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" But the excellence and dignity of it were never fully known till Mr. Waller taught it; he first made writing easily an art; first showed us to conclude the sense most commonly in distichs, which, in the verse of those before him, runs on for so many lines... "
The Dial - Page 219
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 2

Matthew Arnold - English poetry - 1882 - 524 pages
...remarks : ' the excellence and dignity of rhyme were never fully known till Mr. Waller taught it ; he first made writing easily an art, first showed...to conclude the sense, most commonly, in distichs, which in the verse of those before him runs on for so many lines together, that the reader is out of...
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The Works of John Dryden: Dramatic works

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1882 - 526 pages
...besides its own. But the excellence and dignity of it were never fully known till Mr. Waller taught it; he first made writing easily an art; first showed us to conclude the sense, most conimonly in distichs, which, in the verse of those before him, runs on for so many lines together,...
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English Literature in the Eighteenth Century

Thomas Sergeant Perry - Literary Criticism - 1883 - 500 pages
...said of him : " The excellence and dignity of rhyme were never fully known till Mr. Waller taught it ; he first made writing easily an art, first showed...to conclude the sense, most commonly, in distichs, which in the verse of those before him runs on for so many lines together that the reader is out of...
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The Merry Monarch: Or, England Under Charles II. Its Art ..., Volume 2

William Henry Davenport Adams - Great Britain - 1885 - 434 pages
...observes that " the excellence and dignity of it were never fully known till Mr. Waller taught it ; he first made writing easily an art : first showed...us to conclude the sense most commonly in distichs, which in the verse of those before him runs on for so many lines together that the reader is out of...
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The Merry Monarch: Or, England Under Charles II. Its Art ..., Volume 2

William Henry Davenport Adams - Great Britain - 1885 - 440 pages
...observes that "the excellence and dignity of it were never fully known till Mr. Waller taught it ; he first made writing easily an art : first showed us to conclude the sense most commonly iu distichs, which in the verse of those before him runs on for so many lines together that the reader...
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My Study Windows

James Russell Lowell - Authors - 1887 - 408 pages
...besides its own. But the excellence and dignity of it were never fully known till Mr. Waller taught it : he first made writing easily an art; first showed us to conclude the sense, most commonly in distiches, which in the verse before him runs on for so many lines together that the reader is out...
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The Versification of Pope in Its Relations to the Seventeenth Century

William Edward Mead - 1889 - 166 pages
...hardly be said to have invented the cnd-stopt verse, it was without question he who, in Dryden's words "first made writing easily an art; first showed us to conclude the sense most commonly in distichs, •which in the verse of those before him runs on for so many 1ines together that the reader is out...
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Literary Essays: Shakespeare once more

James Russell Lowell - Literature - 1890 - 386 pages
...besides its own. But the excellence and dignity of it were never fully known till Mr. Waller taught it : he first made writing easily an art ; first showed us to conclude the sense, most commonly in distiches, which in the verse before him runs on for so many lines together that the reader is out...
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The Writings of James Russell Lowell: Literary essays

James Russell Lowell - 1890 - 388 pages
...besides its own. But the excellence and dignity of it were never fully known till Mr. Waller taught it : he first made writing easily an art ; first showed us to conclude the sense, most commonly in distiches, which in the verse before him runs on for so many lines together that the reader is out...
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The Works of James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell - American literature - 1890 - 410 pages
...besides its own. But the excellence and dignity of it were never fully known till Mr. Waller taught it: he first made writing easily an art; first showed us to conclude the sense, most commonly in distiches, which in the verse before him runs on for so many lines together that the reader is out...
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