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" The language of our fathers. Here he dwelt For many a cheerful day. These ancient walls Have often heard him, while his legends blithe He sang; of love, or knighthood, or the wiles Of homely life; through each estate and age, The fashions and the follies... "
A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ... - Page 39
by Collection - 1765
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - 1758
...of CHAUCER at WooDSToCK. SUCH was old Chaucer, fuch the placid mien Of him who firft with J^armony inform'd The language of our fathers. Here he dwelt...age, The fafhions and the follies of the world With With cunning hand portraying. Though perchance From Blenheim's towers, O ftranger, thou art come Glowing...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 55

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...FOR A STATUE OF CHAUCER AT WOODSTOCK. OUCH was old Chaucer; Such the placid -'mien ^ Of him who firft with harmony inform'd The language of our fathers....of love, or knighthood, or the wiles Of homely life i through each eftate and age, The fafhions and the follies of the world With cunning hand portraying....
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 6

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1782
...• For a Statue of CHAUCER at WOODSTOCK. SUCH was old Chaucer, fuch the placid mien Of him who firft with harmony inform'd The language of our fathers....knighthood, or the wiles Of homely life : through each eltate and age, The fafliions and the follies of the world t With cunning hand portraying. Though perchance...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...II. FOR A STATUE OF CHAUCER AT WOODSTOCK. SUCH was old Chaucer. Such the placid mien Of him who firft with harmony inform'd The language of our fathers....Of homely life : through each eftate and age, The famions and the follies of the world With cunning hand portraying. Though perchance From 'Blenheim's...
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Picturesque Views on the River Thames: From Its Source in ..., Volume 1

Thames River (England) - 1792 - 467 pages
...entrance, upon the fpot on which a modern houfe now ftands : " Here he dwelt " For many a chearful day thefe ancient walls " Have often heard him, while...Of homely life, through each eftate and age, " The fafliions and the follies of the world " With cunning hand pourtraying." ON a beautiful elevation in...
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Poetical Blossoms. Being a Selection of Short Poems: Intended for Young ...

Richard Johnson - Children's poetry - 1793 - 176 pages
...own. FOR A STATUE OF CHAUCER AT WOODSTOCK. SUCH was old Chaucer, fuch the placid mien Of him who firft with harmony inform'd The language of our fathers....world With cunning hand portraying. Though perchance N a From From Blenheim's towers, O ftranger I thou art come Glowing with Churchill's trophies ; yet...
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The Canterbury tales of Chaucer: completed in a modern version ...

Geoffrey Chaucer, William Lipscomb, Thomas Tyrwhitt - History - 1795
...THREE VOLUMES. VOL. III. Chaucer, him who firft with harmony inform'd . The language of our fathers... ...His legends blithe He fang of love or knighthood, or the wiles Of homely life, through each cftatc and age The faftiions and the follies of the world With cunning hand portraying. AKENSIDH. OXFORD:...
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Blenheim, a poem

William Fordyce Mavor - 1797
...while his legends blithe He fang of love or knighthood, or the wiles Of homely life, thro' each eltate and age The fafhions and the follies of the world With cunning hand pburtraying. Tho' perchance From BLENHEIM'S towers, O ftranger ! thon art Come Glowing with CHURCHILL'S...
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Moore. Cawthorne. Collins. Dyer. Shenstone. Mallet. Akenside. Gray ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...WOODSTOCK. SUCH was old Chaucer. Such the, placid дайв Of him .who firft with harmony iiifarm'd The language of our fathers. Here he dwelt For many...knighthood, or the wiles Of homely life : through each eflate and age. The billions and the follies of the world With cunning hand pourtcaying. Though -perchance...
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Moore. Cawthorne. Collins. Dyer. Shenstone. Mallet. Akenside. Gray ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...WOODSTOCK. SUCH wis old Chaucer; Such the placid miet Of him who ftrft with harmony ”nform'd The languļge of our fathers. Here he dwelt For many a cheerful day. Thefe ancient walTe Have often heard him, while his legends blithe He fang; of love, or knighthood, or the wiles...
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