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" Fortune hath placed me in too low a sphere to be happy in the acquaintance of the age's more celebrated wits : wherefore, wonder not that I appear unushered in with a train of encomiums, which though, I confess, if from knowing and judicious friends,... "
Pharonnida: An Heroic Poem in Five Books - Page 6
by William Chamberlayne - 1820
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The Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 1

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1820
...reception his poem had met with. In the preface of the poem also he informs us, that fortune had placed him in too low a sphere to be happy in the acquaintance of the age's more celebrated wits. He died on the 11th of January, 1689, having lived to the age of 70 years, f His poetical labours,...
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The Retrospective Review

Henry Southern - Books - 1820
...reception his poem had met with. In the preface of the poem also he informs us, that fortune had placed him in too low a sphere to be happy in the acquaintance of the age's more celebrated wits. He died on the 1 1th of January, 1689, having lived to the age of 70 years, * Mr. Campbell ; who states...
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The Retrospective Review

Books - 1820
...reception his poem had met with. In the preface of the poem also he informs us, that fortune had placed him in too low a sphere to be happy in the acquaintance of * Mr. Campbell : who states that he has found no other mention of Chamberlayne than what is contained...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1867
...had met with. In the preface of hU poem also lie informs us, that fortune had placed him in too ion- a sphere to be happy in the acquaintance of the age's more celebrated wits. He died on January 11, 1BH9, having lived to the age of seventy years, and was buried nt Shaftcsbury,...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1867
...reception his poem had met with. In the preface of his poem also he informs us, that fortune had placed him in too low a sphere to be happy in the acquaintance of the age's more celebrated wits. He died on January 11, 1689, having lived to the age of seventy years, and was buried at Shaftesbury,...
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From Shakespeare to Pope: An Inquiry Into the Causes and Phenomena of the ...

Edmund Gosse - Classicism - 1885 - 242 pages
...notice, or to exercise any influence. He had no acquaintances among the literary class ; as he says, " Fortune hath placed me in too low a sphere to be happy...the acquaintance of the age's more celebrated wits." Had he possessed thrice the genius that he had, he must have remained obscure to his own contemporaries....
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From Shakespeare to Pope: An Inquiry Into the Causes and Phenomena of the ...

Edmund Gosse - Classicism - 1885 - 242 pages
...notice, or to exercise any influence. He had no acquaintances among the literary class ; as he says, " Fortune hath placed me in too low a sphere to be happy...the acquaintance of the age's more celebrated wits." Had he possessed thrice the genius that he had, he must have remained obscure to his own contemporaries....
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Minor Poets of the Caroline Period ...

George Saintsbury - English poetry - 1905
...looked upon as competent judges) though their sentence may be formidable, I shall beg no further favour than what their ability thinks fit to bestow ; only,...judicious friends, add a lustre to the author's ensuing labours ; yet the custom of these times often makes them appear as ridiculous as a splendid and beautiful...
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Minor Poets of the Caroline Period ...

George Saintsbury - English poetry - 1905 - 1888 pages
...looked upon as competent judges) though their sentence may be formidable, I shall beg no further favour than what their ability thinks fit to bestow ; only,...age's more celebrated wits: wherefore, wonder not that T appear unushered in with a train of encomiums, which though, I confess, if from knowing and judicious...
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Love's Victory: A Tragicomedy

William Chamberlayne - Tragicomedy - 1914 - 107 pages
...but because of insufficient wealth and inferior social position was unable. "Fortune," he laments, "hath placed me in too low a sphere to be happy in...acquaintance of the age's more celebrated wits."* In his drama he dilates on the incongruities of social castes.f Of him as a poet Gosse says: "He was...
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