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" He was a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made many poems, especially in the amorous way, which, for the sharpness of the fancy, and the elegancy of the language in which that fancy was spread, were at least equal, if not superior, to any of... "
The Dramatic Works and Poems of James Shirley - Page 425
by James Shirley, William Gifford, Alexander Dyce - 1833 - 1 pages
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Memoirs of the court of King Charles the First, Volume 1

Lucy Aikin - Great Britain - 1833
...of the whole Scotch nation, which united themselves in recommending another gentleman to it He was a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made many poems, especially in the amourous way, which, for the sharpness of the fancy, and the elegancy of the language in which that...
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1836
...mob of gentlemen who wrote with ease," has not done justice to his merits. " For the sharpness of his fancy and the elegancy of the language in which that fancy was spread," says Lord Clarendon, "his poems arc at least equal if not superior to any of his time." They were first...
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The seven ages of human life

Seven ages - 1842 - 140 pages
...he gives of the lawyers and poets with whom he lived when he was a young man, says that Carew " was a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made...and the elegancy of the language in which that fancy wasexpressed, were, at least, equal, if not superior to any of that time." The conclusion of Lord Clarendon's...
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CATALOGUE OF ENGLISH BOOKS, IN ALL CLASSES OF LITERATURE.

JOHN BOHN, 17, HENRIETTA STREET, COVENT GARDEN - 1843
...with Valentinian, a Tragedy; 12mo, portrait, neat, 15*. 1714 " Rochester was a perwn of a pleasant aud facetious wit, and made many poems (especially in the amorous way) which, for the sharpness of the faucy and the elegancy of the language, were at least equal, if not superior, to any of that time."...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Carew

Thomas Carew, Inigo Jones - History - 1845 - 223 pages
...Jonson, and the great Lord Clarendon, who survived him, and thus records his opinion of the poet: "He was a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made...way,) which for the sharpness of the fancy, and the elegance of the language in which that fancy was spread, were at least equal if not superior, to any...
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New general biographical dictionary, Volume 6

Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose, Thomas Wright - Biography - 1848
...have taken place in 1639, which agrees CAR with the information we have in Clarendon's Life. He was a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made...way) which, for the sharpness of the fancy, and the elegance of the language in which that fancy was spread, were at least equal, if not superior to any...
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A new general biographical dictionary, projected and partly arranged by H.J ...

New general biographical dictionary - 1848
...information we have in Clarendon's Life. He was a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made many poema (especially in the amorous way) which, for the sharpness of the fancy, and the elegance of the language in which that fancy was spread, were at least equal, if not superior to any...
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A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen, Volume 3

George Godfrey Cunningham - Great Britain - 1853
...appointed him one of his gentlemen of the bed-chamber. lie died in 1639. Clarendon says of him: " He was a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made many poems, especially in the amorous way." It is to be regretted that his verses, which are often very graceful, should be so frequently disfigured...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt

Samuel Johnson, William Hazlitt - 1854
...which agrees with the information we have in Clarendon's life. " He was a person of a pleasant and a facetious wit, and made many poems (especially in...way), which, for the sharpness of the fancy, and the elegance of the language in which that fancy was spread, were at least equal, if not superior, to any...
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