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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
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The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1868 - 501 pages
...— Tis true, I cannot go so far as he, who published the last edition of him [Mr. Speght] ; for ho would make us believe the fault Is in our ears, and that there •*ere realJy ten syllables in a verse where we find but nine. But this opinion is not worth confuting...
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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - English literature - 1869 - 477 pages
...but was never so bold to go beyond her. It is 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. But this opinion is not worth confuting; it is so gross...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden

John Dryden - English poetry - 1897 - 662 pages
...natural and pleasing, though not perfect. '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 : but this opinion is not worth confuting ; 'tis >o gross...
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The poetical works of John Dryden, ed. by C.C. Clarke

John Dryden - 1874
...natural and pleasing, though not perfect. It is 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. But this opinion is not worth confuting ; it is so gross...
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The handbook of specimens of English literature, selected by J. Angus

Joseph Angus - 1880
...natural and pleasing, though not perfect. It is 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 eats,* and that there were really ten syllables in a verse where we find but nine ; but this opinion...
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Grundriss der englischen philologie

Karl Elze - English philology - 1889 - 386 pages
...: — "Ks tme, I cannot go so far ńs he, who pitblished the last edilion of him [Mr. Speght]; far 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. But this opinian is not worin confuting: 'tis so gross...
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Selections in English Prose from Elizabeth to Victoria (1580-1880).

James Mercer Garnett - English literature - 1891 - 701 pages
...natural and pleasing, though not perfect. It is true, I cannot go so far as he38 who published the last edition of him ; for he would make us believe the fault is in our ears, and there were really ten syllables in a verse where we find but nine ; but this opinion is not worth confuting...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Edited with a Memoir, Revised Text, and Notes

John Dryden, William Dougal Christie - 1893 - 662 pages
...natural and pleasing, though not perfect '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 : but this opinion is not worth confuting ; 'tis so gross...
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The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: Notes to the Canterbury tales

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1894
...natural and pleasing, though not perfect. It is 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 ; but this error is not worth confuting ; it is so gross...
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The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: Notes to the Canterbury tales

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1894
...natural and pleasing, though not perfect. It is 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 ; but this error is not worth confuting ; it is so gross...
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