See also:river of Poland and Germany, and the chief affluent of the
See also:Oder . It rises on the
See also:north slope of the Carpathian Mountains N.W. of
See also:Cracow, flows north as far as Radomsk, then west, then north again past
See also:Sieradz, until it reaches
See also:Kola, where it again turns west, crosses the frontier into the Prussian province of Posen, where it takes a northerly direction past the
See also:town of Posen .. Then once more bending west, it flows past Schwerin and Landsberg and enters the Oder from the right at Cifstrin . Its
See also:total length is 445 M. of which 215 are in Poland and 230 in Prussia; it is navigable up to Konin in West Poland, a distance of 265 M . Its.
See also:banks are mostly low and
See also:flat, its
See also:lower course especially
See also:running through drained and cultivated marshes . It is connected with the Vistula through its tributary the
See also:Netze and the
See also:Bromberg canal . The
See also:area of its or The
See also:Lover of Nature, and remember that it was printed in 1744, the
See also:year of
See also:death . " As he is convinced," he wrote in the preface (1746) to his Odes on Several Subjects, " that the fashion of moralizing in
See also:verse has been carried too far, and as he looks upon invention and
See also:imagination to be the chief faculties of a poet, so he will be happy if the following odes may be looked upon as an attempt to bring back
See also:poetry into its right channel." He published an edition (1753) in Latin and
See also:English of Virgil . This contained Christopher Pitt's version of the Acneid, his own rendering of the Eclogues and Georgics in the heroic measure, and essays by
See also:Warburton and others . Warton himself appended essays on epic and didactic poetry, a
See also:life of Virgil and notes . He made the acquaintance of Dr
See also:Johnson, and wrote papers on
See also:Shakespeare and
See also:Homer in The Adventurer; and in 1757 he published the first
See also:part of an
See also:Essay on the
See also:Genius and Writings of Pope, an essay regarded at the
See also:time as revolutionary, by Johnson at least, because it put Pope in the second
See also:rank to Shakespeare, Spenser and Milton, on the ground that moral and ethical poetry, however excellent, is an inferior
See also:species . He held his own against Johnson in the
See also:Club; and after enduring many jests about the promised second part of the essay and the delay in its appearance, published it at last, retracting nothing, in 1782 .
Warton's edition of Pope was published in 1797 . An edition of
See also:Dryden, for which he had collected materials, was completed and published by his son in 1811 . Warton was a prebendary of St Paul's and of Winchester Cathedrals, and held the livings of Upham and of Wickham, Hampshire, where he died on the 23rd of
See also:February 18co . See
See also:Memoirs of the
See also:Late Rev .
See also:Joseph Warton, by
See also:John Wooll (vol. i., 18o6, no more published) .
JOSEPH WARTON (1722-1800)
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