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" ... upon the fingers. — is not the whole art of poetry. We would entreat him to believe, that a certain portion of liveliness, somewhat of fancy, is necessary to constitute a poem ; and that a poem in the present day, to be read, must contain at least... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 276
1808
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and ..., Volume 67; Volume 69

1866 - 780 pages
...account ;'' that " mere rhyming of the final syllable was not the whole art of poetry ;" that " a poem to be read must contain at least one thought either...ideas of former writers or differently expressed." This was severe criticism and small encouragement for a young writer ; but Byron, instead of tearing...
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Dublin University Magazine

George Herbert - 1866 - 722 pages
...account ;" that " mere rhyming of the final syllable was not the whole art of poetry ;" that " a poem to be read must contain at least one thought either...ideas of former writers or differently expressed." This was severe criticism and small encouragement for a young writer; but Byron, instead of tearing...
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Poetical Works, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1866 - 452 pages
...liveliness, somewhat of fancy, is necessary to constitute a poem, and that a poem in the present day, to be read, must contain at least one thought, either...degree different from the ideas of former writers, 01 differently expressed. We put it to his candor, whether there is any thing so deserving the name...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1873 - 898 pages
...liveliness, somewhat of fancy, is necessary 10 constitute a poem, and that a poem In the present day, he sums paid by him at various times to Lord Byron...Harold, I. II. - - - £ 600 IIL - - - - 1575 IV 2100 inverses like the following, written in 1806; and whether.' If a youth of eighteen could say any thing...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 3

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1873 - 384 pages
...liveliness, somewhat of fasicy, is necessary to constitute a poem, and that a poem in the present day, to be read, must contain at least one thought, either...expressed. We put it to his candour, whether there is anything so deserving the name of poetry in verses like the following, written in 1806; and whether,...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 3, Part 1

George Gordon Byron Byron (baron).) - 1873 - 380 pages
...faney, is neeessary to eonstitute a poem, and that a poem in the present day, to be read, must eontain at least one thought, either in a little degree different...writers, or differently expressed. We put it to his eandour, whether there is anything so deserving the name of poetry in verses like the following, written...
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Instruction, a poem

Isaac Brandon - 1811 - 598 pages
...ideas of former writers, or differently expressed. We put it to his candour, whether there is anything so deserving the name of poetry in verses like the following, written in 1 806 ; and whether, if. a youth of eighteen could say anything so uninteresting to his ancestor.-',...
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Curiosities of Criticism

Henry James Jennings - 1881 - 214 pages
...liveliness, somewhat of fancy, is necessary to constitute a poem, and that a poem, in the present day, to be read, must contain at least one thought, either...ideas of former writers, or differently expressed." The reviewer, after caustically referring to several of the poems in detail, concludes as follows :—...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, with notes, Volume 1

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1885 - 288 pages
...liveliness, somewhat of fancy, is necessary to constitute a poem, and that a poem in the present day, to be read, must contain at least one thought, either...expressed. We put it to his candour, whether there is anything so deserving the name of poetry in verses like the following, written in 1806 ; and whether,...
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Early Reviews of English Poets, Ed. with an Introduction by John Louis Haney ...

John Louis Haney - 1904 - 298 pages
...liveliness, somewhat of fancy, is necessary to constitute a poem ; and that a poem in the present day, to be read, must contain at least one thought, either...of poetry in verses like the following, written in 1 806, and whether, if a youth of eighteen could say any thing so uninteresting to his ancestors, a...
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