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" Our maker, therfore, at these dayes, shall not follow Piers plowman, nor Gower, nor Lydgate, nor yet Chaucer, for their language is now out of use with us... "
Principles of English Etymology - Page 505
by Walter William Skeat - 1892 - 547 pages
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Observations of the Fairy Queen of Spenser, Volume 1

Thomas Warton - Criticism, Textual - 1762 - 498 pages
...Arte ofEngliJh Poejie feems to blame Spenfer for this. " Our Maker therefore, at thefe dayes, ihall not follow Piers " Plowman, nor Gower, nor Lydgate,...nor yet Chaucer; for their " language is now out of ufe with us." b. 3. c. I. The Fairy Queen was not publiflied when this critic wrote, fo that this cenfure...
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The History of English Poetry: From the Close of the Eleventh ..., Volume 3

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1781
...cbarieatti, men ciuill and " gracioufly behauored and bred. Our " maker therefore at thefe dayes (hall not " follow PIERS PLOWMAN, nor Gower, " nor Lydgate,...nor yet Chaucer, for their " language is now out of vfe with vs: " neither (hall he take the termes of nor" theme men, fuche as they vfe in daily " talke,...
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The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser: With the Life of the Author ..., Volume 9

Edmund Spenser, John Bell - English poetry - 1807
...The Jrtt of English Pofsie seems to hlame Spenier for this. * Our MAKER therefore, at these daycs, shall not follow Piers Plowman, nor Gower, nor Lydgate, nor yet Chaucer; for their language is nowlout ot use with us.* B. 3. ci The Faerie Queene was not puhlished when thii critick wrote, so that...
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Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth ...

Lucy Aikin - Great Britain - 1818
...all his country ; after some other rules or cautions he adds : " Our maker therefore at these days shall not follow Piers Plowman, nor Gower, nor Lydgate,...nor yet Chaucer ; for their language is now. out of use with us ; neither shall he take the terms of Northern men, such as they use in daily talk, whether...
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George Puttenham: The Arte of English Poesie. June? 1589

Richard Puttenham - Poetics - 1869 - 320 pages
...\charientes\ men ciuill and gracioufly behauoured and bred. Our maker therfore at thefe dayes mall not follow Piers plowman nor Gower nor Lydgate nor yet Chaucer, for their language is now out of vfe with vs : neither mall he take the termes of Northern-men, fuch as they vfe in dayly talke, whether...
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Memoirs of the court of queen Elizabeth. Repr. of the 6th ed

Lucy Aikin - 1872
...all his country ;' after some other rules or cautions he adds, ' Our maker therefore at these days shall not follow Piers Plowman, nor Gower, nor Lydgate,...nor yet Chaucer ; for their language is now out of use with us ; neither shall he take the terms of Northern men, such as they use in daily talk, whether...
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Americanisms: The English of the New World

Maximilian Schele De Vere - Americanisms - 1872 - 685 pages
...(eleven years before Shakespeare) : " Our writer, therefore, in these dap shall not follow Piers the Plowman, nor Gower nor Lydgate, nor yet Chaucer, for their language is now out of use with us ; neither yet shall he take the terms of Northmen, such as they nse in daily talk, whether...
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AMERICANISMS; THE ENGLISH OF THE NEW WORLD

M.SCHELE DE VERE - 1872
...(eleven years before Shakespeare) : "Our writer, therefore, in these days shall not follow Piers the Plowman, nor Gower nor Lydgate, nor yet Chaucer, for their language is now out of use with us ; neither yet shall he take the terms of Northmen, such as they use in daily talk, whether...
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Americanisms: The English of the New World

Maximilian Schele De Vere - Americanisms - 1872 - 685 pages
...(eleven years before Shakespeare) : " Our writer, therefore, in these days shall not follow Piers the Plowman, nor Gower nor Lydgate, nor yet Chaucer, for their language is now out of use with us ; neither yet shall he take the terms of Northmen, such as they use in daily talk, whether...
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Historical Outlines of English Accidence: Comprising Chapters on the History ...

Richard Morris - English language - 1877 - 378 pages
...confined to the counties of Gloucestershire, Somersetshire, Wiltshire, &C.1 1 " Our maker (poet) therefore at these dayes shall not follow Piers Plowman, nor...nor yet Chaucer, for their language is now out of use with us : neither shall he take the termes of Northern-men, such as they use in dayly talke, whether...
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