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" The use of this feigned history hath been to give some shadow of satisfaction to the mind of man in those points wherein the nature of things doth deny it, the world being in proportion inferior to the soul ; by reason whereof there is agreeable to the... "
American Anthropologist - Page 120
1893
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Poetics; Or a Series of Poems and Disquisitions on Poetry ...

George Dyer - English poetry - 1812
...is, agreeable to the spirit of roan, a more ample greatness, a more exact goodness, and a more ample variety, than can be found in the nature of things....Therefore, because the acts or events of true history have and by Mr. Alison and Mr. Knight, in their Treatises on Taste, to this principle! and they have each,...
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History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge: Including ..., Volume 1

George Dyer - Digital images - 1814
...of things doth deny it, the world being inferior to the soul ; by reason whereof there is, agreeable to the spirit of man, a more ample greatness, a more...the acts, or events of true history, have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroical...
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The Descent of Liberty: A Mask

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1815 - 82 pages
...deny it, the world being, in proportion, inferior to the soul ; by reason whereof there is agreeable to the spirit of man, a more ample greatness, a more...because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, Poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroical:...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 98

England - 1865
...which testify that " the world is in proportion inferior to the soul, and that there is, agreeable to the spirit of man, a more ample greatness, a more...variety, than can be found in the nature of things" i Where, in fine, is the art -creation that " doth raise and erect the mind by submitting the show...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 98

England - 1865
...which testify that " the world is in proportion inferior to the soul, and that there is, agreeable to the spirit of man, a more ample greatness, a more...variety, than can be found in the nature of things" 1 Where, in fine, is the art - creation that " doth raiae and erect the mind by submitting the show...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...deny it, the world being in proportion inferior to the soul : by reason whereof there is, agreeable to the spirit of man, a more ample greatness, a more...because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroical...
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The North American Review, Volume 56

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1843
...deny it, the world being in proportion inferior to the soul ; by reason whereof there is, agreeable to the spirit of man, a more ample greatness, a more...because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroical...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1824
...deny it, the world being in proportion inferior to the soul ; by reason whereof there is, agreeable to the spirit of man, a more ample greatness, a more...because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroical...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...deny it, the world being in proportion inferior to the soul ; by reason whereof there is, agreeable to the spirit of man, a more ample greatness, a more...because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroical...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1825
...deny it, the world being in proportion inferior to the soul ; by reason whereof there is, agreeable to the spirit of man, a more ample greatness, a more...because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth act& and events greater and more heroical...
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