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" 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, and more according to revealed providence. "
The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ... - Page 140
by Francis Bacon - 1825 - 402 pages
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The North British Review, Volume 19

1853
...things. 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...because true history propoundeth the successes and the issues of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore Poesy feigneth them...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...things. Therefore, because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth represented actions and events more ordinary, and less interchanged ; therefore poesy endueth them...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind

Dugald Stewart - 1854 - 490 pages
...or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy fcigneth acts and events greater and more heroical : because...not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, subservient also, in an eminent degree, to the improvement and happiness of mankind, by the tendency...
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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart: Translations of the passages in ...

Dugald Stewart - 1877
...things. 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 the history propoundeth the successes and issues of actions, not so agreeable to the merits of virtue...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind

Dugald Stewart - 1855 - 490 pages
...or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisficth the mind of man, poesy feigncth acts and events greater and more heroical: because...successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to tho merits of virtue and vice, subservient also, in an eminent degree, to the improvement and happiness...
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Essays Biographical and Critical: Chiefly on English Poets

David Masson - 1856 - 475 pages
...things. 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...because true history propoundeth the successes and the issues of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore Poesy feigneth them...
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Essays Biographical and Critical: Chiefly on English Poets

David Masson - 1856 - 538 pages
...things. Therefore, because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfleth the mind of man, Poesy feigneth acts and events greater...because true history propoundeth the successes and the issues of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore Poesy feigneth them...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1859
...things. 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...merits of virtue and vice, therefore poesy feigns them morejust in retribution, and more according to revealed providence ; because true history ^ representeth...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1857 - 854 pages
...things. 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...of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue tod vice, therefore poesy feigns them more just in retribution, and more according to revealed providence...
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Lectures on the British Poets, Volume 1

Henry Reed - 1857 - 408 pages
...things. 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...successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to the merit of virtue and vice, therefore poesy feigns them more just in retribution and more according to...
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