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" Tis not the' poet, but the age is prais'd. Wit's now arriv'd to a more high degree; Our native language more refin'd and free. Our ladies and our men now speak more wit In conversation, than those poets writ. "
The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose - Page 154
by John Dryden - 1859
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 2

John Dryden - 1800
...the poet, but the age is prais'd. Wit's now arriv'd to a more high degree ; Our native language more refin'd and free : Our ladies and our men now speak...worse than theirs. Yet, though you judge (as sure the criticks will) That some before him writ with greater skill, In this one praise he has their fame surpass'd,...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...but the age is praised. Wit's now arrived to a more high degree ; Our native language more refined and free. Our ladies and our men now speak more wit...worse than theirs. Yet, though you judge (as sure the critics will), That some before him writ with greater skill, In this one praise he has their fame surpast,...
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Sketches of the History of Man, Volume 1

Lord Henry Home Kames - Civilization - 1813
...but the age is prais'd : '•, Wit's now arrived to a more high degree, " Our native language more refin'd and free. " Our ladies and our men now speak more wit " In conversation, ihan those poets writ." • Tlie The high opinion Dryden had of himself, and of his age, breaks out...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 57

England - 1845
...but the age is praised. Wit's now arrived to a more high degree ; Our native language more refined and free ; Our ladies and our men now speak more wit....writing is not worse than theirs. Yet, though you jadge (as sure the crities will) That some before him writ with greater skill, In this one praise he...
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The works of John Dryden: now first collected in eighteen volumes

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - 1821
...but the age is praised. Wit's now arrived to a more high degree ; Our native language more refined and free. Our ladies and our men now speak more wit...(which most he fears), Or else his writing is not wprse than theirs. Yet, though you judge (as sure the critics will), That some before him writ with...
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Memoirs of John Dryden

Walter Scott - 1826 - 277 pages
...but the age is praised. Wit 's now arrived to a more high degree ; Our native language more refined and free. Our ladies and our men now speak more wit...worse than theirs. Yet, though you judge (as sure the critics will), That some before him writ with greater skill. In this one praise he has their fame surpast,...
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Memoirs of John Dryden

Sir Walter Scott - 1826 - 277 pages
...but the age is praised. Wit 's now arrived to a more high degree ; Our native language more refined and free. Our ladies and our men now speak more wit...That what this poet writes comes short of you, And imilates you ill (which most he fears), Or else his writing is not worse than theirs. Yet, though you...
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The miscellaneous prose works of sir Walter Scott

sir Walter Scott (bart [prose, collected]) - 1827
...but the age is praised. Wit's now arrived to a more high degree ; Our native language more refined and free. Our ladies and our men now speak more wit...worse than theirs. Yet, though you judge (as sure the critics will), That some before him writ with greater skill, In this one praise he has their fame surpast,...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Life of John Dryden

Sir Walter Scott - Chivalry - 1829
...poet, but the age is praised. Wit's now arrived to a more high degree; Our native language more refined and free. Our ladies and our men now speak more wit...short of you, And imitates you ill (which most he feats), Or else his writing is not worse than theirs. Yet, though you judge (as sure the critics will),...
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The poetical works of John Dryden, Volume 3

John Dryden, John Mitford - 1832
...high degree ; Our native language more refin'd and free. Our ladies and our men now speak more wit cs In conversation, than those poets writ. Then, one...fears), Or else his writing is not worse than theirs. 30 Yet though you judge (as sure the critics will), That some before him writ with greater skill, In...
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