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" Three poets in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn : The first in loftiness of thought surpassed ; The next in majesty ; in both the last. The force of Nature could no further go, To make a third she joined the other two. "
THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D - Page 66
by JAMES BOSWELL - 1892
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Lectures on homiletics and preaching. With a preface, an appendix, and notes ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1835
...subject there is as much of truth as there is of enthusiasm, in the following epigram of Dryden. ' Three poets, in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy,...England, did adorn. The first in loftiness of thought surpassed ; The next in majesty ; — in both, the last. The force of nature could no farther go ;...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835
...third Earl of Stamford, and wife of George Middletou, of Lenton, Esq. She died in 1780.— En.] pect r t bora," 8tc. and a part of a Latin translation of it done at Oxford 1 : he did not then say by whom....
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

1836
...thy theme, sublime, In number, weight, and measure, needs not rhyme. EPIGRAM ON MILTON. BY DRYDEN. THREE Poets, in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England, did adorn: Tin ih>I in loftiness of thought surpassed; The next, in majesty; in both the last. The force of Nature...
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Joe Miller's Jests: With Copious Additions

Joe Miller - 1836 - 248 pages
...can no longer scold — she cries. On Milton. BY MR. DRVDEN. Three poets, in three distant ages horn, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn ; The first in loftiness of thought surpast ; The next in majesty ; in both the last. The force of nature could no farther go — To make...
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The Correspondence of Horace Walpole, with George Montagu, Esq., [and Others ...

Horace Walpole - 1837
...full as just as the original, but have not the tautology of loftiness and majesty : Three orators in distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did...first in loftiness of thought surpass'd, The next in language, but in both the last: The pow'r of nature could no farther go; To make a third, she join'd...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1837
...tomh. UNDER MR. MILTON'S PICTURE BEFORE HIS PARADISE LOST. THREE poets in three distant ages horn, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn. The first, in...loftiness of thought surpass'd ; The next, in majesty ; in hoth the hut. The force of nature could no further go ; To make a third, she join'd the former two....
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Correspondence ... with George Montagu ... hon. H.S. Conway [and ..., Volume 1

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1837
...full as just as the original, but have not the tautology of loftiness and majesty : Three orators in distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn : The first in loftiness of thought surpassed, The next in language, but in both the last: The pow'r of nature could no farther go ; To...
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Milton et la poésie épique: cours professé a l'Athénée royal de Paris

Louis Raymond de Véricour, Raymond de VÉRICOUR - 1838 - 423 pages
...orateur, et guerrier distingué, viut un jour au parlement avec les épreuves (i) ON MILTON. Three pools, in three distant ages born , Greece , Italy , and England did adorn , The lirst in loftiness of thought surpast , The iiext in majesty ; in both , the last. The force of nature...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford: Including Numerous ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole - 1840
...full as just as the original, but have not the tautology of loftiness and majesty : " Three orators in distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did...first in loftiness of thought surpass'd, The next in language, but in both the last : The power of Nature could no farther go ; To make a third, she join'd...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1840
...the three greatest poets that ever lived. The following lines by Dryden speak much in their praise. " Three poets in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn. The first in majesty of thought surpassed, The next in gracefulness ; — in both, the last. Th€ force of nature...
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