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" The Truth is, it has been hitherto a little too carelessly handled, and, I think, has had less labor spent about its 1 5 polishing then it deserves. Till the time of King Henry the Eighth, there was scarce any man regarded it but Chaucer, and nothing... "
Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ... - Page 186
1782
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The History of the Royal Society of London, for the Improving of Natural ...

Thomas Sprat - English poetry - 1667 - 438 pages
...earelcfsly haod led ; and I think, has had lefe labor fpent about its poliftiing, then it deferves. Till the time of King Henry the Eighth,, there was fcarce any man regarded it , but Chaucer 3 and nothing was written in it , which one would be willing to read twice, but Ibme of his Poetry....
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The History of the Royal Society of London, for the Improving of Natural ...

Thomas Sprat - Electronic books - 1722 - 438 pages
...too carelcflly handled; and, I think, has had Ids Labour fpent about its polifliing than it deferves. Till the time of King Henry the Eighth^ there was...written in it, which one would be willing to read twice, but fome of his Toetry. But then it began to raife itfelf a little, and to found tolerably well. From...
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Dialogues concerning eloquence in general; and particularly that kind which ...

François de Salignac de la Mothe Fénelon (abp. of Cambrai.) - 1722
...carelefsly handled ; and, I think, has had lefs Labour fpent about its polijhing, than it deferves. Till the Time of King Henry the Eighth, there was...but Chaucer; and nothing was written in it which one wou'd be willing t» read twice, but fame of his Pettry. But then it began but borrow freely from any...
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Dialogues Concerning Eloquence in General: And Particularly that Kind which ...

François de Salignac de La Mothe- Fénelon - Oratory - 1722 - 326 pages
...Labour fpent about its polifhing, than it deferves. Till the Time of King Henry the Eighth, t here was fcarce any Man regarded it but Chaucer ; and nothing was written in it which one wou'd be willing tt read twice, tut fame of his Poetry. But then it began ' • tt but borrow freely...
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Dialogues Concerning Eloquence in General: And Particularly that Kind which ...

François de Salignac de La Mothe- Fénelon - Oratory - 1760 - 333 pages
...had lefs labour ffint about its polijhing, than it deftrves. till the time of King Henry the Eight, there -was fcarce any man regarded it but Chaucer...it -which one -would be •willing to read twice, but feme of his poetry, tat then it began to raife itfelf a little, and to found tolerably -well, from...
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Critical Essays of the Seventeenth Century ...

Joel Elias Spingarn - Criticism - 1908
...about its 1 5 polishing then it deserves, Till the time of King Henry the Eighth, there was scarce any man regarded it but Chaucer, and nothing was written in it which one would be willing to read twice but some of his Poetry. But then it began to raise it self a little, and to sound tolerably well. 20...
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Critical Essays of the Seventeenth Century ...

Joel Elias Spingarn - Criticism - 1908
...about its 1 5 polishing then it deserves. Till the time of King Henry the Eighth, there was scarce any man regarded it but Chaucer, and nothing was written in it which one would be willing to read twice but some of his Poetry, But then it began to raise it self a little, and to sound tolerably well. 20...
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Critical Essays of the Seventeenth Century ...

Joel Elias Spingarn - Criticism - 1908 - 376 pages
...it deserves. Till the time of King Henry __ the Eighth, there was scarce any man regarded it but J Chaucer, and nothing was written in it which one would be willing to read twice but some of his Poetry, But then it began to raise it self a little, and to sound tolerably well. ;o...
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Five Hundred Years of Chaucer Criticism and Allusion (1357-1900)

Caroline Frances Eleanor Spurgeon - 1908
...about it's polishing, then it deserves. Till the time of Kiny Henry the Eiglttlt, there was scarce any man regarded it, but Chaucer; and nothing was...written in it, which one would be willing to read twice, but some of his Poetry. l!ut then it began to raise it self a little, and to sound tolerably well....
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Wordsworth's Theory of Poetic Diction: A Study of the Historical and ...

Marjorie Latta Barstow Greenbie - 1917 - 191 pages
...spent about its polishing than it deserves. Till the time of King Henry the Eighth, there was scarce any man regarded it but Chaucer, and nothing was written in it which one would be then discovered that, while poets had been singing so sweetly, and speaking so clearly and well, the...
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