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The laws of poetry, as laid down by the Duke of Buckinghamshire in his Essay on poetry, by the Earl of Roscommon... and by the Lord Lansdowne. (N10409) [ECCO]

DMI number:
495
Publication Date:
1721
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
N10409
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW109987130
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Christ Church Library?; Cambridge University Library
Full Title:
[border] | [border] | THE | LAWS [i]of[/i] POETRY, | As laid down by the DUKE of | [i]BUCKINGHAMSHIRE[/i] | IN HIS | [i]Essay on[/i] POETRY, | By the EARL of | ROSCOMMON | IN HIS | [i]Essay on Translated Verse[/i], | And by the LORD | LANSDOWNE | ON | [i]Unnatural Flights in[/i] POETRY, | Explain'd and Illustrated. | [rule] | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for [i]W. Hinchliffe[/i], at [i]Dryden[/i]'s [i]Head[/i], under the | [i]Royal-Exchange[/i]; and [i]J. Walthoe[/i]. [i]jun.[/i] over against the | [i]Royal-Exchange[/i], in [i]Cornhill[/i]. M DCC XXI. | [border] | [border] |
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellany dominated by poet, Collection including prose, and Probably not a miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
pp.[i]-[xiii], [1]-356. (check)
Comments:
CONTENTS: Main portion of text written in prose.
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATERIAL: 'Dedication to the Most Noble the Dutchess of Buckinghamshire, and Normanby' signed by 'Charles Gildon' [8pp.]; 'The Preface' [3pp.]
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Author:
George Granville
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Dedicatee:
Duchess of Buckingham Katherine
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'To the Most Noble the Dutchess of Buckinghamshire, And Normanby, &c.': ESTC N10409
Editor:
Charles Gildon
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J. [John] Walthoe
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Content/Publication
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Of things in which mankind does most excel
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pp.1-2
Poem Title:
Essay On Poetry, With Commentary.
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Of things in which mankind does most excel
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p.6
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[no title]
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Among the famed remains of ancient time
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p.7
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[no title]
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Orpheus inspired by more than human power
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pp.15-16
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[no title]
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as translated by my lord Roscommon
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Wentworth Dillon
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No sort of work requires so nice a touch
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p.16
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[no title]
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Some things admit of mediocrity
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p.17
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[no title]
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my lord Roscommon
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Wentworth Dillon
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Wine in its full perfection of decay
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p.18
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[no title]
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what my lord Dorset says
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Charles Sackville
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Tis not a flash of fancy which sometimes
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p.19
Poem Title:
[no title]
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the noble author under our consideration... says
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True wit is everlasting like the sun
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p.20
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[no title]
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Not thus our heroes of the former days
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p.21
Poem Title:
[no title]
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my lord Roscommon
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Wentworth Dillon
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Which though sometimes behind a cloud retired
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p.21
Poem Title:
[no title]
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Number and rhyme and that harmonious sound
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p.62
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Harmonious sound
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p.63
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Number and -- that harmonious sound
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p.63
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That harmonious sound
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p.64
Poem Title:
[no title]
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my noble author
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When the almighty from Mount Paran came
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p.66
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[no title]
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Mr. Dennis from 'Habbakuk', which I transcribe from his admirable 'Grounds of Criticism in poetry.
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John Dennis
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When god from Teman came
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pp.67-68
Poem Title:
[no title]
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Poets lose half the praise they should have got
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p.69
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[no title]
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First as to Waller, in these verses
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Edmund Waller
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Of many faults rhyme is perhaps the cause
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pp.70-71
Poem Title:
[no title]
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the following words of my Lord Roscommon...
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Wentworth Dillon
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Yet her alone let not your thunder seize
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p.70
Poem Title:
[no title]
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'And, thus Dryden in his Aurengezeb'
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John Dryden
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Without a genius too for that's the soul
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p.73
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A spirit which inspires the work throughout
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p.74
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A spirit which inspires the work throughout
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p.76
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Where dost thou dwell what caverns of the brain
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pp.76-77
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As all is dullness when the fancy's bad
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p.77
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[no title]
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Here I should all the various sorts of verse
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p.79
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[no title]
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What need has satire then to live on theft
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p.80
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[no title]
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Defects of witty men deserve a cure
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p.81
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[no title]
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First then of songs which now so much abound
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pp.81-82
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[no title]
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A faultless sonnet finished thus would be
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p.89
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[no title]
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For tis but just
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p.90
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[no title]
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according to that of Mr. Cowley.
