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Illustrated History of Ancient Literature: Oriental and Classical - Page 168
by John Duncan Quackenbos - 1879 - 432 pages
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The Spectator, Volume 3

Richard Steele - 1729
...Conceits, and Turns of Wit with which many of our modern Lyricks are fo miferably infefted. Her Soul feems to have been made up of Love and Poetry : She felt the Paflion in all its Warmth, and defcribed it in all its Symptoms. She is called by ancient Authors the...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

1739 - 432 pages
...by what is left of theni, that ftie followed Nature in all her Thoughts, without defending to thofe little Points, Conceits, and Turns of Wit with which many of our modern Lyricks are fo miferably infedted. Her Soul feems to have been made up of Love and Poetry : She felt...
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Works: In English Verse, Volume 1

Horace - History - 1767
...is left of them, ' that flit- followed Nature in all her Thoughts, without • defcending to thofe little Points, Conceits, and Turns ' of Wit, with which many of our modern Lyrics are Ib 1 miferably infefted. Her Soul fterns to have been made ' up of Love and Poetry: She felt the Paflion...
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The way to the temple of true honor and fame, by the paths of heroic virtue ...

William Cooke (fellow of New coll, Oxford.) - 1773
...by what is left of them, that fhc followed nature in all her thoughts, without defcending to thofe little points, conceits, and turns of wit, with which many of our modern Lyrics arc fo miferably infetled. Her foul feems to have been made up of love and poetry. She felt the paifion...
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The way to the temple of true honor and fame by the paths of ..., Volume 2

William Cooke, Sir William Temple - Classical biography - 1773
...by what is left of them, that fhe fallowed nature in all her thoughts, without defcending to thofe little points, conceits, and turns of wit, with which many of our modem Lyrics are fo miferably infec'led. Her fold feems to have been made up of love and poetry. She...
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British Classics

Edward Francis Burney, Richard Corbould - History - 1786
...by what is left of them, that Л" followed nature in all lier thoughts) without deicending to thofe little points conceits, and turns of wit, with which many of our modern lyrics are Ib n»ferably infened. Her foul items '• have been made up of love and pottn'ˇ me felt the paflion...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1803
...critics who were conversant with her works when they were intire. One may see by what is left of them, that she followed nature in all her thoughts, without...the passion in all its warmth, and described it in amis symptoms. She is called by ancient authors the tenth muse ; and by Plutarch is compared to Cacus...
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Select British Classics, Volume 13

English literature - 1803
...critics who were conversant with her works when they were entire. One may see by what is left of them, that she followed nature in all her thoughts, without...turns of wit with which many of our modern lyrics are sox miserably infected. Her soul seems to have been made up of love and poetry : she felt the passion...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...critics who were conversant with her works when they were entire. One may see by what is left of them, that she followed nature in all her thoughts, without...its warmth, and, described it in all its symptoms. She is called by ancient authors the Tenth Muse : and by Plutarch is compared to Cacus, the son of...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804
...critics who were conversant with her works when they were entire. One may see by what is left of them, that she followed nature in all her thoughts, without...its warmth, and described it in all its symptoms. She is called by antient authors the tenth muse ; and by Plutarch is compared to Cacus the son of Vulcan,...
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