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" The sun had long since, in the lap Of Thetis, taken out his nap, And, like a lobster boil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn... "
Essays: on the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to Sophistry ... - Página 143
por James Beattie - 1809
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Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1842 - 504 páginas
...attempt and putting on, W^ith entering manfully and urging; Not slow approaches, like a virgin. Canto 1. The sun had long since in the lap Of Thetis taken out his nup ; And, like a lobster boil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn. Part II. Canto II. Books,...
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The Saint Petersburg English Review of Literature, the Arts and ..., Volumen3

1842
...idea, and impregnating ' it with something extraneous.' In Butler's well-known comparison. ' When, like a lobster boil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn,' we discover a clever effort of wit, ' associating the original idea ' with a thing to which , in some...
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Hampton Court; Or, The Prophecy Fulfilled

Hampton Court - 1844
...Beware of the dark lady." With that Sir Jeffery and the jester stole away, leaving Monk with Anthony. " The sun had long since in the lap Of Thetis taken...boil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn." The morning was just breaking, as our friend Sam Butler says, and sounds of footsteps crossing the...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volumen1

Robert Chambers - 1844
...Some of the short burlesque descriptions are inimitable. For example, of Morning — The sun, liad a be^an to turn. Of Night— The sun grew low and left the skies, Put down, some write, by ladies' eyes;...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volumen37

1856
...a cudgel's of by the blow." " For what is worth in anything But so much money as 'twill bring ?" " 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." " And we are best of all led to Men's principles...
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The Living Age ..., Volumen48

1856
...cudgel 's of by the blow." " For what is worth in anything But so much money as " t will bring ? " " 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." " And we are best of all led to Men's principles...
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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism: With Copious Practical ...

James Robert Boyd - 1844 - 306 páginas
...wit, and is a very copious soi Such is that comparison in Hudibr the morning to a boiled lobster : " Like a lobster boil'd, the morn From black to red began to tu At first there seems to be no resen when we recollect that the lobster' ing, changed from dark to...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - 1845 - 435 páginas
...instances, hath given us those which follow : " And now had Phoebus, in the lap Of Thetis, taken ont his nap : And, like a lobster boil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn."* Here the low allegorical style of the first couplet, and the simile used in the second, afford us a...
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Elements of Mental Philosophy, Embracing the Two Departments of ..., Volumen2

Thomas Cogswell Upham - 1845
...formal comparison. Take, as an instance, the following comparison from Hudibras : " And now had Phoebus in the lap Of Thetis taken out his nap ; And, like a lobster boiled, the morn From black to red began to turn." We find illustrations of burlesque also in those...
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Biographia Literaria; Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary ..., Volumen1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Henry Nelson Coleridge - 1847 - 804 páginas
...by the poet by means of some accidental coincidence ; as in the well-known passage in Hudibras ; — The Sun had long since in the lap Of Thetis taken...boil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn. The Imagination modifies images, and gives unity to variety: it sees all things in one^upiii nell'...
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