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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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An English Anthology of Prose and Poetry, Shewing the Main Stream of English ...

Sir Henry John Newbolt - 1922 - 1032 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 representeth actions and events more ordinary and less interchanged, therefore poesy endueth them with...
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Schelling Anniversary Papers

Schelling anniversary papers - 1923 - 341 pages
...(Defense of Poesy.) 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: ... so as it appeareth that poesy serveth and conferreth to magnanimity, morality, and to delectation....
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The "impersonality" of Shakespeare

Edward George Harman - 1925 - 330 pages
...proceeds : " Therefore because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfyeth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater...to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore poesy feigneth them more just in retribution and more according to revealed providence ; because true history...
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Falstaff and Other Shakespearean Topics, Volume 10

Albert Harris Tolman - 1925 - 270 pages
...in his "Advancement of Learning" had been equally strenuous in favor of poetical justice. He said: Because true History propoundeth the successes and...just in retribution and more according to revealed Providence.1 'Rymer II, 164. And yet some persons, by a striking mental process, manage to suppose...
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The "impersonality" of Shakespeare

Edward George Harman - 1925 - 330 pages
...successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice, therefore poesy feigneth them more just in retribution and more according to revealed providence ; because true history represents actions and events more ordinary and less interchanged, therefore poesy endueth them with...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 105

1910
...Learning. Poetry he called " feigned history," and explained its noble charm by the fact that, while " D̈% > K jba' ^ ]e ev $ co X M*L 鴜 ... .c 9 E ; \ T ٨ 2b G N: X # ʶ % the greater art " feigns them more just in retribution and more according to revealed providence."...
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Aristotle's Theory of Poetry and Fine Art: With a Critical Text and ...

Samuel Henry Butcher, Aristotle, John Gassner - 1951 - 516 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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Aristotle's Theory of Poetry and Fine Art: With a Critical Text and ...

Samuel Henry Butcher, Aristotle, John Gassner - 1951 - 516 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 herolcal ; . . . because true history representeth actions and events more ordinary and less interchanged,...
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Samuel Johnson & the Impact of Print

Alvin B. Kernan - 1989 - 357 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 heroica!.... So as it appeareth that poesy serveth and conferreth to magnanimity, morality, and to...
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The Discipline of Taste and Feeling

Charles Wegener - 1992 - 224 pages
...things. Therefore, because the acts and events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfteth the mind of man. poesy feigneth acts and events greater...revealed providence; because true history representeth more ordinary and less interchanged, therefore poesy endueth them with more rareness and more unexpected...
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