Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 2006 - 720 pages
...'Nay,' said Dr Johnson, 'not one family in a hundred can expect a poet in a hundred generations. 1 He then repeated Dryden's celebrated lines, Three poets in three distant ages born, and a part of a Latin translation of it done at Oxford: he did not then say by whom.* [* London, 2d...
Limited preview - About this book

英国文学学习指南: 英国文学史及选读综合练习

2006 - 501 pages
...叶山e 协由而抑血gwoI 心够427 cur at the ends of lines, it is called end rhyme. For example, "Three poets, in three distant ages born, / Greece, Italy, and England did adom. " End rhyme is the commonest and most consciously sought-after sound repetition in English poetry....
Limited preview - About this book

Exile and Journey in Seventeenth-Century Literature

Christopher D'Addario - 2007
...most famously in his lines on Paradise Lost that were attached prominently to Tonson's 1688 edition: "Three Poets, in three distant Ages born, Greece, Italy and England did adorn." 3 The surprising elevation of Milton to unmatched classical poet detaches his former contemporary from...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF