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minstrel; or, The progress of genius

James Beattie

minstrel; or, The progress of genius

in two parts. : With some other poems.

by James Beattie

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Published by printed by Catnach and Davison. Sold by the booksellers in England, Scotland and Ireland. in Alnwick .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe progress of genius.
StatementBy James Beattie, LL.D. ; With designs by Mr. Thurston: and engraved on wood by Mr. Clennel..
ContributionsClennell, Luke, 1781-1840, wood-engraver., Thurston, John, 1774-1822, ill., Catnach and Davison (Firm),
The Physical Object
Pagination140,[2]p. :
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18712092M

Search for Poets “ The Minstrel ; Or, The Progress Of Genius - Book II. I. Of chance or change O let not man complain, Else shall he never never cease to wail: For, from the imperial dome, to where the swain Rears the lone cottage in the silent dale, All feel the assault of fortune's fickle gale; Art, empire, earth itself to change are doom'd; Earthquakes have raised to heaven the . The Minstrel; or, The Progress of Genius: in Two Parts with Some Other Poems. by Beattie, James(Illustrated by Luke Clennel) Seller Barter Books Ltd Published Condition G: in Good condition. Cover rubbed. Marbled eps. Approx. 2 inch by 1 inch of top corner of title page missing - not impacting on Edition Reprint Item Price £.

Codex Rare Books presents The Minstrel; Or, The Progress of Genius. A Poem. Book the First., a work by James Beattie: “James Beattie (), poet and philosopher. “The Minstrel,” a poem in Spenserian stanza, was begun in , probably as a lighthearted, satirical work. In the spring of Beattie was inspired to continue it as his own poetic autobiography. The Minstrel; or, The Progress of Genius () Ah, who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame’s proud temple shines afar? Book i. Stanza 1. Though richest hues the peacock's plumes adorn, Yet horror screams from his discordant throat. Rise, sons of harmony, and hail the morn, While warbling larks on russet pinions float;.

The second book is smaller in size, and bears the signature 'Balfour' on the title page. Bears the bookplate of Eric S. Quayle. "James Beattie () [was a] poet and philosopher. "The Minstrel, a poem in Spenserian stanza, was begun in , probably as a lighthearted, satirical work. In the spring of Beattie was inspired to continue. Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Minstrel: Or the Progress of Genius, with Other Poems at nd: James Beattie.


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Excerpt from The Minstrel: or The Progress of Genius, in two books, with Some Other Poems: The design was to trace the progress of a poetical genius, born in a rude age, from the first dawning of fancy and reason, till that period at which he may be supposed capable of appearing in the world as a minstrel, that is, as an itinerant poet and musician; a character minstrel; or.

George Saintsbury: "The Minstrel or the Progress of Genius can satisfy only the most moderate expectations, or the least fastidious taste.

There is absolutely no story; the expression is seldom or never striking, and the versification (it is Spenserian), though not. 1] A second book was added in Beattie says in the Preface: The design was to trace the progress of a Poetical Genius, born in a rude age, from the first dawnings of fancy and reason, till that period at which he may be supposed capable of appearing in the world as a Minstrel.

The Minstrel; or, the Progress of Genius. A Poem. The Second Book. By James Beattie, LL.D. James Beattie. Anonymous: "Of The Minstrel the first book is unquestionably the best: the second languishes, and is occupied for the most part by the trite expedient of a hermit, brought within the prolonged rambles of Edwin we know not whence or how.

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