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n.1.Same as Æneid.
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representations, the interpretation of history embodied in the Eneid,
The reviewer at the Theatrical Inquisitor extended the pantheon still further: "It is one of the most stupendous works of human genius, and fitted to rank with the Iliad of Homer, the Eneid of Virgil, or the Macbeth of Shakespeare" (April 1817).
And the divide between the intensity of sublime affect and the anaesthetic numbness of acquired taste must not be overstated, both because Burke sometimes describes the pleasures of critical judgment using a rhetoric associated with the sublime--recall the experienced reader who is "transported with the Eneid" (20-21, my emphasis)--and because sublimity in Burke is often depicted in ways that obscure and complicate its links to intense and immediate physical response.