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" Liberata into competition with the Iliad. So far as the heroic and Gothic manners are the same, the pictures of each, if well taken, must be equally entertaining. But I go further, and maintain that the circumstances in which they differ are clearly to... "
Moral and political dialogues: being the substance of several conversations ... - Page 237
by Richard Hurd (bp. of Worcester.) - 1765
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 27

Books - 1763
...pictures of each, if well taken, muft be equally entertaining. But he goes farther, and'inaintains, that the circumftances in which they differ, are clearly to the advantage of the Gothic Defigncrs. Had Homer feen the manners of the feudal ages, he makes no doubt but he would have preferred...
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Moral and Political Dialogues: With Letters on Chivalry and Romance: by the ...

Richard Hurd - Ethics - 1776
...into competition with the Iliad. So So far as the heroic and Gothic manners are the fame, the pictures of each, if well taken, muft be equally entertaining....you from this forgotten Chivalry to a more amufing fubject ; I mean, the Poetry we ftill read, tho' it was founded upon it. MUCH has been faid, and with...
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Moral and Political Dialogues: With Letters on Chivalry and Romance, Volume 3

Richard Hurd - Chivalry - 1776
...competition with the Iliad. • So far as the heroic and Gothic manners are the fame, the pictures of each, if well taken, muft be equally entertaining....you from this forgotten Chivalry to a more amufing fubject ; I mean, the Poetry we ftill read, tho' it was founded upon it. MUCH has been faid, and with...
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The works of Richard Hurd, Volume 4

Richard Hurd (bp. of Worcester.) - 1811
...if well taken, must be equally entertaining. But I go further, and maintain that the circumstances, in which they differ, are clearly to the advantage of the Gothic designers. You see, my purpose is to lead you from this forgotten Chivalry to a more amusing subject...
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The Beginnings of the English Romantic Movement: A Study in Eighteenth ...

Phelps, William Lyon Phelps - English literature - 1893 - 192 pages
...if well taken, must be equally entertaining. But I go further, and maintain that the circumstances, in which they differ, are clearly to the advantage of the Gothic designers." He adds that if Homer had seen feudal manners, he would certainly have preferred them....
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The Beginnings of the English Romantic Movement: A Study in Eighteenth ...

Phelps, William Lyon Phelps - English literature - 1893 - 192 pages
...if well taken, must be equally entertaining. But I go further, and maintain that the circumstances, in which they differ, are clearly to the advantage of the Gothic designers." He adds that if Homer had seen feudal manners, he would certainly have preferred them....
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The Beginnings of the English Romantic Movement: A Study in Eighteenth ...

Phelps, William Lyon Phelps - English literature - 1893 - 192 pages
...equally 1 Vol. II., page 71 (1807). entertaining. But I go further, and maintain that the circumstances, in which they differ, are clearly to the advantage of the Gothic designers." He adds that if Homer had seen feudal manners, he would certainly have preferred them....
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 724 pages
...if well taken, must be equally entertaining. But I go further, and maintain that the circumstances in which they differ are clearly to the advantage of the Gothic designers. You see my purpose is to lead you from this forgotten chivalry to a more amusing subject:...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 724 pages
...if well taken, must be equally entertaining. But I go further, and maintain that the circumstances in which they differ are clearly to the advantage of the Gothic designers. You see my purpose is to lead you from this forgotten chivalry to a more amusing subject:...
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Hurd's Letters on Chivalry and Romance: With the Third Elizabethan Dialogue

Richard Hurd - Chivalry - 1911 - 176 pages
...if well taken, must be equally entertaining. But I go further, and maintain that the circumstances, in which they differ, are clearly to the advantage of the Gothic designers. You see, my purpose is to lead you from this forgotten chivalry to a more amusing subject,...
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