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" Horace's wit and Virgil's state He did not steal, but emulate, And when he would like them appear, Their garb, but not their clothes, did wear ; He not from Rome alone, but Greece, Like Jason brought the golden fleece ; To him that language, though to... "
The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets,: With Critical Observations on ... - Página 119
por Samuel Johnson - 1790
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1639-1729

Charles Wells Moulton - 1910
...all the Roman stores Of poets and of orators. • Horace's wit and Virgil's state, He did not steal, but emulate; And when he would like them appear, Their garb, but not their clothes, did wear. He not from Rome alone, but Greece, Liko Jason, brought the golden fleece. — DENHAM,...
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Vergil and the English Poets

Elizabeth Nitchie - 1919 - 251 páginas
...recognition of his indebtedness to the classics : Horace's wit, and Virgil's state, He did not steal, but emulate! And when he would like them appear, Their garb, but not their clothes did wear. Cowley's Davideis was praised by Rymer, who had weighed Gondibert in the Aristotelian...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - 1793
...all the Roman flores Of poets and of orators : Horace's wit, and Virgil's flats, He did not fleal, but emulate ! And when he would like them appear, Their garb, but not their clothes, did wear : He not from Rome alone, but Greece, Like Jafon, brought the golden fleece ; To...
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John Milton an Essay

Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay
...was unknown, Yet what he wrote was all his own ; Horace's wit and Virgil's state He did not steal, but emulate, And, when he would like them appear, Their garb, but not their clothes, did wear. 31. digest, a work consisting of extracts distributed under various heads, from...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...did not steal, but emulate ! And, when he would like them appear, Their garb, but not their clothes did wear. As one of Denham's principal claims to the regard of posterity arises from his improvement of our numbers, his versification ought to be considered. It...
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