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" Not long ago I began a poem in the style and stanza of Spenser, in which I propose to give full scope to my inclination, and be either droll or pathetic, descriptive or sentimental, tender or satirical, as the humour strikes me; for, if I mistake not,... "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 414
1812
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Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1872
...Beattie makes the following observation : ' Not long ago, I began a poem in the style and stanza of Spenser, in which I propose to give full scope...composition." Strengthened in my opinion by such authority, and by the example of some in the highest order of Italian poets, I shall make no apology for attempts...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1873
...* [The title was applied to both knights and squires.) and be either droll or pathetic, deseriptive or sentimental, tender or satirical, as the humour...of composition."* Strengthened in my opinion by snch anthority, and by the example of some in the highest order of Italian poets, I shall make no apology...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1873
...Beattle makes the following observation : " Not long ago, I began a poem In the style and stanza all give again to Time Hew beings years diseases sorrow 1 mistake not, the measure which I have adopted admits equally of all these kinds of composition."'...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1873
...Beattie makes the following observation : " not long ago, I began a poem in the style and stanza of Spenser, in which I propose to give full scope to my inclination, [The title was applied to both knights and squires. 1 and be either droll or pathetic, descriptive...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1877
...Spenserian stanza on account of its flexibility, and the freedom with which it admitted of his being ' droll or pathetic, descriptive or sentimental, tender or satirical,* as the humour struck him. A slight sprinkling of archaic words is introduced, as in consonance with the structure...
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The poetical works of lord Byron

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1878 - 836 pages
...Beattie makes the following observation ; " Not long ago, I began a poem in the style and stanza heir kennel or their shed, Cared little, so that they...gore. Ah, how much happier were good ^Esop's frogs and by the example of some in the highest order of Italian poets, I shall make no apology for attempts...
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The Poetical Works of Akenside and Beattie: With a Memoir of Each, Volume 2

Mark Akenside - 1878 - 693 pages
...alludes to his great work, The Minstrel: " Not long ago 1 began a poem in the style and stanza of Spenser, in which I propose to give full scope...the humour strikes me ; for, if I mistake not, the manner which I have adopted admite equally of all these kinds of composition. I have written one hundred...
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The poetical works of lord Byron. Illustr. ed

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1879
...Beattie makes the following observation : " Not long ago, I began a poem in the style and stanza of Spenser, in which I propose to give full scope...composition." Strengthened in my opinion by such authority, and by the example of some in the highest order of Italian poets, I shall make no apology for attempts...
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Instruction: a Poem

Isaac Brandon - 1811 - 19 pages
...Beattie makes the following observation: "Not long ago, I began a poem in the style and stanza of Spenser, in which I propose to give full scope...composition."* Strengthened in my opinion by such au'hority, and by the example of some in the highest order of Italian poets, I shall make no apology...
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The Poetical Works of Akenside and Beattie: With a Memoir of Each ...

Mark Akenside - 1880
...great work, The Minstrel: " Not long ago I began a poem in the style and stanza of Spenser, ia which I propose to give , full scope to my inclination,...the humour strikes me ; for, if I mistake not, the manner which I have adopted admits equally of all these kinds of composition. I have written one hundred...
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