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... our had been shewn him , he received the “ news of his ill success , not with so
much « firmness as might have been expected from « fo great a man . ” What
firmness they expected , or what weakness Cowley discovered , cannot be
We have therefore no date of any other poetical production before that which the
murder of the duke of Buckingham occasioned : the steadiness with which the
king received the news in the chapel , deserved indeed to be rescued from ...
... in “ the remonstrance , told , what this and that “ poor man hath suffered by the
bishops , you “ may be presented with a thousand instances “ of poor men that
have received hard mea“ sure from their landlords ; and of worldly " goods
It is not unreasonable to believe that the men in power , receiving intelligence
from the fifter , would employ the servant of Tomkyns to listen at the conference ,
that they might avoid an act fo offensive as that of destroying the brother by the ...
Cromwel , now protector , received Waller , as his kiniman , to familiar
conversation . Waller , as he used to relate , found him sufficiently verled in
ancient history ; and when any of his enthusiastick friends came to advise or
consult him , could ...
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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