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" But he cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the wellenchanting skill of music; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you, with a tale which holdeth children from play, and old men from the... "
Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ... - Page 155
by George Burnett - 1807
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The Works of the Honourable Sr. Philip Sidney, Kt. in Prose and Verse: I. A ...

Philip Sidney - 1724
...for the well-inchanting skill afmufak, and with a tale, forfootV;, C 3 he The Defenfe of Poefy. be cometh unto you with a tale, which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner ; and> pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedneis to virtue...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 205

1907
...gives us (to quote Sidney again) ' what' soever may make the too-loved earth more lovely.' . . . ' With ' a tale forsooth he cometh unto you, with a...holdeth ' children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner.' And that the tale so holds us is a fact that can never be explained. ABT. V.— COLONIAL...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 2

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1805
...with interpretations, and load the memory with doubtfulnefs....but he comedí to you with words fet in delightful proportion, either accompanied with or prepared for the well enchanting fkill of mufick : and with a tale, (forfooth) he cometh to you with a tale which holdeth children from...
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The British Review, and London Critical Journal

English literature - 1815
...Spenser and a Sydney. It might be said of it, in the language of the Arcadian, " Behold ! he coraeth to you with a tale which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney corner." Yet, after all, we cannot let Mr. Wordsworth escape from our hands without correction. His extreme...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 10

Books - 1824
...with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting skill of music ; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh...which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner;* and pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the * We have here, undoubtedly,...
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Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 10

English literature - 1824
...with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting skill of music; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh...which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner ;* and pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the * We have here, undoubtedly,...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 10

Books - 1824
...with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting skill of music; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh...which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner;* and pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the * We have here, undoubtedly,...
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The New-York Literary Gazette, and Phi Beta Kappa Repository, Volume 1

1826
...with words set in delightful proportion, cither accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting skill of music ; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh...which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimneycorner ; and pretenling no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue,...
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Southern Review, Volume 5

1830
...with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting skill of music; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh...which' holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner ;» and, pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to...
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Sir Philip Sidney's ...

English literature - 1831
...with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting skill of music; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh...which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner ; * and, pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to...
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