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" The poesy of this young lord belongs to the class which neither gods nor men are said to permit. Indeed, we do not recollect to have seen a quantity of verse with so few deviations in either direction from that exact standard. His effusions are spread... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 275
1808
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Lord Byron and his works, ed. [and tr.] by A. Kinloch

Cesare Cantù - 1883 - 122 pages
...verse with so few deviations in either direction from that exact standard. His effusions are spread over a dead flat, and can no more get above or below...author is peculiarly forward in pleading minority " But alas, we all remember the poetry of Cowley at ten, and Pope at twelve ; and so far from hearing,...
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Achievements of Celebrated Men ...

James Parton - 1883 - 860 pages
..."belongs to the class which neither gods nor men are said to permit. . . . His effusions are spread over a dead flat, and can no more get above or below...the level than if they were so much stagnant water." And so on for three bantering pages, interspersed with specimens of the noble " minor's " stanzas....
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The poetical works of lord Byron, with notes, Volume 1

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1885 - 288 pages
...verse with so few deviations in either direction from that exact standard. His effusions are spread over a dead flat, and can no more get above or below...; it follows his name like a favourite part of his stvle. Much stress is laid upon it in the preface; and the poems are connected with this general statement...
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Miscellanies, prose and verse, ed. by R.W. Montagu, Volume 2

William Maginn - 1885 - 400 pages
...young Lord belongs to the class which neither men nor gods are said to permit. His effusions are spread over a dead flat, and can no more get above or below...the level than if they were so much stagnant water." Having made this estimate of the noble poet's powers, which, however justified by some of the minor's...
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Miscellanies: Prose and Verse, Volume 2

William Maginn - 1885 - 402 pages
...young Lord belongs to the class which neither men nor gods are said to permit. His effusions are spread over a dead flat, and can no more get above or below...the level than if they were so much stagnant water." Having made this estimate of the noble poet's powers, which, however justified by some of the minor's...
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A Modern Rhetoric

George Earle Merkley - 1902 - 336 pages
...above or below the level, than if they were so much stagnant water. As an extenuation of this offense, the noble author is peculiarly forward in pleading...very back of the volume ; it follows his name like a favorite part of his style. But whatever judgment may be passed on the poems of this noble minor, it...
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A Modern Rhetoric

George Earle Merkley - 1902 - 336 pages
...verse with so few deviations in either direction .from that exact standard. His effusions are spread over a dead flat, and can no more get above or below...so much stagnant water. As an extenuation of this offense, the noble author is peculiarly forward in pleading minority. We have it in the title-page,...
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Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - 1903 - 246 pages
...verse with so few deviations in either direction from that exact standard. His effusions are spread over a dead flat, and can no more get above or below...very back of the volume ; it follows his name like a favorite part of his style. Much stress is laid upon it in the preface, and the poems are connected...
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Main Currents in Nineteenth Century Literature ...

Georg Morris Cohen Brandes - 1905 - 392 pages
...review of the volume, probably written by Lord Brougham. " The noble author," writes the reviewer, " is peculiarly forward in pleading minority ; we have...the title-page, and on the very back of the volume. ... If any suit could be brought against Lord Byron, for the purpose of compelling him to put into...
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The Chautauquan: Organ of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific ..., Volume 62

Theodore L. Flood, Frank Chapin Bray - 1911 - 450 pages
...verse with so few deviations in either direction from that exact standard. His effusions are spread over a dead flat, and can no more get above or below...very back of the volume; it follows his name like a favorite part of his style. Much stress is laid upon it in the preface, and the poems are connected...
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