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" In the first place, as he is the father of English poetry, so I hold him in the same degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer or the Romans Virgil... "
The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ... - Sivu xxxi
tekijä(t) John Dryden - 1767
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Fables Antient and Modern: Translated Into Verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace ...

John Dryden - 1713 - 550 sivua
...remains that I fay fomewhat of Chaucer in particular. In the firft place, As he is the Father of Engli/b Poetry, fo I hold him in the fame Degree of Veneration...Romans Virgil : He is a perpetual Fountain of good Scnfe j leanVd in all Sciences; and therefore fpeaks properly on all Subjects : As he knew what to...

The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Nide 3

John Dryden - 1760
...particular. . In the firft place, as he is the father of Englifh poetry, fo 1 hold him in the lame degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer, or...all fciences ; and therefore fpeaks properly on all fubjects : as he knew what to fay, fo he knows alfo when to leave off, a continence which is practifed...

A new and general biographical dictionary, Nide 3

New and general biographical dictionary - 1761
...ever hath written in any tongue." " As Chaucer is the father of Lnglifh poetry," fays mr. Dryden, " fo I hold him in the fame degree of veneration, "...a perpetual fountain of good fenfe, learned in all kiences," and therefore fpeaks properly on all fubjcets ; as he knew • " wh.it to fay, fo he knew...

A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical ..., Nide 3

1761
...thro 5 feveral other publick pofts. " As Chaucer is the father of Englifh poetry," fays rnr. Dryden, " fo I hold him in the fame degree of veneration, "...Romans Virgil: he is " a perpetual fountain of good lenfe, learned in all fdcnccs, " and therefore fpeaks properly on nil fubjefts; as he knew • " what...

British biography; or, an accurate and impartial account of the lives and ...

Joseph Towers - 1773
...was Qtiot only a great poet, but an admirable critic. " As Chaucer (fays he) is the Father of Engliih poetry, fo I hold him in the fame degree of veneration...Romans Virgil : he is a perpetual fountain of good fcnfe, learned in all fciences, and therefore fpeaks properly on all fubjefts ; as he knew what to...

The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Nide 15

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...remains that I :'uy fomewhat of Chaucer in particular. In the firft place, as he is the father of Englifh poetry, fo I hold him in the fame degree of veneration...good fenfe ; learned in all fciences ; and therefore ipeaks properly on all fubjefts: as he knew what to fay, fo he knows alfo when to leave off;, a' continence...

The Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...remains that I fry fomewhat of Chaucer in particular. In the tirft place, as he is the father of Englifh poetry, fo I hold him in the fame degree of veneration...Romans Virgil : he is a perpetual fountain of good linfe ; learned in all fciences; and therefore fpeaks properly on all fubjefts: as he knew what to...

The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Nide 15,Sivu 3

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...remains that I fay folm what of Chaucer in palticular. In thefirft place, ?.s he is the father of Englifh poetry, fo I hold him in the fame degree of veneration...the Romans Virgil : he is a perpetual fountain of gotd I'enfe ; learned in all fciences ; and therefore fyeaks properly on all fubjects: cs he knew what...

Bell's Edition, Niteet 13–14

John Bell - 1782
...fet it a running. jW. Drydfri in the preface to his fables, As he [Chaucer] is the Fatherof Englilh poetry, fo I hold him in the fame degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer or tht Romans Virjiil : he is a pcrjH'tual fountain of good fenfe, learned in all fcitnces, nnd therefore...

Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

1782
...preface to i;'j Fallci. As he [Chaucer] is the Father nf Englifh poetry, fo I hold him in the Came degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer or the Romans Virgil : he is a perjn-tual fountain of good fenfe, learned in all fciences, and therefore fpeaks properly on all fubjecls:...




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