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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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A System of Rhetoric

Charles William Bardeen - 1884 - 673 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 - 376 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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The Works of Francis Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1887
...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: With Introductory Notices

1891
...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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Makers of Modern Thought; Or Five Hundred Years' Struggle (1200 A ..., Volume 1

David Nasmith - 1892
...satisfy his soul, 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. He says that poesy serveth and conferreth to magnanimity, morality, and to delectation, and that it...
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Makers of Modern Thought; Or Five Hundred Years' Struggle (1200 A ..., Volume 1

David Nasmith - 1892
...satisfy his soul, 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. He says that poesy serveth and conferreth to magnanimity, morality, and to delectation, and that it...
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The Advancement of Learning, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1895 - 430 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...the successes and issues of actions not so agreeable 20 to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore poesy feigns them more just in retribution, and more...
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Aristotle's Theory of Poetry and Fine Art: With a Critical Text and a ...

Samuel Henry Butcher - 1895 - 418 pages
...— ' 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 representeth actions and events more ordinary and less interchanged, therefore Poesy endueth them with...
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