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" Tis true, I cannot go so far as he who published the last edition of him; for he would make us believe the fault is in our ears, and that there were really ten syllables in a verse where we find but nine : but this opinion is not worth confuting... "
The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series ... - Página 13
editado por - 1810
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Chaucer to Donne

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1880
...praised its matter admirably ; but of its exquisite manner and movement all he can find to say is that ' there is the rude sweetness of a Scotch tune in it,...which is natural and pleasing, though not perfect.' Addison, wishing to praise Chaucer's numbers, compares them with Dryden's own. And all through the...
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The English poets, selections, ed. by T.H. Ward. Chaucer to Donne

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1880
...praised its matter admirably; but of its exquisite manner and movement all he can find to say is that ' there is the rude sweetness of a Scotch tune in it,...which is natural and pleasing, though not perfect.' Addison, wishing to praise Chaucer's numbers, compares them with Dryden's own. And all through the...
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Acme Library of Standard Biography: Second Series

1880 - 552 páginas
...in our judgment, if compared with the numbers of Lydgate and Gower, his contemporaries : there is a rude sweetness of a Scotch tune in it, which is natural and pleasing,' though not perfect." At the same time, it is no doubt necessary, in order to verify the correctness of a less balanced judgment,...
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The English Poets: Chaucer to Donne

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1883
...praised its matter admirably ; but of its exquisite manner and movement all he can find to say is that ' there is the rude sweetness of a Scotch tune in it,...which is natural and pleasing, though not perfect.' Addison, wishing to praise Chaucer's numbers, compares them with Dryden's own. And all through the...
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The World's Cyclopedia of Biography, Volumen1

1883
...in our judgment, if compared with the numbers of Lydgate and Gower, his contemporaries : there is a rude sweetness of a Scotch tune in it, which is natural and pleasing, though not perfect." At the same time, it is no doubt necessary, in order to verify the correctness of a less balanced judgment,...
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The Works of John Dryden: Poetical works

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1885
...musical ; and it continues so, even in our judgment, if compared with the numbers of Lidgate and Gower, his contemporaries :— there is the rude sweetness...though not perfect. It is true, I cannot go so far as het who published * [Not Catullus, but Martial, iii. 44.— ED.] t, Thomas Speght's edition of Chaucer...
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Essays in Criticism: Second series

Matthew Arnold - 1888 - 331 páginas
...but of its exquisite manner 36 ESSAYS IN CRITICISM i and movement all he can find to say is that ' there is the rude sweetness of a Scotch tune in it,...which is natural and pleasing, though not perfect.' Addison, wishing to praise Chaucer's numbers, compares them with Dryden's own. And all through the...
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The English Poets: Chaucer to Donne

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1889
...its matter admirably; but of its exquisite manner and movement all he can find to say is that ' theie is the rude sweetness of a Scotch tune in it, which is natural and pleasing, though not perfect.' Addison, wishing to praise Chaucer's numbers, compares them with Dryden's own. And all through the...
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Selections in English Prose from Elizabeth to Victoria (1580-1880).

James Mercer Garnett - 1890 - 701 páginas
...musical ; and it continues so even in our judgment, if compared with the numbers of Lidgate and Gower, his contemporaries ; — there is the rude sweetness...not perfect. It is true, I cannot go so far as he M who published the last edition of him ; for he would make us believe the fault is in our ears, and...
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Selections in English Prose from Elizabeth to Victoria (1580-1880).

James Mercer Garnett - 1891 - 701 páginas
...musical ; and it continues so even in our judgment, if compared with the numbers of Lidgate and Gower, his contemporaries; — there is the rude sweetness...though not perfect. It is true, I cannot go so far as he38 who published the last edition of him ; for he would make us believe the fault is in our ears,...
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