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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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Exercises on Words: Designed as a Course of Practice on the Rudiments of ...

William Russell - 1856 - 225 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...tenderness, images of innocent happiness, sympathies with what is good in our nature, bursts of scorn and indignation at the hollowness\if fjie world, passages...
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The Popular Educator, Volumen5

1856
...parts with much of it« power ; and even when Poetry U enslaved to licentiousnee« and misanthropy, ehe cannot wholly forge't her true vocation. Strains of...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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Essay on Language and Other Papers

Rowland G. Hazard - 1857
...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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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1858 - 740 páginas
...is good in our nature, bursts of scorn or indiguation at the hollowness of the world, passages trne to our moral nature, often 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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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1859 - 784 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 is enslaved to licentiousness and misanthropy, she cannot wholly forget her true vocation. Strains of pure feeling, touches of tenderness,...
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Works, Volúmenes1-2

William Ellery Channing - 1862
...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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1862 - 776 páginas
...instrument of vice, the pander of bad passions ; but when genins thus stoops, it dims its fires, and parts with much of its power ; and even when poetry is enslaved to licentiousness and misanthropy, she cannot wholly forget her true vocation. Strains of pure feeling, touches of tenderness,...
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A compendium of American literature, arranged by C.D. Cleveland. Stereotyped ed

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1862
...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 is enslaved to licentiousness and misanthropy, she cannot wholly forgr-t her true vocation. Strains of pure feeling, touches of tenderness,...
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A Compendium of American Literature, Chronologically Arranged: With ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 784 páginas
...instrument of vice, the pander of bad passions ; but when genius thus stoops, it dims its tires, and parts with much of its power ; and even when poetry is enslaved to licentiousness and misanthropy, she cannot wholly for•fXt hertrue vocation. Strains of pure feeling, touches of...
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Progressive Readers: A Class Book for the Use of Advanced Pupils, in ..., Tema 5

John Epy Lovell - 1866
...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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