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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 Dublin Review, Part 1

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1839
...eyeballs became as coals of fire, and she did not shed a 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." single tear. That woman's tears have not...
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The life of sir Richard Hill, bart

Edwin Sidney - 1839
...Oriental Nabobs put together. It was this: Non sum qualis eram; he was Ajax and Ulysses united. Since nature could no further go, To make a third, she joined the other two. " Should the Right Honourable Gentleman now lose the name of the Man of the People, he might...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford: Including Numerous ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole, John Wright, George Agar Ellis Baron Dover - 1840
...original, but have not the tautology of loftiness and majesty : " Three orators in distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn ; The first in loftiness of thought surpass'd, The next in language, but in both the last : The power of Nature could no farther go ; To...
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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
...natural, as he was the author of the famous epigram — " Three poets, in three distant ages horn, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn : The first in loftiness of thought surpassed ; The second in dignity ; in hoth the last. The force of nature could no farther go ; To make the third,...
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The mysterious man, by the author of Ben Bradshawe, 3 vols

1844
...imprecation answering to the awful " sacre " of that polished people. With her — The force of language could no further go, To make a third she joined the former two. And when the maidens heard the dire exclamation, " drabbit and drat it," they slunk away in silence....
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The Living Age, Volume 205

1895
...Lincoln, Armagh, and Sllgo did adorn, The first in matchless impndence surpassed, The next in bigotry — in both the last ; The force of Nature could no further go, To beard the third, she shaved the other two. This was rather a personal attack, and was amusing only...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...The way which thou so well hast learnt below. [On Hfilion.] Three poets, in three distant ages bom, rs surpass'd, The next in majesty ; in both the last. The force of nature could no further go ; To make...
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The Christian witness and church members' magazine [ed. by J. Campbell ...

John Campbell - 1855
...Milton, before his " Paradise Lost," in the folio edition : " 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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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...live to Thee. Doddridge. II. LINES UNDER MILTON'S PORTRAIT. THREE poets in three distant ages horn, Greece, Italy, and England, did adorn. The first in...further go , To make a third, she joined the former two. Dryden. III. HOPE. THE wretch, condemned with life to part, Still, still on hope relies ; And every...
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Elocution: Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 320 pages
...terrors, or mitigate the agonies of the dying 1 VARIETIES. Three poets, in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn. The first in...nature could no further go ; To make a third, she join'd the former two. Under a portrait of Milton — Dryden. The poetry of earth is never dead! —...
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