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|Imagination, not invention, is the supreme master of art as of life. - Conrad, |
Joseph The imaginations which people have of one another are the solid facts of
society. - Cooley, Charles Horton Death is the tyrant of the imagination. -
|THE DEATH OP FRIENDS. Death is the tyrant of the imagination. His reign is in |
solitude and in darkness — in tombs and in prisons — over weak hearts and
seething brains. He lives, without shape or sound, a phantasm, inaccessible to
|The former is a well-known example, with many variations, of a question of |
definition (horos): does the person indirectly responsible for the tyrant's death
deserve to be considered a tyrannicide and to receive the reward prescribed by
|This testimony to the genius of Spenser was made the year before Pope's death. |
... Seneca and Lucan were condemned to death by a tyrant, cut their veins, and
died repeating their own verses: and Petronius Arbiter meta similar catastrophe.
|Employing an innovative, dreamlike style, and overflowing with symbolic descriptions, the novel transports the reader to a world that is at once fanciful and real.|
|A SHAKY BEGINNING GAIUS, like Julius Caesar, was struck down by men who |
fondly imagined that, with the death of the tyrant, the Republic would
automatically return. The Senate, although some of its members were realistically
|It should seem, from the first, he designed to be the death of him, God putting it |
into his heart, and letting him know also that ... That he compassed and imagined
the death of this tyrant appears by the preparation he made of a weapon for the ...
|It is a kind of prophetic spell or invocation of fate, in which, from the perspective of |
the future, a vision of the death of the tyrant is satirically announced.35 It
combines a striking dissonance of thought and form by a reversal of the usual
themes of ...
|... in mind he writes that no creature more vile or horrible than a tyrant, or more |
hateful to gods and men, can be imagined; ... and his overthrow: The death of this
tyrant [Julius Caesar], whose yoke the 156 Cicero's Social and Political Thought.