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" There is another circumstance in the principal actors of the Iliad and JEneid, which gives a peculiar beauty to those two poems, and was therefore contrived with very great judgment. I mean the authors having chosen for their heroes, persons who were... "
History of English: A Sketch of the Origin and Development of the English ... - Page 378
by Arthur Charles Champneys - 1893 - 414 pages
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The Spectator, Volume 4

1738 - 204 pages
...Circumstance in the principal Aftors of the Iliad and JEneid, which gives a peculiar Beauty to thofe two Poems, and was therefore contrived with very great Judgment. I mean the Authors having chofen fpr their Heroes, Perfons who were fo nearly related to the People for whom they wrote. Achilles...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books, Volume 1

John Milton - Plagiarism - 1750
...verygreat judgment. I mean the authors having chofen for their heroes perfons who were fo nearlyrelated to the people for whom they wrote. Achilles was a Greek, and /Eneas the remote founder of Rome. By this means their countrymen (whom they principally propofed to themfelves for their readers)...
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Paradise lost: a poem in twelve books, Volume 1

John Milton, Thomas Newton - Literary Criticism - 1750
...tircumftance in the principal actors of the Iliad and /Eneid, which gives a peculiar beauty to thofe two poems, and was therefore contrived with very great judgment. I mean the authors having chofen for their heroes perfons who were fo nearly related to the people for whom they wrote. Achilles...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton

John Milton - 1750
...circumftance in the principal actors of the Iliad and JEneid, which gives a peculiar beauty to thofe two poems, and was therefore contrived with very great judgment. I mean the authors having chofen for their heroes perfons who were fo nearly related to the people for whom they wrote. Achilles...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. The Sixth ...

John Milton - 1763
...circumftancein the principal aftors of the Iliad and júncid, which gives a peculiar beauty to thofe two poems, and was therefore contrived with very great judgment. I mean tKe authors having chofen for their hj;roes perfons who were fo nearly related to tl>e people for whom...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1776
...circnm ftance in the principal afters of the Iliad and JEncid which gives a peculiar beauty to thofe two poems, and was therefore contrived with very great judgment ; I mean the authors having chofen for their heroes perfons who were fo nearly related to the people for whom they wrote. Achilles...
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The Spectator, Volume 4

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1778 - 744 pages
...contrived with very great judgment. I mean the authors having chofen, for their hsroes, perfons who were fo nearly related to the people for whom they wrote....Achilles was a Greek, and /Eneas the remote founder of Rome. By this means their countrymen, whom they principally propoled to themfelves for their readers,...
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British Classics

Edward Francis Burney, Richard Corbould - History - 1786
...circumftnnce in the principal aftors of the Iliad and .┐Eneid, which gives a peculiar beauty to thole two poems, and was therefore contrived with very great judgment. I mean the authors having chofen for their heroes perfons who were fo nearly related to the people for whom they wrote. Achilles...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...There is another circumstance in the principal aclors of the Iliad and ./Kiidi!, which gives a peculiar beauty to those two poems, and was therefore contrived...very great judgment. I mean the authors having chosen Icr their heroes persons who were so nearly related to the people for whom they wrote. Achilles was...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1801
...observed, ' There is a circumstance in the principal actors of the Iliad and j&ieid which gives a peculiar beauty to those two poems, and was therefore contrived with very great judgement Ś I mean the authors having chosen for their heroes persons who were so nearly related...
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