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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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Francis Bacon and His Shakespeare

Theron Soliman Eugene Dixon - 1895 - 461 pages
...the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poetry feigneth acts and events greater and more heroical ; because true history propoundeth successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore poetry...
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The Principles of Criticism: An Introduction to the Study of Literature

William Basil Worsfold - 1897 - 284 pages
...which satisfyeth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroical. Because history propoundeth the successes and issues of actions...retribution and more according to revealed providence.' ' Here we have a signal example of the power of learning to raise a man above the limitations of. ."His...
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Beiträge zur Entstehungsgeschichte der neueren Ästhetik

Wilhelm Kuntz - 1899 - 55 pages
...1571 ed. Blanchemain III, 7. 3 ) because the acts or events have not that magnitude, which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroical. Advancement of Learning ed Wright 1873, S. 101. digen ästhetischen Ansichten wie überhaupt die Anfänge...
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The Park Review, Volumes 1-2

1900
...Aristotelian. "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 representeth actions and events more ordinary and less interchanged; therefore, Poesy endueth them...
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Obiter Dicta of Bacon and Shakespeare on Manners, Mind, Morals

Francis Bacon, Mrs. Henry Pott - 1900 - 303 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, and more keroical." Touch. : " Truly I would the gods had made thee poetical." And. : " I do not know what poetical...
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The Advancement of Learning, Book 2

Francis Bacon - 1910
...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 heroica1. Because true history propoundeth the successes and issues of actions not so agreeable 20...
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Edmund Spenser and the Impersonations of Francis Bacon

Edward George Harman - 1914 - 608 pages
...because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of mind, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroical...according to revealed providence ; because true history representetl! actions and events more ordinary and less interchanged, therefore poesy endueth them...
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The Changing Drama: Contributions and Tendencies

Archibald Henderson - 1914 - 321 pages
...poetry in contrast to the moral inconclusiveness of real life; as he finely sets it forth, while " history propoundeth the successes and issues of actions...not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice," poetry, which he calls " feigned history," " feigns them more just in retribution and more according...
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Studies in Language and Literature, Issues 5-9

1916
...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. — Adv. Learning, II, iv, 2. And it is such that poesy feigns in Elizabethan tragedy, when it comes...
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Hamlet: An Historical and Comparative Study

Elmer Edgar Stoll - 1919 - 75 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 and more heroical. — Adv. Learning, II, iv, 2. And it is such that poesy feigns in Elizabethan tragedy, when it comes...
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