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" Therefore, because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroical : because true history propoundeth the successes and issues of actions not so agreeable... "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England - Page 120
by Francis Bacon - 1825
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Poetics; Or a Series of Poems and Disquisitions on Poetry ...

George Dyer - 1812
...greater and more heroical : because true history propoundeth the successes and issues of action not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore...according to revealed providence : because true history represented! actions and events more ordinary and less interchanged, therefore poetry endued* them...
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History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge: Including ..., Volume 1

George Dyer - 1814 - 452 pages
...greater and more heroical : because true history propoundeth the successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore...endueth them with more rareness, and more unexpected variation, so as it appeareth, that poesy serveth and conferreth to magnanimity, morality, and delectation...
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History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge: Including ..., Volume 1

George Dyer - 1814 - 452 pages
...greater and more heroical : because true history propoundeth the successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore...according to revealed providence : because true history representetli actions and events more ordinary and less interchanged, therefore poesy endueth them...
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History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge: Including ..., Volume 1

George Dyer - 1814 - 452 pages
...less interchanged, therefore poesy endueth them with more rareness, and more unexpected variation, so as it appeareth, that poesy serveth and conferreth to magnanimity, morality, and delectation*." Having, then, in the preceding pages, hinted at a few omissions in our Alma Mater, let...
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The Descent of Liberty: A Mask

Leigh Hunt - 1815 - 82 pages
...greater and more heroical: because true history propounded! the successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore...alternative variations ; so as it appeareth, that Pob esy serveth and conferreth to magnanimity, morality, and to delectation. And therefore it was ever...
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The North American Review, Volume 56

1843
...greater and more heroical ; because true history propoundeth the successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore...according to revealed providence ; because true history represented actions and events more ordinary, and less interchanged, therefore poesy endueth them with...
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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - 1825 - 402 pages
...greater and more heroical: because true history propoundeth the successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore...unexpected and alternative variations : so as it appeareth poesy serveth and conierreth to magnanimity, morality, and to delectation. And therefore it was ever...
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The United States Literary Gazette, Volume 1

1825
...greater and more heroical; because true history propoundeth the successes and ssues of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore...retribution, and more according to revealed Providence: : so as it appeareth, poesy scrvctli to magnanimity, to morality, and to delectation. \nd therefore...
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Sig. 2x2-4B3 of vol.1 . Lectures, delivered in the Royal academy

James Barry - 1831
...successes and issues of actions, not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore poesie fains them more just in retribution, and more according to revealed providence. Because true historic representeth actions more ordinarie and less interchanged; there poesie endueth them with...
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The Works of Shakespeare ..., Volume 26

William Shakespeare - 1924
...Learning, Book II. 1v. ยง 2 : " Because true history propoundeth the successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore poesy feigns them more just in retribution," etc. W. A. Wright says that success " was formerly a colourless word, which required to be defined...
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