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" Townsfolk my strength ; a daintier judge applies His praise to sleight, which from good use doth rise ; Some lucky wits impute it but to chance ; Others, because of both sides I do take My blood from them, who did excel in this, Think Nature me a man... "
The Last Essays of Elia: Being a Sequel to Essays Published Under that Name - Page 144
by Charles Lamb - 1833 - 283 pages
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Sir Philip Sidney: Selected Prose and Poetry

Philip Sidney - English literature - 1983 - 539 pages
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Sir Philip Sidney: Selected Prose and Poetry

Philip Sidney - Poetry - 1983 - 539 pages
...praise. 3 daintier — finer. 4 sleight — dexterity. Some lucky wits impute it but to chance; Otheis, because of both sides I do take My blood from them who did excell in this,0 10 Think Nature me a man of arms did make. How far they shoot awry! The true cause...
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Selected Writings

Philip Sidney - English literature - 1987 - 178 pages
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Poetry in English: An Anthology

Macha Louis Rosenthal - Poetry - 1987 - 1196 pages
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Sir Philip Sidney

Sir Philip Sidney - English literature - 1989 - 416 pages
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English Renaissance Poetry: A Collection of Shorter Poems from Skelton to Jonson

John Williams - Poetry - 1990 - 416 pages
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Astrophil y Stella/ Astrophil and Stela

Philip Sidney - Poetry - 1991 - 256 pages
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Cultural Aesthetics: Renaissance Literature and the Practice of Social Ornament

Patricia Fumerton - History - 1993 - 279 pages
...wrong guesses is that of a "daintier judge": "Horsemen my skill in horsmanship advaunce; / Towne-folkes my strength; a daintier judge applies / His praise to sleight, which from good use doth rise." The "daintier judge" rejects the indelicate reasons for victory — "skill in horsmanship" and brute...
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Culture and Belief in Europe 1450 - 1600: An Anthology of Sources

David Englander, Diana Norman, Rosemary O'Day, W. R. Owens - History - 1991 - 508 pages
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Philip Sidney: A Double Life

Alan Stewart - Diplomats - 2000 - 400 pages
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