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On the immensity of the supreme being. A poetical essay

Christopher Smart

On the immensity of the supreme being. A poetical essay

By Christopher Smart, ...

by Christopher Smart

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Published by printed for the author; and sold by J. Newbery in London .
Written in English


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The human soul is true to these facts in the painting of fable, of history, of law, of proverbs, of conversation. It finds a tongue in literature unawares. Thus the Greeks called Jupiter,[] Supreme Mind; but having traditionally ascribed to him many base actions, they involuntarily made amends to reason, by tying up the hands[] of so bad.   SMART, CHRISTOPHER (–), poet, son of Peter Smart (–), of an old north-country family, said to be descended from Sir John Smart, Garter king of arms under Edward IV, and from Dr. Peter Smart [q. v.], was born at Shipbourne, near Tunbridge in Kent, on 11 April (Hop Garden), and baptised on 11 May (Shipbourne register of baptisms).

In short, the person who has a firm Trust on the Supreme Being, is powerful in his power, wise by his wisdom, happy by his happiness. The passion for praise, which is so very vehement in the fair sex, produces excellent effects in women of sense, who desire . Essay. Posted on July 3, Octo Sanders’s very credible take on Morrison’s sudden, mysterious death—in Sanders’s revolutionary, investigative-poetical style—was the first time I became privy to what was indeed factual information that was often left out, or otherwise obscured in more famous works dealing with the.

a critical analysis of milton’s poetic style as revealed in his epic poem paradise lost: books i and ii Article (PDF Available) March w Reads How we measure 'reads'. Unlike the major figures of the "Metaphysical Revival," John Donne and George Herbert, whose works were widely known and discussed in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Thomas Traherne is almost wholly a discovery of twentieth-century his own lifetime he published only one book, Roman Forgeries (), and, as a clergyman he did not rise to prominence.


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On the immensity of the Supreme Being. Cambridge: Printed by J. Bentham, printer to the University ; Sold by W. Thurlbourn in Cambridge, C. Bathurst in Fleet-street, J. Newbery in St. Paul's Church-yard, London, and J. Hildyard at York, Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Smart, Christopher, On the immensity of the supreme being.

A poetical essay. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. [pseudonym for Christopher Smart] Complete - Google Books An Occasional Prologue and Epilogue to Othello, as it was acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, 7th of March, Complete - Google Books On the Immensity of the Supreme Being: A Poetical Essay () Complete - Google Books On the Omniscience of the Supreme Being: A Poetical Essay.

A complete set of the five Seatonian Prize Poems won by Christopher Smart,viz: On the Eternity of the Supreme Being, A Poetical Essay; On the Immensity of the Supreme Being. A Poetical Essay; On the Omniscience of the Supreme Being, A Poetical Essay. etical Essay 28 On the Immensity of the Supreme Being, a poetical Essay 29 Ou the Omniscience o f the Supieme Being, a poetical Essay 31 On the Power of th e Supreme Being, a poeti-cal Ewa y 33 On the Goodness of th e Supreme Being, a po-etical Essa y 34 The Hop-Garden: a Georgic.

In two Books. Book I 36 II 39 The H Iliad: an epic Poem. Christopher Smart’s poetry is notable for its visionary power, Christian ardor, and lyrical virtuosity.

Poets, including Robert Browning, have long been the warmest and most perceptive admirers of Smart’s poetry, which is more nuanced than its reputation as a precursor to the Romantic tradition allows.

In a radio broadcast in Australia, Peter Porter spoke of Smart as. At Cambridge, Smart won the Seatonian Prize 5 times, for "On the Eternity of the Supreme Being" (), "On the Immensity of the Supreme Being" (), "On the Omniscience of the Supreme Being" (), "On the Power of the Supreme Being" (), and "On the Goodness of the Supreme Being" ().Children: Margaret, Mary Anne, Elizabeth LeNoir.

Christopher Smart made the poetic elephants in his ‘On the Goodness of the Supreme Being’ (), stand for Asia, although by cartographic convention, they should represent Africa. 1 He had also ventured East in this prizewinning poem, when earlier—in a swift and concisely vivid depiction of self-conscious flowers reflected in a still stream—he demoted royalty in their : G Wild.

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Lowest price and Replacement Guarantee. Cash On Delivery Available. Smart wrote in the "poetical essay" tradition using Miltonic blank verse. Inthe poem he won the prize with was On the Eternity of the Supreme Being. The prize was only worth 17 pounds each year before 7 pounds were deducted for the publication of the poem.

Poetical Works, with a Memoir of the author and an essay on his genius and poems by Brydges, Sir E. (Aldine Poets.) Poems, with Memoir by Thomas, Moy. Poems. The Poetical Works of John Dryden, Vol II by John Dryden. is concerned, as unjust to judge a book written in the style and manner of one age by the merely arbitrary and conventional rules established in of Homer--to expect that reverence for the Supreme Being which the Bible.

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paul's church-yard, preface. Addison, it must be noticed, had warmly praised the Essay on Criticism (), and the simpler version of The Rape of the Lock, published a year later; but the publication of Tickell’s version of the first book of the Iliad simultaneously with Pope’s first volume, and Addison’s preference of the weaker version, does not leave the latter.

The Essays, Moral, Political, and Literary were included as Volume 3 of The Philosophical Works of David Hume (Edinburgh, ; reprinted in and ) and again as Volume 3 of a later edition by T. Green and T. Grose, also entitled The Philosophical Works of David Hume (London: Longmans, Green and Co., –75; vol.

3, reprinted in. Of the Genius and Poetical Works of John Dryden. This sense of the presence of the _shadow_ of immensity--immensity itself cannot be felt any more than measured--this sight like that vouchsafed to Moses of the "backparts" of the Divine--the Divine itself cannot be seen--has been the inspiration of all the highest poetry of the world--of the.

Forman's Editorial Preface: The Essay on Christianity was first given by Lady Shelley, in the Shelley Memorials (), where it is accompanied by the following note:—"The reader will observe some unfinished sentences in the course of this Essay; but it has been thought advisable to print it exactly as it was found, with the exception of a few conjectural words inserted between brackets.".

1 This essay of Hazlitt's served as an introduction to his work Lectures on the English Poets. first published in 2 Burke's writings are not poetry, notwithstanding the vividness of the fancy, because the subject-matter is abstruse and dry, not natural, but artificial. The difference between poetry and eloquence is, that the one is the.

Full text of "The poetical works of William Wordsworth" See other formats. Full text of "The book of the poets: illustrated with forty-five elegant engravings on steel, with an essay on english poetry" See other formats.Page 53 BOOK I.

53 Admiring enterd; and the work some praise, And some the architect: his hand was known In heaven by many a tower'd structure high, Where sceptred angels held their residence, And sat as princes; whom the supreme King Exalted to such power, and gave to rule, Each in his hierarchy, the orders bright.

Nor was his name unheard.Ten Great Religions An Essay in Comparative Theology. by. and what was his character. In his subsequent remarks, therefore, he does not teach them that there is one Supreme Being, but he assumes it, as something already At the end of his book he gives a table of forty-three battles and massacres in which the British soldiers and navy.