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" Horace's wit, and Virgil's state, He did not steal, but emulate! And when he would like them appear, •/ Their garb, but not their clothes, did wear... "
Poems and Translations: With the Sophy, a Tragedy - Seite 86
von Sir John Denham - 1709 - 330 Seiten
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The Poetical Works of Edmund Waller and Sir John Denham: With Memoir and ...

Edmund Waller, Sir John Denham, George Gilfillan - 1857 - 329 Seiten
...slower Nature got the start; But both in him so equal are, None knows which bears the happiest share; H To him no author was unknown, Yet what he wrote was all his own ; so He melted not the ancient gold, Nor, with Ben Jonson, did make bold To plunder all the Roman stores...
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The National Magazine, Band 2

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1858
...reading extensive, his acquaintance with mankind large. " To him," says Denham in his famous elegy, " To him no author was unknown, Yet what he wrote was all hit own." His biographer adds, " There was nothing affected or singular in his habit, or person, or...
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Pearls from the poets: specimens selected, with biogr. notes, by H.W. Dulcken

Henry William Dulcken - 1860
...slower nature got the start ; But both in him so equal are, None knows which bears the happiest share : To him no author was unknown, Yet what he wrote was all his own ; Horace's wit and Virgil's state He did not steal, but emulate ! And when he would like them appear,...
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The Literature of Society, Band 1

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - 1862
...withered laurels threw ! Time, which made them their fame outlive, To Cowley scarce did ripeness give. ' To him no author was unknown, Yet what he wrote was...own : He melted not the ancient gold Nor with Ben Jouson did make bold To plunder all the Roman stores Of poets, and of orators. Horace's wit, and Virgil's...
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The wild garland; or, Curiosities of poetry, selected by I.J. Reeve, Band 2

Isaac Jack Reeve - 1866
...honour to the poet who wrote it, or to the nobleman for whom the compliment is designed." ON COWLEY. To him no author was unknown, Yet what he wrote was all his own : Horace's wit, and Virgil's state, He (lid not steal, hut emulate ! And when he would like them appear,...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

1867
...country." "It contains specimens of every variety of drollery and satire." — William Hazlitt. 3. " To him no author was unknown, Yet what he wrote was all his own ; Horace's wit, and Virgil's state He did not steal, but emulate." — Sir John Denham. " Who now rends...
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A household book of English poetry, selected with notes by R.C. Trench

Richard Chenevix Trench (abp. of Dublin) - 1868
...slower Nature got the start ; But both in him so equal are, None knows which bears the happiest share. To him no author was unknown, Yet what he wrote was all his own, He melted not the ancient gold, i Nor with Ben Jonson did make bold To plunder all the Roman stores Of poets and of orators. Horace's...
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A Household Book of English Poetry, Ausgabe 160

1870 - 438 Seiten
...slower Nature got the start; But both in him so equal are, None knows which bears the happiest share. To him no author was unknown, Yet what he wrote was...own, He melted not the ancient gold, Nor with Ben Jonson did make bold To plunder all the Roman stores Of poets and of orators. Horace's wit and Virgil's...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Band 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876
...slower nature got the start ; But both in him so equal are, None knows which bears the happiest share. To him no author was unknown, Yet what he wrote was...own ; He melted not the ancient gold, Nor with Ben Jonson did make bold To plunder all the Roman stores Of poets and of orators : Horace his wit and Virgil's...
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The cabinet of Irish literature, with biogr. sketches and literary notices ...

Charles Anderton Read - 1879
...slower nature got the start; But both in him so equal are, None knows which bears the happier share: To him no author was unknown, Yet what he wrote was...own ; He melted not the ancient gold, Nor, with Ben Jonson, did make bold To plunder all the Roman stores Of poets and of orators: Horace's wit and Virgil's...
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