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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. "
Brookiana - Página 137
1804
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Imperfect Sense: The Predicament of Milton's Irony

Victoria Silver - 2001 - 409 páginas
...redemption was possible, by the atonement of a great poem."" Or in Dryden's less ambivalent phrase: 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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Gender, Theatre, and the Origins of Criticism: From Dryden to Manley

Marcie Frank - 2002 - 175 páginas
...in the short poem that appeared on the frontispiece for the fourth edition of Paradise Lost (1688): Three Poets in three distant Ages born, Greece, Italy...in Majesty: in both the Last. The force of Nature cou'd no farther goe: To make a Third she joynd the former two. 6 Dryden puts Milton in the company...
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Gender, Theatre, and the Origins of Criticism: From Dryden to Manley

Marcie Frank - 2002 - 175 páginas
...in the short poem that appeared on the frontispiece for the fourth edition of Paradise Lost (1688): 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 cou'd no farther goe: To make...
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The Age of Elizabeth in the Age of Johnson

Jack Lynch, John T. Lynch - 2003 - 224 páginas
...poetic tradition, it is usually that of the ancient epic poets, as Dryden's epigram of 1688 makes clear: 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 cou'd no farther goe; To make...
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The Major Works

John Milton - 2003 - 966 páginas
...beneath his portrait in the 1688 edition of Paradise Lost: Three poets, in three distant ages bom, 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...
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Paradise Lost: A Student's Companion to the Poem

Francis C. Blessington - 2004 - 164 páginas
...of the world's heroic poets. Dryden had met Milton and had turned Paradise Lost into a closet opera: Three Poets, in three distant Ages born, Greece, Italy,...Majesty; in both the Last: The force of Nature could no farther goe: To make a Third, she joynd the former two.7 This poem adorned Tonson's folio edition of...
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Shakespeare, Milton and Eighteenth-Century Literary Editing: The Beginnings ...

Marcus Walsh, Walsh Marcus, Professor of Literary History Faculty of English Howard Erskine-Hill - 1997 - 222 páginas
...folio, adorned with twelve 'Sculptures', and bearing in its frontispiece Dryden's famous epigram: 2 Three Poets, in three distant Ages born, Greece, Italy,...in Majesty; in both the Last. The force of Nature cou'd no farther goe: To make a Third she joynd the former two. 1 'Life of Milton', in his Uves of...
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Paradise Lost, 1668-1968: Three Centuries of Commentary

Prof Earl Miner, Earl Roy Miner, William Moeck, Steven Edward Jablonski - 2004 - 510 páginas
...Dryden. He also contributed anonymously some lines on Milton that were printed beneath a portrait. 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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Anecdotes of Johnson

Hesther Lynch Piozzi - 2006 - 300 páginas
...priores Quae potuere duos, tertius unus habet:" from the famous lines written under Milton's picture: "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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英国文学学习指南: 英国文学史及选读综合练习

2006 - 501 páginas
...叶山e 协由而抑血gwoI 心够427 cur at the ends of lines, it is called end rhyme. For example, "Three poets, in three distant ages born, / Greece, Italy, and England did adom. " End rhyme is the commonest and most consciously sought-after sound repetition in English poetry....
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