page 32 of 32     per page:
sorted by:

Date: 1759

"But as to the singular talent so remarkable in Euripides, at melting down hearts into the tender streams of grief and pity, there the resemblance fails."

— Young, Edward (bap. 1683, d. 1765)

preview | full record

Date: 1759

"Such demonstration have we, that the theatre is not yet opened, in which solid happiness can be found by man; because none are more than comparatively good; and folly has a corner in the heart of the wise."

— Young, Edward (bap. 1683, d. 1765)

preview | full record

Date: 1762

Grief may be subdued "by reason's empire shown"

— Young, Edward (bap. 1683, d. 1765)

preview | full record

The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.