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Abraham Cowley
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Immodest words whatever the pretence
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p.90
Poem Title:
[no title]
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My lord Roscommon declares himself of the same opinion... in the following words
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Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Next elegy of sweet but solemn voice
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pp.92-93
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Not that warm thoughts of the transporting joy
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p.92
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[no title]
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Elegies were at first designed for grief
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p.94
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[no title]
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let us hear what Horace... upon the subject
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The elegy that loves a mournful style
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pp.94-95
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[no title]
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And Boileau thus
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Yet modern laws are made for later faults
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p.94
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But should this muse harmonious numbers yield
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pp.96-97
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Next elegy of sweet but solemn voice
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p.96
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[no title]
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But well those raptures if you'll make us see
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p.98
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And there too oft despairing love complains
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p.99
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In vain alas for who by wit is moved
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p.101
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[no title]
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The beauty of Israel is slain upon the high places how are the mighty fallen
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pp.103-104
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A higher flight and of a happier force
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pp.104-105
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- Without judgment fancy is but mad
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p.106
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A higher flight and of a happier force
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p.106
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These laws may sound a little too severe
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p.106
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Though all appear in heat and fury done
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p.106
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Her generous style at random oft will part
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p.107
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These two lines from Boileau
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Queen of all harmonious things
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pp.107-114
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Ode.
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written by Pindar himself, as we have it translated by Mr. Cowley
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Abraham Cowley
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I will sing unto the Lord for he hath triumphed gloriously the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea
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pp.116-117
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[no title]
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In my distress I called upon the Lord
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pp.117-119
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[no title]
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Mr. Dennis has cloathed it in his Grounds of criticism; it is part of the 18th Psalm
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John Dennis
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By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept when we remembered thee o Sion
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pp.119-120
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[no title]
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Gods heroes conquerors olympic crowns
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p.122
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[no title]
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my lord Roscommon
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Wentworth Dillon
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The ode is bolder and has greater force
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p.122
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[no title]
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To Horace I shall add Monsieur Boileau.
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Of all the ways that wisest men could find
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pp.123-124
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Of all the ways that wisest men could find
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p.126
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And cures because the remedy is loved
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p.144
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[no title]
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But human frailty nicely to unfold
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p.144
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Here rest my muse suspend thy cares a while
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pp.145-146
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[no title]
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these are my lord's words
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Of chosen words some take not care enough
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p.145
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[no title]
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the following precepts which his Grace has given us about satire
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But since the poets we of late have known
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pp.154-156
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Frail state of man thy living lot I deem
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pp.160-161
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Thebans behold this Oedipus whose name
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p.160
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[no title]
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Oh may it ever be my fate
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pp.163-165
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The unities of action time and place
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p.166
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The unities of action time and place
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p.199
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[no title]
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First then soliloquies had need be few
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p.203
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Extremely short and spoke in passion too
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p.204
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To be or not to be &c
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p.206
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[no title]
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That famous soliloquy, which has been so much cry'd up in Hamlet [i.e. by Shakespeare]
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William Shakespeare
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Figures of speech which poets think so fine
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p.208
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[no title]
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Art's needless varnish to make nature shine
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p.210
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[no title]
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But to make rage declaim and grief discourse
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p.216
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[no title]
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the noble author of the Essay
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make rage declaim and grief discourse
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p.221
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[no title]
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What things are these that would be poets thought
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p.222
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What things are these that would be poets thought
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p.224
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noble author of our Essay on Poetry
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By nature not inspired nor learning taught
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p.225
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[no title]
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Some wit they have and therefore may deserve
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p.225
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A poor player
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p.227
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the following lines of Shakespear, which are spoken in Mackbeth
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William Shakespeare
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A tale
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p.227
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[no title]
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this reflection of Shakespear; for they are exactly, and to a tittle [sic],
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William Shakespeare
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But to write plays why tis a bold pretence
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p.227
