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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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The Poetical Works of Akenside and Beattie: With a Memoir of Each ...

Mark Akenside - 1880
...Blacklock, dated 22d September in the same year, Beattie thus alludes to his great work, The Minstrel: full scope to my inclination, and be either droll...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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The poetical works of lord Byron, ed. with a critical mem. by W. M. Rossetti

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1880
...Beattie makes the following ohservation : " Not long ago, I hegan a poem in the style . stanza ft his sylvan cave, And sought a foreign home, a distant grave. To watch he either dr^ pathetic, descriptive or sentimental, tender or satirical, as the humour strikes me :...
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The poetical works of lord Byron. Repr. with life, notes &c. 'Albion' ed

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1881
...Beattic makes the following observation : ' Not long ago, I began a poem in the style and stanza e each hour employs, Yet shares he not the hunter's joys. 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, with life

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1881 - 576 pages
...to my inelination, and be either droll or pathetie, deseriptive or sentimental, tender or satirieal, as the humour strikes me : for, if I mistake not, the measure whieh I have adopted admits equally of all these kinds of eomposition." [Beattie's Letters.] Strengthened...
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Childe Harold: Texte Anglais

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1883 - 264 pages
...followmg observation: " Not long ago, I began a poem in the style and stanza of Spenser, in which 1 propose to give full scope to my inclination, and...strikes me ; for, if I mistake not, the measure which 1 have adopted admits equally of all these kinds of composition." Strengthened in .my opinion by...
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The Complete Poetical and Dramatic Works of Lord Byron: With a Comprehensive ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1883 - 662 pages
...Dr. Beattie makes the follow ing observation:" Not long ago I began a poem in the style and stanza of Spenser, in which I propose to give full scope...descriptive or sentimental, tender or satirical, as the humor strikes me; for, if I mistake not, the measure which I have adopted admits equally of all these...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, with notes, Volume 2

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1885
...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... 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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Childe Harold, ed. by H.F. Tozer

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1885
...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...have adopted admits equally of all these kinds of composition1.' Strengthened in my opinion by such authority, and by the example of some in the...
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Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 4

1885
...that year, he announced that he was engaged on a poem in the Spenserian stanza, wherein ho proposed to be either ' droll or pathetic, descriptive or sentimental, tender or satirical, as the humour strikes.' in May of the following year he recurred to the subject : ' My performance iu Spenser's stanza has...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: With Memoir and the Original Explanatory ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1891 - 720 pages
...BeaTTte"~iuakés IIIU fallowing observation : ' Not long ago, I began a poem in the style and stanza essible, Which Christian's eye was train'd to mark...[yield, The three maintain'da strife which must not In adopied admits equally of all these kinds of composition.'* I Strengthened in my opinion by such authority,...
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