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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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Time and the Calendar in Edmund Spenser's Poetical Works

Émilien Mohsen - 2005 - 628 pages
..."poet-historicall". Bacon has an explanation. A "poet-historicall" is even more important than a true historian: Because true history propoundeth the successes and issues of actions not so agreable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore poesy feigns them more just in retribution ......
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Shakespeare And Classical Antiquity: Greek And Latin Antiquity As Presented ...

Paul Stapfer - 2006 - 496 pages
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Elements Of The Philosophy Of The Human Mind

Dugald Stewart - 2006 - 504 pages
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Aristotle's Theory of Poetry and Fine Ar

Aristotle - 2006 - 460 pages
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Literary Theory: A Guide for the Perplexed

Mary Klages - 2006 - 196 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 .... Far from being dangerous and subversive, Bacon concludes, poetry has 'some participation of divineness,'...
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Edmund Spenser and the Impersonations of Francis Bacon

Edward George Harman - 2008 - 624 pages
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The English Question, Or Academic Freedoms

Thomas Docherty - 2008 - 200 pages
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1844 - 586 pages
...Therefore, because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the rnind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and...according to revealed providence : because true history represented) actions and events more ordinary, and less interchanged, therefore poesy endueth them...
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American Anthropologist, Volume 6

1893 - 520 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 divineuess, because it doth...
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Renaissance Studies in Honor of Hardin Craig

362 pages
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