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" ... and incorrection, a master or two produces models formed by purity and taste; Virgil, Horace, Boileau, Corneille, Racine, Pope, exploded the licentiousness that reigned before them. What happened ? Nobody... "
The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register - Page 436
1798
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The Monthly magazine, Volume 5, Volume 5

Art - 1708 - 552 pages
...LXJV. Poetic Epochs. " I will yet hazard one other opinion, tho' relative to compofition in genera!. There are two periods favourable to poets — a rude...been foreftalled. The other is when, after ages of barhai ilm and incorrection, a maiter or two produce incdels formed by purity and talle. Virgil, Horace,...
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 5

1798
...other opinion, tho° relative to competition in general. There are two periods favourable to poet* — a rude age, when a genius may hazard any thing, and when nothing has been foreftalled.. T he other is when, afterageğ of" barbarifm and incorrection, a matter or two produce models гогтеЛ...
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Walpoliana

Horace Walpole - Anecdotes - 1800 - 230 pages
...I am telling you w.hat others do ill." Poetic Epochs. " I will yet hazard one other opinion, though relative to compofition in general. There are two...favourable to poets — a rude age, when a genius mayhazard any thing, and when nothing 'has been foreftalled. 'The other is, when, after ages of barbarifm...
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Walpoliana

Horace Walpole - Anecdotes - 1800 - 230 pages
...I could not do myfelf, I am telling you what others do ill." Poetic Epochs. when a genius may hazaW any thing, and when nothing has been foreftalled. The other is, when, after ages of barbarifm and incorre&ion, a matter or two produce models formed by purity and tafte. Virgil, Horace, Boileau, Corneille,...
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Hypocrisy: A Satire, in Three Books. Book the First

Charles Caleb Colton - 1812 - 296 pages
...Hannibal the art of war, presume to tell him how he might have done better ! It has been observed " that there are two periods favourable to Poets, a rude...genius may hazard any thing, and when nothing has been forestalled. The other i', when after an age of barbarism, a master or two,aj Milton, pro. duce models...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 24

British prose literature - 1821
...others do ill." IV. Poetic Epochs. " I WILL yet hazard one Other opinion, though relative to composition in general. There are two periods favourable to poets — a rude age, when a genins may hazard any thing, and when nothing has beeu forestalled. The other is, when, after ages...
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Walpoliana

Horace Walpole - English letters - 1830 - 168 pages
...do ill." . IV. Poetic Epochs. " I WILL yet hazard one other opinion, though relative to composition in general. There are two periods favourable to poets...genius may hazard any thing, and when nothing has been forestalled. The other is, when, after ages of barbarism and incorrection, a master or two produce...
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The Literary Correspondence of John Pinkerton, Esq, Volume 1

John Pinkerton - Literary historians - 1830 - 447 pages
...hazard one other opinion, though relative to composition in general. There are two periods favorable to poets : a rude age, when a genius may hazard any thing, and when nothing has been forestalled : the other is, when, after ages of barbarism and incorrection, a master or two produces...
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The literary correspondence of John Pinkerton, pr. from the ..., Volume 1

John Pinkerton - 1830
...hazard one other opinion, though relative to composition in general. There are two periods favorable to poets : a rude age, when a genius may hazard any thing, and when nothing has been forestalled : the other is, when, after ages of barbarism and incorrection, a master or two produces...
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The letters of Horace Walpole [ed. by J. Wright].

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1840
...telling you what others do ill. I will yet hazard one other opinion, though relative to composition in general. There are two periods favourable to poets : a rude age, when a genius may hazard anything, and when nothing has been forestalled : the other b, when, after ages of barbarism and incorrection,...
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