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" There is something in Spenser that pleases one as strongly in old age as it did in one's youth. I read the Faerie Queene, when I was about twelve, with infinite delight; and I think it gave me as much, when I read it over about a year or two ago. "
A Second Journey Round the Library of a Bibliomaniac: Or, Cento of Notes and ... - Side 59
av William Davis (bibliographer.) - 1825 - 120 sider
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James Russell Lowell - 1904
...adds that " no man was ever born with a greater genius or more knowledge to support it." Pope says, " There is something in Spenser that pleases one as strongly in one's old age as it did in one^s youth. I read the ' Faery Queen ' when I was about twelve with a vast deal of delight ; and I...
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Dietetic and Hygienic Gazette, Volum 26

1910
...from Pope: "After reading a canto of Spenser's Fairy Queen to an old lady between seventy and eighty years of age she said that I had been showing her a gallery of pictures." Great poet as he was, it is true that but comparatively few of his lines have been incorporated into...
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Hazlitt on English Literature: An Introduction to the Appreciation of Literature

William Hazlitt, Jacob Zeitlin - 1913 - 441 sider
...who used to ask. Pope is also quoted in Spence's " Anecdotes " (Section viii, 1743-4) as saying that "there is something in Spenser that pleases one as strongly in one's old age, as it did in one'- outb. I rrad the Faerie 'Juicnt' when [ was about rweive. with nnmrc .ieiiKht. and [ think it...
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Spenser's The Faerie Queene, Book I, Bok 1

Edmund Spenser - 1915 - 295 sider
...reading," says Pope, " a canto of Spenser two or three days ago to an old lady, between seventy and eighty years of age, she said that I had been showing her a gallery of pictures. I do not know how it is, but she said very right. There is something in Spenser that pleases one as strongly...
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A History of Modern English Romanticism, Volum 1

Harko Gerrit de Maar - 1924 - 246 sider
...entitle us to conclude that Pope had no genuine admiration for Spenser. Indeed, Pope assured Spence: "There is something in Spenser that pleases one as...one's old age as it did in one's youth. I read the Fairy Queen, when I was about twelve with infinite delight ; and I think it gave me as much when I...
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The Quarterly review, Volum 23

1820
...between seventy and eighty years of age, she said that I had been shewing her a gallery of pictures. She said very right; there is something in Spenser...strongly in one's old age as it did in one's youth. [ road the Faerie Queene when I was about twelve, with infinite delight; and I think it gave me as...
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