With the Immortals

Macmillan and Company, 1888 - 312 ページ

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211 ページ - The sublime and the ridiculous are often so nearly related that it is difficult to class them separately. One step above the sublime makes the ridiculous, and one step above the ridiculous makes the sublime again...
165 ページ - Pope had, in proportions very nicely adjusted to each other, all the qualities that constitute genius. He had Invention, by which new trains of events are formed, and new scenes of imagery displayed, as in the Rape of the Lock; and by which extrinsick and adventitious embellishments and illustrations are connected with a known subject, as in the Essay on Criticism.
211 ページ - In digging up your bones, Tom Paine, Will. Cobbett has done well : You visit him on earth again, He'll visit you in hell.
257 ページ - ... nation; he had counselled them to remain faithful to their alliance with that king, the instrument of Providence, even though his conduct, especially in reference to the affairs of Pisa, had been highly culpable. This alliance however ranged the Florentines among the enemies of pope Alexander VI., one of the founders of the league which had driven the French out of Italy ; he accused them of being traitors to the church and to their country for their attachment to a foreign prince. Alexander,...