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...Keble, John John Keble was born in Fairford in Gloucestershire on 25 April 1792 and died on 29 March 1866. The eldest son of the Revd John Keble, he was reared by his father in the spirit of the old Anglican High Church tradition. He...

Lecture XXVI

Aesthetics and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Britain : Volume 2: Keble’s Lectures on Poetry, 1832–1841

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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...Numerous passages considered which show Pindar to have been of a joyous and buoyant disposition : this is specially illustrated by the delight he takes in reverting to his native Thebes and all things associated with his boyhood.Every one...

Lecture XXV

Aesthetics and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Britain : Volume 2: Keble’s Lectures on Poetry, 1832–1841

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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...It is shown that the Public Games afforded Pindar an ample field for his genius. Many examples adduced illustrating his temperament and disposition : such, more particularly, as either describe the rewards of victory or are consistent...

Lecture XXXIV

Aesthetics and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Britain : Volume 2: Keble’s Lectures on Poetry, 1832–1841

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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...The reason why Christians view Lucretius, Epicurean though he is, more indulgently than his own countrymen did. The reason is partly his mental affliction : which is established both by external testimony and by internal indications. How...

Lecture XXX

Aesthetics and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Britain : Volume 2: Keble’s Lectures on Poetry, 1832–1841

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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...Concerning poets who sing the praises of country life : these have been later in date than the great poets of action : and in Greece hardly appeared at all. The reasons of these facts considered : supported and illustrated from Hebrew...

Lecture XXIV

Aesthetics and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Britain : Volume 2: Keble’s Lectures on Poetry, 1832–1841

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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...What poets ate to be distinctively classed as Lyrical. Two reasons given which make it difficult to classify them in due order. The reason why they generally adopt such involved and complicated metres. The essential principle of Pindar...

Lecture XXXV

Aesthetics and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Britain : Volume 2: Keble’s Lectures on Poetry, 1832–1841

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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...How Lucretius unconsciously serves the cause of Religion : first, because he again and again laments the vanity of life, even the life of ease and pleasure : and next, in that the consolations for it which he suggests are such as lead us...

Lecture XXI

Aesthetics and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Britain : Volume 2: Keble’s Lectures on Poetry, 1832–1841

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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...The Choephorae : the tragic horror of the story tempered by four methods : first, by maintaining throughout the impression of a solemn sacrifice : secondly by the support of Apollo and the Sacred Oracle : thirdly, by an undefined suggestion...

Lecture XL

Aesthetics and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Britain : Volume 2: Keble’s Lectures on Poetry, 1832–1841

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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...Reasons suggested for concluding the list of Primary Poets with Virgil. A few critical remarks upon Horace. High estimate of Virgil held by those who followed him, especially Christians ; an influence felt even to our own times : we may see...

Lecture XXXII

Aesthetics and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Britain : Volume 2: Keble’s Lectures on Poetry, 1832–1841

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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...Lucretius and Virgil are taken as specimens of the two classes of the poetry which deals with Nature. Lucretius’ main delight was in the mystery and infinity of Nature, the vast ranges and the splendour of the heavens, the restless play...