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Ingenious Examples of Figurative Language in Fahrenheit 451

sweet food of sweetly uttered knowledge

Is the poor pipe disdained, which sometimes out of Meliboeœus’ mouth can show the misery of people under hard lords and ravening soldiers, and again, by Tityrus, what blessedness is derived to them that lie lowest from the goodness of them that sit highest? Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again. How well store of similiter cadences doth sound with the gravity of the pulpit, I would but invoke Demosthenes’ soul to tell, who with a rare daintiness useth them. Beatty kept egging on Montag to kill him, because he was depressed, and like Mildred who subconsciously or not, I'm not sure hated their life and wanted to die. Monday bum Millay, Wednesday Whitman, Friday Faulkner, burn 'em to ashes, then bum the ashes. So that the right use of comedy will, I think, by nobody be blamed, and much less of the high and excellent tragedy, that openeth the greatest wounds, and showeth forth the ulcers that are covered with tissue; that maketh kings fear to be tyrants, and tyrants manifest their tyrannical humors; that with stirring the effects of admiration and commiseration teacheth the uncertainty of this world, and upon how weak foundations gilden roofs are builded; that maketh us know: Qui sceptra sævus duro imperio regit, Timet timentes, metus in auctorem redit. Ironically, Montag realizes that his own home is the firemen's target. And truly even Plato whosoever well considereth, shall find that in the body of his work though the inside and strength were philosophy, the skin as it were and beauty depended most of poetry.

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What is the meaning of sweet food of sweetly uttered knowledge

sweet food of sweetly uttered knowledge

This phrase is used to illustrate that all books and authors are valuable. It is here that we finally perceive it as a sweet taste. The astronomer, with his cousin the geometrician, can hardly escape when they take upon them to measure the height of the stars. For, indeed, after the philosophers had picked out of the sweet mysteries of poetry the right discerning true points of knowledge, they forthwith, putting it in method, and making a school—art of that which the poets did only teach by a divine delightfulness, beginning to spurn at their guides, like ungrateful prentices were not content to set up shops for themselves, but sought by all means to discredit their masters; which by the force of delight being barred them, the less they could overthrow them the more they hated them. But these arguments will by few be understood, and by fewer granted; thus much I hope will be given me, that the Greeks with some probability of reason gave him the name above all names of learning.

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Ingenious Examples of Figurative Language in Fahrenheit 451

sweet food of sweetly uttered knowledge

Who is it that ever was a scholar that doth not carry away some verses of Virgil, Horace, or Cato, which in his youth he learned, and even to his old age serve him for hourly lessons? Secondly, that it is the mother of lies. Even among the most barbarous and simple Indians, where no writing is, yet have they their poets, who make and sing songs which they call areytos , both of their ancestors’ deeds and praises of their gods,—a sufficient probability that, if ever learning come among them, it must be by having their hard dull wits softened and sharpened with the sweet delights of poetry; for until they find a pleasure in the exercise of the mind, great promises of much knowledge will little persuade them that know not the fruits of knowledge. But it is not the tragedy they do mislike, for it were too absurd to cast out so excellent a representation of whatsoever is most worthy to be learned. There is an alternative, using a test which looks for bits of the virus, not the antibodies. For more on this topic: Quotation for the Day. But the fitness it hath for memory is notably proved by all delivery of arts, wherein, for the most part, from grammar to logic, mathematic, physic, and the rest, the rules chiefly necessary to be borne away are compiled in verses. Clearly the head of the Sukabumi municipal health service Dinas Kesehatan , Boyke Priyono, is not clear.

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The Defense of Poesy. Sir Philip Sidney. 1909

sweet food of sweetly uttered knowledge

Pompey and Cicero slain then, when they would have thought exile a happiness? But truly I imagine if falleth out with these poet-whippers as with some good women who often are sick, but in faith they cannot tell where. Stoneman and Black firemen whose names suggest that the hardness of their hearts and the color of their skin and hair come from contact with smoke. These two authors are chosen to show who wrote about revolution and fighting opression. But if anything be already said in the defense of sweet poetry, all concurreth to the maintaining the heroical, which is not only a kind, but the best and most accomplished kind of poetry. That cĂŚsura, or breathing-place in the midst of the verse, neither Italian nor Spanish have, the French and we never almost fail of.

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Bradbury, Ray. FAHRENHEIT 451 (Part 2)

sweet food of sweetly uttered knowledge

Faber's demonstration of cowardice and political nihilism incites Montag to begin ripping pages out of the Bible. For conclusion, I say the philosopher teacheth, but he teacheth obscurely, so as the learned only can understand him; that is to say, he teacheth them that are already taught. Overall without the allusions to other books Fahrenheit 451 wouldn't be the same. Plato found fault that the poets of his time filled the world with wrong opinions of the gods, making light tales of that unspotted essence, and therefore would not have the youth depraved with such opinions. Furthermore, Millie and her friends are characterized by fire imagery; they light cigarettes and blow the smoke from their mouths. One wonders what the parents of these kids have been told? He telleth them a tale, that there was a time when all parts of the body made a mutinous conspiracy against the belly, which they thought devoured the fruits of each other’s labor; they concluded they would let so unprofitable a spender starve.

