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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 Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...in particular. I n 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 sneaks properly on all subjects:...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...particular. . — ^ In the first place, as he is the father of English poetry, so 1 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 Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Volume 4

1811
...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 Poetical Works of John Dryden., Esq: Containing Original Poems ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1811
...in particular. In the firft place, as he is the father of Engli(h 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 ; and therefore fpeaks properly on all fubjefts...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 57

England - 1845
...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 Biographical Magazine: Containing Portraits of Eminent and ..., Volume 1

Biography - 1819
...Caxton to the present age. Dryden says of him, " As the father of English poetry, 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 occasions."...
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The Biographical Magazine, Volume 1

Biography - 1819
...Caxton to the present age. Dryden says of him, " As the father of English poetry, 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 occasions."...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 11

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1821
...in particular. In the first place, as he is the father of English poetry, so 1 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 of portraits, with biographical sketches, by Robert Scott

James Robins - 1823
...observes that Chaucer was the first English poet who wrote poetically ; and Dryden holds him in the same degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer, or the Romans Virgil. W. Jw. :\ujidbi i nv I Kobins &• C. I плаол Jjtyi tf'.'.' ERASMUS DARWIN, MDFRS EHASMUS...
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The Philomathic journal, Volume 1

Philomathic institution - 1824
...poems themselves. Dryden remarks, " As he was 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 has a perpetual fountain of good sense, learned in all sciences, and therefore speaks properly on all...
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