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" The matter and manner of their tales and of their telling are so suited to their different educations, humours, and callings that each of them would be improper in any other mouth. "
Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ... - Page 192
1782
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Fables Antient and Modern: Translated Into Verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace ...

John Dryden - Fables - 1713 - 550 pages
...Phifiognomics and Perfons. EaftiftaPorta could not have defcrib'd theif Natures beErer, than by the M which the Poet gives them. The Matter and Manner of their Tales, and of their Telling, are fo fuited co their different Educations, Humours, and Callings, that each of them would be improper in any other...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - English poetry - 1760
...phyfiognomies and perfons. Baptifta Porta could not have defcribed their natures better, than by the marks which the poet gives them. The matter and manner of...callings, that each of them would be improper in any other mouth. Even the grave and lerious characters are diftin^uifhed by their feveral forts of gravity...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an ..., Volume 3

Biography - 1761
...phyfiognomies and perfons. Baptifta Porta could " not have defcribed their natures better than by the marks " which the poet gives them. The matter and manner of...tales and of their telling, are fo fuited to their diffe" rent educations, humours, and railings, that each of them " would be improper in any other mouth....
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A new and general biographical dictionary, Volume 3

New and general biographical dictionary - 1761
...phyfiognomies and perfons. Baptifta Porta could " not have defcribed their natures better than by the marks " which the poet gives them. The matter and manner of...tales and of their telling, are fo fuited to their diffe** rent educations, humours, and callings, that each of them " would be improper in any other...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1767
...phyfiognomies and perfons. Baptifla Porta could not have defcribed their natures better, than by the marks which the poet gives them. The matter and manner of...their tales, and of their telling, are fo fuited to thejr different educations, humours and callings, that each of them would be improper in any other...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...Porta could not have defcribed their natures better, than by the marks which the poet gives them. Ths matter and manner of their tales, and of their telling, are fo fuited to their difterent educations, humours and callings, that each of them would be improper in any other mouth....
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British biography; or, an accurate and impartial account of the lives and ...

Joseph Towers - Bio-bibliography - 1773
...phyfiognomies and perfons. Baptifta Porta could not have defcribed their natures better, than by the marks which the Poet gives them. The matter and manner of...callings, that each of them would be improper in any other mouth. Even the grave and ferious charafters are diftinguimed by their feveral forts of gravity...
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The Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...phyf:ognomies and perfons. Baptifta Porta could not have defcribed their natures better, than by the marks which the poet gives them. The matter and manner of...callings, that each of them would be improper in any other mouth. E.ven the grave and ferious charafters are diftinguifhed by their feveral forts of gravity...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 15

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...perfons. Baptifta Porta could not have defcribed their natures better, than by the marks which tr.:e poet gives them. The matter and manner of their tales,...callings, that each of them would be improper in any other mouth. Even the grave and ferious charafters are diftinguifhed by their feveral forts of gravity:...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 15, Page 3

Samuel Johnson - Authors, English - 1779
...phvfiognomies and perfons. Baptifta Port* could not have defcribed their nalures better, than by the marks which the poet gives them. The matter and manner of their tales, and of their telling, are fo Anted to their different educations, humours, and callings, that each JD( them would be improper in...
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