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The Works of Virgil: In Latin & English. The Aeneid - Page 8
by Virgil - 1778
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Biographia Classica: The Lives and Characters of All the Classic Authors ...

Classical biography - 1750 - 374 pages
...excelled. VIRGIL has been often compared with Homer, and the Merits of thofe Poets frequently canvafled. No Author, or Man, ever excelled all the World in...in Judgment. Not that we are to think Homer wanted Judgment, becaufe Virgil had it in a more eminent Degree ; or that Virgil wanted Invention, becaufe...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 6

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751 - 368 pages
...is in that we are to confider him, and in '-proportion to his degree in that we are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all the world in more...in judgment. Not that we are to think Homer wanted judgment, becaufe Virgil had it in a more eminent degree ; or that Virgil wanted invention, becaufe...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 372 pages
...It is in that we are to confider him, and in proportion to his degree in that we are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all the world in more than one faculty ; and as Homer has done this in invent 'ion , Virgil has in judgment. Not that we are to think Homer wanted judgment, becaufe Virgil...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 382 pages
...It is in that we are to confider him, and in proportion to his degree in that we are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all the world in more than oae faculty ; and as Homer has done this in invention, Virgil has in judgment. Not that we are to think...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 7

Alexander Pope - 1754 - 346 pages
...It is in that we are to confider him, and in proportion to his degree in that we are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all the world in more...in judgment. Not that we are to think Homer wanted judgment, becaufe Virgil had it in a more eminent degree; or that Virgil wanted invention, becaufe...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Letters

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1757 - 344 pages
...are to confider him, and in proportion to his degree in that we are to admire him. No man or author ever excelled all the world in more than one faculty...in judgment. Not that we are to think Homer wanted judgment, becaufe Virgil had it in a more eminent degree ; or that Virgil wanted invention, becaufe...
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The Iliad of Homer, Volume 1

Homer - Achilles (Greek mythology) - 1760 - 378 pages
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The Art of Poetry on a New Plan, Volume 2

John Newbery - Poetry - 1969
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Biographia Classica: The Lives and Characters of the Greek and ..., Volume 1

Edward Harwood - Authors, Greek - 1778 - 408 pages
...excelled. VIRGIL has baen often corrfpared vtithHomer, and the Merits of thefe Poets frequently canvaffed. No Author, or Man, ever excelled all the World in...done this in Invention, Virgil has in Judgment. Not tha* we are to think Homer wanted Judgment, becaufe Virgil had it in a more eminent Degree ; or that...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778 - 448 pages
...is in tliat we are to confider him, and in proportion to his degree in that \ve are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all the world in more...as Homer has done this in invention, Virgil has in ludgment* Not that we are to think Homer wanted judgment, becaufe Virgil had it in a more eminent degree;...
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