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ORTHOMETRY.
Let but this force of thought and speech be mine, And he that will may take the sleek, fat phrase,
That glows but burns not, though it beam and shine, Light, but no heat, a flash, but not a flame.*
* The student who may desire to enter more fully into this interesting corner of poetic literature will find delight and instruction in the following works :
" A Treasury of English Sonnets," by David M. Main (Alexander Ireland & Co., Manchester, 1880). This is the most complete collection of English Sonnets yet published, and is accompanied by critical notes and extracts of an exhaustive and scholarly character.
" Sonnets of this Century," with a critical introduction by William Sharp, being one of the volumes of the Canterbury Poets. (Walter Scott. London. 1888.)






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