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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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Scepticism, Society and the Eighteenth-century Novel

Eve Tavor, Eve Tavor Bannet - 1987 - 273 pages
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The Origins of the English Novel, 1600-1740

Michael McKeon - 1987 - 550 pages
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Samuel Johnson & the Impact of Print

Alvin B. Kernan - 1989 - 384 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 heroica!.... So as it appeareth that poesy serveth and conferreth to magnanimity, morality, and to...
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The Theory of Criticism from Plato to the Present: A Reader

Raman Selden - 1988 - 560 pages
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The Theory of Criticism from Plato to the Present: A Reader

Raman Selden - 1988 - 584 pages
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The Pillars of Eternity: Time and Providence in The Faerie Queene

Richard Anthony McCabe - 1989 - 264 pages
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Spring of Criticism

Cecil Cragg - 1990 - 190 pages
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The Discipline of Taste and Feeling

Charles Wegener - 1992 - 244 pages
...things. Therefore, because the acts and events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfteth the mind of man. poesy feigneth acts and events greater...revealed providence; because true history representeth more ordinary and less interchanged, therefore poesy endueth them with more rareness and more unexpected...
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Gespielte Geschichte: die ausgestellte Fiktion in Morus' Utopia und in ...

Thomas Sorge - 1992 - 280 pages
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Classical and Christian Ideas in English Renaissance Poetry: A Student's Guide

Isabel Rivers - 1994 - 248 pages
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