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" And in Her Majesty's time that now is, are sprung up another crew of courtly makers, noblemen and gentlemen of Her Majesty's own servants, who have written excellently well, as it would appear if their doings could be found out and made public with the... "
The Works of Edmund Spenser - Page ccv
by Edmund Spenser - 1805
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First book of the Faerie Queene, canto I-IV

Edmund Spenser - English poetry - 1805
...Nobility, Ver. 10. And alfo for the love &c.] The author of The Arts of Engli/h Poe/ie mentions this nobleman as a poet more than once : " And in her Maiefties...as it would appear, if their doings could be found otlt and made publicke ; with the reft of which number is firft that noble gentleman, Edward Earle...
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Poems

Sir Henry Wotton - English poetry - 1815 - 136 pages
...expressly mentioned, he confessed, that how " excellently well" they had written could only be discovered, "if their doings could be found out and made publicke with the rest."* Even when such poets did not care to conceal their names, they took no measures to secure their...
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Poems by sir Henry Wotton, sir Walter Raleigh, and others, ed. by J. Hannah

sir Henry Wotton - English poetry - 1845 - 136 pages
...expressly mentioned, he confessed, that how " excellently well" they had written could only be discovered, "if their doings could be found out and made publicke with the rest."* Even when such poets did not care to conceal their names, they took no measures to secure their...
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Poems by Sir Henry Wotton, Sir Walter Raleigh and Others

Sir Henry Wotton - 1845 - 136 pages
...mentioned, he confessed, that how " excellently well" they had written could only be discovered, " if their doings could be found out and made publicke with the rest."* Even when such poets did not care to conceal their names, they took no measures to secure....
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George Puttenham: The Arte of English Poesie

Richard Puttenham - Poetry - 1869 - 320 pages
...and Gentlemen of her Maiefties owne feruauntes, who haue written excellently well as it would appeare if their doings could be found out and made publicke...firft that noble Gentleman Edward Earle of Oxford. Tliomas Lord. of Bukhurft, when he was young, Henry Lord Paget, Sir Philip Sydney, Sir Walter Rawleigh,...
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George Puttenham: The Arte of English Poesie

Richard Puttenham - Poetry - 1869 - 320 pages
...Gentlemen of her Maiefties o\vne feruauntes, who haue written excellently well as it would appeare if their doings could be found out and made publicke with the reft.t Which chiding, ftrangely coming from an anonymous author, — containing as it does an important...
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The Arte of English Poesie: June? 1589

George Puttenham - English poetry - 1869 - 320 pages
...and Gentlemen of her Maieflies owne feruauntes, who bane written excellently well as it would appeare if their doings could be found out and made publicke with the refl, of which number is firfl that noble Gentleman Edward Earle of Oxford. Thomas Lord of Bukhurfl,...
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Tottel's Miscellany

Richard Tottel, Henry Howard Earl of Surrey, Nicholas Grimald, Sir Thomas Wyatt - 1870 - 272 pages
...and Gentlemen of her Maiesties owne seruauntes. who haue written excellently well as it would appeare if their doings could be found out and made publicke with the rest." p. 75. Ed. 1869. Numerous inftances of this hefitation arifing out of fear of criticifm or of...
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Wells of English

Isaac Bassett Choate - English literature - 1891 - 310 pages
...sprung up another crew of courtly makers [poets], noblemen and gentlemen of Her Majesty's own servants, who have written excellently well, as it would appear if their doings could be found out and made public with the rest." Other notices of his own time are to the effect that it was one of great literary...
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The Life and Writings of George Gascoigne: With Three Poems Heretofore Not ...

Felix Emmanuel Schelling - Poets, English - 1893 - 131 pages
...there was thought of printing. Indeed Puttenham enumerates Gascoigne among the " courtly makers . . . who have written excellently well as it would appear...doings could be found out and made publicke with the rest; " 4 and the supposed editor of the surreptitious edition of 1572 remarks as to 1 Hazl. ed., I....
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