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" He seems to have been, at least among us, the author of a species of composition that may be denominated local poetry, of which the fundamental subject is some particular landscape, to be poetically described with the addition of such embellishments as... "
Clyde, a Descriptive Poem - Page 30
by John Wilson, John Leyden - 1859 - 120 pages
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Worthies of Buckinghamshire and Men of Note of that County ...

Robert Gibbs - 1888 - 442 pages
...of a " species of composition that may be denominated local poetry, of which the fundamental subject is some particular landscape to be poetically described,...supplied by historical retrospection or incidental meditations." Sir John performed signal services to the Royal Family during the civil war, and, according...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Poetry

Alexander Pope - 1871 - 524 pages
...that may be denominated local poetry, of which the fundamental subject is some particular laDdscape, to be poetically described, with the addition of such...historical retrospection or incidental meditation." Under hia proud surrey the city lies, And like a mist beneath a hill does rise, Whose state and wealth,...
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Life of Pope

Samuel Johnson - 1899 - 236 pages
...author of a species of composition that may be dominated local poetry, of which the fundamental subject is some particular landscape, to be poetically described,...historical retrospection or incidental meditation" (Johnson in his Life of Denham). 1. 23. Waller's poem on The Park. Waller wrote no poem of that name....
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Johnson's Life of Pope [ed.] by P. Peterson

Samuel Johnson - 1899 - 228 pages
...author of a species of composition that may be dominated local poetry, of which the fundamental subject is some particular landscape, to be poetically described,...historical retrospection or incidental meditation " (Johnson in his Life of Denham). 1. 23. Waller's poem on The Park. Waller wrote no poem of that name....
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The Lives of the Chief Justices of England: From the Norman ..., Volume 4

John Campbell Baron Campbell - 1899 - 600 pages
...of a species of composition that may be denominated local poetry, of which the fundamental subject is some particular landscape, to be poetically described,...such embellishments as may be supplied by historical retrospect or incidental meditation."—Cooper's Biog. Diet. ," , v AI 1 . CHAP. XXXII. Dec. 6, i?43Murray's...
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Poets' Country

Andrew Lang, John Churton Collins - 1907 - 588 pages
...of a species of composition that may be denominated local poetry, of which the fundamental subject is some particular landscape, to be poetically described,...historical retrospection or incidental meditation." And certainly Denham became the founder of a long dynasty of poets, who with various modifications...
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The Background of Gray's Elegy: A Study in the Taste for Melancholoy Poetry ...

Amy Louise Reed - 1924 - 300 pages
...occur in what Samuel Johnson later denominated " local poetry, of which the fundamental subject ig some particular landscape to be poetically described,...historical retrospection or incidental meditation." e Johnson's definition puts the emphasis where it belonged in his own time, on the element of description,...
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The Translator of Dante: The Life, Work and Friendships of Henry Francis ...

Robert Wylie King - 1925 - 394 pages
...Denham's Cooper's Hill, had called " local poetry." " The fundamental subject," said the Doctor, " is some particular landscape, to be poetically described,...historical retrospection or incidental meditation." Thus in both Growe and Gary we have the description of the scene from a particular hill,2 the note...
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The Modern Language Review, Volume 21

John George Robertson, Charles Jasper Sisson - 1926 - 510 pages
...of a species of composition that may be denominated local poetry, of which the fundamental subject is some particular landscape, to be poetically described,...historical retrospection, or incidental meditation'-.' This is best seen by summarizing the poem. After an invocation to Cooper's Hill, the poet looks from...
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The Poetical Works of Sir John Denham

Sir John Denham - 1928 - 386 pages
...of a species of composition that may be denominated local poetry, of which the fundamental subject is some particular landscape, to be poetically described,...such embellishments as may be supplied by historical retroignorant of Denham's work until he had completed three acts of his own play, which was modeled...
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