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[no title]
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What's the worth of any thing
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p.227
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'for they seem of Hudibras's opinion,'
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Samuel Butler
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Nay more for they must look within to find
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p.231
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[no title]
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All this together yet is but a part
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pp.232-233
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Yet to our selves we justice must allow
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p.235
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First on a plot employ thy careful thoughts
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p.236
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Turn it with time a thousand several ways
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p.236
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[no title]
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Reject that vulgar error which appears
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pp.237-238
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This oft alone has given success to plays
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p.237
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A faultless monster which the world never saw
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p.238
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Some faults must be that his misfortunes drew
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p.240
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Besides the main design composed with art
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p.242
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Neither in comedy will this suffice
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p.245
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Think not so much where shining thoughts to place
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p.245
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Yet be not fondly your own slave for this
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p.245
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Expose no single fop but lay the load
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p.246
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But to collect like bees from every flower
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p.248
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to put it in his Grace's words
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Another fault which often does befall
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p.249
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That even his fools spoke sense as if possessed
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p.250
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That silly thing men call sheer wit avoid
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pp.250-251
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[no title]
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But since the poets we of late have known
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pp.252-253
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How shameful and what monstrous things are these
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p.254
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Breathless almost we are at last got up
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pp.255-256
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the noble author of the Essay
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Muse speak the man who since the siege of Troy
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p.259
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Arms and the man I sing
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p.260
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'And Virgil begins his Aeneis with'
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Of man's first disobedience and the fruit
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p.260
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I would a poet like a mistress try
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p.275
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[no title]
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one of their witty men has it
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Britain whose genius is in verse expressed
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p.282
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Mr. Waller, whose genius...in his verses before my Lord's translation of Horace's art of poetry tells us
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Edmund Waller
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Happy that author whose correct essay
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p.282
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[no title]
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to subjoin my Lord Roscommon's Essay on translated verse
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Wentworth Dillon
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He that proportioned wonders can disclose
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p.282
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[no title]
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in the eye of Mr. Waller
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Edmund Waller
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But since the press the pulpit and the stage
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p.283
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[no title]
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The pamphleteers their venom daily spit
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p.283
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[no title]
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'to which Mr. Dryden in a prologue of his refers'
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John Dryden
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The noblest fruits transplanted in our isle
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p.284
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Theocritus does now to us belong
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p.285
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But hear oh hear in what exalted strains
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p.286
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[no title]
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And his Lordship would have added a farther panegyrick to these three lines [i.e Roscommon]
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Wentworth Dillon
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When France had breathed after intestine broils
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pp.286-287
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[no title]
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My Lord [i.e. Roscommon]
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Wentworth Dillon
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From hence our generous emulation came
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p.287
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[no title]
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My Lord... But to proceed [i.e. Roscommon]
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Wentworth Dillon
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Serene and clear harmonious Horace flows
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p.288
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[no title]
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Those ills your ancestors have done
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pp.289-291
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The Sixth Ode Of The Third Book of Horace. Of the Corruption of the Times.
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Vain are our neighbours hopes and vain their cares
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p.291
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[no title]
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The weighty bullion of one sterling line
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p.292
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[no title]
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my Lord [i.e. Roscommon]
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Wentworth Dillon
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Tis true composing is the nobler part
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p.293
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[no title]
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his Lordship [i.e. Roscommon]
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Wentworth Dillon
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The soil intended for Paenan seeds
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p.294
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[no title]
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Let poets match their subject to their strength
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p.295
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[no title]
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his Lordships first rule... are a comment on this of Horace
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The first great work a task performed by few
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p.295
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[no title]
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After a serious and judicious choice
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p.296
Poem Title:
[no title]
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That wretch in spite of his forgotten rhymes
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p.296
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
my Lord [i.e. Roscommon]
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Wentworth Dillon
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Each poet with a different talent writes
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pp.297-298
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
Learn learn Crotona's brawny wrestler cries
Page No:
p.297
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
my Lord [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Examine how your humour is inclined
Page No:
p.298
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
his Lordship presses very well [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
United by this sympathetic bond
