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" For imagination in a poet is a faculty so wild and lawless, that like an high-ranging spaniel, it must have clogs tied to it, lest it outrun the judgment. "
The retrospective review - Page 68
1821
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...the sudden smartness of the answer, and thesweetness of the rhyme, set off the beauty of each other. But that benefit which I consider most in it, because...poet is a faculty so wild and lawless, that, like :m high-ranging spaniel, it must have clogs tied to it, lest it outrun the judgment. The great easiness...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 16

William Shakespeare - 1809
...hitherto heen oppressed. The same idea occurs also in the epistle dedicatory to Dryden's Rival Ladies : " Imagination in a poet is a faculty so wild and lawless, that, like a high-ranging spaniel, it must have clogst rii.d to it, lest it outrun tht judgment" Trash, in the...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 16

William Shakespeare - 1809
...hitherto been oppressed. The same idea occurs also in the epistle dedicatory to Dryden's Rival Ladies : " Imagination in a poet is a faculty so wild and lawless, that, like a high-ranging spaniel, it must have clogi tied to it, lest it outrun the judgment" Trash, in the first...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 2

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1821
...the sudden smartness of the answer, and the sweetness of the rhyme, set off the beauty of each other. But that benefit which I consider most in it, because...high-ranging spaniel, it must have clogs tied to it, lest it out- run the judgment. The great easiness of blank verse renders the poet too luxuriant ; he is tempted...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1821
...hitherto been oppressed. The same idea occurs also in the Epistle Dedicatory to Dryden's Rival Ladies: " Imagination in a poet is a faculty so wild and lawless, that, like a high-ranging spaniel, it must have clogs tied to it, lest it outrun the judgement." Trash, in the...
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Extracts from ancient and modern authors, arranged so as to form a history ...

Extracts - 1828 - 80 pages
...would be as happy in the arms of a chambermaid as a duchess; which is not the case. Dr. & Johnson. Imagination, in a poet, is a faculty so wild and lawless, that, like a high-ranging spaniel, it must have clogs to it, lest it out-run the judgment. Dnjden. When nature's...
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Manual of Method for the use of teachers in elementary schools

W. F. RICHARDS - Education, Primary - 1856 - 184 pages
...of them ? GEAMMAE. (Three Hours allowed for this Paper.) 1. Paraphrase the following passage : — " Imagination in a poet is a faculty so wild and lawless, that it needs to have some check put upon it, lest it outrun the judgment. The great easiness of blank verse...
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National Society's Monthly Paper

1856
...what is narrated or prophesied about each of them 1 GRAMMAR. 1. Paraphrase the following passage : " Imagination in a poet is a faculty so wild and lawless, that it needs to have some check put upon it lest it outrun the judgment. The great easiness of blank verse...
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Stanzas on the Death of Oliver Cromwell: Astraea Redux; Annus Mirabilis ...

John Dryden - 1871 - 294 pages
...spaniel is again used by Dryden in his Dedication to the Earl of Orrery of the Rival Ladies (1664) : ' Imagination in a poet is a faculty so wild and lawless,...have clogs tied to it, lest it outrun the judgment.' P. 29, 1. 5. paronomasia, a pun; called in humbler language by Dryden and his contemporaries, by Pope...
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Stanzas on the Death of Oliver Cromwell: Astraea Redux; Annus Mirabilis ...

John Dryden - 1871 - 294 pages
...Dryden in his Dedication to the Earl of Orrery of the Rival Ladies (1664): ' Imagination in a^poet is a faculty so wild and lawless, that, like an highranging...have clogs tied to it, lest it outrun the judgment.' P. 29, l. 5. paronomasia, a pun ; called in humbler language by Dryden and his contemporaries, by Pope...
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