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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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Longer English Poems

John Wesley Hales - 1884 - 427 páginas
...twitch'd his mantle blew ; To-morrow to fresh woods and pastures new. DRYDEN. MAC FLECKNOE. ALL humane things are subject to decay, And, when Fate summons, monarchs must obey. Tliis Flecknoe found, who, like Augustus, young Was call'd to empire and had govern'd long, In prose...
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A Popular Manual of English Literature: Containing Outlines of the ..., Volumen1

Maude Gillette Phillips - 1885
...SAINTSBURY. "MACFLECKNOE" — ANTECEDENT OF POPE'S "DUNCIAD." The hero of this brilliant satire is Shad well, the old enemy of Dryden. Macflecknoe, a scribbling...decay, And, when fate summons, monarchs must obey. This Flecknoc found, who, like Augustus, young Was called to empire, and had governed long ; In prose and...
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From Shakespeare to Pope: An Inquiry Into the Causes and Phenomena of the ...

Edmund Gosse - 1885 - 298 páginas
...the wayward music of it is still in our ears, I will contrast it with a few lines from Dryden: — "All human things are subject to decay, And, when...absolute. This aged prince, now flourishing in peace And blest with issue of a large increase, Worn out with business, did at length debate To settle the succession...
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From Shakespeare to Pope

Edmund Gosse - 1885 - 242 páginas
...the wayward music of it is still in our ears, I will contrast it with a few lines from Dryden :— " All human things are subject to decay, And, when Fate...absolute. This aged prince, now flourishing in peace And blest with issue of a large increase, Worn out with business, did at length debate To settle the succession...
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The Works of John Dryden: Poetical works

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1885
...purposes of this edition. Its origin does not seem to be known, but it may be original. MAC-FLECKNOE. ALL human things are subject to decay, And, when fate...young Was called to empire, and had governed long ; * Richard Flecknoe, the unfortunate bard whom our author has damned to everlasting fame, was by birth...
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The Merry Monarch: Or, England Under Charles II. Its Art ..., Volumen1

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1885
...Flecknoe, an Irish Roman Catholic Priest, who wrote much nonsense, and died in 1778 ; who — " In pun and verse was owned without dispute Through all the realms of nonsense absolute ; — " is represented as in his last days appointing Shad well to be his successor on the throne of...
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The Merry Monarch: Or, England Under Charles II. Its Art ..., Volumen1

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1885
...Flecknoe, an Irish Roman Catholic Priest, who wrote much nonsense, and died in 1778 ; who — " In pun and verse was owned without dispute Through all the realms of nonsense absolnte ; — " is represented as in his last days appointing Shad well to be his successor on the...
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English Composition and Rhetoric

Alexander Bain - 1888
...It is introduced by the character of MacFlecknoe, and is conducted in a more properly humorous vein. All human things are subject to decay, And when Fate...dispute Through all the realms of Nonsense absolute. The ironical bombast of the picture is severe enough, but does not grate on our feelings like a free...
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The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volumen9

1888
..." All human things are subject to decay ; Aud when fate summons, monnrcha must obey. This Fleckuoe found, who, like Augustus, young Was called to empire, and had governed long ; In prose and verso was owned without dieputa Throughout tho realms uf uonsenee absolute." It is but fair, however,...
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CHARACTER WRITINGS OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

1891
...Birkenhead in 1647. Then came, in 1665, Richard Flecknoe, to whom Dry den ascribed sovereignty as one who " In prose and verse was owned without dispute -, Through all the realms of Nonsense absolute" As he was equally ready in all forms of writing that his neighbours followed he, of course, wrote Characters....
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