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" THERE was an ancient sage philosopher That had read Alexander Ross over, And swore the world, as he could prove, Was made of fighting and of love. Just so Romances are, for what else Is in them all but love and battles ? O' th' first of these w' have... "
Hudibras - Seite 28
von Robert Deverell - 1816
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A Manual of English Literature

Henry Morley - 1879 - 665 Seiten
...for comic double and treble rhymes, like those which have kept alive the name of Alexander Ross : " There was an ancient sage philosopher That had read...he could prove, Was made of fighting and of love." So Butler, at the opening of "Hudibras," spoke of the times " when civic fury first grew high," " And...
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A Manual of English Literature

Henry Morley - 1879 - 665 Seiten
...for comic double and treble rhymes, like those which have kept alive the name of Alexander Ross: " There was an ancient sage philosopher That had read...over, And swore the world, as he could prove, Was made o£ fighting and of love." So Butler, at the opening of " Hudibras," spoke of the times '• when civic...
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A Manual of English Literature

Henry Morley - 1879 - 665 Seiten
...treble rhymes, like those which hare kept afire the name of Alexander Boss : "Then? was an ancient sx:e philosopher That had read Alexander Ross over. And swore the world, as he could prove. Was made of fightin; and of love." So Butler, at the opening of " Hndibras," spoke of the times " when civic fury...
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A Manual of English Literature

Henry Morley - 1879 - 665 Seiten
...alive the name of Alexander Ross : " There was an ancient sage philosopher That had read Alexander Boss over, And swore the world, as he could prove, Was made of fighting and of love." So Butler, at the opening of "Hudibras," spoke of the times " when civic fury first grew high," " And...
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Our Visitors and how to Amuse Them

Frederick Davis - 1881 - 96 Seiten
...professors in Edinburgh by his profound knowledge of Greek and Latin ! XV. LECTURES AND DISCUSSIONS. " There was an ancient sage philosopher, That had read...he could prove, Was made of fighting and of love." Butler. ' HE popular idea of a lecture consists in going on a set night to a large room filled with...
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Hudibras, Band 1

Samuel Butler - 1881
...shuts him fast in wooden BastUe. rTHERE was an ancient sage philosopher -L That had read Alexander Boss over, And swore the world as he could prove, Was made of fighting, and of love. s Just so romances are, for what else Is in them all but love and battles ? O' th' first of these we...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - 1881 - 715 Seiten
...distant countries meet. Donne. There was an ancient sage philosopher, That had read Alexander Boss over, And swore the world, as he could prove, "Was made of fighting and of love. Butler, Hud. l. 2, 1. The world's a wood, in which all lose their way, Though by a different path each...
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Hudibras. Pt. 1-3, ed. by A. Milnes, Teil 1

Samuel Butler - 1881
...1 am sure I have heard the Was beat with fist instead of a stick," and "Pulpit, drum ecclesiastic " There was an ancient sage philosopher That had read Alexander Ross over," more frequently quoted than the finest pieces of wit in the whole poem.'—Speetator, No. 60, ad fin....
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Catalogue, Ausgaben 1-40

Johnson, George P., bookseller, Edinburgh - 1881
...small Svo, M calf. 8s. LonJ., 1653. It is to Ross that Butler alludes in Hndibras in the couplet- " There was an ancient sage philosopher, That had read Alexander Ross over." 316 ROWE, Nicholas. Lucan's Pharsalia translated into English verse, second éd., plate and map, 2...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn - 1883 - 761 Seiten
...a golden chain, This pendant world, in bigness as a star. 5870 Milton: Par. Lost. Bk. ii. Line 1051 There was an ancient sage philosopher, That had read...he could prove, Was made of fighting and of love. 5871 Butler : Hndibras. Pt. 1. Canto 11. Line 1 Like pilgrims to th' appointed place we tend ; The...
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