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" He was an eminent instance of the truth of that rule, " Poeta non fit sed nascitur," (one is not made but born a poet.) Indeed his learning was very little ; so that, as Cornish diamonds are not polished by any lapidary, but are pointed and smoothed even... "
The history of the worthies of England - Page 284
by Thomas Fuller - 1840
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Curiosities of literature: consisting of anecdotes, characters ..., Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - Anecdotes - 1698
...SHAKESPEARE — ' He was an eminent inftance of the truth of that rule, poeta non ft, fed nafcittir ; one is not made, but born a poet. Indeed his learning was but very little ; fo that as Cornijh diamonds are not polifhed by any lapidary, but are pointed and...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1807
...all that are old will, and all who desire to be old should excuse him therein." On SHAKSFEARE — " He was an eminent instance of the truth of that rule, poeta non Jit, sed nascitur ; one is not made, but born a poet. Indeed his learning was but very little; so that...
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Liber Facetiarum: Being a Collection of Curious and Interesting Anecdotes ...

Anecdotes - 1809 - 344 pages
...all that are old will, and all who desire to be old should excuse him therein." On Shakespear — " He was an eminent instance of the truth of that rule, poeta nonjit, sed nascitur; one is not made, but born a pott. Indeed his learning was but very little; so...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, Volume 3

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1810
...they were so merry, and Dcmotritus scarce forbear to sigh at his tragedies, they were so mournful. lie was an eminent instance of the truth of that rule, Poeta non Jit, »cd na&citur: one is not made but torn a poet. Indeed, his learning was very little; so that...
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Curiosities of literature

Isaac Disraeli - 1823
...all that are old will, and all who desire to be old should, excuse him therein." On SHAKSPEARE. — " He was an eminent instance of the truth of that rule, poeta nonjlt, sed nascitur ; one is not made, but born a poet. Indeed his learning was but very little ;...
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Curiosities of literature. (Repr. of the 7th ed.).

Isaac Disraeli - 1824
...all that are old will, and all who desire to be old should, excuse him therein." On SHAKSPEARE. — " He was an eminent instance of the truth of that rule, poeta nonjit, sed nascitur; one is not made, but born a poet. Indeed his learning was but very little ; so...
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The works of Shakspeare: from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, Isaac Reed, George Steevens - Drama - 1825 - 896 pages
...interesting : " Shakspeare was an eminent instance of tbe truth of that role : Poeta non tt ted Msctfitr, h but very little ; so that as Cvmuk diamonds are not polished by any lapidary, hot are pointed and smoothed...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser

1792
...SHAKESPEARE—" He was an eminent inftance of the truth of that rule, poeta nan ft, fed na/citur ; one is not made, but born a poet. Indeed his learning was but very little ; fo that as Cornijb Jiamomis are not polilhed by any lapidary, but arc pointed and...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1834
...all that are old will, and all who desire to be old should, excuse him therein." On SHAKSPEARE. — " He was an eminent instance of the truth of that rule,...not made, but born a poet. Indeed his learning was but very little ; so that as Cornish diamonds are not polished by any lapidary, but are pointed and'...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1834
...all that are old will, and all who desire to be old should, excuse him therein.' On SHAKSPEARE. — ' He was an eminent instance of the truth of that rule,...not made, but born a poet. Indeed his learning was but very little ; so that as Cornish diamonds are not polished by any lapidary, but are pointed and...
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