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" Tis true, I cannot go so far as he who published the last edition of him; for he would make us believe the fault is in our ears, and that there were really ten syllables in a verse where we find but nine... "
Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ... - Page 191
1782
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Fables Antient and Modern: Translated Into Verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace ...

John Dryden - Fables - 1713 - 550 pages
...pleafing, tho' not perfe£t. 'Tis true, I cannot go fo far as he who publifh'd the laft Edition ,of hiui} for he would make us believe the Fault is in our Ears, and that there were really Ten Syllables in a Verfe where we find but Nine: But this Opinion is not worth confuting; 'tis fo grofs...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - English poetry - 1760
...which is natural and pleafing, though not perfect. It is true, 1 cannot go fo far as he who publifhed the laft edition of him ; for he would make us believe the fault is in pur ears, and that there were really ten fyllables in a verfe where we find but niqe : but this opinion...
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A new and general biographical dictionary, Volume 3

New and general biographical dictionary - 1761
...natural and pleafmg, though not per«' fe£L It is true, I cannot go fo far as he who publiflied " the laft edition of him, for he would make us believe, the " fault is in our ears, and that there are really ten fyllables , " in a verfe, where we find but nine : but this opinion is " not worth confuting...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an ..., Volume 3

Biography - 1761
...is natural and pleafing, though not per" fedl. It is true, I cannot go fo far as he who published " the laft edition of him, for he would make us believe, the " fault is in our ears, and that there are really ten fyllables " in a verfe, where we find but nine : but this opinion is " not worth confuting;...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...pleafing, though not perfeft. It is true, I cannot go fo far as he who publifhcd the laft edition cf him; for he would make us believe the fault is in our ears, and that there were really ten fyllablesin a 'verfe where we find but nine: but this opinion is not worth confuting; it is fo grofs...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1767
...pleafmg, though not perfeft. It is true, I cannot go fo far as he who publifhed the laft edition cf him ; for he would make us believe the fault is in our cars, and that there were really ten fyllablesin a verfe where we find but nine : but this opinion...
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British biography; or, an accurate and impartial account of the lives and ...

Joseph Towers - Bio-bibliography - 1773
...which is natural and pleafing, though not perfeft. It is true, I cannot go fo far as he who publifhed the laft edition of him ; for he would make us believe the fault is in our ears, and that there are really ten fyllables in a verfe, where we find but nine : but this opinion is not worth confuting...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 15, Page 3

Samuel Johnson - Authors, English - 1779
...which is natural and pleafing, though not perfect. Pt is true, I cannot go fo far as he who publHho<! the laft edition of him; for he would make us believe the faultis in our ears,and that there were really ten fyllablcs in a verfe where v:e find but nine : but...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 20

English poets - 1790
...pleafing, though not perfect. It is true, I cannot go fo far as he who publifhed the laft edition of. Hm; for he would make us believe the fault is in our ears,....that there were really ten fyllables in a verfe where vefindbut nine: but this opinion is notworthconfuting; it is fo grofs and obvious an error, that common...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Dryden. Rochester ...

1793
...natural and pleating, though not perfect. It is true, I cannot go fo far as he who publiflied the lall edition of him; for he would make us believe the fault is in our earn, and that there were really ten fyllables in a verfe «here we find but nine ; but this opinion...
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