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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 14
1795
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The poetical works of A. Pope: including his translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope, Homer, Samuel Johnson - Poetry - 1836 - 442 pages
...excellence of each : it is in that we are to consider him, and in proportion to his degree in that we are Mv* Mv* Lv* hecause Virgil had it in a more eminent degree ; or that Virgil wanted invention, hecause Homer possessed...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839
...excellence of each : it is in that we are to consider him, and in proportion to his degree in that, we are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all...; and as Homer has done this in invention, Virgil hoe in judgment. Not that we are to think Homer wanted judgment, because Virgil had it in a more eminent...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by himself and ...

Alexander Pope - 1847
...excellence of each : it is in that we are to consider him, and in proportion to his degree in that we are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all...invention, Virgil has in judgment "-. Not that we are to 3 This is a commonly received opinion. It might, perhaps, however be proved, as has been hinted before,...
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Translation of the Iliad of Homer

Homer - History - 1849 - 544 pages
...excellence of each : it is in that we are to consider him, and in proportion to his degree in that, we are to admire him. No author or man , ever excelled all...world in more than one faculty ; and as Homer has done I this in invention, Virgil has in judgment. Not that we are to think Homer wanted judgment, because...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, esq: to which is prefixed the life of ...

Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, Homer - 1850 - 484 pages
...it is in that we are to consider him, and in proportion to his degree in that we are to admire hijn. No author or man ever excelled all the world in more...; and as Homer has done this in invention, Virgil lias in judgment. Not that we are to think Homer wanted judgment, because Virgil had it in a more eminent...
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Translation of the Iliad of Homer

Homer, W. C. Armstrong - History - 1851 - 544 pages
...excellence of each: it is in that we are to consider him, and in proportion to his degree in that, we are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all...judgment. Not that we are to think Homer wanted judgment, because Virgil had it in a more eminent degree ; or that Virgil wanted invention, because Homer possessed...
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The Iliad of Homer, Volume 1

Homer - 1853
...excellence of each : it is in that we are to consider him, and in proportion to his degree in that we are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all...invention, Virgil has in judgment. Not that we are to think that Homer wanted judgment, because Virgil had it in a more eminent degree ; or that Virgil wanted...
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A compendium of English literature: chronologically arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...excellence of each : it is in that we are to consider him, and in proportion to his degree in that we are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all...judgment. Not that we are to think Homer wanted judgment, because Virgil had it in a more eminent degree ; or that Virgil wanted invention, because Homer possessed...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1858 - 762 pages
...excellence of each : it is in that we are to consider him, and in proportion to his degree in that we are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all...judgment. Not that we are to think Homer wanted judgment, because Virgil had it in a more eminent degree ; or that Virgil wanted invention, because Homer possessed...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope, Rev. Henry Francis Cary - English poetry - 1859 - 478 pages
...excellence of each : it is in that we are to consider him, and in proportion to his degree in that, we are because Virgil had it in a more eminent degree ; or that Virgil wanted invention, because Homer possessed...
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