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" Odyssey, though at the same time those who have treated this great poet with candour, have attributed this defect to the times in which he lived. It was the fault of the age, and not of Homer, if there wants that delicacy in some of his sentiments, which... "
The Works of Virgil: In Latin & English. The Aeneid - Page 1
by Virgil - 1778
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The Spectator, Volume 4

English essays - 1799 - 350 pages
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The Spectator. ...

1712 - 482 pages
...have treated this great Poet with Candour, have attributed this Defect to the Times in which he lived. It was the Fault of the Age, and not of Homer, if there wants that Delicacy infomeof his Sentiments, which appears in the Works of Men of a much inferior Genius. Befides, if there...
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The Spectator, Volume 4

1738 - 312 pages
...have treated this great Poet with Candour, have attributed this Defeft to the Times in which he lived. It was the fault of the Age, and not of Homer, if there wants that Delicacy in fome of his Sentiments which now appears in the Works of Men of a much inferior Genius. Befides, if there are Blemifhes...
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The Spectator: ...

1737 - 314 pages
...Candour, have attributed this Defect to the Times in which he lived. It was the Fault of the Age,and not of Homer, if there wants that Delicacy in fome of his Sentiments, which appears in the Works of Men of a much inferior Genius. Befides, if there are Blemimes...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books, Volume 1

John Milton - 1750 - 670 pages
...have treated this great poet with candor, have attributed this defect to the times in which he lived. It was the fault of the age, and not of Homer, if...wants that delicacy in fome of his fentiments, which now appears in the works of men of a much inferior genius. Befides, if there are blemilhes in any particular...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books, Volume 1

John Milton - English poetry - 1750 - 672 pages
...have treated this great poet with candor, have attributed this defeft to the times in which he lived. It was the fault of the age, and not of Homer, if...wants that delicacy in fome of his fentiments, which now appears in the works of men of a much inferior genius. Befides, if there are blemilhes in any particular...
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A Familiar Explanation of the Poetical Works of Milton: To which is Prefixed ...

William Dodd - 1762 - 284 pages
...have treated this great Poet with Candour have attributed this Defect to the Times in which he lived. It was the Fault of the Age, and not of Homer, if there wants that Delicacy, in fome of his Sentiments, which now appears in the Works of Men of a much inferior Genius. Befides, if there are...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. The Sixth ...

John Milton - 1763 - 670 pages
...treated this great poet with candor, have attributed this defeat to the times in •which he lived. It was the fault of the age, and not of Homer, if...wants that delicacy in fome of his fentiments, which now appears in the works of men of a much inferior genius. Befides, if there are blemimes in any particular...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1776 - 478 pages
...treated this great poet with candour, have atti ibuted this defect to the times in which he lived. It was the fault of the age, and not of Homer, if there wants that delicacy in fome of his ientiments which now appears in the works of men of a much inferior genius. Befides, if there are blemifhes...
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The Spectator, Volume 4

1778 - 336 pages
...have treated this great poet with candour, have attributed this defeat to the times in which he lived. It was the fault of the age, and not of Homer, if...wants that delicacy in fome of his fentiments, which now appears in the works of men of a much inferior genius. Befides, if there are blemifhes in any particular...
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