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" WHO says that fictions only and false hair Become a verse ? Is there in truth no beauty ? Is all good structure in a winding stair... "
The Retrospective Review - Page 220
1821
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Periods of European Literature, Volume 7

1906
...church. Like Donne, Herbert rejects the pastoral and allegorical conventions of the Spenserians. " Who says that fictions only and false hair Become a verse ? Is there no truth in beauty ? Is all good structure in a winding stair ? May no lines pass except they do their...
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The Biographical Edition of the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson: Complete Poems

Robert Louis Stevenson - Scottish literature - 1907
...you remember condemning something of mine for being too obtrusively didactic? Listen to Herbert — " Is it not verse except enchanted groves And sudden...purling streams refresh a lover's loves ? Must all be -veiled, while he that reads divines Catching the sense at two removes f " 1 Aikman's " Annals of the...
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The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 1

Robert Louis Stevenson - Authors, Scottish - 1911
...you remember condemning something of mine for being too obtrusively didactic. Listen to Herbert— ' Is it not verse except enchanted groves And sudden...purling streams refresh a lover's loves ? Must all be veiled, while he that reads divines Catching the sense at two removes ? ' You see, 'except' was used...
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The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 20

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1923
...you remember condemning something of mine for being too obtrusively didactic. Listen to Herbert — ' Is it not verse except enchanted groves And sudden...purling streams refresh a lover's loves? Must all be veiled, while he thai reads divines Catching the sense at two removes?' You see, ' except ' was used...
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A Critical History of English Literature, Vol. 2, Volume 2

David Daiches - 1979 - 289 pages
...his duty was to teach Christian truths simply rather than explore his own religious emotions subtly: Who says that fictions only and false hair Become...beauty? Is all good structure in a winding stair? . . . I envy no man's nightingale or spring; Nor let them punish me with loss of rhyme Who plainly...
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The Country Parson ; The Temple

George Herbert - Biography & Autobiography - 1981 - 354 pages
...and heaven move, Let not thy higher Court remove, IS But keep a standing Majesty in me. JORDAN (I)110 Who says that fictions only and false hair Become...their duty Not to a true, but painted chair? Is it no verse, except enchanted groves And sudden arbors shadow coarse-spun lines? 109. race. Raze. 110....
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Slected Essay in Criticism

...speaking idiom. In other words, Herbert, like Donne, is a realist in literature. The first Jordan poem (' Who says that fictions only and false hair Become a verse?') is not only an expression of personal dedication, it is also, as the second poem of the same title is...
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The Complete English Poems

George Herbert - Poetry - 1991 - 460 pages
...and heaven move, Let not thy higher Court remove, 15 But keep a standing Majesty in me. Jordan (1) Who says that fictions only and false hair Become...they do their duty Not to a true, but painted chair? Shepherds are honest people; let them sing: Riddle who list, for me, and pull for Prime: I envy no...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...ready penned. Copy out only that, and save expense." MePo; NAEL-1; OAEL-1; OBS; OBWVE; PPP; SeCP 44 er. In fact, there's nothing that keeps its youth. So far as I know, but a tree and 45 Must all be veiled, while he that reads, divines, Catching the sense at two removes? 46 I envy no...
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Redeeming the Text: Latin Poetry and the Hermeneutics of Reception

Charles Martindale - History - 1993 - 117 pages
...poetic rhetoric is of no value for praising God: all the poet need 'plainly' say is 'My God, my King'. Who says that fictions only and false hair Become...they do their duty Not to a true but painted chair? Cf. Moore (1989). 151 70. Is this a point where I began to reify? Two poems worth pondering upon in...
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