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" THREE Poets, in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn. The first in loftiness of thought surpassed; The next in majesty •, In both the last. The force of Nature could no further go ; To make a third, she joined the former two. "
Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ... - Page 202
by C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 384 pages
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 14, Page 2

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...did adorn. The firft, in loftinefs of thought furpafs'd ; The next, in majefty ; in both the laft. The force of nature could no further go ; To make a third, (he join'd the former two. XII. On the MONUMENT of a fair Maiden Lady, wht died at Bath, and is there interred. T> ELOW this marble...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 6

1795
...did adorn. The firft, in lofiinefs of thought furpals'd ; | The neit, in majefty; in both the laft. The force of nature could no further go; To make a third, (he join'd the former tw«. XII. On the Monument of a FAIR MAIDEN LADY, WHO DIED AT BATH, AND IS THERE INTERRED. BILOV,-...
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Select epigrams, Volume 1

Select epigrams - 1797
...England did adorn. The firft in loftinefs of thought furpaft, The next in majefty, in both, the laft. The force of nature could no further go ; To make a third, {he join'd the former two. EPIGRAM ON A PIGMY'S DEATH. BY BISHOP SPRAT. BESTRIDE an Ant, a Pigmy great and tall Was thrown, alas...
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Brookiana, Volumes 1-2

1804
...TP TO; . H ^u<ri5 c! OTforsf e; a>w nfyvacura, /AEW/VOT, Tov Tf iron (ts^arrEn, TS<TW The Original. Three poets in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy,...England did adorn. The first in loftiness of thought surpass'd ; The next in majesty ; in both, the last. The force of nature could no further go, To make...
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Poésie, versification [etc

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - 1806
...l'expression. Dryden me paraît avoir écouté l'orgueil national plus que la justice , quand il a dit : , , Three poets , in three distant ages born , Greece...England did adorn : The first in loftiness of thought surpass'dr The next in ma jesty , in both the last. The force of nature could no further go : To make...
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The British Martial: Or, An Anthology of English Epigrams: Being ..., Volume 1

1806
...captain, I'd put on gay looks, " If the judge and the jury to try me were cooks." CCXLVIII. MILTON. Three poets in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy,...England did adorn ; The first in loftiness of thought surpast ; The next in majesty — in both the last. The force of Nature could no farther go ; To make...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pages
...Can Stuart or Nassau claim higher? Under MILTON'S PICTURE, before kis PARADISE LOST. (DRYDEN.J THRKE Poets, in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy,...England did adorn. The first in loftiness of thought surpass'dj The next, in majesty; in both the last. The pow'r of Nature could no further go; To make...
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The Juvenile Plutarch:: Containing Accounts of the Lives of Celebrated ...

1806 - 204 pages
...epigram, constantly prefixed to Para» John Milton. disc Lost, is little more than a translation : Three poets in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn : The first in majesty of thought surpass'd, The next in gracefulness, in both the last. The force of nature could...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
...jactet sibi Roma Maronem, Anglia Miltonum jactat utrique parem. poets, in three distant ages bori}, Greece, Italy, and England, did adorn. The first,...thought surpassed ; The next, in majesty; in both, the last. The force of nature could no further go ; To make a third, she joined the former two. ODES, SONGS,...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 11

John Dryden - 1808
...at Rome : Graecia Moeonidem, jactet sibi Roma Maronem, Anglia Miltonum jactat utrique parent. I HREE poets, in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy,...adorn. The first, in loftiness of thought surpassed j The next, in majesty ; in both, the last. The force of nature could no further go ; To make a third,...
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