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" I am sorry to say, it is not the pride of some poets of the present day ... in celebrating the Founder of the Jurisprudence, the Improver of the Constitution, and the Patron of the Literature of my Country, I have endeavoured to appreciate, at their just... "
Alfred, an epic poem - Page 1
by Henry James Pye - 1815
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The Antijacobin Review: And Protestant Advocate: Or, Monthly ..., Volume 9

1801
...can pretend to ; in celebrating the Founder of the Jurifprudence, the Improve╗ of the Conftitution, and the Patron of the Literature of my Country, I have endeavoured to appreciate, at their juft value, the important bleflings we ┐л. rive from each ; tor, to ufe the words of a diftinguiihed...
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The Anti-Jacobin Review and Magazine, Volume 9

English literature - 1801
...can pretend to ; in celebrating the Founder of the Jurifprudence, the Improver of the Conftitution, and the Patron of the Literature of my Country, I have endeavoured to appreciate, at tht i. jult value, the imponant bit-flings we de. rive from each ; for, to ufe the words of a diftinguifhed...
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King Alfred in Literature

Louis Wardlaw Miles - 1902 - 130 pages
...had sung of Alfred," when his own magnum opus had as its subject " The Founder of the Jurisprudence, the Improver of the Constitution, and the Patron of the Literature of his Country." The first book of the Epic begins with the entrance of a stranger into the hall of Gregory...
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Contesting the Gothic: Fiction, Genre and Cultural Conflict, 1764–1832

James Watt - Literary Criticism - 1999
...Epic Poem (18o1) says far more about Alfred's celebrated status as 'the Founder of the Jurisprudence, the Improver of the Constitution, and the Patron of the Literature of my Country'; even so, Pye's poem is organized around Alfred's role as a military hero, and takes for its main action...
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