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|5 The acting maxim of Horace, in his subsequent Ars Poetica, was si vis me flere, |
dolendum est primum ipsi tibi: "If you would have me weep, you must first of all
feel grief yourself."6 Actors in the ancient world went to some extremes to "feel" ...
|If you would have me weep, you must first of all feel grief yourself. Horace, |
Roman poet Ask an actor or actress to cry and they will think of something so sad
that in a few minutes they actually begin to shed tears. When a writer creates a
|Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. • If you would have me weep, you must first of all feel |
grief yourself. — Horace • Quiet and sincere sympathy is often the most welcome
and efficient consolation to the afflicted. Said a wise man to one in deep sorrow, ...
|... "if you would have me weep, you must first feel grief yourself," by adding that, "|
the cry of a woman especially moves to ... among all of the mystics had "no rival
in the frequency and intensity of his tears," distinguished between three kinds: ...
|The Roman poet, Horace, expressed this for all ages: “ Sivis me Here, dolendum |
est primum ipse tibi.” “If you wish me to weep, you yourself must grieve first," or (a
little freer) “ If you wish me to feel, you must feel first." Paul, in his ... We have just
said that the orator who would reach eloquence must feel deeply and strongly.
|IF human nature be always the same, it cannot have changed much since Mr. |
Addison's time;1 and there may still be readers who will ... another species of
curiosity, which may, especially after perusal, arise in the minds of some readers:
Why did he write at all? ... me to weep, you must first feel grief yourself" (1:102-03
|IF we wish to lift speaking above plain talk, feeling is helpful; if into the higher |
department of oratory, it is indispensable. ... Therefore, he who would make
others'feel, must feel first. No law of our ... Horace gives the rule: If you wish me to
weep, you. yourself must weep first. What is true of grief, is true of our emotional
and passional nature in general. Hence we have the broader law, if you wish me
to feel you must feel first. If you ... sympathy,'and I and all your hearers are likely
|you could sec was a thin sprinkling of civilians and a thick sprinkling of actually |
rioting police. I looked down the ... When the tear gas really hits you for the first
time and you burst into tears, the first thing you feel is sorry for yourself. You think:
My god, I'm crying — a tragedy must have befallen me. Then, if you can bear to
think at all, this weeping strikes you as funny — this sudden illusion of grief. And
|It is not enough that poems should have beauty; if they are to carry the audience |
with them , they should have charm as well. Just as smiling faces are turned
on those who smile, so is sympathy shown with those who weep. If you want to
move me to tears, you must first feel grief yourself; then, Telephus and Peleus,
your misfortunes will grieve me too, ... subject to the stage, or are so bold as to
invent a new character, be sure that it remains the same all the way through as it
|The unfavourable reputation of the totalitarian rulers in the South has been due |
largely to the example of the ... If you wish me to weep, you must first feel grief
yourself....Sad ... For nature first forms us within to meet all the changes of fortune.