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" He was a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made many poems, especially in the amorous way, which, for the sharpness of the fancy, and the elegancy of the language in which that fancy was spread, were at least equal, if not superior, to any of... "
The Dramatic Works and Poems of James Shirley - Page 425
by James Shirley, William Gifford, Alexander Dyce - 1833 - 1 pages
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The life of Edward Earl of Clarendon, lord high chancellor of ..., Volume 1

Edward Hyde Clarendon (Earl of) - Biography & Autobiography - 1760
...pleafant and facetious Wit, and made many Poems (efpecially in the amorous Way) which for the Sharpnefs of the Fancy, and the Elegancy of the Language, in which that Fancy was fpread, were at leaft equal, if not fuperior to any of that Time : But his Glory was, that after fifty...
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The life of Edward, earl of Clarendon: containing, I. An account ..., Volume 1

Edward Hyde Clarendon (Earl of) - History - 1760
...pleafant and facetious Wit, and made many Poems (efpecially in the amorous Way) which for the Sharpnefs of the Fancy, and the Elegancy of the Language, in which that Fancy was fpread, were at leaft equal, if not fuperior to any of that Time: But his Glory was, that after fifty...
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The life of Edward earl of Clarendon: ... Containing, (I. An account of the ...

Edward Hyde Clarendon (Earl of) - Great Britain - 1761
...pleafant and facetious Wit, and made many Poems ( elpecially in the amorous Way ) which for the Sharpnefs of the Fancy, and the Elegancy of the Language, in which that Fancy was fpread, were at leaft equal, if not fuperiour to any of that Time : But his Glory was, that after fifty...
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The life of Edward earl of Clarendon, written by himself

Edward Hyde (1st earl of Clarendon.) - 1761
...pleafant and facetious Wit, and made many Poems (efpecially in the amorous Way) which for the Sharpnefs of the Fancy, and the Elegancy of the Language, in which that Fancy was fpread, were at leaft equal, if not fuperiour to any of that Time : But his Glory was, that after fifty...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

Edmund Burke - History - 1762
...pleafant and facetious wit, and made many poems (efpecially in the amorous way) which for the fharpnefs of the. fancy, and the elegancy of the language, in which that fancy was fpread, were at lead equal, if not fuperior to any of thac time: but his glory was, that after fifty...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 2

History - 1792
...pleafan t and facetious wit, and made many poems (efpecially in the amorous way) which for the (harpnefs of the fancy, and the elegancy of the language, in which that fancy was fpread, were at lead equal, if not fuperior to any of that time : but his glory was, that after fifty...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser

1798
...regret of the whole Scotch nation, which united themselves in recommending another gentleman. He was of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made many poems,...the elegancy of the language in which that fancy was spred, were at least equal, if not superior, to any of that time." Sir John Suckling is called by Dryden...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which is ...

English poets - 1801
...shaip" ness of the fancy, and for the elegance of the language " in which that fancy was spread, they were at least equal, " if not superior, to any of that time. But his glory was " that, aKetJtfty years of his life spent with less severity " and exactness than they ought to have been,...
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Annual Register, Volume 2

Columbia University. School of Library Economy - History - 1802
...those relations -held in that age, when majesty was beheld -with the reverence it ought to be. He was a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made...way) which for the sharpness of the fancy, and the elogancv of the language, in which that fancy was spread, were at least equal, if not superior to any...
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Specimens of the early English poets, Volume 3

George Ellis - 1803
...considered or allowed." Lord Clarendon, however, has remarked of his poems, that," forthesharp" ness of the fancy and the elegancy of the language in " which that fancy was spread, they were at least equal, if " not superior, to any of that time. But his glory was that, " after ffly...
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