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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the ... - Page 221
edited by - 1832
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A Collection of old ballads. Corrected from the best and most ancient copies ...

Ambrose Philips - Ballads, English - 1723
...Sidney's Difcourfe of Poetry, we find the following Exprejfion. " / never heard the " Old Song of Piercy and Douglas, that " I found not my Heart more moved than " with a Trumpet; and yet it is funs; by " fomeblindCrowder,withnorougher Voice " than rude Stile: Which being fo evilap<( parelrd...
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A Collection of Old Ballads: Corrected from the Best and Most ..., Volume 1

Ballads, English - 1723
...Sidney's Difcourfe of Poetry, we fond the following ExpreJJion. " I never heard the " Old Song of Piercy and Douglas, that " I found not my Heart more moved than " with a Trumpet; and yet it is fung by " fomeblindCrowder, with norougher Voice " than rude Stile: Which being fo evil ap" parelled...
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The popular educator

Popular educator - History - 1852
...the heavens in singing the lauds of the immortal God ? Certainly I must confess my own barbarousness. I never heard the old song of Percy and Douglas that I fonnd not my heart moved more than with a trumpet ; and yet it is sung but by some blind crowder, with...
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British Classics

Edward Francis Burney, Richard Corbould - History - 1786
...poetry, fpeaks of it in the following words: ' I never heard the old foDgot Piercy and Douglas, that 1 found not my heart more moved than with a trumpet; and yet it is lung by fume blind crowder with no rougher voici: than rude ftile; which being lo evil apparelled in...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...Sidney, in his difcourfe of poetry, fpeaks of it in the following words : " I never heard the old *'.fong of Percy and Douglas, that I found not " my heart more moved than with a trumpet ; " and yet it is fung by fome blind crowder with *' no rougher voice than rude ftile ; which be" ing fo evil apparelled...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...all his works. Sir Philip Sidney, in his discourse of poetry, speaks of it in the following words : ' I never heard the old song of Percy and Douglas, that...no rougher voice than rude style ; which being so evil apparelled in the dust and cobweb of that uncivil age, what would it work trimmed in the gorgeous...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...all his works. Sir Philip Sidney, in his discourse of poetry, speaks of it in the following words : ' I never heard the old song of Percy and Douglas, that...no rougher voice than rude style ; which being so evil apparelled in the dust and cobweb of that uncivil age, what would it work trimmed in the gorgeous...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1803
...his discourse of poetry, speaks of it in the following words : ' I never heard the old song of Piercy and Douglas, that I found not my heart more moved...no rougher voice than rude style ; which being so evil apparelled in the dust and cobweb of that uncivil age, what would it work trimmed in the gorgeous...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803
...his discourse of poetry, speaks of it in the following words : ' I never heard the old song of Piercy and Douglas, ' that I found not my heart more moved...no rougher voice than rude style; which being ' so evil apparelled in the dust and cobweb of that un' civil age, what would it work trimmed in the gor'...
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The British Essayists, Volume 7

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...Sidney, in his discourse of Poetry, speaks of it in the following words : ' I never heard the old sung of Percy and Douglas, that I found not my heart more...with no rougher voice than rude style, which being so evil apparelled in the dust and cobweb of that uncivil age, what would it work trimmed in the gorgeous...
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