Three poets in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn; The first in loftiness of thought surpassed, The next in majesty; in both the last. The force of Nature could no further go, To make a third she joined the former two. Select epigrams - Página 13por Select epigrams - 1797Vista completa
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...did adorn. The first, in loftiness of thought surpassed ; The next, in majesty ; in both, the last. The force of nature could no further go ; To make a third, she joined the former two. 'Mr. Malone,' says Scott, 'regards Dryden'a hexastich as an amplification...