An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope, Vol. 2 of 2 (Classic Reprint)
Fb&c Limited, Jul 19, 2016 - 430 pages
Excerpt from An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope, Vol. 2 of 2
Chaucer's vein of poetry was chiefly turned to the light and the ridiculous But they who look into Chaucer, will foon be con vinced of this prevailing prejudice, and will find his comic vein, like that of Shakefpear, to be only like one of mercury, imperceptibly mingled with a mine of gold.
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