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" But he cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting skill of music; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you, with a tale which holdeth children from play, and old men from the... "
Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors - Strana 112
autor/autoři: Laconics, John Timbs - 1829
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A Manual of English Literature, Historical and Critical: With an Appendix on ...

Thomas Arnold - 1882 - 558 str.
...definitions, which must blur the margin with interpretations, and load the memory with doubtfulness; but lie cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion,...which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner; and, pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue;...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Svazek 1

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882
...delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting sktll of musie; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you, with...which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner; and pretending no more, doth intend the winuing of the mind from wickeduess to virtue;...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Svazek 1

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882
...you may long to pass further. He beginneth not with obscure definitions; which must blur the margin with interpretations, and load the memory with doubtfulness; but he cometh to you with words set with delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well -enchanting skill of...
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Politics by Humans: Research on American Leadership

James David Barber - 1988 - 517 str.
...theater. This appeal is mysterious, but an obvious part of the lure of, in Sir Philip Sidney's words, "a tale which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney corner" is the promise of action. But it is action of a special kind — interior action — that entices....
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Jane Austen's Art of Memory

Jocelyn Harris - 2003 - 271 str.
...poet, 'a right popular philosopher' ( 17) . The poet to Sidney is the monarch of all human sciences. 'With a tale forsooth he cometh unto you, with a tale...children from play, and old men from the chimney corner' (21-2). By poetry men learn philosophy the sweetest and homeliest way, as in Northanger Abbey, one...
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1989 - 343 str.
...Anglo-Irish satirist See Burton on ARISTOCRACY; Agar on SNOBBERY; Burke, Chesterton on TRADITION Anecdotes With a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you; with a...children from play, and old men from the chimney corner. Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586) English poet, critic, soldier The history of a soldier's wound beguiles...
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The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Volume 3, The Renaissance

George Alexander Kennedy, Glyn P. Norton, Jessica Osborn, Hugh Barr Nisbet, Maynard Mack Professor of English Claude Rawson, Marshall Brown, Claude Julien Rawson, Alastair J. Minnis, Christa Knellwolf, Ian Richard Johnson, A. Walton Litz, Raman Selden, Louis Menand, Rafey Habib, Lawrence S. Rainey, Christopher Norris, Christa Knellwolf King - 1989 - 782 str.
...points to the power of prose fiction, Sidney famously stresses the power of narrative over its hearers: 'with a tale forsooth he cometh unto you, with a tale...children from play, and old men from the chimney corner' (p. 92). Prose fiction's vivid narratives will move those to virtue who would be left indifferent by...
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On the Air with Dylan Thomas: The Broadcasts

Dylan Thomas - 1992 - 305 str.
...you may long to pass further. He beginneth not with obscure definitions, which must blur the margent with interpretations, and load the memory with doubtfulness,...children from play, and old men from the chimney corner. The Defence of Poesie is a defence of the imaginative life, of the duty, and the delight, of the individual...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1993 - 1092 str.
...SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616), English dramatist, poet. Miranda, lo Prospero, in The Tempest, act 1 , sc. 2. 9 est effusions of wit and humour, are conveyed to the...chosen language. JANE AUSTEN (1775-181 7), English nov SIK I'HILIl' SIDNEY (1554-86), English poet, diplomat, soldier. Defence of Poesie (written 1579-80;...
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Illinois Women Novelists in the Nineteenth Century: An Analysis and ...

Bernice E. Gallagher - 1994 - 206 str.
...1871), 283 pp. Inscribed on the title page of this novel is a quote attributed to Sir Philip Sidney: "He cometh unto you with a Tale which holdeth children from play and old men from the chimney-corner." Sidney's words evidently proved true for The Trapper's Niece because the spine of...
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