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" What judgment I had increases rather than diminishes ; and thoughts, such as they are, come crowding in so fast upon me, that my only difficulty is to choose or to reject ; to run them into verse or to give them the other harmony of prose. "
English Men of Letters: Chaucer, by Adolphus William Ward, 1896; Spenser, by ... - Page 136
1895
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - English prose literature - 1800
...and Rymer appears to have been reconciled. Here we find na marling. See p. 275, n. 1. nishes ; and thoughts, such as they are, come crowding in so fast...verse, or to give them the other harmony of prose : I have so long studied and practised both, that they are grown into a habit, and become familiar...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 662 pages
...author and Rymer appears to have been reconciled. Here we find no marling. See p. 275, ni nishes ; and thoughts, such as they are, come crowding in so fast...verse, or to give them the other harmony of prose: I have so long studied and practised both, that they are grown into a habit, and become familiar to...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill, Volume 21

John Bell - 1807
...it, I have no great reason to complain. What judgment I had, increases rather than diminishes ; and thoughts, such as they are, come crowding in so fast upon me, that my only difficulty is to chuse or to reject ; to run them into verse, or to give them the other harmony of prose. I have so...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 11

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...it, I have no great reason to complain. What judgment I had, increases rather than diminishes ; and thoughts, such as they are, come crowding in so fast upon me, that my only difficulty is to chuse or to reject, to run them into verse, or to give them the other harmony of prose : I have so...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...it, I have no great reason to complain. What judgment I had, increases rather than diminishes ; and thoughts, such as they are, come crowding in so fast upon me, that my only difficulty is to chuse or to reject, to run them into verse, or to give them the other harmony of prose : I have so...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...it, 1 have no great reason to complain. What judgment I 'had increases rather than diminishes; and thoughts, such as they are, come crowding in so fast...verse, or to give them the other harmony of prose. I have so long studied and practised both, that they are grown into a habit, and become familiar to...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...it, I have no great reason to complain. What judgment 1 had increases rather than diminishes ; and thoughts, such as they are, come crowding in so fast...verse, or to give them the other harmony of prose. I have so long studied and practised both, that they are grown into i habit, and become familiar to...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...it, 1 have no great reason to complain. What judgment 1 liad increases rather than diminishes ; and thoughts, such as they are, come crowding in so fast...only difficulty is to choose or to reject ; to run I In in into verse, or to give them the other harmony of prose. I have so long .studied and practised...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 11

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1821
...it, I have no great reason to complain. What judgment I had, increases rather than diminishes ; and thoughts, such as they are, come crowding in so fast upon me, that my only difficulty is to chuse or to reject, to run them into verse, or to give them the other harmony of prose : I have so...
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Memoir of John Aikin: M. D.

John Aikin - English poetry - 1824 - 487 pages
...it, I have no great reason to complain. What judgment I had, increases rather than diminishes ; and thoughts, such as they are, come crowding in so fast...that my only difficulty is to choose or to reject.'" This account is so true, that perhaps no other example is to be met with, of the fruits of age partaking...
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