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" ... is no more comparable to the German or Spanish, than a bagpipe is to an organ ; and that, with regard to poetry in particular, considering the incorrigible uncouthness of their measure, and their always writing in rhyme, (to say nothing of their vile... "
The History of Rochford Hundred ...: From Former Authors, Ancient ... - Page 393
by Philip Benton - 1867
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The Works of the Rev. John Wesley, Volume 3

John Wesley - Methodist Church - 1810
...always writing in rhyme, ( to say nothing of their vile double rhymes, nay/ and frequent false rhymes) it is as impossible to write a fine poem in French, as to make fine music upon a Jew's/ harp. ' / Saturday 16, I baptized Hannah C , late a Quaker. God, as usual, bore witness to his ordinance....
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The Works of the Rev. John Wesley, Volume 2

John Wesley - Methodism - 1826
...always writing in rhyme, (to say nothing of their vile double rhvmes, nay and frequent false rhymes) it is as impossible to write a fine poem in French, as to make fine music upon a Jew's harp. Saturday 16, I baptized Hannah C , late a Quaker. God, as usual, bore witness to his ordinance. A solemn...
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The Journal of the Rev. John Wesley

John Wesley - 1827
...always writing in rhyme, (to say nothing of their vile double rhymes, nay, and frequent false rhymes,) it is as impossible to write a fine poem in French, as to make fine music upon a Jews' harp. Sat. 16. I baptized Hannah C , late a Quaker. God, as usual, bore witness to his ordinance....
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The Works of the Reverend John Wesley, A.M.

John Wesley - Methodist Church - 1840
...always writing in rhyme, (to say nothing of their vile double rhymes, nay, and frequent false rhymes,) it is as impossible to write a fine poem in French, as to make fine music upon a Jew's harp. Sal. 16. — I baptized Hannah С , late a Quaker. God, as usual, bore witness to his ordinance. A...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review

Theology - 1858
...author ; but condemns the French tongue as the " poorest, meanest language in Europe," and declares " it is as impossible to write a fine poem in French as to make fine music on a Jew's harp." In one of his journeys he read another French work, namely, the prose-poetic romance...
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The Anglo-American Magazine, Volume 2

1853
...always writing in rhyme, (to say nothing of their vile double rhymes.nay, and frequent false rhymes) it is as impossible to write a fine poem in French, as to make fine music upon a Jew's harp ! — Ibid. A FAITHFUL HUSBAND. I talked with one, who by the advice of hi* pastor, had very calmly...
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The Journal of the Reverend John Wesley, A.M., Sometime Fellow of ..., Volume 1

John Wesley - 1855
...always writing in rhyme, (to say nothing of their vile double rhymes, nay, and frequent false rhymes,) it is as impossible to write a fine poem in French, as to make fine music upon a Jew's harp. Sat. 16. — I baptized Hannah C , late a Quaker. God, as usual, "REV. Sis, — The glory of God, and...
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Journal

John Wesley - 1856
...always writing in rhyme, (to say nothing of their vile double rhymes, nay, and frequent false rhymes,) it is as impossible to write a fine poem in French, as to make fine music upon a Jew's harp. Sat. 16. — I baptized Hannah C , late a Quaker. God, as usual, bore witness to his ordinance. A solemn...
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The Life and Times of the Rev. John Wesley, M.A., Founder of the ..., Volume 2

Luke Tyerman - 1870
...particular, considering the incorrigible uncouthness of their measure, and their always writing in rhyme, it is as impossible to write a fine poem in French, as to make fine music upon a jew's harp." Wesley also read a " Dissertation in Defence of the Hebrew Points," by Leusden, the eminent professor...
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Wesley his own biographer, being illustrations of his character, labours ...

John Wesley - 1871
...always writing in rhyme (to say nothing of their vile double rhymes, nay, and frequent false rhymes), it is as impossible to write a fine poem in French as to make fine music upon a Jew's harp. Strength and Help from God. Sunday, Feb. 27, 1757. — After the service at Snowsfields I found myself...
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