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The passion of Sappho ; and, Feast of Alexander

The passion of Sappho ; and, Feast of Alexander

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Published by Printed for Jacob Tonson in London .
Written in English

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  • Songs, English -- Texts

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe passion of Sappho, Feast of Alexander, Alexander"s feast, or, The power of musick, Alexander"s feast, The power of musick
    Statementset to musick by Mr. Thomas Clayton
    SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830
    ContributionsDryden, John, 1631-1700., Harrison, William, 1685-1713., Hughes, John, 1677-1720., Clayton, Thomas, 1673-1725.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[8], 15 p
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15140223M


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The Passion of Sappho, and Feast of Alexander. Set to Musick by Mr. Thomas Clayton. As it is Perform'd at his House in York-Buildings [William Harison] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. OCLC Number: Notes: Poems set to music; without the music.

Caption title: Alexander's feast, or, The power of musick. The passion of Sappho written by William Harrison; Feast of Alexander written by John Dryden and altered by John Hughes; cf.

caption titles and NUC pre Caption title: Alexander's feast, or, The power of musick. The passion of Sappho written by William Harrison; Feast of Alexander written by John Dryden and altered by John Hughes; cf.

caption titles and NUC pre "As it is perform'd at his house in York-Buildings." Microopaque. New York: Readex Microprint, 1 microopaque ; 23 x 15 cm. The passion of Sappho, and feast of Alexander.: Set to musick by Mr. Thomas Clayton. As it is perform'd at his house in York-Buildings.

With its brilliant introduction and dazzling notes, this is the book of Sappho you will want on your bedside table.”—David St. John, author of The Red Leaves of Night “Eros has been riding Barnstone’s back for years, whipping him across Spanish, French, Greek, Chinese poetry, across the poetry and prose of the biblical lands to 5/5(3).

Clayton wrote music for a work called 'The Passion of Sappho, and Feast of Alexander’ that was performed at his house in York Buildings, but he appears never to have written again for a professional production.

Legacy. The score was published in by John Walsh and P. Randall. The libretto was published by Jacob Tonson in the same year. Sappho’s affinity for style intertwined with romance related topics was passed down to Emily Dickinson, despite the years in between their lives.

And like this, the true strength of her inspiring, yet ancient poetry is shown. Works Cited. McEvilley, Thomas. “Sappho, Fragment Thirty One: The Face behind the Mask.” Phoenix Harrison's " Passion of Sappho " is an interesting tour de force.

An adaptation of Ovid's well-known epistle in the Heroides, the poem is a monologue in which Sappho ranges through half a dozen stages of anguish as she bewails the loss of her lover Phaon.

The poet (with an eye cocked at "Alexander's Feast "). THE INSTRUCTOR BOOK II. CHAP. ION EATING. KEEPING, then, to our aim, and selecting the Scriptures which bear on the usefulness of The passion of Sappho ; and for life, we must now compendiously describe what the man who is called a Christian ought to be during the whole of his life.

The book is like a plate assembled at a vast literary buffet -- a dab of this, a morsel of that, the sweet, the salty, the delectable, the piquant and, occasionally, the cloying. In modern times, Sappho, who wrote about loving men and women, has served as an icon for lesbian women, with philosopher and gender theorist Judith Butler stating that, as a queer teenager, “As far as I knew, there was only me and a woman called Sappho.” Barbara Jordan Matron Saint of the Constitution b.

United States Feast Day Brand: Random House Publishing Group. AMAZON BOOK REVIEW. CELEBRITY PICKS. Featured New Release Books See more Previous page. Hello, Summer Mary Kay Andrews Kindle Edition.

$ $ 99 $ $ (94) The Lincoln Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill. Book 7 1. Let us next begin a fresh part of the subject by laying down that the states of moral character to be avoided are of three kinds—Vice, Unrestraint, and Bestiality. 1 The opposite dispositions in the case of two of the three are obvious: one we call Virtue, the other Self-restraint.

As the opposite of Bestiality it will be most suitable to speak of Superhuman Virtue, or goodness on. Nothing so true as what you once let fall, "Most Women have The passion of Sappho ; and Characters at all." Matter too soft a lasting mark to bear, And best distinguish'd by black, brown, or fair.

How many pictures of one nymph we view, All how unlike each other, all how true. Arcadia's Countess, here, in ermin'd pride, Is. The Feast of Alexander – libretto by John Hughes after John Dryden (London, ) The Passion of Sappho – text by William Harrison (London, ) Ode for the Prince's Birthday (London, ) Ode on the King (London, ) Notes and references.

The passion of Sappho ; and, Feast of Alexander / set to musick by Mr. Thomas Clayton Clayton, Thomas, ?. [ Microform, Book: ].

See above, Book I, for Cydippe’s ruse (strictly speaking, Acontius’ ruse). Ovid is arguing that this story is so trivial that it hardly requires the talents of a great poet like Homer to tell it.

Andromache figured in tragedies, Thais in comedies. Bucephalus. Clement quotes Theano, "For the Pythagorean Theano writes, 'Life were indeed a feast to the wicked, who, having done evil, then die; were not the soul immortal, death would be a godsend.'" (Clement of Alexandria, Stromata, Book IV, Chapter VII).

There is a tendency in religious sects for names to be recycled: just think of how many 'Muhammad's. In the Hellenistic Age, after the time of Alexander, Sappho was very popular. Clearchus, the Peripatetic philosopher ( B.C.) drew on her for his Treatise on Love Matters.

In the third book of his Biographies Aristoxenus, a writer on music ( B.C.), classes her among inventors as did Menaechmus of Sicyon in his treatise On Artists. On 24 May settings by Clayton of a version of Dryden's 'Alexander's Feast' (altered by John Hughes), and of Harrison's 'Passion of Sappho, were performed, but both works failed, after which nothing is heard of the luckless composer.

