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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 Human Intellect: With an Introduction Upon Psychology and the Soul

Noah Porter - 1883 - 714 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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Pamphlets in Philology and the Humanities, Volume 1

1884 - 646 pages
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A System of Rhetoric

Charles William Bardeen - 1884 - 830 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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A System of Rhetoric

Charles William Bardeen - 1884 - 824 pages
...Therefore, because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfleth the heart of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroical ; because true history propouudcth the successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice,...
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The Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - 1885 - 440 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. j Because true history representeth actions and events more ordinary and less interchanged, therefore...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Volumes 1-2

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882 - 1134 pages
...acts or wants of true history have not that magnitude which gatisAeth the mind of man, poesy fejgneth good man learned to glow, And |x»e?-y feigns them more just in retribution, and more according to revealed Providence; because true...
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Herbert Spencer as a Biologist

Henry Sewall - 1886 - 42 pages
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord ...

Francis Bacon - 1887 - 882 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 lieroical ; because true history propoundeth the successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to...
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Typical Selections from the Best English Writers, Volume 1

1891 - 472 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...according to revealed providence. Because true history representetli actions and events more ordinary and less interchanged, therefore poesy endueth them...
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Francis Bacon, Poet, Prophet, Philosopher, Versus Phantom Captain ...

William Francis C. Wigston - 1891 - 502 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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