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accomplished by force

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impelled by physical force especially against resistance

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In The Redress of Poetry (1995), he quotes Sydney's famous Defence of Poetry, where he writes of "the forcibleness or Energia (as the Greeks called it) of the writer" and suggests that it is this original forcibleness, this clear water springing through the sand, "that makes poetry so valuable and guarantees its safe passage through the world of accusing ideologies and impugned ideals.
The latter is a continuing resource for good sense, clarity, and forcibleness in writing prose.