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" stately speeches and well-sounding phrases climbing to the height of Seneca his style, and as full of notable morality, which it doth most delightfully teach, and so obtain the very end of poesie "
The Dictionary of National Biography - Page 224
by Sir Sidney Lee - 1895
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English literature in the eighteenth century

Thomas Sergeant Perry - 1883
...influences of the Greeks." Sidney said of Gorboduc, in his " Defense of Poesy," that it was " full of stately speeches and well-sounding phrases, climbing...most delightfully teach and so obtain the very end of Poesy." Scaliger, " Poetices," vi. 6, says: " Seneca quern nullo Gracorum majestate inferiorem existimo,...
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English Language and Literary Criticism: English prose

James Baldwin - English language - 1883
...those that I have seen) which notwithstanding, as it is full of stately speeches and well sounding phrases climbing to the height of Seneca his style,...delightfully teach, and so obtain the very end of Poesie. Yet, in truth it is very defectuous in the circumstances, which grieves me, because it might not remain...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and ..., Volume 4

Cassell, ltd - 1883
...Excepting Gorboduc' (again I say of those that I have seen), which notwithstanding, as it is full of stately speeches, and well-sounding phrases, climbing...his style, and as full of notable morality, which it does most delightfully teach, and so obtain the very end of poesy ; yet, in truth, it is very defectuous...
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English Verse, Volume 4

William James Linton, Richard Henry Stoddard - English poetry - 1883
...sentiments which it conveys. Sidney, who knew Sackville, admits, in his Defence of Poesy, that it is full of stately speeches and well-sounding phrases, climbing to the height of Seneca his style, and full of notable morality, which it doth most delightfully teach, and so obtain the very end of poesy...
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Dramatic scenes and characters

William James Linton, Richard Henry Stoddard - English poetry - 1884
...sentiments which it conveys. Sidney, who knew Sackville, admits, in his Defence of Poesy, that it is full of stately speeches and well-sounding phrases, climbing to the height of Seneca his style, and full of notable morality, which it doth most delightfully teach, and so obtain the very end of poesy;...
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Shakspere's predecessors in the English drama

John Addington Symonds - 1884
...skilful poetry.' The one exception he makes, is in fav : our of ' Gorboduc.' ' It is full,' he says, ' of stately speeches and well-sounding phrases, climbing to the height of Seneca his style.' The only grave blot he detects in it, is non-observance of the unity of time. In this criticism, delivered...
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Shakspere's predecessors in the English drama

John Addington Symonds - English drama - 1884 - 551 pages
...skilful poetry.' The one exception he makes, is in favour of ' Gorboduc.' ' It is full,' he says, ' of stately speeches and well-sounding phrases, climbing to the height of Seneca his style." The only grave blot he detects in it, is non-observance of the unity of time. In this criticism, delivered...
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The universal instructor, or, Self-culture for all

Ward, Lock and co, ltd - Education - 1884
...eloquence. Sir Philip Sidney speaks of it as " full of stately speeches and well-sounding phrases, clyming to the height of Seneca his style, and as full of notable moralitie, which it doth most delightfully (each, and so obtayne the very end of poésie." It is written...
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Italian literature (2 vols.)

John Addington Symonds - Art, Italian - 1888
...profitably illustrate the attitude of the Italian critics by Sidney's eulogy rfGorboduc:" full ofstately speeches and well-sounding phrases, climbing to the...Seneca his style, and as full of notable morality which il doth most delightfully teach and so obtain the very end of Poesy." 134 RENAISSANCE Iff ITALY. genia...
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Sir Philip Sidney's Astrophel and Stella und Defence of poesie: nach den ...

Sir Philip Sidney - Poetry - 1889 - 112 pages
...haue seen) which notwithstanding as it is full of stately speeches, and well sounding phrases, clyming to the height of Seneca his style, and as full of notable morallitie, which it dooth most delightfully teach, and so obtaine the very ende of Poesie. Yet in...
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