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" ... cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well enchanting skill of music ; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you, with a tale which holdeth children from play, and old men from the... "
Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ... - Page 156
by George Burnett - 1813
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The Works of the Honourable Sr. Philip Sidney, Kt. in Prose and Verse: I. A ...

Philip Sidney - 1724 - 270 pages
...for the well-inchanting skill afmufak, and with a tale, forfootV;, C 3 he The Defenfe of Poefy. be cometh unto you with a tale, which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner ; and> pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedneis to virtue...
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Sir Philip Sydney's Defense of Poetry: And Observations on Poetry and ...

Sir Philip Sidney - Poetry - 1787 - 158 pages
...of muflck ; andjsuth^ a tale, foriboth, he cometh unto you, with a tale, ivhich holdeth .qhildreii from. play, and old men from the chimney corner.; and, pretending no more, -d^jMr^A^ of ^e mind from wicked nefs to virtueyeven as the child is ╗i&..., ,', . * -╗often brought...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 205

1907 - 584 pages
...quote Sidney again) ' what' soever may make the too-loved earth more lovely.' . . . ' With ' a tale forsooth he cometh unto you, with a tale which holdeth ' children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner.' And that the tale so holds us is a fact that can never be explained. ABT. V.— COLONIAL...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 2

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - American literature - 1805 - 692 pages
...with or prepared for the well enchanting fkill of mufick : and with a tale, (forfooth) he cometh to you with a tale which holdeth children from play and old men from the chimney corner." EQUALITY. TH¤ fimple word equality ha╗ performed wondrous miracles. ...It has always been a moft...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807 - 970 pages
...proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well enchanting skill of music ; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you, with a tale which holdeth...the chimney corner ; and pretending no more, doth in? tend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue ; even as the child is often brought to...
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The British Review, and London Critical Journal, Volume 6

English literature - 1815 - 606 pages
...Spenser and a Sydney. It might be said of it, in the language of the Arcadian, " Behold ! he coraeth to you with a tale which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney corner." Yet, after all, we cannot let Mr. Wordsworth escape from our hands without correction. His extreme...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 10

Books - 1824 - 378 pages
...proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting skill of music ; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you with a tale, which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner;* and pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the * We have here, undoubtedly,...
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Retrospective Review, Volume 10

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - English literature - 1824 - 378 pages
...proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting skill of music; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you with a tale, which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner ;* and pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the * We have here, undoubtedly,...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 10

Books - 1824 - 378 pages
...proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting skill of music; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you with a tale, which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner;* and pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the * We have here, undoubtedly,...
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The New-York Literary Gazette, and Phi Beta Kappa Repository, Volume 1

Literature - 1826 - 450 pages
...proportion, cither accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting skill of music ; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you with a tale, which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimneycorner ; and pretenling no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue,...
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