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" His words are not only chosen, but the places in which he ranks them for the sound. He who removes them from the station wherein their master set them spoils the harmony. What he says of the Sibyl's prophecies may be as properly applied to every word... "
The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical ... - Page 329
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The Works of Virgil: Containing His Pastorals, Georgics, and Aeneis, Volume 3

Virgil - Aeneas (Legendary character) - 1721 - 456 pages
...where elegant, fweet and flowing in his Hexameters. .His Words are not only chos-fen, but the Places in which he ranks them for ,the found ; he who removes them from the Station wherein their Maftcr fet them, fpoHs the Harmony. What he (ays of the Sibyls Prophecies, may...
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The Works of the English Poets: Dryden's Virgil

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 424 pages
...where elegant, fweet, and flowing, in his hexameters. His words are not only chofen, but the places in which he ranks them, for the found ; he who removes...his : they muft be read, in order as they lie; the leaft breath difcompofes them, and fomewhat of their divinity is loft. I can-; not boaft that I have...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 17

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 494 pages
...where elegant, fweet, and flowing, in his hexameters. His words are not only chofen, but the places in which he ranks them • for the found ; he who...prophecies, may 'be as properly applied to every word of hie : they muft be read, in order as they lie; the leaft breath difcompofes • them, and fomewhat...
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The Works of the English Poets: Virgil, trans. by Dryden

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 412 pages
...where elegant,. fweet, and flowing, in his hexameters. His words are not only chofen, but the places in which he ranks them for the, found'; he who removes...wherein their mafter fet them, fpoils the harmony.. What.he fays of the Sibyl's prophecies, may be as properly applied to every word of his : they muft...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 17-19

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 1130 pages
...where elegant, . fwcet, and flowing, in his hexameters. His words are not only chofen, but the places in which he ranks them . for the found ; he who removes them from the ftation wherein their maftcr fet them, fpoils the harmony. What he fays of the Sibyl's prophecies, may be as properly applied...
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The Works of the English Poets: Virgil, trans. by Dryden

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 408 pages
....wherein tiueir maftcr let them,- fpoils the harmony. What he faya of the Sibyl's prophecies, may be tfc properly applied to every word' of his : they muft b'e .read, in order as they lie; the leaft breath difeompofes them, and fomewhat of their divinit-y is loft: - I cannot boaft that I have...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 22

English poets - 1790 - 366 pages
...fweet, and flowing, in his hexameters. His words are not only chofen, but the places in which he rank& them for the found ; he who removes them from the...his: they muft be read, in order as they lie; the leaft breath difcompofes them, and fomewhat of their divinity is loft. I cannot boaft that I have been...
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The Works of the British Poets, Volume 12

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795 - 902 pages
...places in which he ranks them for the found ; lie who removes them from the ftation wherein their matter fet them, fpoils the harmony. What he fays of the...muft be read, in order as they lie ; the lead breath difcompofes them, and fomewhat of their divinity is loft. I cannot boafl that I have been thus exact...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - English prose literature - 1800 - 670 pages
...who removes them from the station wherein their master sets them, spoils the harmony. What he says of the Sibyl's prophecies, may be as properly applied to every word of his : they must be read in order, as they lie ; the least breath discomposes them, and somewhat of their divinity...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 674 pages
...who removes them from the station wherein their master sets them, spoils the harmony. What he says of the Sibyl's prophecies, may be as properly applied to every word of his : they must be read in order, as they lie ; the least breath discomposes them, and somewhat of their divinity...
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