I am now indebted, as being a work not to be raised from the heat of youth, or the vapours of wine, like that which flows at waste from the pen of some vulgar amorist, or the trencher fury of a rhyming parasite, nor to be obtained by the invocation of... Monthly Packet - Pagina 2271869Volledige weergave
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Herbert Grabes - 2005 - 378 pagina’s
...we read: "A work of Genius is a Work 'Not to be obtain'd by the Invocation of Memory and her Syren Daughters, but by Devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit, who can enrich with all utterance & knowledge & sends out his Seraphim with the hallowed fire of his Altar to touch & purify the lips...