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In the following verses we have an allufion to a Rabbinical opinion concerning
Manna : Variety I ask not : give me one To live perpetually upon . The person
Love does to us fit , Like manna , has the taste of all in it . Thus Donne shews his
I HEY were not always strictly curious , whether the opinions from which they
drew their illustrations were true ; it was enough that they were popular . Bacon
remarks , that some falsehoods are continued by tradition , because they supply ...
From the charge of profaneness , the constant tenour of his life , which seems to
have been eminently virtuous , and the general tendency of his opinions , which
discover no irreverence of religion , must defend him ; but that the accusation of ...
... whom he supposes not to have intended to complete them : that this opinion is
erroneous may be probably concluded , because this truncation is imitated by no
subsequent Roman poet ; because Virgil himself filled up one broken line in the ...
3 , 1640 , Waller represented Agmondesham the third time ; and was considered
by the discontented party as a man sufficiently trusty and acrimonious to be
employed in managing the prosecution of judge Crawley , for his opinion in
favour of ...
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The Lives of the English Poets: And a Criticsm of Their works stands out as one of the earliest types of antogies. it is highyly probable that this book became a model for us, anthology writers, to produce a certain kind of anthologies including biography and works of certain authors. therefore, this book is very important in terms of its pioneer position in these kinds of analytical books