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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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The Heart of Oak Books, Book 6

Charles Eliot Norton, Kate Stephens, George Henry Browne - Literature - 1895
...upon by the king [Charles I.] himself. ... lie was a person of pleasant and facetious wit, and made poems (especially in the amorous way), which, for...the fancy and the elegancy of the language in which the fancy was spread, were at least equal, if not superior, to any. of that time." Clarendon says that...
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Library of the world's best literature: ancient and modern, Volume 6

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H. Warner, Edward Cornelius Towne - Literary Collections - 1897
...Sir Kenelm Digby, Davenant, Charles Cotton, and also of Lord Clarendon; who writes: — "Carew was a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made many poems lespecially in the amorous way) which for the sharpness of the fancy and the elegance of the language...
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The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors: 1639-1729

Charles Wells Moulton - American literature - 1901
...was well he had a cup-bearer's place. —SUCKLING, SIR JOHN, 1637, A Sessions of the Poets. He was a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made...least equal, if not superior to any of that time. —CLARENDON, LORD (EDWARD HYDE), 1674? Life, p. 9. One of the famed poets of his time for the charming...
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Library of the world's best literature, ancient and modern, Volume 8

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H. Warner - Literature - 1902
...Sir Kenelm Digby, Davenant, Charles Cotton, and also of Lord Clarendon; who writes: — "Carew 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 History of English Poetry, Volume 3

William John Courthope - English poetry - 1903
...relations held in that age when majesty was beheld with the reverence it ought to be. He was a person of pleasant and facetious wit, and made many poems (especially in the amorous way), which for ihe sharpness of the fancy and the elegancy of the language in which that fancy was spread, were at...
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The Warner library, Volume 5

Charles Dudley Warner, John William Cunliffe, Ashley Horace Thorndike, Harry Morgan Ayres, Helen Rex Keller, Gerhard Richard Lomer - Literature - 1917
...Clarendon ; who writes : — " Carew was a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made many poerns (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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Eight Metaphysical Poets

Jack Dalglish - English poetry - 1961 - 184 pages
...much esteemed by the most eminent persons in the Court, and well looked upon by the King . . . He was a Person of a pleasant and facetious Wit, and made...many Poems (especially in the amorous Way) which for die Sharpness of the Fancy and the Elegancy of the Language . . . were at least equal, if not superior...
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Criticism and Compliment: The Politics of Literature in the England of Charles I

Kevin Sharpe - History - 1990 - 328 pages
...of his servant was echoed by many of Carew's contemporaries. Clarendon believed that Carew's poems 'for the Sharpness of the Fancy, and the Elegancy...were at least equal, if not superior to any of that Time'.25 Aurelian Townshend, a friend and fellow poet, praised Carew's 'sweete' verses, which he contrasted...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl Woodring James S. Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 2013 - 891 pages
...amatory lyrics. His reputation grew in the 1620s, and a con tempo rarv wrote of Carew's verse that "the sharpness of the fancy, and the elegancy of the...least equal, if not superior to any of that time." His erotic poem of this time, "A Rapture," brought both censure and attention. A posthumous collection...
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Dramatists of the Restoration: Sir Aston Cokayne

Sir Aston Cokain, Mr. Crown (John), Sir William D'Avenant, John Lacy, Shackerley Marmion, John Tatham, John Wilson - English drama - 1872
...account of his own life, describes him as a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, "and author of many poems (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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