Page No:
p.298
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
for my Lord proceeds
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Not attributed
First Line:
The first impression in her infant breast
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pp.299-300
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
With how much ease is a young muse betrayed
Page No:
p.299
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
My lord [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Immodest words admit of no defence
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p.300
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
His Lordship's next rule...[i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
And such applause it must expect to meet
Page No:
p.301
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
Variety of such is to be found
Page No:
p.301
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
Instruct the listning world how Maro sings
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p.302
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
his Lordship [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Yet tis not all to have a subject good
Page No:
p.302
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
my Lord [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
For who without a qualm has ever looked
Page No:
p.303
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
But my Lord goes on...[i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
But I offend - Virgil begins to frown
Page No:
p.304
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
I am afraid his Lordship measures their...[i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
On sure foundations let your fabric rise
Page No:
p.304
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
My Lord [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
A heat that glows in every line that's writ
Page No:
p.305
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
The Essay on Poetry has it thus
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A pure an active an auspicious flame
Page No:
p.305
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
my Lord goes on...[i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
A spirit that inspires the work throughout
Page No:
p.305
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
in which his Lordship
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
But few oh few souls preordained by fate
Page No:
p.305
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
But to go on with my Lord Roscommon
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Beware what spirit rages in your breast
Page No:
p.306
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
His Lordship here very justly informs us [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
How many ages since has Virgil writ
Page No:
pp.307-308
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
Pride of all others the most dangerous fault
Page No:
p.307
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
My Lord [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Hail mighty Maro may that sacred name
Page No:
p.308
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
What I have instanced only in the best
Page No:
pp.308-309
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
his Lordship [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Such secrets are not easily found out
Page No:
p.309
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When things appear unnatural and hard
Page No:
p.309
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
They who too faithfully on names insist
Page No:
pp.310-311
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
Truth still is one truth is divinely bright
Page No:
p.310
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
Your style will this through all disguises show
Page No:
p.310
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
his Lordship [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Not even the hardest of our foes could hear
Page No:
p.311
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
Not the most cruel of our conqu'ring foes
Page No:
p.311
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
Which to recount what Myrmidon forbears
Page No:
p.311
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
thus Ogelby translates these verses
Attributed To:
John Ogilby
First Line:
Let Crassus's ghost and Labienus tell
Page No:
p.312
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
No longer his interpreter but he
Page No:
p.312
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
his Lordship's words [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Words in one language elegantly used
Page No:
p.312
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
Excursions are inexpiably bad
Page No:
p.313
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
Nor could they form O Cyllarus forestow
Page No:
p.313
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
I think Mr. Dryden himself... in his version of Ovid
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Affected noise is the most wretched thing
Page No:
p.314
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
Vowels and accents regularly placed
Page No:
p.315
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
Vowels and accents regularly placed
Page No:
p.317
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
my Lord [i. e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Whatever sister of the learned nine
Page No:
p.318
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A quack too scandalously mean to name
Page No:
p.322
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
My Lord to illustrate what he has said...[i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
But what a thoughtless animal is man
Page No:
p.323
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
first a little more of the English bard
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
His name struck everywhere as great a damp
Page No:
pp.324-325
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
once more hear my Lord Roscommon
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
In Florence dwelt a doctor of renown
Page No:
p.324
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
And now to the French poet [Boileau?]:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Here first the doctor's talent came in play
Page No:
p.325
Poem Title:
let us see the different fate of Monsieur Boileau's Quack
Attribution:
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First Line:
Worried with debts and past all hope of bail
Page No:
pp.325-326
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
my Lord's [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
I pity from my soul unhappy men
Page No:
p.326
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
The moral which my Lord [Roscommon] gives his tale
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
A rich ill poet is without excuse
Page No:
p.327
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
His Lordship farther observes [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Tis very dangerous tampering with a muse
Page No:
p.328
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
his Lordship [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Have you been led through the Cumaean cave
Page No:
pp.330-331
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
He only makes me sad who shows the way
Page No:
p.330
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ld. Roscom.
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
No poet any passion can excite
Page No:
p.330
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
my Lord
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
We weep and laugh as we see others do
Page No:
p.330
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
[Ld. Roscom.]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
But though we must obey when heaven commands
Page No:
p.331
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The god within us rages in our breast
Page No:
p.331
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
And as Ovid has it.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When I at idle hours in vain thy absence mourn
Page No:
p.331
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
What my Lord means by this
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As when the cheerful hours too freely pass
Page No:
p.332
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
Before the radiant sun a glimmering lamp
Page No:
p.333
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
Thus have I seen a rapid headlong tide
Page No:
p.333
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Absurd expressions crude abortive thoughts
Page No:
p.334
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The privilege that ancient poets claim
Page No:
p.334
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
his Lordship [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
I lose my patience when with saucy pride
Page No:
p.335
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
My Lord from this head proceeds to numbers [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
A skillful ear in numbers should preside
Page No:
p.336
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Virgil almost every where expresses some image of the thing
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The delicacy of the nicest ear
Page No:
p.336
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
his Lordship justly adds [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
By secret infl'ence of indulgent skies
Page No:
p.337
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When by impulse from heaven Tyrtaeus sung
Page No:
p.337
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
my Lord [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Of many faults rhyme is perhaps the cause
Page No:
pp.340-341
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
these verses of his Lordship's [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
But now that Phoebus and the sacred nine
Page No:
p.343
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
which my Lord generously endeavours to stir up [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
I grant that from some mossy idol oak
Page No:
p.343
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
But now let's go on with my Lord [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Have we forgot how Raphael's numerous prose
Page No:
pp.337-338 [i.e. 344-346]
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
This my Lord confirms by the following quotation [i.e. Roscommon]
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Oh may I live to hail the glorious day
Page No:
p.344
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As when some image of a charming face
Page No:
pp.348-352
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By the Right Honourable The Lord Lansdowne
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
He's bound to please not to write well and knows
Page No:
p.350
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed