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" This Poem being writ in the manner of Spenser, the obsolete words, and a simplicity of diction in some of the lines which borders on the ludicrous, were necessary to make the imitation more perfect. "
The Poetical Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections, Additions ... - Page 129
by James Thomson, John Aikin - 1804
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 pages
...ludicrous, were necet«ary to make the imitation more perfect. Ami the style of that admirable poet, 00 well as the measure in which he wrote, are, as it were, appropriated by custom to all allegorical 1'ocma writ in our language; JIM » in French, the style of Marot, who lived under Francis the First,...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation ...

John Pierpont - 1835 - 480 pages
...glasses played. *Pron. kSs'sl. t This poem being writ in the manner of Spenser, the obsolete words, and e simplicity of diction in some of the lines, which...were necessary to make the imitation more perfect. — Author. t We, nor. Here Freedom reigned without the least alloy ; Nor gossip's tale, nor ancient...
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The American First Class Book: Or, Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 4

John Pierpont - 1835 - 480 pages
...glasses played. *Pfon. kXs'sl. t This poem being writ in the manner of Spenser, the obsolete words, and a simplicity of diction in some of the lines, which borders on the ludicrous, were -«sary to make the imitation more perfect.— Author. t Ne, no:: Here Freedom reigned without the...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 807 pages
...ALLEGORlCAL POEM. Advertisement. Tins poem being writ in the manner of Spenseu the obsolete words, road as the gate, Deep to the roots of Hell the gather'd...the foaming deep high-arch'd, a bridge 3f length p poot, as well as the measure in which he wrote, are, as it were, appropriated by custom to allegorical...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 807 pages
...writ in the manner of Sponsen the obsolete words, and a simplicity of diction in some of the line*, w flavor to the fruitful year, ihe style of that admirable poet, as well as Ihe measure in which he wrote, arc, as it were, appropriated...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1851 - 537 pages
...author. Efie ©astie of Jtottoience. (This poem being writ in the manner of Spenser, the obsolete words, and a simplicity of diction in some of the lines,...imitation more perfect. And the style of that admirable pool, as well at the measure in which he wrote, are, as it were, appropriated by custom to all allegorical...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1851 - 537 pages
...writ In the manner of Spenser, the obsolete words, and a simplicity of dlrtlon In some of the linen er ol that admirable poet, ai well a. the measure in which he wrote, are, u it were, appropriated by custom...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

1852
...the manner of Spenser the obsolete words, and a simplicity of diction in some of the lines, wltich ng fins, and gasping dies. Would you preserve a numerous...the shores, Darts through the waves, and every ha allegorical poems writ in our language; just as in French the style of Marot, who lived under Francis...
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Thomson's Poetical Works

James Thomson, George Gilfillan - 1853 - 372 pages
...INDOLENCE: allegorical ADVERTISEMENT. THIS poem being -writ in tbe manner of Spenser, the obsolete words, and a simplicity of diction in some of the lines which...appropriated by custom to all allegorical poems writ in onr language ; just as in French the style of Marot, who lived under Francis I., has been used in tales...
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The Poetical Works of James Thomson: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ...

James Thomson - 1868 - 372 pages
...INDOLENCE: 8ta allegorical ADVERTISEMENT. THIS poem being writ in the manner of Spenser, the obsolete words, and a simplicity of diction in some of the lines which...writ in our language ; just as in French the style of Marot, who lived under Francis I., has been used in tales and familiar epistles by the politest writers...
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