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" Though deep, yet clear; though gentle, yet not dull Strong without rage; without o'erflowing, full. And there are yet fewer who can find the reason of that sweetness. "
The works of Virgil - Page lxxxv
by Virgil, John Carey, Knightly Chetwood - 1803
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 17

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...juft. But, fince the evil of falfe quantities is difficult to be cured in any modern language.; fince the French and the Italians, as well as we, are yet ignorant what feet are to be ufed in heroic poetry ; , fince I have not ftriftiy obferved thofe rules myfelf, which I...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...left some critical observations on this subject. 7 This celebrated couplet was an addition, not being and there are yet fewer who can find the reason of...Italians, as well as we, are yet ignorant what feet are to be used in heroick poetry ; since I have not strictly observed those rules myself, which I can...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800
...left some critical observations on this subject. 7 This celebrated couplet was an addition, not being and there are yet fewer who can find the reason of...of false quantities is difficult to be cured in any modem language ; since the French and the Italians, as well as we, are yet ignorant what feet are to...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800
...left some critical observations on this subject. 7 This celebrated couplet was an addition, not being and there are yet fewer who can find the reason of...allowed the criticism to be just. But since the evil of fa\x quantities is difficult to be cured in any modern language ; since the French and the Italians,...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800
...left some critical observations on this subject. ' This celebrated couplet was an addition, not being and there are yet fewer who can find the reason of that, sweetness, I have given j,t to some of my friends in conversation, and they have allowed the criticism to be just. But since...
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The works of Virgil, tr. into Engl. verse by mr. Dryden. Carey

Publius Vergilius Maro - 1806
...deep, yet clear ; though gentle, yet not dull ; Strong without rage ; without o'erflo\ving, full— and there are yet fewer who can find the reason of...Italians, as well as we, are yet ignorant what feet are to be used in heroic poetry; since I have not strictly observed those rules myself, which I can...
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The works of John Dryden: now first collected in eighteen volumes, Volume 14

John Dryden - 1808
...the period, I fear much of their merit lies in the skilful antithesis of the attributes of the river. criticism to be just. But, since the evil of false...Italians, as well as we, are yet ignorant what feet are to be used in heroic poetry ; since I have not strictly observed those rules myself, which I can...
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The works of John Dryden: now first collected in eighteen volumes ..., Volume 14

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...deep, yet clear ; though gentle, yet not dull ; Strong without rage ; without o'erflowing, full — * and there are yet fewer who can find the reason of...friends in conversation ; and they have allowed the * This celebrated couplet occurs in Sir John Denham's " Cooper's Hill," a poem which was praised beyond...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...deep, yet clear ; though gentle, yet not dull ; Strong without rage ; without o'erflowing, full — * and there are yet fewer who can find the reason of...friends in conversation ; and they have allowed the * This celebrated couplet occurs in Sir John Denham's " Cooper's Hill," a poem which was praised beyond...
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