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" After this particular account of the beauties in the Georgics, I should, in the next place, endeavour to point out its imperfections, if it has any. But, though I think there are some few parts in it that are not so beautiful as the rest, I shall not... "
The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ... - Page 24
by John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
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Preface. Poems on several occasions. An essay on Virgil's Georgics

Joseph Addison - 1765
...not fo beautiful as the reft, I mall not prefume to name them, as rather fufpedting my own judgment, than I can believe a fault to be in that poem, which lay fo long under Virgil's correction, and had his laft hand put to it. The firft Gcorgic was probably...
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The Miscellaneous Works: In Verse and Prose, of the Right Honourable Joseph ...

Joseph Addison - 1773
...fo beautiful as the teft, I fltall not prefume to name them, as rather fufpefting my own judgment, than I can believe a fault to be in that Poem, which lay fo long under Vir. gifs correftion, and had his laft hand put to it. The firft Georgicwzs probably...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 30

English poets - 1790
...fo beautiful as the reft, I fhall not prefume to name them ; as rather fufpefting my own judgment, than I can believe a fault to be in that Poem, which lay fo long under Virgil's correftion, and had his laft hand put to it. The firft Georgic was probably...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1790 - 1019 pages
...not fo beautiful as the reft, 1 mall not prefume to name them, as rather fufpeflmg my own judgment, than I can believe a fault to be in that poem, which lay fo long under Virgil's correction, and had his laft hand put to it. The firlt Géorgie was probably...
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The Works of Virgil, Volume 1

Virgil - 1803
...the poet could do in the description of what was really great, by his describing the mock-grandeur of an insect with so good a grace. There is more pleasantness...verse that ridicules part of a line translated from Ilesiod Nudus ara, sere nudus And we may easily guess at the judgement of this extraordinary critic,...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell, Volume 5

Joseph Addison - 1804
...not so beautiful as the rest, I shall not presume to name them, as rather suspecting my own judgment, than I can believe a fault to be in that poem, which...author's lifetime ; for we still find in the scholiasts averse that ridicules part of a line translated from Hesiod. Nudas ara, sere nudus And we may easily...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 5

Joseph Addison - 1804
...endeavour to point out its imperfections, if it has any. But though to name1' Was probably biirtesqueh in the author's lifetime; for we still find in the...that ridicules part of a line translated from Hesiod. Nudas ara, sere nudun And we may easily guess at the judgment of this extraordinary critic, whoever...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Vols

John Dryden - 1808
...labours of the bees to those of the. lops. In short, the last Georgic was a good prelude to the ^Eneis, and very well showed what the poet could do in the...easily guess at the judgment of this extraordinary critic, whoever he was, from his censuring this particular precept. We may be sure Virgil would not...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 14

John Dryden - 1808
...he gives us about the middle of this book, than in all the spacious walks and water-works of Kapin. The speech of Proteus, at the end, can never be enough...verse that ridicules part of a line translated from Ilesiod Nudus ara, sere nudux: And we may easily guess at the judgment of this extraordinary critic,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...presume to name them ; as rather snvpeeting my own judgment, than I can believe n fault to be in thnt poem, which lay so long under Virgil's correction, and had his last hand put to it. The first Geuryic was probably burlesqued in the author's life-time; foi we still And in the scholiasts averse...
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