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" POETRY is the child of nature, which, regulated and made beautiful by art, presenteth the most harmonious of all other compositions; among which (if we rightly consider) the dramatical is the most absolute, in regard of those transcendent abilities which... "
The Dramatic Works and Poems of James Shirley, Now First Collected: Some ... - Page xlvi
by James Shirley, William Gifford, Alexander Dyce - 1833
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The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher, Volume 2

Ben Jonson, Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1811
...brother, William Earl of Pembroke. VOL. I. b MR. MR. SHIRLEY'S PREFACE. (FOLIO, 1647.) JL OETEY is the child of nature, which, regulated and made beautiful...rightly consider) the dramatical is the most absolute, iu regard of those transcendent abilities which should wait upon the composer; who must have more than...
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The Dramatic Works of Beaumont and Fletcher: Printed from the Text, and with ...

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1811
...brother, Wiiliaui Earl of Pembroke, VOL. I. b MR. MR. SHIRLEY'S PREFACE. (FOLIO, 1647.) JLOETRY is the child of nature, which, regulated and made beautiful...the most harmonious of all other compositions; among Vhich (if we rightly consider) the dramatical is the most absolute, in regard of those transcendent...
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The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher ..., Volume 2

George Colman, Peter Whalley - English drama - 1811
...(FOLIO, 1G47.) 1 OETRY is the child of nature, which, regulated and made beautiful by art, presentelh the most harmonious of all other compositions ; among...rightly consider) the dramatical is the most absolute, iu regard of those transcendent abilities which should wait upon the composer; who must have more than...
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The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher: In Fourteen Volumes: with an ..., Volume 1

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1812 - 14 pages
...but to mention is to throw a cloud upon all former names, and benight posterity ~ t this POETRY is the child of nature, which, regulated and made beautiful...presenteth the most harmonious of all other compositions; amongwhich (if we rightly consider) the dramatical is the most absolute, in regard of those transcendent...
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Some account of Shirley and his writings. Commendatory verses on Shirley ...

James Shirley, William Gifford, Alexander Dyce - 1833 - 1 pages
...Chapel, and printed in 1584: see my ed. of Peele's Works, vol. ip 1. (1829.)8 To THE READER. " Poetry is the child of nature, which, regulated and made beautiful...abilities which should wait upon the composer; who must SHIRLEY AND HIS WRITINGS, xlvii little is known concerning the illustrious pair, on whose genius he...
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The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher, Volume 1

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1840
...having done my uttermost under very unfavourable circumstances. TO THE READER. (FOLIO, 1647.) POETRY is the child of nature, which, regulated and made beautiful...abilities which should wait upon the composer ; who must have more than the instruction of libraries (•which of itself is but a cold contemplative knowledge),...
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The Monthly Chronicle, Volume 6

1840
...DRAMATISTS. PART I. " POETRY is the child of nature," says Shirley in his Preface to Beaumont and Fletcher, " which, regulated and made beautiful by art, presenteth the most harmonious of all other composition ; among which (if we rightly consider) the dramatical is the most absolute, in regard of...
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The Works of Beaumont & Fletcher: The Text Formed from a New Collation of ...

Alexander Dyce - 1843
...FOLIO or 1647. POETRY is the child of nature, which, regulated and made beautiful by art, prescnteth the most harmonious of all other compositions; among...abilities which should wait upon the composer ; who must have more than the instruction of libraries (which of itself is but a cold contemplative knowledge),...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 4

George Hooker Colton, James Davenport Whelpley - 1846
...Shirley in his introduction to the folio edition of Beaumont and Fletcher, printed in 164T, "poetry ís the child of nature, which, regulated and made beautiful by art, presenteth the most harmonious of all compositions; among which (if we rightly consider) the dramatical is the most absolute, in regard of...
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American Review : a Whig Journal of Politics ..., Volume 4, Issue 1846

1846
...Shirley in his introduction to the folio edition of Beaumont and Fletcher, printed in 1647, "poetry is the child of nature, which, regulated and made beautiful by art, presenteth the most harmonious of all compositions; among which (if we rightly consider) the dramatical is the most absolute, in regard of...
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