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" ... affinity with what is pure and noble. In its legitimate and highest efforts, it has the same tendency and aim with Christianity; that is, to spiritualize our nature. True, poetry has been made the instrument of vice, the pander of bad passions; but,... "
The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art - Página 240
editado por - 1828
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Christian Examiner, Volumen3

1826
...instrument of vice, the pander of bad passions ; but when genius thus stoops, it dims its fires, and parts with much of its power ; and even when poetry...tenderness, images of innocent happiness, sympathies with what is good in our nature, bursts of scorn or indignation at the hollowness of the world, passages...
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The Christian Examiner, Volumen3

1826
...feeling, touches of tenderness, images of innocent happiness, sympathies with what is good in our nature, bursts of scorn or indignation at the hollowness of...escape in an immoral work, and show us how hard it is for a gifted spirit to divorce itself wholly from what is good. Poetry has a natural alliance with...
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American Tracts

1827
...instrument of vice, the pander of bad passions ; but when genius thus stoops, it dims its fires, and parts with much of its power ; and even when poetry...escape in an immoral work, and show us how hard it is for a gifted spirit to divorce itself wholly from what is good. Poetry has a natural alliance with...
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Remarks on the Character and Writings of John Milton: Occasioned by the ...

William Ellery Channing - 1828 - 48 páginas
...instrument of vice, the pander of bad passions ; but when genius thus stoops, it dims its fires, and parts with much of its power ; and even when poetry...escape in an immoral work, and show us how hard it is for a gifted spirit to divorce itself wholly from what is good. Poetry has a natural alliance with...
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Remarks on the Character and Writings of John Milton: Occasioned by the ...

William Ellery Channing - 1828 - 116 páginas
...instrument of vice, the pander of bad passions ; but when genius thus stoops, it dims its fires, and parts with much of its power ; and even when poetry...escape in an immoral work, and show us how hard it is for a gifted spirit to divorce itself wholly from what is good. Poetry has a natural alii- I ance...
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The Pamphleteer, Volumen29

1828
...instrument of vice, the pander of bad passions ; but when genius thus stoops, it dims its fires, and parts with much of its power ; and even when poetry...suffering virtue, bursts of scorn or indignation at the holJowness of the world, passages true to our moral nature, often escape in an immoral work, and show...
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The Pamphleteer, Volumen29

1828
...instrument of rice, the pander of bad passions ; but when genius thus stoops, it dims its fires, and parts with much of its power ; and even when poetry...tenderness, images of innocent happiness, sympathies \»tth suffering virtue, bursts of scorn or indignation at the hollowness of the world, pasiagvs true...
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Pamphleteer: Dedicated to Both Houses of Parliament, to be ..., Volumen29

Abraham John Valpy - 1828
...instrument of vice, the pander of bad passions ; but when genius thus stoops, it dims its fires, and parts with much of its power ; and even when poetry...misanthropy, she cannot wholly forget her true vocation. rStrains of pure feeling, touches of tenderness, images of innocent happiness, sympathies with suffering...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volumen17,Parte2

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...instrument of vice, the pander of bad passions ; but, when genius thus stoops, it dims its fires, and pails with much of its power ; and, even when poetry is...escape in an immoral work, and show us how hard it is for a gifted spirit to divorce itself wholly from what is good. Poetry has a natural alliance with...
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Discourses, Reviews, and Miscellanies

William Ellery Channing - 1830 - 603 páginas
...instrument of vice, the pander of bad passions ; but when genius thus stoops, it dims its fires, and parts with much of its power ; and even when poetry...escape in an immoral work, and show us how hard it is for a gifted spirit to divorce itself wholly from what is good. Poetry has a natural alliance with...
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