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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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A Practical System of Rhetoric; or the principles and rules of style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1837 - 292 sivua
...their esteem. " Of Chaucer, he says, as he is the father of English poetry, so I hold him in the same degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer, or...Romans Virgil. He is a perpetual fountain of good sense ; learned in all sciences ; and therefore speaks properly on all subjects. As he knew what to...

A Practical System of Rhetoric; or the principles and rules of style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1837 - 292 sivua
...their esteem. " Of Chaucer, he says, as he is the father of English poetry, so I hold him in the same degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer, or...Romans Virgil. He is a perpetual fountain of good sense ; learned in all sciences; and therefore speaks properly on all subjects. As he knew what to...

The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Nide 1

John Dryden - 1837
...the father of Eng* lish poetry, so I hold him in the same degree of veneration as the Grecians hold Homer, or the Romans Virgil : he is a perpetual fountain of good sense, learned in all sciences, and therefore speaks properly on all suhjects : as he knew what to...

Distinguished men of modern times [selected from The gallery of portraits ...

Arthur Thomas Malkin - 1838
...prefixed to his Fables, — " As Chaucer is the father of English poetry, so I hold him in the same degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer, or...Romans Virgil; he is a perpetual fountain of good sense, learned in all sciences, and therefore speaks properly on all subjects ; as he knew what to...

Distinguished Men of Modern Times, Nide 1

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - 1838
...prefixed to his Fables, — " As Chaucer 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; he is a perpetual fountain of •">od sense, learned in all sciences, and therefore vs properly on all subjects; as he knew what...

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Nide 57

1845
...particular. " 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...Romans Virgil. He is a perpetual fountain of good sense; learned in all sciences, and therefore speaks properly on all subjects. As he knew what to say,...

Specimens of the British Critics

John Wilson - 1846 - 344 sivua
...particular. " 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...Romans Virgil. He is a perpetual fountain of good sense ; learned in all sciences, and therefore speaks properly on all subjects. As he knew what to...

Outlines of the History of the English Language

George Lillie Craik - 1851
...1700. In the first place, as he [Chaucer] is the Father of English poetry, so I hold him in the same degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer, or...Romans Virgil. He is a perpetual fountain of good sense : learned in all sciences ; and therefore speaks properly on all subjects. As he knew what to...

Horæ vacivæ, a thought-book of the wise spirits of all ages and all ...

Horae - 1851
...JONSON. Dryden on Homer and Chaucer. CHAUCER is the father of Englim Poetry, fo I hold him in the lame degree of veneration as the Grecians held HOMER, or the Romans VIRGIL. Duelling. ?O fight a duel is a thing that all governments are bound to reftrain with the higheft feverity....

The Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Poets, Philosophers, Statesmen ..., Nide 1

Arthur Thomas Malkin - 1853
...prefixed to his " Fables," — " As Chaucer is the lather of English poetry, so I hold him in the same degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer, or...Romans Virgil; he is a perpetual fountain of good sense, learned in all sciences, and therefore speaks properly on all subjects ; as he knew what to...




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