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" HARRY, whose tuneful and well-measured song First taught our English music how to span Words with just note and accent, not to scan With Midas' ears, committing short and long, Thy worth and skill exempts thee from the throng, With praise enough for Envy... "
The King and the Commons: Cavalier and Puritan Song - Page 156
by Henry Morley - 1868 - 198 pages
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem. In Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ...

John Milton - 1707 - 457 pages
...Mufick how to fpah Words with juft note and accent, not to fcan "With Midas Ears, committing fliort and long} Thy worth and skill exempts thee from the throng, With praife enough for Envy to look wanj To after age thou malt be writ the man, ,[tongue. r That with fmooth...
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Paradise regain'd, a poem. To which is added Samson agonistes

John Milton - 1713
...Engliflt Mufick how to fpan Words with juft nore and accent, not to fcaa Wnh Midat Ears, commitring fliott and long ; Thy worth and skill exempts thee from the throng, With praife enough for Envy to look wan ; To after age t hou fltalt be writ the man, jt onm,^ That with...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author by S. Johnson

John Milton - 1807
...well-measurM song First taught our English music hovr to span Words with just note and accent, not to son With Midas' ears, committing short and long; Thy worth...throng, With praise enough for Envy to look wan ; To after age thou shah he writ the man That with smooth air could'st humour best ouf tongue. [wing Thou...
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Comus: a mask

John Milton - Drama - 1808 - 89 pages
...just quoted, v. 1. seq. * Harry whose tuneful and well-measured song " First tanght our English musick how to span '' Words with just note and accent, not to scan " With Midas-ears, committing short and long." Waller joins with Milton in saying, that other composers admit...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...THE Publishing his Airs. HARRY, whose tuneful and well measur'd song First taught our English musick how to span Words with just note and accent, not to...throng, With praise enough for envy to look wan; To after age thou shalt be writ the man, That with smooth air could'st humour best our tongue. Thou honour'st...
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Cowper's Milton, in Four Volumes: Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's ...

William Hayley, John Milton, William Cowper - Literary Criticism - 1810
...THE Publishing his Airs. HARRY, whose tuneful and well measur'd song First taught our English musick how to span Words with just note and accent, not to...throng, With praise enough for envy to look wan; To after age thou shalt be writ the man, That with smooth air could'st humour best our tongue. Thou honour'st...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...blood. XIII. TO MR. B. LA WES OK THE PUBLISHING IK AIRS. HARRY, whose tuneful and well measur'd son; First taught our English music how to span Words with just note and accent, not to son With Midas ears, committing short andloi^; Thy worth and skill exempts thee from the throng, With...
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The Works of William Mason, Volume 3

William Mason - English literature - 1811
...that he thought him the first English Composer, who attended to this point; for he there tays that his Tuneful and well-measured song First taught our English...scan With Midas' ears, committing short and long. And if Milton, who was certainly a competent judge, is allowed to have spoken truth on this occasion,...
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The art of painting by Charles Alphonse du Fresnoy. Notes by sir Joshua ...

William Mason - 1811
...he thought him the first English Composer, who attended to this point; for he there ťays that his Tuneful and well-measured song first taught our English...scan With Midas' ears, committing short and long. And if Milton, who was certainly a competent judge, is allowed to have spoken truth on this occasion,...
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The Works of William Mason, Volume 3

William Mason - English literature - 1811
...English Composer, who attended to this point; for he there says that his Tuneful and well -measured song First taught our English Music how to span Words...scan With Midas' ears, committing short and long. And if Milton, who was certainly a competent judge, is allowed to have spoken truth on this occasion,...
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