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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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Dryden's Palamon and Arcite

John Dryden - 1900 - 112 páginas
...harmonious to us; . . . they who lived with him, and some time after him, thought it musical; . . . there is the rude sweetness of a Scotch tune in it,...which is natural and pleasing, though not perfect. . . . He must have been a man of a most wonderful comprehensive nature, because ... he has taken into...
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Essays of John Dryden: Dedication of Examen poeticum. A discourse concerning ...

John Dryden - 1900
...our judgment, if compared with the numbers of Lidgate and Gower, his contemporaries : there is the 35 rude sweetness of a Scotch tune in it, which is natural and pleasing, though not perfect. 'Tis true, I cannot go so far as he who published the last edition of him ; for he would make us believe...
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Englische Studien

Eugen Kölbing, Johannes Hoops, Arthur Kölbing, Albert Wagner - 1900
...Judgment , if compar'd with the Numbers of Lidgate and G o wer bis Contemporaries : There is the rüde Sweetness of a Scotch Tune in it, which is natural and pleasing, though not perfect.« Göttingen, Febr. 1900. Heinrich Spies. DEKKER-STUDIEN. i. Prolegomena zur geschichte der Pleasant...
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The Works of Matthew Arnold, Volumen4

Matthew Arnold - 1903
...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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English Essays

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1905 - 404 páginas
...musical; and it continues 20 so even in our judgment, if compared with the numbers of Lydgate and Gower, his contemporaries; there is the rude sweetness of...which is natural and pleasing though not perfect. 'Tis true I cannot go so far as he who published the last edition of him, for he would make us be25...
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English Essays

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1905 - 404 páginas
...is the rude sweetness of a Scotch tune in it, which is natural and pleasing though not perfect. 'Tis true I cannot go so far as he who published the last edition of him, for he would make us be25 lieve the fault is in our ears, and that there were really ten syllables in a verse where we find...
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Essays in Criticism: Second Series

Matthew Arnold - 1905 - 331 páginas
...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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Englische Studien, Volumen24

1898
...commends, it was auribus istius temporis accommodata' ; und weiter: 'Tis true, I cannot go so far, äs he, who published the last edition of him ; for he would make us believe, that the fault is in our ears, and that there were really ten syllables in a verse, where we find but...
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A Short History of English Versification from the Earliest Times to the ...

Max Kaluza - 1911 - 396 páginas
...musical ; and it continues so even in our judgment, if compared with the numbers of Lydgate and Gower, his contemporaries; there is the rude sweetness of...which is natural and pleasing, though not perfect. 'Tis true, I cannot go so far as he who published the last edition of him; for he would make us believe...
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Scotland in Music: A European Enthusiasm

Roger Fiske - 1983 - 234 páginas
...the preface to his Fables Ancient and Modern (1700) when he writes of Chaucer's verse: 'There is a rude Sweetness of a Scotch Tune in it, which is natural and pleasing, though not perfect.' So it was also rude, sweet and imperfect. Dryden believed, incorrectly, that Chaucer's heroic couplets...
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