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" Three poets in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn; The first in loftiness of thought surpassed, The next in majesty; in both the last. The force of Nature could no further go, To make a third she joined the former two. "
The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ... - Page 160
by John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - 1808
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The Cambrian Quarterly Magazine and Celtic Repertory, Volume 2

Wales - 1830
...should meet in the minds of the same individuals, anti-celtic prejudice, and pride of Celtic birth ! " The force of nature could no further go, To make a third she joined the former two." Yet, notwithstanding what we have said, we are far from feeling disrespect for the present race of...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...THE PORTRAIT OF JOHN MILTON. [Prefixed to " Paradise Lost."] THREE poets in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England, did adorn, The first in loftiness of thought surThe next in majesty; in both the last, The force of nature could no further go; To make a third,...
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John Milton, his life and times, religious and political opinions: with an ...

Joseph Ivimey - Authors, English - 1833 - 300 pages
...considered as a poet, than in the well-known words of Dryden : — " Three Poets in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England, did adorn : The first...go : To make a third, she joined the former two." Mention has been made of the withdrawment of MILTON at the time of the plague, in 1666, to the country....
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John Milton: His Life and Times, Religious and Political Opinions: With an ...

Joseph Ivimey - MILTON, JOHN, 1608-1674 - 1833 - 397 pages
...considered as a poet, than in the well-known words of Dryden :— " Three Poets in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England, did adorn: The first in...thought surpassed; The next in majesty; in both the lastThe force of nature could no further go : To make a third, she joined the former two." Mention...
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The geography of the British Isles, Volume 1

Mary Martha Rodwell - 1834
...amanuensis : his character is thus portrayed by Dryden : — " Three poets in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn. The first in loftiness of thought surpass'd ; The next in majesty ; in both the last : The force of nature could no further go ; To make...
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Lectures on homiletics and preaching. With a preface, an appendix, and notes ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1835
...there is of enthusiasm, in the following epigram of Dryden. ' Three poets, in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England, did adorn. The first in...— in both, the last. The force of nature could no farther go ; To make a third, she joined the former two.' 'this connexion is, that essayists can be...
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Poetical Works: Biography of Milton

John Milton - 1835
...distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn : The first in loftiness of thought surpass'd; The next, in majesty ; in both, the last. The force of nature could no farther go: To make a third, she join'd the former two. ADDISON.f BUT Milton next, with high and haughty...
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1835
...and but two rivals; yet of whose rivalry Dryden, in that first of epigrams, happily observes — " The force of Nature could no further go — To make a third shejoin'd the former two." No apology therefore is needed for now proposing a new and splendidly-embellished...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

English poetry - 1836
...BY DRYDEN. THREE Poets, in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England, did adorn: Tin ih>I in loftiness of thought surpassed; The next, in majesty; in both the last. The force of Nature could no farther go: To make a third she joined the former two. FROM AN ACCOUNT OP THE GREATEST ENGLISH POETS....
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Life and works of William Cowper, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1836
...distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and Kngland did adorn. The first in loftiness of thought surpass'd ; The next in majesty, in both the last. The force of Nature could no farther go, I i• ! Jn.• To make a third she join'd the other two. • , i ... „ .. Page 252....
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