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" This Poem being writ in the manner of Spenser, the obsolete words, and a simplicity of diction in some of the lines which borders on the ludicrous, were necessary to make the imitation more perfect. "
The Poetical Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections, Additions ... - Page 129
by James Thomson, John Aikin - 1804
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The Works of Mr. James Thomson: With His Last Corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Thomson - 1802
...of yede) went. ADVERTISEMENT. THIS poem being writ in the manner of Spenser, the obsolete words, and a simplicity of diction in some of the lines,...writ in our language ; just as in French the style of Marot, who lived under Francis I. has been used in tales, and familiar epistles, by the politest writers...
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The works of mr. James Thomson, to which is prefixed the life of the author ...

James Thomson, Patrick Murdoch - History - 1802
...THIS poem being writ in the manner of Spenser, the obsolete wordi, and a simplicity of diction in tome of the lines, which borders on the ludicrous, were...writ in our language; just as in French the style of Marot, who lived under Francis I. has been used in tales, and familiar epistles, by the politest writers...
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The cabinet of poetry, containing the best entire pieces in the works of the ...

Cabinet - 1808
...CASTLE OF irDOLENCE. THE The foregoing poem being writ in the manner of Spenser, the obsolete words, and a simplicity of diction in some of the lines,...of that admirable poet, as well as the measure in whith he wrote, are, as it were, appropriated by custom to allegorical poems writ in our language;...
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The Poetical Works of James Thomson: Collated with the Best Editions:

James Thomson, Thomas Park - 1808
...VOL. II. CASTLE INDOLENCE. This 1'oriu being writ in the manner of Spenser, (he obsolete word?, ami a simplicity of diction in some of the lines, which borders on the Indicrous, were necessary In make the imitation more perfect. And the style of that admirable poet,...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...ALLEGORICAL I'OEM. ADTIKTI9EHKNT. THII poem being writ in the manner of Spenser, the obsolete words, and a simplicity of diction in some of the lines,...wrote, are, as it were, appropriated by custom to allegorical poems writ in our language ; just as in French the style of Marot, who lived under Francis...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...ALLEGORICAL 1-OEM. ADTtRTISEMKNT. TBII poem being writ in the manner of Spenser, the obsolete words, and a simplicity of diction in some of the lines,...more perfect And the style of that admirable poet, as welt as the measure in which he wrote, are, as it were, appropriated by custom to allegorical poems...
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The Seasons: With the Castle of Indolence

James Thomson - Laziness - 1818 - 287 pages
...ALLEGORICAL POEM. ADVERTISEMENT. This poem being written in the manner of Spenser, the obsolete words, and a simplicity of diction in some of the lines,...more perfect. And the style of that admirable poet, at well at the measure in which he wrote, are, as it were, appropriated by custom to all allegorical...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...praise. THE CASTLE OF INDOLENCE. This Poem being writ in the manner of Spenser, the obsolete words, and a simplicity of diction in some of the lines,...in our language ; just as in French, the style of Marot, who lived under Francis the First, has been used in tales, and familiar epistles, by the politest...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...writ in the manner of Spenser, the obsolete words, and a simplicity of diction in some of the Hues, which borders on the ludicrous, were necessary to...in our language ; just as in French, the style of Marot, who lived under Francis the First, has been used in tales, and familiar epistles, by the politest...
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Select Works of the British Poets

John Aikin - 1826 - 807 pages
...I ...MM. u rOEM. Advertisement. This poem being writ in the manner of Spenser, the obsolete words, and a simplicity of diction in some of the lines,...perfect. And the style of that admirable poet, as well a< the measure in which he wrote, are, as it were, appropriated by custom to allegorical poems writ...
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