He is said to have died about When Alexander the Great conquered the Macedonian Empire, which extended from Greece to the confines of Afghanistan and from the Caucasus to Egypt, the entire area of the Persian Empire, the Eastern Mediterranean and North Africa received a strong Greek influence: an influence that would be felt on Asia Minor, Syria (including Judea), and.

Epistle Ii: To A Lady (Of The Characters Of Women) poem by Alexander Pope. NOTHING so true as what you once let fall Most Women have no Characters at all. Matter too soft a /5.

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Full text of "Sappho and the island of Lesbos [microform]" See other formats. Clayton and his colleagues then gave concerts at the Music Room in York Buildings, and John Hughes, the poet, having at the request of Sir Richard Steele, altered Dryden's 'Alexander's Feast,' it was set to music by Clayton and performed there onin conjunction with 'The Passion of Sappho,' a poem by Harrison, also set by Clayton.

San Francisco, Printed by Albert Bender This item is included in this Collection with permission from James Nance, Roxburghe Club of San Francisco, c/o The Book Club of California, Sutter St., Ste. San Francisco, CA, ; There are no islands any more. Lines written in passion and in deep concern for England, France and my own.

Alexander Pope ( - ), was called "The Wicked Wasp of Twickenham" for his stinging literary satires of his fellow writers. He modelled himself after the great Classical poets, such as Homer and Virgil, and wrote in a highly polished verse, often in a didactic or satirical vein.

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In Alexander Pushkin’s first outline the hero was to be a real historical figure, Mikhail Shvanvich, an army officer who went over to Pugachov and was eventually exiled to Siberia.4/5(32). And Philip, the father of Alexander, was a man very fond of drinking, as Theopompus relates in the twenty-sixth book of his History.

And in another part of his History he writes, “Philip was a man of violent temper and fond of courting dangers, partly by nature, and partly too from drinking; for he was a very hard drinker, and very often he. The American heirs of Sappho include Anne Reeve Aldrich, Louise Bogan, Emily Dickinson, Adah Isaacs Menken, Edna St.

Vincent Millay, Sarah Teasdale, Dorothy Parker, Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton. When I first conceived of this page, I had three female poets in mind: Sappho, Aldrich and Dickinson.

A Moveable Feast (2) A Narrative of the Lords Wonderful Dealings with John Marrant A Black (1) A New England Nun (1) A Pale View of Hills (4) A Passage to India (12) A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful (3) A Prayer for Owen Meany (7) A Psalm of Life (1) A Queer Mother For The Nation (1) A Raisin in.

EDITOR’S NOTE. An attempt has been here made for the first time to include all of Pope’s poetical work within the limits of a single volume; and to print the poems in an approximately chronological order.

It has been often difficult, and sometimes impossible, to determine the exact date of a given poem; and the known order of composition has been modified so far as to permit a method of.

[65] This contrast is attested for the very first time in fragment 48 of Sappho: "You came, and it was a good thing; I was longing for you, and you gave coolness to my soul burned by passion,", where it seems to me that the conjecture [66] finds confirmation in a passage of the second book of Theognis (1.

), where he laments that the (boy. The parentage of Pan is uncertain. Some accounts say he is the son of Hermes and Dryope, but others say he is the son of Zeus or the son of Penelope, wife of Odysseus.

The story of his birth says that his mother was so distressed by his unusual appearance that she ran away, but he was taken to Mount Olympus where he became the favorite of the gods. Alexander's Feast (altered by John Hughes), and of Harrison's Passion of Sappho, were performed, but both works failed, after which nothing is heard of SM UB ( words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article.

Drama was performed in Rome since before the 3rd century B.C., and these early performances took the form of mimes, dances, and farces. One example of these early forms of drama were the fabulea atellanae which originated in the town Atella. These were a collection of vulgar farces that contained a lot of low or buffoonish comedy and rude jokes.

Samuel Pratt, The Cabinet of Poetry, containing the best entire pieces to be found in the works of the British Poets. 6 Volumes (London: Richard Phillips, ) Information about the collection: No preface in any of the volumes, though the first contains an advertisement reproduced below and a faily long "essay on poetry" (about 70 pages).

There are headnotes of about 2 pages for each poet. The Count of Monte Cristo, despite all of its unbelievable (unbelievable in the best possible way, the "oh man, no way did he just do that" way) action and adventure, draws heavily on fact – at least as far as the setting and details the stuff about Napoleon – which you can read more about in the "Why Should I Care?" section – the descriptions of Marseille, the Roman carnival.

The raccoon's feast. Arcadia, [Calif.], Raccoon Press, c The Library of Congress is unaware of, or has been unable to identify a copyright owner and/or information about any possible or likely copyright owner, and makes this item available as an exercise of fair.

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And while you talk about kooks who believe in conspiracy theories I believe you followed cults and paranormal nonsense up until your 40’s. Among Turkish epic poets, the earliest is Ahmedi (died ), who wrote the Book of Alexander the Great. The first romantic song is that of Sheykhi () on the loves of the maiden Shireen.

The first religious epic is that of Yaziji-Oglu (), called the Book .The Piano Shop on the Left Bank: Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier, Thad Carhart. Wild Girls: Paris, Sappho, and Art: The Lives and Loves of Natalie Barney and Romaine Brooks, Diana Souhami.

Wild Heart: Natalie Clifford Barney's Journey from Victorian America to the Literary Salons of Paris, Suzanne Rodriguez.EPISTLE II: TO A LADY (Of the Characters of Women) by Alexander Pope - NOTHING so true as what you once let fall, "Most Women have no Characters at all." Matter too soft a lasting mark to.