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" I have caused divers of them to be translated unto me, that I might understand them, and surely they savoured of sweet wit and good invention, but skilled not of the goodly ornaments of poetry ; yet were they sprinkled with some pretty flowers of their... "
The Tribes of Ireland: A Satire - Page 21
by Aengus O'Daly - 1852 - 112 pages
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Poetry and poets: a collection of the choicest anecdotes relative ..., Volume 1

Richard Ryan - Poetry - 1826
...dearly bought his death." " I have caused divers of these poems," he concludes, " to be translated to me, that I might understand them ; and surely they savoured of sweet wit and goodly invention, but skilled not of the goodly ornaments of poetry ; yet were they sprinkled with...
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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volume 1

Richard Ryan - Poetry - 1826
...dearly bought his death." " I have caused divers of these poems," he concludes, " to be translated to me, that I might understand them ; and surely they savoured of sweet wit and goodly invention, but skilled not of the goodly ornaments of poetry ; yet were they sprinkled with...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads and Popular Literature of the ..., Volume 13

English literature - 1844
...their compositions? Or be they any thing witty or well savoured, as poems should be ? "• Tea truly, I have caused divers of them to be translated unto me, that 1 might understand them ; and surely they savoured of sweet wit and good invention, but skilled not...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 30

1847
...death." And then Mr. Spenser had the cool impudence to add — " I have caused divers of these poems to be translated unto me, that I might understand...skilled not of the goodly ornaments of poetry ; yet they were sprinkled with some pretty flowers of their natural device, which gave good grace and comeliness...
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The Poems of J.J. Callanan

Jeremiah Joseph Callanan - English poetry - 1847 - 135 pages
...several songs of the Irish bards to be translated that he might understand them, "and surely" he says "they savoured of sweet wit and good invention, but skilled not of the goodly ornaments of poetry ; yea, they were sprinkled with some pretty flowers of their natural device which gave good grace and...
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Cambrensis eversus, seu potius Historica fides in rebus hibernicis Giraldo ...

John Lynch - GIRALDUS CAMBRENSIS,1146?-1220? - 1848
...Europe. Spenser himself corroborates this opinion, when he says : " I have caused divers of Irish poems to be translated unto me, that I might understand them, and surely they savored of sweet wit and good invention ; they were sprinkled with some pretty flowers of natural device,...
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The tribes of Ireland: a satire

Aengus O'Daly - Ireland - 1852 - 112 pages
...bee they any thing wittic or well savoured, as poems should be ?" Ircn. " Yea truely, I have eaused divers of them to be translated unto me, that I might understand them, and surely they saeoured of sweet wit and good invention, but skilled not of the goodly ornaments of poetry ; yet were...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser: With Observations on His Life and Writings

Edmund Spenser - 1857 - 549 pages
...any thing witty or well favoured, as poems should be f IRC.N. — Yea, truly, I have canaed diver* of them to be translated unto me, that I might understand...they savoured of sweet wit and good invention, but (killed not of the goodly ornament* of poetry . yet were they sprinkled with some pretty flower* of...
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The Irish Quarterly Review, Volume 7

Irish literature - 1857
...the great disadvantage and disfigurement of a bald verbal translation : he says of Irish Poems : " I have caused divers of them to be translated unto me, that I might understand them, and surely they are savoured of sweet wit and good invention, but skilled not of the goodly ornaments of poetry j yet...
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Selections from the Irish Quarterly Review: 1st ser. ...

1857
...Europe. Spenser himself corroborates this opinion, when he says : ' I have caused divers of Irish poems to be translated unto me, that I might understand them, and surely they savoured of sweet nit and good invention ; they are sprinkled with some pretty flowers of natural device, which gave...
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