ...

George Crabb - 1841 - 535 pagina’s
...but he who ia slavish is bound and fettered in every possible form; That terril* path thou nobly doat decline, Of tracing word by word, and line by line. Those are the labour'd birtha of »lavish brains, Not the effect of poetry but paina.— UKNIIAH. PRODUCTION, PERFORMANCE,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With and Essay on His Life ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1842
...De augment, scient, lib. Ш. contains a vory sprightly and judicious character of a good translator: acters of the age ; and this with impunity, their own persons and names being utterly secr иге the labmir'd binli of ¡«lavisli brains, Not the effect of poeiry, but pains ;• Cheap vulffar...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1843
...a very sprightly and judicious character of a good translator : That servile path thou nobly do«l marks and memorials which I nave birth of slavish brains, Nv»t the effect of poetry, but pains ; Cheap Tulgar arts, whose narrowness...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1844
...poetical address to Sir Richard Fanshawe, on hi» translation of ' Pastor Fido,' our poet says — pain*. Cheap vulgar arts, whose narrowness affords No flight for thoughts, but poorly sticks at words....
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Specimens of the British Critics

John Wilson - 1846 - 344 pagina’s
...in the expression of Sir John Denham to Sir Richard Fans"haw, on his version of the Pastor Fido— ' That servile path thou nobly dost decline, Of tracing word by word, and line by line : A new and nobler way thou dost pursue, To make translations, and translators too; They but preserve...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1849
...his poetical address to Sir Richard Fanshawe, on nil translation of ' Pastor Fido,' our poet says — he more diligent to promote it, nor was my care for the Savoy lease. It now pleas'd God, b arc the labour'd births of slavish brains, Not the effect of poetry, but pains. Cheap vulgar arts,...
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English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations : Drawn from ...

George Crabb - 1850 - 536 pagina’s
...but he is still a free agent ; but be who is slavish is bound and fettered in every possible form ; That servile path thou nobly dost decline, Of tracing...line. Those are the labour'd births of slavish brains, Wot the effect of poetry but pains.— Dits HAM. PRODUCTION, PERFORMANCE, WORK. When we speak of any...
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General Seydlitz [tr.] by the hon. R.N. Lawley

Friedrich Wilhelm freiherr von Seydlitz - 1852
...cannot better express his intention than by adopting the words of Denham : — " That servile part thou nobly dost decline, Of tracing word by word, and line by line ; Those are the laboured births of slavish brains, Not the effect of poetry but pains; Cheap vulgar arts, whose narrowness...
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Lives of the most eminent English poets, with critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...version of ' Guarini ' contains a very sprightly and judicious character of a good translator : — " That servile path thou nobly dost decline, Of tracing...narrowness affords No flight for thoughts, but poorly stick at words. A new and nobler way thou dost pursue, To make translations and translators too." They...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...became the mistress of the Duke of York, and is said to have been poisoned by Sir John in consequence. " That servile path thou nobly dost decline, Of tracing...word by word and line by line. Those are the labour'd birth of slavish brains, Not the effect of poetry, but pains ; Cheap vulgar arts, whose narrowness...
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