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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 Civic Spectacle: Essays on Drama and Community

Mera J. Flaumenhaft - 1994 - 186 pages
...Francis Bacon elaborates on this view: "because true history propoundeth the success and issues of action not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice,...just in retribution, and more according to revealed Providence."59 In the terms of his famous formula about Machiavelli, poetry depicts, "not what men...
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Critical Realism: History, Photography, and the Work of Siegfried Kracauer

Dagmar Barnouw - 1994 - 350 pages
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History: What and Why?: Ancient, Modern and Postmodern Perspectives

Beverley Southgate - 1996 - 180 pages
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Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1996 - 872 pages
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Einheit, Abstraktion und literarisches Bewusstsein: Studien zur ...

Philipp Wolf - 1998 - 364 pages
...(„magnitude"): 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 (Bacon 1963, III, 343). Und deshalb, so Bacon weiter, it was ever thought to have some participation...
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Textanlässe, Lesetätigkeiten: Poetik und Rhetorik der Unabgeschlossenheit

Detlev Gohrbandt - 1998 - 320 pages
...systematischen Wert: [...] 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. (101) Damit meint Bacon sowohl die materielle Erfindung (inventio) als auch die besondere Leistung...
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The Advancement of Learning; Colours of Good and Evil; the Essays

Francis Bacon - 2000 - 445 pages
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Culture of Accidents: Unexpected Knowledges in Early Modern England

Michael Witmore - 2002 - 252 pages
...it— 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. 45 While Bacon does suggest elsewhere that providential justice is occasionally revealed in mundane...
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A System of Rhetoric

Charles William Bardeen - 2002 - 846 pages
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