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" I much wonder that you should listen to the idea, that a fondness for Italian poetry is the corruption of our taste, when you cannot but recollect that our greatest English poets, Chaucer, Spenser, and Milton have been professed admirers of the Italians,... "
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Memoir of the Rev. Henry Francis Cary, M. A., Translator of Dante ..., Volume 1

Henry Cary - 1847
...further light on his pursuits at this important period of a student's life. TO MISS SEWARD. Ch. Ch., Oxford, May 7, 1792. DEAR MADAM, As I expect my father...us, according to the degree of estimation in which t hey have been held. The poetry of the French is diametrically opposite to that of the Italians :...
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Memoir of the Rev. Henry Francis Cary, M. A., Translator of ..., Volumes 1-2

Henry Francis Cary - 1847
...pursuits at this important period of a student's life. TO MISS SEWARD. C7i. Ch., Oxford, May 7, 1 792. DEAR MADAM, As I expect my father will soon pass through...us, according to the degree of estimation in which ttiey have been held. The poetry of the French is diametrically opposite to that of the Italians :...
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The Vision of Dante: Cary's Translation of The Divine Comedy

Edoardo Crisafulli - Great Britain - 2003 - 348 pages
...(ibid: 57). On May 7, 1792 Gary, after reading Miss Seward's letters, replied with a eulogy of Dante: I much wonder that you should listen to the idea,...cannot but recollect that our greatest English poets, Ghaucer, Spenser, and Milton have been professed admirers of the Italians, and that the sublimer province...
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Five Hundred Years of Chaucer Criticism and Allusion 1357-1900, Volume 1

Caroline Frances Eleanor Spurgeon - 1925
...Seward, [dated] 7 May 1792, [printed in] Memoir of the Rev. HF Gary, 1847, 2 vols., vol. i, p. 42. Our greatest English poets, Chaucer, Spenser, and...Milton, have been professed admirers of the Italians. lFor Min Saward'i letter In reply to thli, лл above, pt. i, p. 4M.] [1792.] Macklin, . Propoxdi for...
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