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" TRAGEDY, as it was anciently composed, hath been ever held the gravest, moralest, and most profitable of all other poems ; therefore said by Aristotle to be of power, by raising pity, and fear, or terror, to purge the mind of those and such like passions,... "
Four Discourses on Subjects Relating to the Amusement of the Stage: Preached ... - Page 104
by James Plumptre - 1809 - 284 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...morateit, and most profitable of all ether poems i therefore said by Aristotle ft be of power by raiting pity and fear, or terror^ to purge the mind of those...reduce them to just measure 'with a kind of delight, stirr'd up by reading or seeing those passions ntiett imitated. Nor is Nature ivanting in her own effefis...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...all other poems : therefore said by Aristotle to be of power by raising pity and fear, or terrour, to purge the mind of those and such like passions,...by reading or seeing those passions well imitated. Nor is Nature wanting in her own effects to make good his assertion : for so, in physick, things of...
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...all other poems : therefore said by Aristotle to be of power by raising pity and fear, or terrour, to purge the mind of those and such like passions,...by reading or seeing those passions well imitated. Nor is Nature wanting in her own effects to make good his assertion : for so, in physick, things of...
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Paradise Lost and Regained: With the Latin and Other Poems of John ..., Volume 4

John Milton - 1810
...all other poems : therefore said' by Aristotle to be of power by raising pity and fear, or terrour, to purge the mind of those and such like passions, that is, to temper and reduce lhem to just measure with a kind of delight, stirred up by reading or seeing those passions well imitated....
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Aristotle's Treatise on Poetry, Translated: With Notes on the ..., Volume 2

Aristotle, Thomas Twining - Aesthetics - 1812
...been ever held the gravest, moralest, and most ** profitable of all other Poems : therefore said " by Aristotle to- be of power, by raising pity, " and fear or terror, to purge the mind of those w and such like passions ; that is, to temper and " reduce them to just measure, with a kind of " delight,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...bath been ever held the gravest, moralest, and most profitable of all other poems : therefore said by Aristotle to be of power, by raising pity and fear,...by reading- or seeing those passions well imitated. Nor is Nature wanting in her «wn effects to make good his assertion: for so, iti physic, things of...
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Free thoughts upon Methodists, actors, and the influence of the stage; with ...

Robert Mansel - 1814 - 286 pages
...and most profitable of all other poems : therefore said by ARISTOTLE to be of power, by raising piety and fear, or terror, to purge the mind of those and...just measure, with a kind of delight, stirred up by the reading, or SEEING those passions well imitated. Hence philosophers and 56 other grave writers,...
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Free Thoughts Upon Methodists, Actors, and the Influence of the Stage: With ...

Robert Mansel - Drama - 1814 - 206 pages
...and most profitable of all other poems : therefore said by ARISTOTLE to be of power, by raising piety and fear, or terror, to purge the mind of those and...just measure, with a kind of delight, stirred up by the reading, or SEEING those passion» well imitated. Hence philosophers add other grave writers, as...
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Aristotle's Treatise on Poetry, Translated: With Notes on the Translation ...

Aristotle - Aesthetics - 1815 - 415 pages
...held the gravest, moralest, and most profitable of all other poems: therefore said by Aristotle u> be of power, by raising pity, and fear or terror, to purge the mind of those and such like passions j that is, to temper and reduce them to just measure, with a kind of delight, stirred up by reading...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 24

Classical philology - 1821
...hath been ever held the gravest, moralest, and most profitable of all other poems ; therefore said by Aristotle to be of power by raising pity and fear, or terror, to purge the mind of those and such-like passions ; that is, to temper and to reduce them to just measure with a kind of delight,...
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