Style: An Anti-textbook

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Yale University Press, 1898 - 142 עמודים
 

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Richard A. Lanham, a Yale graduate, originally published Style: An Anti-Textbook in 1974 while working as an English Professor at UCLA. The book suggests a new pedagogy for teaching English ... קרא סקירה מלאה

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עמוד 57 - That very law* which moulds a tear, And bids it trickle from its source, That law preserves the earth a sphere, And guides the planets in their course.
עמוד 113 - A man cannot speak to his son but as a father; to his wife but as a husband; to his enemy but upon terms ; whereas a friend may speak as the case requires, and not as it sorteth with the person.
עמוד 70 - O, for my sake do you with Fortune chide, The guilty goddess of my harmful deeds, That did not better for my life provide Than public means which public manners breeds. Thence comes it that my name receives a brand, And almost thence my nature is subdued To what it works in, like the dyer's hand.
עמוד 101 - Etrurian shades High over-arched embower; or scattered sedge Afloat, when with fierce winds Orion armed Hath vexed the Red-Sea coast, whose waves o'erthrew Busiris and his Memphian chivalry...
עמוד 99 - O more than Moon, Draw not up seas to drown me in thy sphere, » , Weep me not dead, in thine arms, but forbear To teach the sea, what it may do too soon; Let not the wind Example find, To do me more harm, than it purposeth; Since thou and I sigh one another's breath, Whoe'er sighs most is cruellest, and hastes the other's death.
עמוד 70 - tis true I have gone here and there And made myself a motley to the view, Gored mine own thoughts, sold cheap what is most dear, Made old offences of affections new.
עמוד 19 - Ibant obscuri sola sub nocte per umbram perque domos Ditis vacuas et inania regna...
עמוד 18 - VOLUME II. Thornton. A SPORTING TOUR THROUGH THE NORTHERN PARTS OF ENGLAND AND GREAT PART OF THE HIGHLANDS OF SCOTLAND. By Colonel T. THORNTON, of Thornville Royal, in Yorkshire. With the Original Illustrations by GARRARD, and other Illustrations and Coloured Plates by GE LODGE. 'Sportsmen of all descriptions will gladly welcome the sumptuous new edition issued by Mr. Edward Arnold of Colonel T. Thornton's Sporting Tour," which has long been a scarce book.
עמוד 14 - THE STREAM'S SECRET WHAT thing unto mine ear Wouldst thou convey,— what secret thing, O wandering water ever whispering? Surely thy speech shall be of her. Thou water, O thou whispering wanderer, What message dost thou bring? Say, hath not Love leaned low This hour beside thy far well-head, And there through jealous hollowed fingers said The thing that most I long to know,— Murmuring with curls all dabbled in thy flow And washed lips rosy red?
עמוד 57 - Stern Lawgiver! yet thou dost wear The Godhead's most benignant grace; Nor know we anything so fair As is the smile upon thy face: Flowers laugh before thee on their beds And fragrance in thy footing treads; Thou dost preserve the stars from wrong; And the most ancient heavens, through Thee, are fresh and strong.

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