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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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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868 - 530 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...successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to (consistently with) the merits of virtue and vice, therefore poesy feigns them more just in retribution...
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Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - 1869 - 446 pages
...of true history have not that magnitude which satisfleth the mind oOnajS7P.9. e .sy,f e '{j ne rt 1 acts and events greater and more heroical. Because...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 Novels and Novelists of the Eighteenth Century

William Forsyth - 1871 - 372 pages
...Fiction: " Therefore, because the acts or wants of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater...propoundeth the successes and issues of actions not eo agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore poesy feigns them more just in retribution,...
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Legislative Documents, Volume 1

Iowa. General Assembly - 1872
...acts or events of trae history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy feignth acts and events greater and more heroical; because...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 British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

1859
...follows: — " Because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater...because true history propoundeth the successes and the issues of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore poesy feigneth them...
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The Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - 1873 - 438 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...of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue -sxA Nice, \\veiefore poesy feigns them more just in retribution, and more according to revealed providence....
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The Human Intellect: with an Introduction Upon Psychology and the Soul

Noah Porter - 1873 - 722 pages
...divine. " Therefore, because the acts or wants of true history have not that magnitude which satiafleth the mind of man. poesy feigneth acts and events greater...more heroical ; because true history propoundeth the •ucceescs and issues of actions, not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore poesy...
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Wordsworth, Shelley, Keats, and Other Essays

David Masson - 1874 - 305 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...because true history propoundeth the successes and the issues of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore Poesy feigneth them...
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Bacon Versus Shakspere: A Plea for the Defendant

Thomas Davies King - 1875 - 202 pages
...Poetry! * " Because the acts and events of true " history have not that magnitude which satis" fieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and " events...them more just in retribution and more " according to real providence. Because true " history representeth actions and events more " ordinary and less interchanged,...
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From out the deeps, with intr. and notes by S.W. Christophers

Deeps - 1875
.... . 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...successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to themerits of virtue and vice, therefore poesy feigns them more just in retribution and more according...
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