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" ... given against him, it is highly probable that an exception would be taken, were he to deliver for poetry the contents of this volume. To this he might plead minority ; but as he now makes voluntary tender of the article, he hath no right to sue, on... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 275
1808
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Curiosities of Criticism

Henry James Jennings - 1881 - 214 pages
...given against him, it is highly probable that an exception would be taken were he to deliver for poetry the contents of this volume. To this he might plead...as he now makes voluntary tender of the article, he has no right to sue on that ground for the price in good current praise should the goods be unmarketable....
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The poetical works of lord Byron, with life

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1881 - 614 pages
...it is highly probable that an exeeption would be taken, were he to deliver for poetry the eontents of this volume. To this he might plead minority; but, as he now makes voluntary tender of the artiele, he hath no right to sue, on that ground, for the priee in good eurrent praise, should the...
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Cobwebs of Criticism: A Review of the First Reviewers of the 'Lake ...

Sir Hall Caine - 1883 - 302 pages
...against him, it is highly probable that an exception would be taken, were he to deliver for poetry the contents of this volume. To this he might plead...current praise, should the goods be unmarketable. . . . Perhaps, however, in reality all that he tells us about his youth, is rather with a view to increase...
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Early Reviews of English Poets, Ed. with an Introduction by John Louis Haney ...

John Louis Haney - 1904 - 302 pages
...against him ; it is highly probable that an exception would be taken, were he to deliver for poetry, the contents of this volume. To this he might plead...and, we dare to say, so will it be ruled. Perhaps, how94 BYRON'S HOURS OF IDLENESS 95 ever, in reality, all that he tells us about his youth, is rather...
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Main Currents in Nineteenth Century Literature ...

Georg Morris Cohen Brandes - 1905 - 392 pages
...against him, it is highly probable that an exception would be taken, were he to deliver for poetry the contents of this volume. To this he might plead minority; but, &c. &c. . . . Perhaps however, in reality all that he tells us about his youth is rather with a view...
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Famous Reviews

Reginald Brimley Johnson - 1914 - 524 pages
...against him, it is highly probable that an exception would be taken, were he to deliver for poetry, the contents of this volume. To this he might plead...hath no right to sue, on that ground, for the price is in good current praise, should the goods be unmarketable. This is our view of the law on the point,...
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The Pilgrim of Eternity: Byron--a Conflict

John Drinkwater - 1925 - 448 pages
...court a certain quantity of poetry ... an exception [might] be taken were he to deliver for poetry the contents of this volume. To this he might plead...good current praise, should the goods be unmarketable ... it is this consideration [his rank] only that induces us to give Lord Byron's poems a place in...
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