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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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Poetics; Or a Series of Poems and Disquisitions on Poetry ...

George Dyer - 1812 - 240 pages
...I'oesi IItbra;orum Pralect. lect. i. not that magnitude which satisfied! the mind of man, poesy feignefh acts and events greater and more heroical : because...true history propoundeth the successes and issues of action not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore poesy feigns them more just in...
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History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge: Including ..., Volume 1

George Dyer - 1814 - 316 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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The Descent of Liberty: A Mask

Leigh Hunt - 1815 - 82 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: because true history propounded! the successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice,...
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The North American Review, Volume 56

1843 - 706 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 represented actions and events more ordinary, and less interchanged, therefore poesy endueth them with...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1825
...events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth act& and events greater and more heroical : because true history propoundeth the successes and issues of actionsnot so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore poesy feigns them more just in...
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The United States Literary Gazette, Volume 1

1825
...distinguishes him equally on subjects of taste as in philosophy, " have not that magnitude which satistieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroical; because :rue history propoundeth the successes and ssucs of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue...
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The United States Literary Gazette, Volume 1

1825 - 430 pages
...taste as in philosophy, "have not Hi. 1 1 magnitude which satisueth the mind of man, poesy fcigneth acts and events greater and more heroical; because true history propoundeth the successes and ssues of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore poesy feigns them more...
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Sig. 2x2-4B3 of vol.1 . Lectures, delivered in the Royal academy

James Barry - 1831
...satisfieth the mind of man, poesy faineth acts and events greater and more heroical; because true historic propoundeth the successes and issues of actions, not...agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore poesie fains them more just in retribution, and more according to revealed providence. Because true...
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The Works of Shakespeare ..., Volume 26

William Shakespeare - 1924
...vi. 86 ; Antony and Cleopatra, nI. v. 6 ; Bacon, The Advancement of Learning, Book II. 1v. § 2 : " Because true history propoundeth the successes and...therefore poesy feigns them more just in retribution," etc. W. A. Wright says that success " was formerly a colourless word, which required to be defined...
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Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ...

1837 - 354 pages
...and Poetry. — Because thrt 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 propomideth the successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice,...
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