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" But two things rare the Fates had in their store, And gave thee both, to shew they could no more. For such a poet, while thy days were green, Thou wert, as chief of them are said t' have been. And such a prince thou art, we daily see, As chief of those... "
New poems by James I of England, from a hitherto unpublished manuscript (Add ... - Page lxxx
by James I (King of England) - 1911 - 121 pages
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 8

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...for complaint to may But two things rare the Fates had in their store, And gave thee both, to shew they could no more. For such a poet, while thy days...best Of kings, for grace ; of poets, for my test? one. With respect to his boyish poetry, of which I presume Hurd never read a line, it is really creditable...
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The Progresses, Processions, and Magnificent Festivities, of King ..., Volume 1

John Nichols - England - 1828 - 609 pages
...dost thou laurel wear ! But two things rare the Fates had in their store, And gave thee both, to shew they could no more. For such a Poet, while thy days...the best Of Kings, for grace; of Poets, for my test ? 2. To THE KINS. Who would not be thy subject, James, to obey A Prince that rules by example, more...
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The Works of Ben Jonson: With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and ..., Volume 8

Ben Jonson - English drama - 1875
...for it. " The pepperers," also, it appears from the same authority, mightily affected this street. For such a poet, while thy days were green, Thou wert,...the best Of kings, for grace ; of poets, for my test ? for the gross adulation in these verses." Reprehensions of adulation come with a good grace from...
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The Works of Ben Jonson: With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and ..., Volume 8

Ben Jonson - English drama - 1875
...for it. " The pepperers," also, it appears from the same authority, mightily affected this street. For such a poet, while thy days were green, Thou wert,...the best Of kings, for grace ; of poets, for my test ? for the gross adulation in these verses." Reprehensions of adulation come with a good grace from...
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The poems of Robert Greene, Christopher Marlowe, and Ben Jonson

Robert Greene, Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson - English poetry - 1878 - 544 pages
...Bucklers-bury, t there 'twill welL IV. TO KING JAMES. How, best of kings, dost thou a sceptre bear 1 How, best of poets,* dost thou laurel wear? But two...the best Of kings, for grace; of poets, for my test! V. ON THE UNION. When was there contract better driven by Fate, Or celebrated with more truth of...
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The Poetical Works of William Shakespeare and Ben Jonson

William Shakespeare, Ben Jonson - English poetry - 1879
...Windsor, III. iii. IV. TO KING JAMES. How, best of Kings, dost thou a sceptre bear ! How, best of Poets,6 dost thou laurel wear ! But two things rare the Fates...the best Of Kings for grace ; of Poets for my test ? V. ON THE UNION.' When was there contract better driven by Fate ? Or celebrated with more truth of...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 16

Literature - 1908
...such a prince thou art, we daily see, As chief of those still promise they will be. Whom should thy muse then fly to, but the best Of kings, for grace ; of poets, for my test? These epigrams were first published in 1616, and Bishop Montague's collected edition of the writings...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 16

Literature - 1908
...such a prince thou art, we daily see, As chief of those still promise they will be. Whom should thy muse then fly to, but the best Of kings, for grace; of poets, for my test? These epigrams were first published in 1616, and Bishop Montague's collected edition of the writings...
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New poems of James I of England: from a hitherto unpublished manuscript (Add ...

James I (King of England) - Dissertations, Academic - 1911 - 121 pages
...most excellent work that, in my Judgement, hath been written in any language that I understand." J On another occasion, Ben told the King plainly that...corrections of spelling in the handwriting of the poet.3 " I am arrived safely," wrote Jonson to Drummond (May 10, 1619) on his return from Scotland,...
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University of California Publications in Modern Philology, Volume 10

Literature - 1920
...rhetoric can be found than his fourth epigram, To King James: How, best of Kings, dost thou a sceptre bear! How, best of Poets, dost thou laurel wear! But...the best Of Kings for grace; of Poets for my test ? 30 No instance could be found of more complete parallelism and balance; and the repetition at the...
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