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" Latin — rime being no necessary adjunct or true ornament of poem or good verse, in longer works especially, but the invention of a barbarous age, to set off wretched matter and lame metre ; graced indeed since by the use of some famous modern poets,... "
The Literary Magazine, and American Register - Page 401
edited by - 1804
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...rime being no necessary adjunft or true ornament of poem or good verse, in longer works especially, but the invention of a barbarous age, to set off wretched matter and lame meter; graced indeed since by the use of some famous modern poets, carried away by custom, but much...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...rhyme being no necessary adjunct, or true ornament of poem or good verse, in longer works especially, but the invention of a barbarous age, to set off wretched...and constraint to express many things otherwise, and for the most part worse, than else they would have expressed them. Not without cause therefore some,...
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Versos de Filinto Elysio..

Francisco Manuel do Nascimento - 1806
...-wrétched matter, aud lame metre : grac'd indeed by the use of some famous modern Poets, carried »way by custom; but much to their own vexation , hindrance, and constraint to eipress many things othcrwise, and for t'is (9) — A rima, que te enleva, e que assim gábas? —...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807
...lame metre ; grac'd indeed since by the use of some famous modern pats, carried away by custom, l/ut much to their own vexation, hindrance, and constraint to express many things otherwise, and for the most part, worse than else they would have express'd tkem. Not without cause, therefore, some...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...rhyme being no necessary adjunct, or true ornament of poem or good verse, in longer works especially, but the invention of a barbarous age to set off wretched...metre; graced indeed since by the use of some famous modem poets, carried away by custom, but much to their own vexation, hindrance, and constraint to express...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...longer works especially, but the invention of a barbarous age, to set ofT wretched matter anil iame metre ; graced, indeed, since, by the use of some...and constraint to express many things otherwise, and for the most part worse than else they would hare expressed them. Not without cause, therefore, some...
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The Boston Spectator: Devoted to Politicks and Belles-lettres, Volume 1

United States - 1814
...; but the invention of a barbarous age, to set oft' wretched matter and lame metre, graced,indced, since, by the use of some famous modern poets, carried...constraint, to express many things otherwise, and for the most part worse, than they would bavo expressed them." If the success of many modern poets,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 14

England - 1823
...a narrative poem. M j'i. Rhyme is no necessary ad. junct or true ornament of good verse; it is hut the invention of a barbarous age., to set off wretched matter and lame metre. AV,.<. Then this is an experiment of thine, is it not ? Mil. In some measure — for true it is, that...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 14

England - 1823
...rhymes in a narrative poem. Mil. Rhyme is no necessary adjunct or true ornament of good verse; it is but the invention of a barbarous age, to set off wretched matter and lame metre. Elw. Then this is an experiment of thine, is it not ? Mil. In some measure — for true it is, that...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 14

Scotland - 1823
...rhymes in a narrative poem. Mil. Rhyme is no necessary adjunct or true ornament of good verse; it is but the invention of a barbarous age, to set off' wretched matter and lame metre. Elw. Then this is an experiment of thine, is it not ? Mil. In some measure — for true it is, that...
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