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" 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. "
The British Martial: Or, An Anthology of English Epigrams: Being the Largest ... - Página 120
1806
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volumen1

Robert Chambers - 1850
...shall go, As harbinger of heaven, the way to show, The way which thou so well hast learnt below. [On adom. The first in loftiness of thought surpassM, The next in majesty ; in both the liwt. The force...
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Adams's pocket London guide book

Edward Litt L. Blanchard - 1851 - 241 páginas
...encircled by a serpent holding an apple. Itis peculiarly suggestive of Dryden's graceful panegyric : — " Three poets, in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy,...England did adorn ; The first in loftiness of thought surpassed, The next in majesty, in both the last — The force of nature could no farther go ; To make...
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The English Journal of Education, Volumen5

1851
...the following passage, and parse the, words printed in italics. To what three poets does it refer ? Three poets in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy,...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 mahe...
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London as it is to-day

1851
...and on the outside of the church, a tablet with the following inscription has been placed ; — •' Three poets, in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy,...England did adorn : The first in loftiness of thought surpass' d. The next in majesty— in both the last. The force of Nature could no farther go, To make...
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THE PARADISE LOST

JOHN MILTON - 1851
...Dryden was by no means extravagant in the praise which he bestowed upon it in his well-known lines ; " Three poets in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy,...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...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [Followed by] The journal of a tour to ..., Volumen5

James Boswell - 1851
...hundred can expect a poet in a hundred generations." He then repeated Dryden's celebrated lines, " Three poets in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy,...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...
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The Works of William Cowper: His Life, Letters, and Poems. Now First ...

William Cowper - 1851 - 749 páginas
...distant ares born, tirei'Cf. IliUv. and England did adorn. The lir«t in loftjues* of thought curpass'd; The next in majesty, in both the last. The force of Nature could no further go. To make a third she joined the other two. liant subject. It is not when I will, nor upon...
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Scholarship examinations of 1846/47 (-1853/54).

Bengal council of educ - 1852
...horror that and thilling fears, Or ope the sacred source of sympathetic tears.' " Answer 9th.— " Three poets in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy...England did adorn, The first in loftiness of thought surpnst, The next in majesty, in both the last; The force of nature could no further go, To make a...
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Sketches of English Literature from the Fourteenth to the Present Century

Clara Lucas Balfour - 1852 - 404 páginas
...and the ancients too." Subsequently he recorded his praise in verse. " Three poets in three different 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 farther go ; To make...
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The Millennial Harbinger

Alexander Campbell, Charles Louis Loos - 1852
...mistake not, once said— • Three poets, in three different ages born, Greece, England, and Italy did adorn; The first in loftiness of thought surpast; The next in beauty; in both the last. The force of nature could no farther go; To form a third, she joined the...
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