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He composed in Latin several books on Plants , of which the first and second
display the qualities of Herbs , in elegiac verse ; the third and fourth the beauties
of Flowers in various measures ; and in the fifth and fixth , the uses of Trees in ...
Of triplets in his Davideis he makes no use , and perhaps did not at first think
them allowable ; but he appears afterwards to have changed his mind , for in the
verses on the government of Cromwel he inserts them liberal . ly with great ...
... yet reduce it into narrower bounds ) “ it may , perhaps , be more agreeable .
How . “ foever , if they be still in passion , it becomes “ us soberly to consider the
right use and an“ tiquity thereof ; and not to comply further se with a general
To have attempted to raise any forces , would have been certain destruction : it
could be of use only when the forces should appear . This was , however , an act
preparatory to martial hostility . Crispe would undoubtedly have put an end to the
What use he made of this interval , with what liberality and success he distributed
flattery and money , and how , when he was brought ( July 4 ) before the house ,
he confessed and lamented , and fubmitted and implored , may be read in the ...
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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