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" There is amongst the Irish a certain kind of people called bards, which are to them instead of poets, whose profession is to set forth the praises or dispraises of men in their poems or... "
Supplement to the Glossary of Indian Terms - Page 58
by Sir Henry Miers Elliot - 1845 - 447 pages
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807 - 970 pages
...\vhoseprofessionistoset forth the praises or dispraises of men, in their poems or rithmes ; the which are had in so high regard and estimation amongst them, that...displease them for fear to run into reproach through their offence, and to be made infamous in the mouths of all men. For their verses' are taken up with a general...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - 1807 - 528 pages
...profession is to set forth the praises or dispraises of men, in their poems or ri dunes ; the which are had in so high regard and estimation amongst them, that none dare displease them for fear to runinto reproach through their offence, and to be made infamous in the mouths of all men. For their...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807 - 528 pages
...profession is to set forth the praises or dispraises of men, in their poems or rithmes ; the which are had in so high regard and estimation amongst them, that none dare displease them for feat to rua into reproach through their offence, and to be made infamous in the mouths of all men....
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Observations on the Character, Customs, and Superstitions of the Irish: And ...

Daniel Dewar - Education - 1812 - 374 pages
...is " to set forth the praises or dispraises of men " intheirpoems or rithmes ; the whichare hadin " so high regard and estimation amongst them, " that...them, for fear to run " into reproach through their offence, and to be " made infamous in the mouths of all men. For " their verses are taken up with a...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813 - 524 pages
...profession is to set forth the praises or dispraises of men, in their poems or rithmes ; the -which are had in so high regard and estimation amongst them, that...displease them for fear to run into reproach through their oflfence, and to be made infamous in Jhe mouths of all men. For their verses are taken up with a general...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813 - 550 pages
...profession is to set forth the praises or dispraises of men, in their poems or rilhrnes ; the which are had in so high regard and estimation amongst them, that none dare displease them for fear to ru$ into reproach through their offence, and to be made infamous in the mouths of all men. For their...
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The History of Ireland, from the Earliest Period to the Present ..., Volume 1

Stephen Barlow - Ireland - 1814 - 504 pages
...profession is to set forth the praises or dispraises of men in their poems or rithmes; the which are had in so high regard and estimation amongst them, that none dare displease them for fear to run into a reproach through their oflfence,' and to be made infamous in the mouths of all men. For their verses...
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Observations on the State of Ireland: Principally Directed to Its ..., Volume 1

John Christian Curwen - Agricultural laborers - 1818 - 468 pages
...profession it is to set forth the praise or dispraise of men, in their poems or rhymes ; the which are had in so high regard and estimation amongst them, that...them, for fear to run into reproach through their offences, and to be made infamous in the mouths of all men ; for their verses are taken up with a general...
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The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

Decoration and ornament - 1825
...of men in their poems or rithmes; the which are had 236 MEMOIR OF THB LATE MR*. ELIZABETH COBBOLD. in so high regard and estimation amongst them, that none dare displease them, for fear to run reproach made infamous to all men; for their verses are sung at ajl feasts and meetings by persons...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 668 pages
...profession is to set forth the praises or dispraises of men in their poems or rhymes, the which are had in so high regard and estimation amongst them, that...displease them for fear to run into reproach through their offence, and to be made infamous in the mouths of all men. For their verses are taken up with a general...
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