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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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Darwin, Carlyle, Dickens: The Fools, Jesters, and Comic Characters in ...

Samuel Davey - 1879 - 285 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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Shakespeare and Classical Antiquity: Greek and Latin Antiquity as Presented ...

Paul Stapfer - 1880 - 483 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...retribution and more according to revealed providence. . . . And therefore poesy was ever thought to have some participation of divineness, because it doth...
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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1881
...true history propoundeth the successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to (consistently with) the merits of virtue and vice, therefore poesy feigns...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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Development of English Literature and Language, Volume 1

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882
...ideal: 'Therefore because the acts or wants of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater...according to revealed Providence; because true history represcnteth actions and events more ordinary and less interchanged, therefore poesy inducth them with...
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A course of elementary reading in science and literature, compiled by J.M. M ...

James Melville M'Culloch - 1882
...Therefore, because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroical;...according to revealed providence; because true history represented! actions and events more ordinary and less interchanged, therefore poesy endueth with more...
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Development of English Literature and Language

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882
...or wants of true history have not that magnitude which satieftcth the mind of man, poesy fi.'igneth acts and events greater and more heroical; because...actions, not so agreeable to the merits of virtue anil vice, therefore poesy feigns them more just in retribution, and more according to revealed Providence;...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Volume 1

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882 - 538 pages
...ideal: 'Therefore becanse the aets or wants of true history have not that magnitnde which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroical: becanse true history propoundeth the successes and issues of actions, not so agreeable to the merits...
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The Fortnightly Review, Volume 40

1883
...Nature hath joined. Because the acts or events of true history have not the magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, Poesy feigneth acts and events greater...to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore Poesy feignclh them more just in retribution, and more according to revealed Providence : because true history...
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The Human Intellect: With an Introduction Upon Psychology and the Soul

Noah Porter - 1883 - 673 pages
...Therefore, liecause the act: or wants of true history have not that magnitude which eatisfleth the ff Ind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroical ; because true history proponndeth the successes and issues of actions, not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice,...
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A System of Rhetoric

Charles William Bardeen - 1884 - 673 pages
...magnitude which satisfieth the heart of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroieal; because true history propoundeth the successes and...according to revealed providence ; because true history represeiiteth nctious and events more ordinary, and less interchanged, therefore poesy eudueth them...
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