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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1874-1875-560

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560 GENERAL LITERATURE AND SCIENCE State the subjects of the four books in the Essay on Man and show their connection and purpose What new form of Literature sprang up at the very time when Pope anticipated total extinction of letters and the fine arts in England Mention some of the more conspicuous names connected with it In what respects is Johnson follower and imitator of Pope What was his theory in regard to style What influence did Johnson exert upon English prose and with what effect Mention some of his more important productions What is the subject of the Vicar of Wakefield What light does it throw upon the controverted topics of the time Show in what way Goldsmith occupies middle position between Pope and Cowper as Cowper does between his own age and Wordsworth In style and matter how far did Cowper depart from his immediate predecessors What are the topics chosen mainly by Cowper What contrast do they offer to those of Pope 10 Pope insists above all other poets on the existence and the necessity of law and order in all things What comment did the events of the latter half of the last century furnish on the force of his arguments X- dFnndj Translate into French There is nothing so horrible as languid study when you sit looking at the clock wishing the time was over or that souk body would call on you and put you out of your misery The only way to read with any efficacy is to read so heartily that dinner-time comes two hours before you expected it To sit with your Livy before you and hear the geese cackle that saved the capitol and to see with your own eyes the Carthaginian suttlers gathering up the rings of the Roman knights after the battle of Cannfe and heaping them into bushels and to be so intimately pr sent at the actions you are reading of that when
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