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" I take imitation of an author, in their sense, to be an endeavour of a later poet to write like one who has written before him on the same subject; that is, not to translate his words, or to be confined to his sense, but only to set him as a pattern,... "
The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose - Page 328
by John Dryden - 1859
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The miscellaneous works: containing all his original poems, tales ..., Volume 4

John Dryden, Samuel Derrick - Poetry - 1760
...words, or to be confined to his fenfe, but only to let him as a pattern, and to write, as he fuppofes that author would have done, had he lived in our age, and in our country. Yet I dare not fay that either of them have carried this libertine way of rendering authors (as Mr. Cowley calls it)...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq;: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1760
...words, or to be confined to his fenfe, but only to fet him as a pattern, and to write, as he fuppofes that author would have done, had he lived in our age, and in our country. Yet I dare not fay that either of them have carried this libertine way of rendering authors (as Mr. Cowley calls it)...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...words, or to be confin'd to his fenfc. but only to let him as a pattern, and to write, as he fuppofes that author would have done, had he lived in our age, and in our country. Yet I dare not fay that either of them have carried this libertine way of VoL. 111. P rendering rendering authors...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...words, or to be confin'd to his fenfe, but only to fet him as a pattern, and to write, as he fuppofes that author would have done, had he lived in our age, and in our country. Yet I dare not fay that either of them have carried this libertine way of VoL. III. P rendering rendering authors...
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Ovid's Epistles: With His Amours

Ovid, John Dryden - 1776 - 348 pages
...Words, or to be confined to his Senfe, but only to fet him as a Pattern, and to write, as he fuppofes that Author would have done, had he lived in our Age, and in our Country. Yet I dare not fay that either of them have carried this libertine way of rendering Authors (as Mr. Cowley calls it)...
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The original works of William King,: LL. D. Advocate of Doctors Commons ...

William King - 1776
...words, or "be confined to his fenfe, but only to fet him as a pattern, and ** to write as he fuppofes that Author would have done, had •* he lived in our age and in our country. But he dares not fay ** that Sir John Denham t , or Mr. Cowley, have carried this Liber" tine way,...
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The Original Works of William King ...: Now First Collected ...

William King - 1776
...or '• be confined to his fenfe, but only to fet him as a pattern, and *' fo writs as he fuppofes that Author would have done, had • he lived in our age and in our country. But he dares not fay • that Sir John Dcuham t, or Mr. Cowley, have carried this Liber*• tine...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...words, or to be confined to his fenfe ; but only to fet him as a pattern, and to write, as he fuppofes that author would have done, had he lived in our age, and in our country. Yet I dare not fay that either of them have carried this libertine way of rendering authors (as Mr Cowley calls it)...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 16, Page 4

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...confined to his fenfe ; but only to fet him as a pattern, and to write, as he fuppofes that author wonhi have done, had he lived in our age, and in our country. Yet I dare not fay that either of them have earned this libertine way of rendering authors (as Mr Cowley calls it)...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...words, or to be confined to his fenfe; but only to fet him as a pattern, and to write, as he fuppofes that author would have done, had he lived in our age, and in our country. Yet I dare not fay that either of them have carried this libertine way of rendering authors (as Mr. Cowley calls,...
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