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" He studies brevity more than any other poet : but he had the advantage of a language wherein much may be comprehended in a little space. We, and all the modern tongues, have more articles and pronouns, besides signs of tenses and cases, and other barbarities... "
The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ... - Page 294
by English poets - 1790
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Essays of John Dryden: Dedication of Examen poeticum. A discourse concerning ...

John Dryden - 1900 - 348 pages
...think so), not stuck into him, but growing out of him. He studies brevity more than any other poet : 15 but he had the advantage of a language wherein much may be comprehended in a little space. We, and all the modern tongues, have more articles and pronouns, besides signs of tenses and...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden

John Dryden - 1909 - 1112 pages
...seem (at least I have the vanity to think so) not stuck into him, but growing out of him. He studies brevity more than any other poet; but he had the advantage...language wherein much may be comprehended in a little space. We, and all the modern tongues, have more articles and pronouns, besides signs of tenses and...
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Virgil's ├ćneid

Virgil - 1909 - 454 pages
...seem (at least I have the vanity to think so) not stuck into him, but growing out of him. He studies brevity more than any other poet; but he had the advantage of a language wherein much may be com-' prehended in a little space. We, and all the modern tongues, have more articles and pronouns,...
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Virgil's Aeneid

Virgil - 1909 - 454 pages
...seem (at least I have the vanity to think so) not stuck into him, but growing out of him. He studies brevity more than any other poet; but he had the advantage of a language wherein much may be com-' prehended in a little space. We, and all the modern tongues, have more articles and pronouns,...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden

John Dryden - 1909 - 1112 pages
...so) not stuck into him, but growing out of him. He studies brevity more than any other poet; but be had the advantage of a language wherein much may be comprehended in a little space. We, and all the modern tongues, have more articles and pronouns, besides signs of tenses and...
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Essays of John Dryden, Volume 2

John Dryden - 1926 - 344 pages
...think so), not stuck into him, but growing out of him. He studies brevity more than any other poet : 15 but he had the advantage of a language wherein much may be comprehended in a little space. We, and all the modern tongues, have more articles and pronouns, besides signs of tenses and...
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Essays of John Dryden, Volume 2

John Dryden - 1926 - 342 pages
...think so), not stuck into him, but growing out of him. He studies brevity more than any other poet : 15 but he had the advantage of a language wherein much may be comprehended in a little space. We, and all the modern tongues, have more articles and pronouns, besides signs of tenses and...
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Dryden's Aeneid: The English Virgil

Taylor Corse - 1991 - 164 pages
...well aware that Virgil "studies Brevity more than any other Poet," but he also recognized that Virgil "had the Advantage of a Language wherein much may be comprehended in a little space" (5:329-30). The "way to please the best Judges," Dryden felt, "is not to Translate a Poet literally;...
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Theories of Translation: An Anthology of Essays from Dryden to Derrida

Robert Hunter Distinguished University Professor John Biguenet, Rainer Schulte, John Biguenet - 1992 - 264 pages
...seem (at least I have the vanity to think so), not stuck into him, but growing out of him. He studies brevity more than any other poet: but he had the advantage...language wherein much may be comprehended in a little space. We, and all the modern tongues, have more articles and pronouns, besides signs of tenses and...
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