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" Prometheus is, as it were, the type of the highest perfection of moral and intellectual nature, impelled by the purest and the truest motives to the best and noblest ends. "
The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art - Page 20
1848
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The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats: Complete in ..., Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1829 - 575 pages
...magnificent (iction with a religious feeling, it engenders something worse. But Prometheus is, as it were, the type of the highest perfection of moral and intellectual nature, impelled by the purest and the truest motives to the best and noblest ends. This Poem was chiefly written upon the mountainous...
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The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Volume 1

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1840
...magnificent fiction with a religious feeling, it engenders something worse. But Prometheus is, as it were, the type of the highest perfection of moral and intellectual nature, impelled by the purest and the trueet motive« to the best and noblest ends. This Poem was chiefly written upon the mountainous...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 13

1848
...restoration of Saturnian times is anticipated. On this view is Shelley's drama founded " Prometheus is the type of the highest perfection of moral and intellectual...very highest power. The opening is in the spirit of ./Eschylus, and we think equal. In JEschylus the gifts •which Prometheus is supposed to have given...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 16

1848
...restoration of Saturnian times is anticipated. On this view is Shelley's drama founded. " Prometheus is the type of the highest perfection of moral and intellectual...very highest power. The opening is in the spirit of ЛЗ«сhylu«, and we think equal. In iEschylus the gifts which Prometheus is supposed to have given...
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The North British Review, Volumes 8-9

1848
...restoration of Saturnian times is anticipated. On this view is Shelley's drama founded. " Prometheus is the type of the highest perfection of moral and intellectual...very highest power. The opening is in the spirit of ^Eschylus, and we think equal. In .Eschylus the gifts which Prometheus is supposed to have given to...
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The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1849
...magnificent fiction with a religious feeling, it engenders something worse. But Prometheus is, as it were, the type of the highest perfection of moral and intellectual nature, impelled by tile purest and the truest motives to the best and noblest ends. This Poem was chiefly written upon...
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Sketches of the Poetical Literature of the Past Half-century in Six Lectures

David Macbeth Moir - 1851 - 335 pages
...Unbound," a lyrical drama in four acts, was intended, as we are told by Shelley himself, to make his hero "the type of the highest perfection of moral and intellectual nature, impelled by the purest and the truest motives to the best and noblest ends." It hence differs from the lost drama of ^Eschylus...
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Shelley and His Writings, Volume 2

Charles S. Middleton - 1858
...Prometheus, and has given to him a higher and more exalted sphere of action. In his hands he becomes the type of the highest perfection of moral and intellectual nature, impelled by the purest and the truest motives to the best and noblest ends. He is exempt from every taint of ambition, envy, or...
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Shelley and His Writings, Volume 2

Charles S. Middleton - 1858
...Prometheus, and has given to him a higher and more exalted sphere of action. In his hands he becomes the type of the highest perfection of moral and intellectual nature, impelled by the purest and the truest motives to the best and noblest ends. He is exempt from every taint of ambition, envy, or...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volume 14

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - 1862
...mystic and shadowy imagery, which renders it remote from real life. The hero was intended to be a " type of the highest perfection of moral and intellectual nature, impelled by the purest and the truest motives to the best and noblest ends." Though revealing his mastery of tho simple spirit...
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