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" tis in him to right Boccace. I prefer, in our countryman, far above all his other stories, the noble poem of Palamon and Arcite, which is of the epic kind, and perhaps not much inferior to the Ilias, or the jEneis. The story is more pleasing than either... "
Life of Geoffrey Chaucer: The Early English Poet: Including Memoirs of His ... - Page 75
by William Godwin - 1804 - 516 pages
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Fables antient and modern: translated into verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace ...

John Dryden, Ovid, Geoffrey Chaucer, Giovanni Boccaccio - 1713 - 550 pages
...Manners as perfect, the Di&ion as poetical, the Learning as deep and various j and the Difpofition full as artful : only it includes a greater length of Time, as taking up feven Years at leaft-, but Arijlotle has left undecided the Duration of the Action j which yet is eafijy...
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The miscellaneous works: containing all his original poems, tales ..., Volume 3

Samuel Derrick - English poetry - 1760
...Epique kind, and perhaps not much inferior to the Ilias or the /Eneis : the ftory is more pleafing than either of them, the manners as perfect, the diction...poetical, the learning as deep and various ; and the difpofition full as artful ; only it includes a greater length of time, as taking up feven years at...
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The miscellaneous works of John Dryden, esq: containing all his original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...to the Ilias or the JEneis : the ftory is more pleafing than either of them, the manners as perfeft, the diction as poetical, the learning as deep and various ; and the difpofition full as artful ; only it includes a greater length of time, as taking up feven years at...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...to the Ilias or the JEneis : the ftory is more pleafing than either of them, the manners as perfeft, the diction as poetical, the learning as deep and various ; and the difpofition full as artful ; only it includes a greater length of time, as taking up feven years at...
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The Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...the Epic kind, and perhaps not much inferior to the Ilias or the ^55neis : the ftory is more pleafing than either of them, the manners as perfect, the diction...poetical, the learning as deep and various; and the difpofition full as artful; only it includes a greater length of time, as taking up feven years at...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 15

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...manners as perfeft, the diction as poetical, the learning as deep and various ; Ľnd the difpofition full as artful; .only it includes a greater length of time, as taking up, feven .years at leaft ; but Ariftotle has )eft undecided the duration of the acY:on ; which yet is...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...the Epic kind, and perhaps not much inferior to the Ilias or the jEneis: the ftory is more pleafing than either of them,. the manners as perfect, the...poetical, the learning as deep and various; and the difpofition full as artful; only it includes a greater length of time^ as taking up feven years at...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Dryden. Rochester ...

1793
...manners as perfect, the di‚ion ai poetical, the learning as deep and various; and the difpufitico full as artful ; only it includes a greater length of time, as taking up feven years at lead ; but An{lotie has left undecided the duration of the ic* tion, which yet is cafily...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 6

English poetry - 1795
...to the Ilias or the JEneit : the itory is more pleating than either of them, the manners as perfcA, the diction as poetical, the learning as deep and various; and the difpofitioo full as artful ; only it includes a greater length of time, as taking up feven years at...
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Dryden. Smyth. Duke. King. Sprat. Halifax

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...to the Ilias or the ^Enels : the ftory is more pleafing than either of them, the manners as perfe&j the diction as poetical, the learning as deep and various ; and the difpofition full as artful ; only it includes a greater length of time, as taking up feven years at...
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