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The Defense of Poesy. Sir Philip Sidney. 1909

sweet food of sweetly uttered knowledge

Plato therefore, whose authority I had much rather justly construe than unjustly resist, meant not in general of poets, in those words of which Julius Scaliger saith, Qua authoritate barbari quidam atque hispidi, abuti velint ad poetas e republica exigendos; but only meant to drive out those wrong opinions of the Deity, whereof now, without further law, Christianity hath taken away all the hurtful belief, perchance, as he thought, nourished by the then esteemed poets. The poet never maketh any circles about your imagination, to conjure you to believe for true what he writeth. For these third be they which most properly do imitate to teach and delight; and to imitate borrow nothing of what is, hath been, or shall be; but range, only reined with learned discretion, into the divine consideration of what may be and should be. Of the other side, who would show the honors have been by the best sort of judgments granted them, a whole sea of examples would present themselves: Alexanders, CĂŚsars, Scipios, all favorers of poets; LĂŚlius, called the Roman Socrates, himself a poet, so as part of Heautontimoroumenos in Terence was supposed to be made by him. The philosopher showeth you the way, he informeth you of the particularities, as well of the tediousness of the way, as of the pleasant lodging you shall have when your journey is ended, as of the many by-turnings that may divert you from your way; but this is to no man but to him that will read him, and read him with attentive, studious painfulness; which constant desire whosoever hath in him, hath already passed half the hardness of the way, and therefore is beholding to the philosopher but for the other half.

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Alyssa's Blog: Fahrenheit 451 Analysis

sweet food of sweetly uttered knowledge

And for the lawyer, though Jus be the daughter of Justice, and Justice the chief of virtues, yet because he seeketh to make men good rather formidine poeœnæ than virtutis amore or, to say righter, doth not endeavour to make men good, but that their evil hurt not others; having no care, so he be a good citizen, how bad a man he be; therefore, as our wickedness maketh him necessary, and necessity maketh him honorable, so is he not in the deepest truth to stand in rank with these, who all endeavor to take naughtiness away, and plant goodness even in the secretest cabinet of our souls. I am in Melbourne this week, so hope to nibble at the lifestyle, to confirm that it suits. Even with the finding of the body, leaving the rest to be told by the spirit of Polydorus. A few bombs and the 'families' in the walls of all the homes, like harlequin rats, will shut up! The just Phocion and the accomplished Socrates put to death like traitors? On the other side, the historian, wanting the precept, is so tied, not to what should be but to what is, to the particular truth of things, and not to the general reason of things, that his example draweth no necessary consequence, and therefore a less fruitful doctrine. Now imagine that Bob and Alice are a happily married couple, and Bob works for someone else.


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Philip Sidney

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For, indeed, if the question were whether it were better to have a particular act truly or falsely set down, there is no doubt which is to be chosen, no more than whether you had rather have Vespasian’s picture right as he was, or, at the painter’s pleasure, nothing resembling. Well may you see Ulysses in a storm, and in other hard plights; but they are but exercises of patience and magnanimity, to make them shine the more in the near following prosperity. Some of these could signal something very se … rious. For all standeth upon dialogues; wherein he feigneth many honest burgesses of Athens to speak of such matters that, if they had been set on the rack, they would never have confessed them; besides his poetical describing the circumstances of their meetings, as the well-ordering of a banquet, the delicacy of a walk, with interlacing mere tales, as Gyges’ Ring and others, which who knoweth not to be flowers of poetry did never walk into Apollo’s garden. And even historiographers, although their lips sound of things done, and verity be written in their foreheads, have been glad to borrow both fashion and perchance weight of the poets. War has happened before and it may happen again. Because h … e was so incredibly gorgeous, he could afford to be an inattentive and self-absorbed lover.

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Bradbury, Ray. FAHRENHEIT 451 (Part 2)

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That poesy, thus embraced in all other places, should only find in our time a hard welcome in England, I think the very earth lamenteth it, and therefore decketh our soil with fewer laurels than it was accustomed. Another will say it wanteth grammar. But truly, many of such writings as come under the banner of unresistible love, if I were a mistress would never persuade me they were in love; so coldly they apply fiery speeches, as men that had rather read lovers’ writings, and so caught up certain swelling phrases—which hang together like a man which once told me the wind was at north-west and by south, because he would be sure to name winds enough—than that in truth they feel those passions, which easily, as I think, may be bewrayed by that same forcibleness, or energia as the Greeks call it of the writer. For ordinary it is that two young princes fall in love; after many traverses she is got with child, delivered of a fair boy, he is lost, groweth a man, falleth in love, and is ready to get another child,—and all this in two hours’ space; which how absurd it is in sense even sense may imagine, and art hath taught, and all ancient examples justified, and at this day the ordinary players in Italy will not err in. Is it so very wretched to die? Bowles leaves in a fury; Mrs. Saint Paul himself, who yet, for the credit of poets, allegeth twice two poets, and one of them by the name of a prophet, setteth a watchword upon philosophy,—indeed upon the abuse.

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