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" He must have been a man of a most wonderful comprehensive nature, because, as it has been truly observed of him, he has taken into the compass Of his Canterbury Tales the various manners and humours (as we now call them) of the whole English nation, in... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 632
1845
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Miscellaneous Works in Verse and Prose of Mr. John Bancks [sic] ...

John Bancks - 1739
...Humours (as we now call them) of the whole ENGIISH Nation in his Age. All his Pilgrims are diftinguiflied from each other ; and not only in their Inclinations, but in their very Phyfiognomies and Perlbns, &C." [Pref. to DR YDE i/s Fables.] This happy Talent of delcribing human...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1760
...nation, in hjs age. Not a fingle character has efcaped him. AH his pilgrims are leverally diftinguifhed from each other ; and not only in their inclinations, but in their very phyfiognomies and perfons. Baptifta Porta could not have defcribed their natures better, than by the...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an ..., Volume 3

1761
...in his age. Not a fmgle character has " efcaped him. All his pilgrims are feverally diftinguifhed " from each other, and not only in their inclinations but in " their phyfiognomies and perfons. Baptifta Porta could " not have defcribed their natures better than by the...
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A new and general biographical dictionary

New and general biographical dictionary - 1761
...in his age. Not a fingle character has " efcaped him. All his pilgrims are feverally diftinguifhed " from each other, and not only in their inclinations but in " their phyfiognomies and perfons. Baptifta Porta could " not have defcribed their natures better than by the...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1767
...nation, in his age. Not a fingle charafter has efcaped him. All his pilgrims are feverally diftinguifhed from each other; and not only in their inclinations, but in their very phyfiognomies and perfons. Baptifla Porta could not have defcribed their natures better, than by the...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1767
...inclinations, but in their very phyfiognomies and perfons. Baptifta Porta could not have defcribed their natures better, than by the marks which the poet gives them. Ths matter and manner of their tales, and of their telling, are fo fuited to their difterent educations,...
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British Biography; Or, An Accurate and Impartial Account of the Lives and ...

Joseph Towers - 1773
...with inclinations, but in their phyfiognomies and perfons. Baptifta Porta could not have defcribed their natures better, than by the marks which the Poet gives them. The matter and manner of their tales, and of their telling, are fo fuited to their different educations, humours,...
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The Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...inclinations, but in their very phyfiognomies and perfons. Baptifta Porta could not have defcribed their natures better, than by the marks which the poet gives them. The matter and manner of their tales, and of their telling, are fo fuited to their different educations, humours,...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 15

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...nation, in his age. Not a fingle charafter has efcaped him. All his pilgrims are feverally diftinguifhed from each other ; and not only in their inclinations, but in/ their very phyf:ognomies and perfons. Baptifta Porta could not have defcribed their natures better, than by the...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 15, Page 3

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...but in their very phvfiognomies and perfons. Baptifta Port* could not have defcribed their nalures better, than by the marks which the poet gives them. The matter and manner of their tales, and of their telling, are fo Anted to their different educations, humours, and...
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