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" ... Beltenebros instead of the Beautiful Darkling, or the Fair Forlorn ; Florestan instead of Forester ; El Patin instead of the Emperor Gosling; as we speak of Barbarossa, not Red-Beard; Bocanegra, not Black Muzzle ; St. Peter, not Stone the Apostle.... "
Amadis of Gaul - Page xxv
1872 - 292 pages
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Amadis of Gaul, Volume 1

1803
...might have assimilated better with the work. But the English version, which bears date as late as l6l8, a century after the publication of the book in Spain,...sees not the same beauties as the foot-traveller. Bat the merit of the work itself is not now to be ascertained, the verdict of ages has decided that....
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Amadis of Gaul, Volume 1

1803
...Black Muzzle ; St. Peter, not Stone the Apostle. The praise of accuracy is all to which I layclaim for the present work ; and that I claim confidently....will pass rapidly where I have lingered and loitered ; ne who drives post through a country sees not the same beauties as the foot-traveller. But the merit...
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Palmerin of England: Some Remarks on this Romance and of the Controversy ...

William Edward Purser - 1904 - 466 pages
...Palmeirim de Inglaterra. I might reply in the words of Southey in the analogous case of Amadis of Gaul : " The reader will pass rapidly where I have lingered...beauties as the foot-traveller. But the merit of the work is not now to be ascertained, the verdict of ages has decided that." No apology, however, is needed...
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