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" Indeed there can be no more useful help for discovering what poetry belongs to the class of the truly excellent, and can 265 therefore do us most good, than to have always in one's mind lines and expressions of the great masters, and to apply them as... "
One Hundred Modern Scottish Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices - Page xxix
by David Herschell Edwards - 1897
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Chaucer to Donne

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880 - 632 pages
...always in one's mind lines and 'expressions of the great masters, and to apply them as a touchstone to other poetry. Of course we are not to require this other poetry to resemble them; it may be very 1 'Then began he to call many things to remembrance,— all the lands which his valour conquered, and...
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The English poets, selections, ed. by T.H. Ward. Chaucer to Donne

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1880 - 628 pages
...always in one's mind lines and expressions of the great masters, and to apply them as a touchstone to other poetry. Of course we are not to require this other poetry to resemble them; it may be very 1 ' Then began he to call many things to remembrance, — all the lands which his valour conquered,...
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The English Poets: Chaucer to Donne

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880 - 634 pages
...always in one's rnind lines and expressions of the great masters, arid to apply them as a touchstone to other poetry. Of course we are not to require this other poetry to resemble them; it may be very 1 'Then began he to call many things to remembrance, — all the lands which his valour conquered,...
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Shakespeariana, Volume 3

1886 - 680 pages
...great masters, which may serve, he says, as a touchstone to other poetry. "Of course," he adds, ' ' we are not to require this other poetry to resemble...detecting the presence or absence of high poetic quality in all other poetry which we may place beside them." He instances, among others, the words in Homer...
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Shakespeariana: -a Critical And Contemporary Review Of Shakespearian Literature

1886 - 626 pages
...the great masters, which may serve, he says, as a touchstone to other poetry. "Of course," he adds, " we are not to require this other poetry to resemble...detecting the presence or absence of high poetic .quality in all other poetry which we may place beside them." He instances, among others, the words in Homer...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 49

Literature - 1886 - 922 pages
...great masters, which may serve, he says, as a touchstone to other poetry. " Of course/* he adds, " we are not to require this other poetry to resemble...detecting the presence or absence of high poetic quality in all other poetry which we may place beside them." He instances, among others, the words in Homer...
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Transcripts and Studies

Edward Dowden - Criticism - 1888 - 544 pages
...great masters, which may serve, he says, as a touchstone to other poetry. " Of course," he adds, " we are not to require this other poetry to resemble...detecting the presence or absence of high poetic quality in all other poetry which we may place beside them." He instances, among others, the words in Homer...
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Transcripts and Studies

Edward Dowden - Criticism - 1888 - 548 pages
...great masters, which may serve, he says, as a touchstone to otheŁ jjoetry. " Of course," he adds, " we are not to require this other poetry to resemble them ; it may bo very dissimilar. But if we have any tact, we shall find them, when we have lodged them well in our...
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Essays in Criticism: Second Series

Matthew Arnold - Criticism - 1892 - 272 pages
...are not 'this other poetry' to resemble them; i |may be very dissimilar. But if we have any tact »ve shall find them, when we have lodged them well in our minds, an infallible •Jxmchstflae-for detecting the presence or absence of high poetic quality, and also the degree of...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 1

Matthew Arnold - English poetry - 1895 - 652 pages
...always in one's mind lines and expressions of the great masters, and to apply them as a touchstone to other poetry. Of course we are not to require this other poetry to resemble them; it may be very 1 'Then began he to call many things to remembrance, — all the lar.ds which his valour conquered,...
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