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" That which seems the most liable to Exception in this Work, is the Model of it, and the Choice the Author has made of so romantick a Story. "
The Fairy Queen - Page xiii
by Edmund Spenser - 1758
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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland, to the Time ..., Volume 1

Robert Shiells, Theophilus Cibber - Poets, English - 1753
...^leafed and diftrafted with the exhauftlefs variety ef them ; fo that his faults may in a manner l) imputed to his excellencies. His abundance betrays -him into excefs, and his judgment is overborn by the torrent of his imagination. That which feems the moft liable to exception in this work...
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A new and general biographical dictionary, Volume 10

New and general biographical dictionary - 1762
...we are at once pleafed " and diftradted by the exhauftlefs variety of them : fo that '* his faults may in a manner be imputed to his excellencies. " His abundance betrays him into excels, and his judgment is " over-born by the torrent of his imagination." ;o v • . " PERONE...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Great Britain - 1791
...that we are at once pleafed and diftra&ed with the inexhauftible variety of them ; fo that his faults may, in a manner, be imputed to his excellencies....judgment is overborne by the torrent of his imagination. Upon the whole, Mr. Warton feems to have given the moft accurate, candid criticifm on this celebrated...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 2

Edmund Spenser - 1805
...us, that we are at once pleafed and diltrafted by the exhauftlefs variety of them, fo that his faults may, in a manner, be imputed to his excellencies : his abundance betrays him into excefs, and his judgement is overborne by the torrent of his imagination. That which feems the molt liable to exception...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 2

Edmund Spenser - 1805
...us, that we are at once pleafed and diltra&ed by the exhaultlefs variety of them, fo that his faults may, in a manner, be imputed to his excellencies : his abundance betrays him into excels, and his judgement is overborne by the torrent of his imagination. That which feems the molt...
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The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser: With the Life of the Author ..., Volume 9

Edmund Spenser - English poetry - 1807
...exo and his judgment is overhorne hy the torrent of his_ imagmation. That which seems the most liahle to exception in this Work is the model of it, and the choice the Author has made of 8ojomaatigk_ a story_. TOL. IT. • ,\- ?:W— • The several Books appear rather like so many several...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 36

England - 1834
...if we be wrong — but he was, though not a uniform, a too frequent dunce. " That which seems most liable to exception in this work is the model of it, and the choice the author has made of so romantic a story." Look at this sentence for a minute or two, and you will never think of trying...
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The Beginnings of the English Romantic Movement: A Study in Eighteenth ...

Phelps, William Lyon Phelps - English literature - 1893 - 192 pages
...the Faerie Queene.3 Hughes, of course, assumes the apologetic attitude. "That which seems the most liable to exception in this work is the model of it, and the choice the author has made of so romantick a story. . . . The whole frame of it (The Fairy Queen) would appear monstrous, if it were...
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The Beginnings of the English Romantic Movement: A Study in Eighteenth ...

Phelps, William Lyon Phelps - English literature - 1893 - 192 pages
...the Faerie Queene. 3 Hughes, of course, assumes the apologetic attitude. " That which seems the most liable to exception in this work is the model of it, and the choice the author has made of so romantick a story. . . . The whole frame of it (The Fairy Queen) would appear monstrous, if it were...
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The Beginnings of the English Romantic Movement: A Study in Eighteenth ...

Phelps, William Lyon Phelps - English literature - 1893 - 192 pages
...the -Faerie Queene? Hughes, of course, assumes the apologetic attitude. "That which seems the most liable to exception in this work is the model of it, and the choice the author has made of so romantick a story. . . . The whole frame of it (The Fairy Queen) would appear monstrous, if it were...
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