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" Love's an heroic passion, which can find No room in any base degenerate mind : It kindles all the soul with honour's fire, To make the lover worthy his desire. "
The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ... - Page 118
by John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
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Black Face, Maligned Race: The Representation of Blacks in English Drama ...

Anthony Gerard Barthelemy - Drama - 1999 - 215 pages
...Ferdinand and the plight of these two young Moorish lovers, offers them sanctuary because Loves a Heroique Passion which can find No room in any base degenerate mind: It kindles all the Soul with Honours Fire, To make the Lover worthy his desire. (Part n, I, i, 145-48) That the Moorish parents...
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Plots and Counterplots: Sexual Politics and the Body Politic in English ...

Richard Braverman - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 333 pages
...Granada, is for Noble Loves renown'd; Her best defence is in her Lovers found. Love's an Héroïque Passion which can find No room in any base degenerate...desire. Against such Heroes I success should fear, " On the play's conclusion, sec Alan S. Fisher, "Daring to be Absurd: The Paradoxes of The Conquest...
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Perspectives on Restoration Drama

Susan J. Owen - Drama - 2002 - 198 pages
...Isabella propounds a philosophy of chivalric love on the model of the French romances: Love's a Heroique Passion which can find No room in any base degenerate mind: It kindles all the Soul with Honours Fire. To make the Lover worthy his desire. (Part II. Ii143) In the final battle between Moors...
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The History of Jemmy and Jenny Jessamy

Eliza Fowler Haywood - Fiction - 2005 - 412 pages
...to be, and he tells us that: Loves an heroic passion, which can find No room in any base degen'rate mind; It kindles all the soul with honour's fire To make the lover worthy his desire."25 "And I am of opinion that a virtuous love, such as I doubt not but yours was, ought never...
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