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" In the first place, as he is the father of English poetry, so I hold him in the same degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer or the Romans Virgil... "
Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ... - Page 190
1782
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800
...in particular. In the first place, as he is the father of English poetry, so I hold him in the same degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer, or the Romans Virgil. He is a perpetual fountain of good sense ; learned in all sciences ; and therefore speaks properly on all subjects....
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 662 pages
...in particular. In the first place, as he is the father of English poetry, so I hold him in the same degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer, or the Romans Virgil. He is a -perpetual fountain of good sense ; learned in all sciences ; and therefore speaks properly on all...
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Dryden. Smyth. Duke. King. Sprat. Halifax

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...in particular. In the firft place, as he is the father of Englifh poetry, fo I hold him in the fame degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer, or the Romans Virgil: he is a perpetual fountain of good fenfe; learned in allfciences; and therefore fpeaks properly on all fubjeos:...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 3

Great Britain - 1804
...in particular. In the firft place, as he is the father of Englifh poetry, fo I hold him in the fame degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer, or the Romans Virgil : he is a perpetual fountain of good fenfe ; learned in all fciences -, und therefore fpeaks properly on all...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...usual style. " In the first place, as he is the father of English poetry, so I hold him in the same degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer, or the Romans Virgil. He is a perpetual fountain of good sense ; learned in all sciences ; and therefore speaks properly on all subjects....
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...usual style. " In the first place, as he is the father of English poetry, so I hold him in the same degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer, or the Romans Virgil. He is a perpetual fountain of good sense ; learned in all sciences ; and therefore speaks properly on all subjects....
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill, Volume 21

John Bell - 1807
...in particular. In the first place, as he is the father of English poetry, so I hold him in the same degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer, or the Romans Virgil : he is a perpetual fountain of good sense ; learned in all sciences ; and therefore speaks propirly on all subjects...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 11

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...in particular. In the first place, as he is the father of English poetry, so I hold him in the same degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer, or the Romans Virgil. He is a perpetual fountain of good sense ; learned in all sciences; and, therefore, speaks properly on all...
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The Cabinet: Or, Monthly Report of Polite Literature, Volume 4

1808
...be found in the works of Cowley and his cotemporaries. " I hold Chaucer," says Dryden, " in the same degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer, or the Romans Virgil : he is a perpetual fountain of good sense; learned in sciences, and therefore speaks properly on all subjects...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...in particular. In the first place, as he is the father of English poetry, so I hold him in the same degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer, or the Romans Virgil. He is a perpetual fountain of good sense ; learned in all sciences; and, therefore, speaks properly on all...
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