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" He must have been a man of a most wonderful comprehensive nature, because, as it has been truly observed of him, he has taken into the compass Of his Canterbury Tales the various manners and humours (as we now call them) of the whole English nation, in... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 630
1845
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The Monuments and Genii of St.Paul's and Westminster Abbey: Comprising Naval ...

George Lewis Smyth - 1826 - 959 pages
...him, he has taken into the compass of his ' Canterbury Tales' the various manners and humours, as we now call them, of. the whole English nation in his...the marks which the poet gives them. The matter and manner of their tales, and of their telling, are so suited to their different educations, humours and...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden, Volume 3

John Dryden - 1832
...of him, he has taken into the compass of his Canterbury tales the various manners and humours (as we now call them) of the whole English nation, in his...the marks which the poet gives them. The matter and manner of their tales, and of their telling, are so suited to their different educations, humours,...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1837
...of him, he has taken into the compass of his Canterhury tales the various manners and humours (as we now call them) of the whole English nation, in his...from each other ; and not only in their inclinations, hut in their very physiognomies and persons. Baptista Porta could not have descrihed their natures...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1837
...into the compass of his Canterbury Tales, the various manners and humours (as we now call them) of the English nation in his age. Not a single character...pilgrims are severally distinguished from each other, not only in their inclinations, but in their very physiognomies and persons. Baptiste Porta could not...
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Chapters on Early English Literature

J. H. Hippisley - English literature - 1837 - 344 pages
...into the compass of his Canterbury Tales, the various manners and humours (as we now call them) of the English nation in his age. Not a single character...pilgrims are severally distinguished from each other, not only in their inclinations, but in their very physiognomies and persons. Baptiste Porta could not...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1837
...of him, he has taken into the compass of his Canterbury tales the various manners and humoura (as we now call them) of the whole English nation, in his age. Not a dingle character has escaped him. All his pilgrims are severally distinguished from each other : and...
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Chapters on Early English Literature

J. H. Hippisley - English literature - 1837 - 344 pages
...Not a single character has escaped him. All his pilgrims are severally distinguished from each other, not only in their inclinations, but in their very physiognomies and persons. Baptiste Porta could not have described their natures better, than by the marks which the poet gives...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57

Scotland - 1845
...because, as it has been truly observed of him, he has taken into the compass of his Canterbury Tales the various manners and humours (as we may now call...the marks which the poet gives them. The matter and manner of their tales, and of their telling, are so suited to their different educations, humours,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57

England - 1845
...taken into the compass ot his Canterbury Tales the various manners and humours (as we may now rail them) of the whole English nation, in his age. Not...not have described their natures better, than by the marb which the poet gives them. The matter and manner of their tales, and of their telling, are so...
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Specimens of the British Critics

John Wilson - Criticism - 1846 - 344 pages
...nature, because, as has been truly observed of him, he has taken into the compass of his Canterbury Tales the various manners and humours (as we may now call...the marks which the poet gives them. The matter and manner of their tales, and of their telling, are so suited to their different educations, humours,...
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