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" But shall I tel thee a tale of truth, Which I cond of Tityrus in my youth, Keeping his sheepe on the hils of Kent? "
Observations on the Fairy Queen of Spenser - Page 125
by Thomas Warton - 1762 - 270 pages
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Five Hundred Years of Chaucer Criticism and Allusion (1357-1900)

Caroline Frances Eleanor Spurgeon - 1908
...273, 289. Globe edn., ed. R. Morris, pp. 449, 464, 484, 486.) [Cot KH Tlienot. But shall I tel thee a tale of truth, Which I cond of Tityrus in my youth Keeping his sheepe on the hills of Kent [foL 24] The God of shepheards Tityrus is dead, Who taught...
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Spenser and the Poetics of Pastoral: A Study of the World of Colin Clout

David R. Shore - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 191 pages
...pastoral terms. The fable is, after all, a pastoral poem. It was taught to a shepherd by a shepherd: a tale of truth, Which I cond of Tityrus in my youth, Keeping his sheepe on the nils of Kent. (91-3) consequences that can result when youth is disrespectful...
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The Poetics of Primitive Accumulation: English Renaissance Culture and the ...

Richard Halpern - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 321 pages
...by telling an Aesopian fable about an aged oak and a "bragging brere." Thenot describes his fable as a tale of truth, Which I cond of Tityrus in my youth, Keeping his sheepe on the hils of Kent. (91-93) EK informs us that "Tityrus" is Chaucer, and thereby...
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Squitter-wits and Muse-haters: Sidney, Spenser, Milton, and Renaissance ...

Peter C. Herman - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 284 pages
...cannot) agree by themselves, they both equally value a third-party — Tityrus: But shall I tel thee a tale of truth. Which I cond of Tityrus in my youth, Keeping his sheepe on the hils of Kent? CUDDIE. To nought more Thenot, my mind is bent, Then to heare...
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Spenser's Faerie Queene: Observations on the Fairy queen of Spenser. pt. 1

Thomas Warton - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 308 pages
...pervenit TITYRUS oras. Maxfus, v. 34. And the tale of the Oak and Brier, in the Eclogue of Februarie, is more peculiarly modelled after Chaucer's manner,...Chaucer. That Colin hight which well could pipe and ling, For he of TITYR.US his fong did lere. In the Paflorah he likewife appears to have attempted an...
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Five Hundred Years of Chaucer Criticism and Allusion, 1357-1900, Volume 1

Caroline Frances Eleanor Spurgeon - 1960
...273, 289. Globe edn., ed. R Morris, pp. 449, 464, 484, 486.) [foi. IT 6] Thenot. But shall I tel thee a tale of truth, Which I cond of Tityrus in my youth Keeping his sheepe on the hills of Kent [foL 24] The God of shephe*rds Tityrus is dead, Who taught...
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