Descent of Liberty: A Mask (Classic Reprint)

Pirmais vāks
Fb&c Limited, 2018. gada 26. janv. - 148 lappuses
Excerpt from Descent of Liberty: A Mask

He has endeavouredtherefore to render the fancy, andlimagery. So predominant, with touches of the human affections here and there, that even those who. Might wish to meet with no politics at all, may not be nu willing -to encounter him for the sake of his poetry. In the whole of the more regular part, for instance, -the allusion renders the subject little different from a mere tale' of enchantment; the commencement of the second scene, where the Shepherds describe the mist that suddenly crossed them, may be.construed or not, as the'reader pleases, into. An allusion to Napoleon's arts in blind; ing his subjects; and the family meeting in the third scene, after the fairy preparations.

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