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Books Books 1 - 10 of 17 on ... our old poet Gower in a more advantageous point of view than that in which he....  
" ... our old poet Gower in a more advantageous point of view than that in which he has hitherto been usually seen. I know not if any even among the French poets themselves, of this period, have left a set of more finished sonnets : for they were probably... "
The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series ... - Page xxi
by Samuel Johnson - 1810
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Illustrations of the Lives and Writings of Gower and Chaucer: Collected from ...

Henry John Todd - 1810 - 394 pages
...of more finished sonnets : for they were probably written when Gower was a young man, about the year 1350. Nor had yet any English poet treated the passion...delicacy of sentiment, and elegance of composition. Mr. Warton then transcribes four of these balades as correctly and intelligibly, he says, as he was...
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Illustrations of the Lives and Writings of Gower and Chaucer: Collected from ...

Henry John Todd - 1810 - 394 pages
...sonnets : for they were probably written when Gower was a youna wian, f J , 9 *•' ajaout the year 1350. Nor had yet any English poet treated the passion of love with equal deli' cacy of sentimen^ and elegance of composition. Mr. Warton then transcribes four of these balades...
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Illustrations of the lives and writings of Gower and Chaucer: Collected from ...

Henry John Todd - 1810 - 394 pages
...of more finished sonnets : for they were probably written when Gower was a young man, about the year 1350. Nor had yet any English poet treated the passion of love with equal deli* cacy of sentiment, and elegance of composition. Mr. Warton then transcribes four of these balades...
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Bibliotheca Anglo-poetica, Or, A Descriptive Catalogue of a Rare and Rich ...

Longman (Firm), Thomas Park - English poetry - 1815 - 481 pages
...more finished sonnets : for they were probably written, when Gower was a young man, about the year 13/50. Nor had yet any English poet treated the passion...delicacy of sentiment, and elegance of composition." — It has been ascertained that this original and curious manuscript was presented by Gower himself...
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Bibliotheca Anglo-poetica; or, A descriptive catalogue of a rare ...

Acton Frederick Griffiths, Bibliotheca Anglo-poetica, Longmans, Green and co - 1815
...finished sonnets : for they were probably written, when Gower was a young man, about the year IS/JO. Nor had yet any English poet treated the passion of...delicacy of sentiment, and elegance of composition."— It has been ascertained that this original and curious manuscript was presented by Gower himself to...
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The History of English Poetry: From the Close of the Eleventh ..., Volume 2

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1840
...of more finished sonnets ; for they were probably written when Gower was a young man, about the year 1350. Nor had yet any English poet treated the passion...BALADE xxxvi. Pour comparer ce jolif temps de Maij, Jeo le dirrai semblable a Paradis ; Car lore chantont et merle et papegai, * [After which follows the...
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Sketches of the History of Literature and Learning in England ..., Volumes 1-2

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1844
...probably written when Gower was a young man, about the year 1350. Nor had yet * Hist. Eng. Poet. ii. 305. any English poet treated the passion of love with...delicacy of sentiment, and elegance of composition."* Four of these French sonnets are given by Warton, and more correctly, with the addition of a fifth,...
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Sketches of the history of literature and learning in England

George Lillie Craik - 1861
...more finished sonnets; for they were probably written when Gower was a young man, al»nit the year 1350. Nor had yet any English poet treated the passion...delicacy of sentiment, and elegance of composition." f Four of these French sonnets are given by Warton, and more correctly, with the addition of a fifth,...
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The History of English Poetry, from the Eleventh to the Seventeenth Century

Thomas Warton - Literary Criticism - 1870 - 103 pages
...of more finished sonnets : for they were probably written when Gower was a young man, about the year 1350. Nor had yet any English poet treated the passion...BALADE xxxvi. Pour comparer ce jolif temps de Maij, Jeo dirrai semblable a Paradis ; Car lors chantoit ct merle et papegai, Les champs sont vert, les herbes...
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A Compendious History of English Literature, and of the English ..., Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1871
...of more finished sonnets ; for they were probably written when Gower was a young man, about the year 1350. Nor had yet any English poet treated the passion...with equal delicacy of sentiment, and elegance of composition."3 Four of these French sonnets are given by Warton, and more correctly, with the addition...
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