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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 Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 832 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 hcroical ; because true history propoundeth the successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to...
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On the Philosophy of the Mind

James Douglas (of Cavers.) - 1839 - 387 pages
...of man, Poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroical ; because true history propoundeth successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to...just in retribution, and more according to revealed Provi-- dence ; because true history representeth actions and events more ordinary, and less interchanged,...
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On the Philosophy of the Mind

James Douglas (of Cavers.) - 1839 - 387 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 propoundeth successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore Poesy...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...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...virtue and vice, therefore poesy feigns them more just l Painters aml poets have equal privilège in action. LVoesy— Baffiiclle.] in retribution, and more...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 18

1841
...things. Therefore, because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which .-ati-sficth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroica! ; because true history propoundeth the successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to...
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Faust, a tragedy, tr. by capt. [C.H.] Knox

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1847 - 360 pages
...t " Therefore, because the acts and events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfies the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater...more heroical. Because true history propoundeth the sacrifices and issues of actions, not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore poesy...
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Lectures on Painting

James Barry, John Opie, Henry Fuseli - 1848 - 586 pages
...satisfieth the mind of man, poesie faineth acts and events greater and more heroical ; because true historie 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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Man Primeval, Or, The Constitution and Primitive Condition of the Human ...

John Harris - 1849 - 480 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 propoundeth successes and issues of action not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore Poesy feigns...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...things. Therefore, because the acts or events ol true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater...and vice, therefore poesy feigns them more just in re- • tribution, and more according to revealed providence : because true history representeth actions...
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The two books of Francis Bacon: of the proficience and advancement of ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1852
...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...true history propoundeth the successes and issues 7 Vicl. Cic. ad Fam. ix. 16; and Sueton. Vit. Cacs. « Hor. Ep. ad Pis. 9. • Divisions of Poetrg....
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