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Φιλοσοφιαν δε ου την Στωικην λεγω, ουδε την Πλατωνικην, και την Επικουρειον τε
CLEM. ALEX. Strom. Lib. l.
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Brock's Infancy, a Poem
Christian Observer (The) July, 1816. Article: Review of Considerations
Doctrine of the Church of England upon the Efficacy of Bap-
Sketch of the Past and Present State of the Vaudois or Waldenses, inhabiting
chiefly referring to recent Public Events
FOR JULY, 1816.
t. I. 1. The Poet's Pilgrimage to Waterloo. By Robert Southey; Esq. Poet Laureate, Member of the Royal Spanish Academy, and of the Royal Spanish Academy of History. 12mo. pp. 232. B Plates. Price 10. 61.-Longman and Co. 1816. Thanksgiving Ode, January 18, 1816. With other Short Pieces, Chiefty referring to recent Public Events. By William Wordsworth, Bro. pp. 10, 52. Price 4s.-Longman and Co. 1816. r ought to occasion no surprise, that modern poets bave rarely succeeded in the attempt to please or to interest, when ejects of present political concern have been their theme. dom, very seldom are the feelings awakened by public events, a nature to blend with the emotions of taste, or to admit that pleasing exaggeration which it is the business of the to produce. The poet himself, in venturing upon a political me, finds it difficult to exercise the power of abstraction ciently to enable him to select and combine the appropriate zrials for poetry, and still more difficult to carry the eniasm of a cultivated mind into subjects, the familiar details which are often mean, painful, or disgusting. he time was, when the wreath of the victor was entwined he hand of the bard; and when the poet alternately wielded sword, and recited in rude melody the songs of heroes. those times are gone by, we trust for ever.
We do not
in scenes of modern war.
1, VI, N. S.