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" ALL human things are subject to decay, And, when Fate summons, monarchs must obey. This Flecknoe found, who, like Augustus, young Was called to empire, and had governed long. In prose and verse was owned, without dispute, Through all the realms of Nonsense... "
A Popular Manual of English Literature, Containing Outlines of the ... - Página 341
por Maude Gillette Phillips - 1885
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The life of Andrew Marvell

Hartley Coleridge - 1835
...with great humour and satire, that wretched Poet, Richard Flecnoe, who, as Dryden expresses it, — " In prose and verse was owned without dispute, Through all the realms of nonsense, absolute." This Poem suggested one of the best and severest Satires in the English language, — we mean Dryden's "...
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The Life of Andrew Marvell

Hartley Coleridge - 1835 - 64 páginas
...with great humour and satire, that wretched Poet, Richard Flecnoe, who, as Dryden expresses it,— " In prose and verse was owned without dispute, Through all the realms of nonsense, absolute." This Poem suggested one of the best and severest Satires in the English language,—we mean Dryden s " Me...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volumen1

John Dryden - 1837
...nor fears your steady hand beguile; Yourself our balance hold, the world's, our isle. MAC FLECKNOE.f ALL human things are subject to decay, And when fate...summons, monarchs must obey. This Flecknoe found, who.like Augustus, young Was call'd to empire, and had govern'd long; In prose and verse, was ownM,...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1842
...stands represented as the son of a proverbial bard, whose name gives the satire a title, and who so long, In prose and verse was owned without dispute,...Through all the realms of nonsense — absolute! This production will always be deemed unsurpassable for the keenness of its wit, the felicity of its conception,...
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The Eclectic Review, Volumen11;Volumen75

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Thomas Price, Josiah Conder, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1842
...stands represented as the son of a proverbial bard, whose name gives the satire a title, and who so long, In prose and verse was owned without dispute, Through all the realms of nonsense — abiolute! This production will always be deemed unsurpassable for the keenness of its wit, the...
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An Essay on the Pronunciation of the Greek Language

George James Pennington - 1844 - 309 páginas
...when fate summons, monarchs must obey. He will pronounce them with the accent transposed thus : — All human things are subject to decay, And when fate summons, monarchs must obey. Now though he alters the tones, and transfers the acute from the beginning to the end of words, yet...
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An Essay on the Pronunciation of the Greek Language

George James Pennington - 1844 - 309 páginas
...number of welleducated persons. " Let a Scotchman take some verses of any of our poets, as these :— All human things are subject to decay, And when fate summons, monarchs must ohey. He will pronounce them with the accent transposed thus:— All human things are subject to decay,...
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A Dictionary of English Synonymes ...

John Platts - 1845 - 300 páginas
...out, L.] laid open ; unprotected. OBNOXIOUS, [obnoxius, L.] subject to cognizance or punishment. " All human things are subject to decay, And when fate summons, monarchs must obey." — (Dryden.} " But what is strength without a double share Of wisdom ? vast, unwieldy, burdensome,...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...sacred volume are contained, Sufficient, clear, and for that use ordained ? THE MONARCH OF DULNESS.2 ALL human things are subject to decay ; And, when Fate summons, monarchs must obey. 1 From " Religio Laici." 2 From " Mac-Flecnoe" — ie the son of Flecnoe ; an expression employed to...
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 261 páginas
...and his greater laureate ; so that Dryden had every provocation against him, political and poetical. All human things are subject to decay, And when fate summons, monarchs must obey ; This Flecnoe found, who, like Augustus, young, Was call'd to empire, and had govern'd long : In prose and...
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