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On the Sublime

On the Sublime

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One word as to the aim and scope of the present Translation. My object throughout has been to make Longinus speak in English, to preserve, as far as lay in my power, the noble fire and lofty tone of the original. How to effect this, without being betrayed into a loose paraphrase, was an exceedingly difficult problem. The style of Longinus is in a high degree original, occasionally running into strange eccentricities of language; and no one who has not made the attempt can realise the difficulty of giving anything like an adequate version of the more elaborate passages. These considerations I submit to those to whom I may seem at first sight to have handled my text too freely. My best thanks are due to Dr.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781547277056
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publisher Imprint: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Height: 229 mm
  • No of Pages: 102
  • Spine Width: 5 mm
  • Width: 152 mm
  • ISBN-10: 154727705X
  • Publisher Date: 03 Jul 2017
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Weight: 145 gr

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