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" The Fancy brings together images which have no connection natural or moral, but are yoked together by the poet by means of some accidental coincidence... "
Biographia Literaria, Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions - Page 81
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Henry Nelson Coleridge - 1847 - 804 pages
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876 - 870 pages
...simplicity of nature. Some of the short burlesque descriptions are inimitable. For example, of Morning : ` mn 2H 2 F X5 . 9 t[X ͥ yR-m 3 H 3 & + n K_ @o [д boiled, the mom From black to red began to turn. Of Night : The sun grew low, and left the skies. Put...
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The poetical works of Samuel Butler, with life and critical diss. by G ...

Samuel Butler - 1877 - 610 pages
...have sufferd for their faith, Each striving to make good his own, As by the sequel shall be shown. The Sun had long since in the lap Of Thetis taken out his nap, so And, like a lobster boil'd, the Morn From black to red began to turn ; When Hudibras, whom thoughts...
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History of English Humour: With an Introduction Upon Ancient Humour, Volume 2

Alfred Guy L'Estrange - 1878 - 370 pages
...disentangle the likeness and unlikeness, the pleasantry is small, as where Butler says — " The sun bad long since, in the lap Of Thetis, taken out his nap, And, like a lobster boiled, the moon From black to red began to turn." Here there is no element of truth — the things...
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An Empire of Information: Uniting Four Regions of Thought ...

John McGovern - 1880 - 762 pages
...words, " Morn, waked by the circling Hours, unbars the gates of light," but Butler puts it down thus : The sun had long since, in the lap Of Thetis taken out his nap, And, like a lobster boiled, the morn From black to red began to turn. Page after page is given over to a recital of the...
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Ben Jonson to Dryden

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1880 - 536 pages
...borrowed lustre, While sleep the wearied world relieved, By counterfeiting death revived. MORNING. The sun had long since in the lap Of Thetis taken out his nap, And, like a lobster boiled, the morn From black to red began to turn. SPIRITUAL TRIMMERS. Some say the soul's secure Against...
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The English Poets, Volume 2

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1880 - 524 pages
...borrowed lustre, While sleep the wearied world relieved, By counterfeiting death revived. MORNING. The sun had long since in the lap Of Thetis taken out his nap, And, like a lobster boiled, the morn From black to red began to turn. SPIRITUAL TRIMMERS. Some say the soul's secure Against...
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

William Cullen Bryant - 1880 - 1124 pages
...of light. ParaJise Lai, Boot vl. M 1 LTON. Under the opening eyelids of the morn. Lycidas. MILTON. son James Gra boiled, the morn From black to red began to turn. Hndibras, Part II. Cant. U. DR. S. BUTLER. Now morn,...
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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1881 - 516 pages
...senses and the reason were withdrawn, the first would become delirium, and the last mania.2 The fancy brings together images which have no connection, natural...lap Of Thetis taken out his nap, And like a lobster boiled, the morn From black to red began to turn." The imagination modifies images, and gives unity...
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The Merchistonian, Volumes 9-10

Edinburgh - 1881 - 552 pages
...dinnertable. Now, however, as evening was approaching and the sun had set —not the time when ' • The sun had long since in the lap Of Thetis taken out his nap, And like a lobster boiled, the morn From black to red began to turn," as Butler sings—and it was getting dusk and we...
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The Student's Handbook of Philosophy: Psychology

B. F. Cocker - 1882 - 416 pages
...connection, by means of some accidental connection or resemblance, as in the well-known passage from " Hudibras " : " The sun had long since in the lap Of Thetis taken out his nap : And like a lobster boli'd. the morn From bluck to red began to turn." The following passage from Wordsworth's " White...
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