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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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Hudibras

Samuel Butler - 1886 - 286 Seiten
...fight : H' encounters Talgol, routs the bear, And takes the fiddler prisoner, Conveys him to enchanted castle, There shuts him fast in wooden Bastile. THERE...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 no great matter To treat of, but...
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The Bards of Bon-Accord, 1375-1860

William Walker - 1887 - 673 Seiten
...it is not so generally known that the philosopher who had performed this extraordinary feat, and who Swore the world as he could prove, Was made of fighting and of love, was Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty, a quaint old pedant, who translated Rabelais, wrote on trigonometry,...
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The Bards of Bon-Accord, 1375-1860

William Walker - 1887 - 673 Seiten
...it is not so generally known that the philosopher who had perfonned this extraordinary feat, and who Swore the world as he could prove, Was made of fighting and of love, was Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty, a quaint old pedant, who translated Rabelais, wrote on trigonometry,...
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Publications: Marischal College and University of Aberdeen. Fasti ..., Ausgabe 4

1889
...(Smith's Oratio, p. 27). This voluminous writer is immortalised in the couplet of Hudibras : — " There was an ancient sage philosopher That had read Alexander Ross over ". Some account of his life, and of his upwards of thirty works, will be found in Chambers' Scottish...
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Papers, Band 1

Piscatorial Society - 1890
...the lyrist — the great source of his inspiration. The author of ' Hudibras ' has told us how — ' There was an ancient sage philosopher That had read...he could prove, Was made of fighting and of love.' Lawsuits in the present day are, it would seem, made out of much the same material ; and in a case...
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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - 1890 - 332 Seiten
...to disperse. HEROES OF ROMANCE. There was an ancient sage philosopher, That had read Alexander Moss over, ' And swore the world, as he could prove. Was...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 no great matter To treat of, but...
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A First Sketch of English Literature, Teil 1

Henry Morley - 1890 - 1104 Seiten
...whimsically cited him, ii the lines : *' There was an ancient sage philosopher That had read Alexander Rots 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 :" "...
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A First Sketch of English Literature

Henry Morley - 1892 - 1104 Seiten
...Religions that Butler whimucally cited him, in the lines : *.D. ro6j.J SAMUEL BUTLER. HUD1BRAS. 67$ " There was an ancient sage philosopher That had read Alexander Ross over. And swoie the world, as he could prove, Was made of fighting and of love.*1 So Butler, at the opening of...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Butler, Band 1

Samuel Butler, Reginald Brimley Johnson - 1893
...enchanted castle. There shuts him fast in ivooden Bastile. rTTHERE was an ancient sage philosopher JL That had read Alexander Ross over, And swore the world,...fighting and of love. Just so Romances are, for what else Is in them all but love and battles ? 0' th' first of these w' have no great matter To treat of, but...
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Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom

Royal Society of Literature (Great Britain) - 1895
...believed that the two most freely used lines of Hudibras were the first two lines of Part I, Canto 2 : " There was an ancient sage philosopher That had read Alexander Ross over." Alexander Ross was a very voluminous writer, and chaplain to Charles I. Part I, Canto 3, commences...
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