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" To justify this assertion, I shall put my reader in mind of Horace, the greatest wit and critic in the Augustan age ; and of Boileau, the most correct poet among the moderns ; not to mention La Fontaine, who by this way of writing is come more into vogue... "
The Spectator - Page 60
1739
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The Moral Miscellany: Or, a Collection of Select Pieces, in Prose and Verse ...

English literature - 1773 - 376 pages
...greateft wit and critic in the Auguftan age ; aĞid of Boileau, the moft correft poet among the mederns: not to mention La Fontaine, who, by this way of writing,...of our times. The fables I have here mentioned are railed altogether upon brutes and vegetables, witb fome of our own Ipecies mixt among them, when the...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 4

1786
...mind of Horace, the greatell wit and critic in the Augullan 'ат; and of Boileau, the moil correft poet among the moderns: not to mention La Fontaine,...by this way of writing is come more into vogue than anv other author of our times. The fables I have here mentioned -are raifed altogether upon brutes...
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Fables of Aesop and Others

Aesop - Fables - 1788 - 329 pages
...Auguftan Age ; and of Boileau, the moft correct Poet among the Moderns ; not to mention la Fontaine, wbv by this Way of Writing, is come more into Vogue than any ether Author of our Times. After this, he proceeds to give fome Account of that Kind of Fable, in which...
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Fables of Aesop and Others:

Aesop, Samuel Croxall - Fables - 1792 - 336 pages
...Boileau, the moft correct poet among the moĞ Speftator, No. 183. See Fable XXXVH. " derns; " derns ; not to mention La Fontaine, who, by " this way of...into vogue "• than any other author of our times." After this, he proceeds to give fome account of that kind of fable, in which the pafllons, and other...
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794
...in mind of HORACE, the greatest wit and critic in {he Augustan age; and of BOILEAU, the most correct poet among the moderns ; not to mention LA FONTAINE,...of our times. The fables I have here mentioned are raised altogether upon brutes rnd vegetables, with some of our own species mixt among them, when the...
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Arithmetical questions, on a new plan: a suppl. to Introduction to arithmetic

William Butler - 1795
...in mind of Horace, the greateft wit and critic in the Auguftan age ; and Boileau, the moft correct poet among the moderns: not to mention La Fontaine,...more into vogue than any other author of our times. Sfeflnlor, -vol. iii. No, 183. Of all the fables in the Englifh language, thofe of GAY and MOORE feem...
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Select British Classics, Volume 13

English literature - 1803
...Horace, the greatest wit and critic in the Augustan age ; and of Boileau, the most correct poet among fhe moderns : not to mention La Fontaine, who by this...of our times. The fables I have here mentioned are raised altogether upon brutes and vegetables, with some of our own species mixt among them, when the...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...mind of Horace, the greatest wit and critic in the Augustan age ; and of Boileau, the most correct poet among the moderns ; not to mention La Fontaine,...of our times. The fables I have here mentioned are raised altogether upon brutes and vegetables, with some of our own species mixt among them, when the...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...mind of Horace, the greatest wit and critic in the Augustan age j and of Boileau, the most correct poet among the moderns : not to mention la Fontaine,...of our times. The fables I have here mentioned, are raised altogether upon brutes and vegetables, with some of our own species mixt among them, when the...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...mind of Horace, the greatest wit and critic in the Augustan age ; and of Boileau, the most correct poet among the moderns : not to mention la Fontaine,...of our times. ' The fables I have here mentioned, ard raised altogether upon brute* and vegetables, with some of our own species mixt among them, when...
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