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- Whoe'er Thou Art Whose Pat In Summer Lies
Whoe'er thou art whose path in summer lies
Through yonder village, turn thee where the grove
Of branching oaks a rural palace old
Imbosoms. there dwells Albert, generous lord ...
- Ambition And Content
While yet the world was young, and men were few,
Nor lurking fraud, nor tyrant rapine knew,
In virtue rude, the gaudy arts they scorn'd,
Which, virtue lost, degenerate times adorn'd: ...
- Ode Ix(ii); At Study
Whither did my fancy stray?
By what magic drawn away
Have I left my studious theme?
From this philosophic page, ...
- To The Author Of Memoirs Of The House Of Brandenburgh
The men renown'd as chiefs of human race,
And born to lead in counsels or in arms,
Have seldom turn'd their feet from glory's chace
To dwell with books or court the Muse's charms. ...
- The Pleasures Of Imagination - The Second Book
When shall the laurel and the vocal string
Resume their honours? When shall we behold
The tuneful tongue, the Promethéan hand
Aspire to ancient praise? Alas! how faint, ...
Top 10 most used topics by Mark AkensideLove 64 I Love You 64 Mind 58 Heart 51 Power 47 Life 46 Divine 43 Tongue 43 Human 42 Heaven 40
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Comments about Mark AkensideJardinsecret888: memnon’s harp formed a complementary topos to the more familiar aeolian harp in romanticism—both being used as metaphor for the active receptivity of the imagination, see mark akenside:
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Infinita_fiori: the impetuous nerve of passion urges on the native weight and energy of things. akenside, mark. the pleasures of imagination
Infinita_fiori: the flame of passion, through the struggling soul / deep-kindled, shows across that sudden blaze / the object of its rapture, vast of size, / with fiercer colours and a night of shade. akenside, mark. 1720-1771
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