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" fine frenzy ' which he ascribes to the poet, — a fine frenzy doubtless, but still a frenzy. Truth, indeed, is essential to poetry ; but it is the truth of madness. The reasonings are just ; but the premises are false. After the first suppositions have... "
The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 431
1844
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 1-2

Maurice Cross - English literature - 1835
...a fine frenzy, doubtless, but still a frenzy. Truth, indeed, is essential lo poetry; but it is the truth of madness. The reasonings are just, but the...false. After the first suppositions have been made, every thing ought to be consistent; but these first suppositions require a degree of credulity which...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1840
...a fine frenzy doubtless, but still a frenzy. Truth, indeed, is essential to poetry ; but it is the truth of madness. The reasonings are just ; but the...partial and temporary derangement of the intellect. Hencs of all people children are the most imaginative. They abandon themselves without reserve to every...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1840
...a" fine frenzy doubtless, but still a frenzy. Truth, indeed, is essential to poetry ; but it is the truth of madness. The reasonings are just ; but the...false. After the first suppositions have been made, every^ thing ought to be consistent ; but those first suppositions require a degree of credulity which...
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An Essay on the Character of the Welsh as a Nation, in the Present Age

William Jones - Characters and characteristics - 1841 - 167 pages
...— aj?ne frenzy doubtless, but still a frenzy. Truth indeed is essential to poetry ; but it is the truth of madness. The reasonings are just but the...false. After the first suppositions have been made, every thing ought to be consistent ; but those first suppositions require a degree of credulity which...
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An essay on the character of the Welsh as a nation

William Jones - 1841
...— a fine frenzy doubtless, but still a frenzy. Truth indeed is essential to poetry ; but it is the truth of madness. The reasonings are just but the...false. After the first suppositions have been made, every thing ought to be consistent ; but those first suppositions require a degree of credulity which...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 8

1843
...apparently modeled after his own idea of poetry ; to which, he says, " truth is essential, but it is the truth of madness — the reasonings are just, but the premises are false." In his view, no poet ever triumphed over greater difficulties than Milton. Because, forsooth, " He...
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

English essays - 1852
...— a fine frenzy doubtless, but still a frenzy. Truth, indeed, is essential To poetry; but it is the ondemnation, and at the execution. In the month of...1766, the Duke of Newcastle and Lord Hardwicke resigne every thing ought to be consistent; but those first suppositions require a degree of credulity which...
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Critical and Historical Essays: Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1853
...reasonings are just; but the .premises are false. After the first suppositions have been made, every thing ought to be consistent ; but those first suppositions...derangement of the intellect. Hence of all people B 4 children are the most imaginative. They abandon themselves without reserve to every illusion. Every...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1856 - 744 pages
...— a fine frenzy doubtless, but still a frenzy. Truth, indeed, is essential to poetry; but it is the truth of madness. The reasonings are just; but the...false. After the first suppositions have been made, every thing ought to be consistent ; but those first suppositions require a degree of credulity which...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1858 - 744 pages
...a fine frenzy doubtless, but still a frenzy. Truth, indeed, is essential lo poetry ; but it is the truth of madness. The reasonings are just; but the...false. After the first suppositions have been made, every thing ought lo be. consistent ; but those first suppositions require a degree of credulity which...
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