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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
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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859
...compass than two months. 2. CHAUCER. 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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1859 - 762 pages
...CHAUCER AND COWLEY. 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 Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1859
...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 suhjects...
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A Specimen of Chaucer's Language with Explanatory Notes

Lars Edman - English language - 1861 - 83 pages
...little upon this subject. "As he (Chaucer) 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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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...CHAUCER AND COWLEV. 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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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...CHAUCER AND COWLEY. 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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 pages
...CHAUCER AND COWLEY. 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 Prologue, the Knightes Tale, the Nonne Prestes Tale: From the Canterbury ...

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1869 - 211 pages
...• In the first place, as he (Chaucer) 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.' (Dryden's Preface to Tbe Fables.) 2. Some few nouns (originally forming the plural in -an) have -en,...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden

John Dryden - English poetry - 1897 - 662 pages
...in particular. In the first place, as he is the father of English poetry, fo 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 poetical works of John Dryden, ed. by C.C. Clarke

John Dryden - 1874
...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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