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" But he cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting skill of music; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you, with a tale which holdeth children from play, and old men from the... "
Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors - Strana 114
podľa Laconics, John Timbs - 1829
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The middle States: a handbook for travellers [ed. by M.F. Sweetser].4th ed

Moses Foster Sweetser - 1881
...rooms, address "The Arlington," Washington, DC T. ROESSLE & SON, Owners and Proprietors. "Be eometh unto you with a Tale which, holdeth children from play, and old men from the Chimney-Corner." — SIR Рншр SiDNET. ______ ALDMCH'ITWRITINGS. MARJORIE DAW, and Other People....
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A Manual of English Literature, Historical and Critical: With an Appendix on ...

Thomas Arnold - 1882 - Počet stránok 558
...definitions, which must blur the margin with interpretations, and load the memory with doubtfulness; but lie cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion,...which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner; and, pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue;...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Zväzok 1

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882
...delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting sktll of musie; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you, with...which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner; and pretending no more, doth intend the winuing of the mind from wickeduess to virtue;...
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Politics by Humans: Research on American Leadership

James David Barber - 1988 - Počet stránok 517
...theater. This appeal is mysterious, but an obvious part of the lure of, in Sir Philip Sidney's words, "a tale which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney corner" is the promise of action. But it is action of a special kind — interior action — that entices....
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Jane Austen's Art of Memory

Jocelyn Harris - 2003 - Počet stránok 271
...poet, 'a right popular philosopher' ( 17) . The poet to Sidney is the monarch of all human sciences. 'With a tale forsooth he cometh unto you, with a tale...children from play, and old men from the chimney corner' (21-2). By poetry men learn philosophy the sweetest and homeliest way, as in Northanger Abbey, one...
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1989 - Počet stránok 343
...Anglo-Irish satirist See Burton on ARISTOCRACY; Agar on SNOBBERY; Burke, Chesterton on TRADITION Anecdotes With a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you; with a...children from play, and old men from the chimney corner. Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586) English poet, critic, soldier The history of a soldier's wound beguiles...
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The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Volume 3, The Renaissance

George Alexander Kennedy, Glyn P. Norton, Jessica Osborn, Hugh Barr Nisbet, Maynard Mack Professor of English Claude Rawson, Marshall Brown, Claude Julien Rawson, Alastair J. Minnis, Christa Knellwolf, Ian Richard Johnson, A. Walton Litz, Raman Selden, Louis Menand, Rafey Habib, Lawrence S. Rainey, Christopher Norris, Christa Knellwolf King - 1989 - Počet stránok 782
...points to the power of prose fiction, Sidney famously stresses the power of narrative over its hearers: 'with a tale forsooth he cometh unto you, with a tale...children from play, and old men from the chimney corner' (p. 92). Prose fiction's vivid narratives will move those to virtue who would be left indifferent by...
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On the Air with Dylan Thomas: The Broadcasts

Dylan Thomas - 1992 - Počet stránok 305
...you may long to pass further. He beginneth not with obscure definitions, which must blur the margent with interpretations, and load the memory with doubtfulness,...children from play, and old men from the chimney corner. The Defence of Poesie is a defence of the imaginative life, of the duty, and the delight, of the individual...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1993 - Počet stránok 1092
...SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616), English dramatist, poet. Miranda, lo Prospero, in The Tempest, act 1 , sc. 2. 9 est effusions of wit and humour, are conveyed to the...chosen language. JANE AUSTEN (1775-181 7), English nov SIK I'HILIl' SIDNEY (1554-86), English poet, diplomat, soldier. Defence of Poesie (written 1579-80;...
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Illinois Women Novelists in the Nineteenth Century: An Analysis and ...

Bernice E. Gallagher - 1994 - Počet stránok 206
...1871), 283 pp. Inscribed on the title page of this novel is a quote attributed to Sir Philip Sidney: "He cometh unto you with a Tale which holdeth children from play and old men from the chimney-corner." Sidney's words evidently proved true for The Trapper's Niece because the spine of...
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