“The Streaks of the Tulip”

  • D. D. Devlin

Abstract

Jeffrey, as we saw, was scornful of “Strange fits of passion have I known” and particularly of the two last lines:

“O mercy!” to myself I cried,

“If Lucy should be dead”

Keywords

Assure Verse Peru Mist Ethos 

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Notes

  1. 4.
    Joshua Reynolds, Fifteen Discourses Delivered in the Royal Academy “Discourse VII” (1776). All further quotations from Reynolds in this chapter come from this Discourse unless otherwise stated.Google Scholar

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© D. D. Devlin 1980

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