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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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Johnson's Life of Swift, with intr. and notes by F. Ryland

Samuel Johnson - 1894
...known, But what he writ was all his own.' But the last line is stolen from Denham's verses on Cowley : ' To him no author was unknown Yet what he wrote was all his own.' " A New Series, edited for use in Schools, with Introductions and Notes. Crown 8vo. *LAMB'S ESSAYS....
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions, Band 2

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1895
...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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Essay on Milton

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1895 - 66 Seiten
...Poets. In his life of Sir John Denham Johnson quotes the following verses by Denham on Cowley: — 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 English Poets

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1896
...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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The Age of Milton

John Howard Bertram Masterman - 1897 - 254 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 J onson did make bold To plunder all the Roman stores Of poets and of orators. Horace's wit and Virgil's...
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Macaulay's Essay on Milton

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1898 - 128 Seiten
...among which was the " Elegy on Cowley," to which Macaulay here refers. The passage is as follows : " 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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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and ...

John Clark Ridpath - 1899
...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...
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The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors: 1639-1729

Charles Wells Moulton - 1901
...admission for the world. — MITFORD, MARY RUSSELL, 1851, Recollections of A Literary Life, p. 46. GENERAL To him no author was unknown, Yet what he wrote was...own ; He melted not the ancient gold, Nor with Ben Jbnson, did moke bold To plunder all the Roman stores Of poets and of orators. Horace's wit and Virgil's...
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1639-1729

Charles Wells Moulton - 1901
...MITFORD, MARY RUSSELL, 1851, Recollections of A Literary Life, p. 46. GENERAL To him no author \vas unknown, Yet what he wrote was all his 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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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - 1904
...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. Elegy on Cowley. SIR J. DENHAM. EARL OP MARLBOROUGH. [Lord President of the Council to King James I....
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