Tacitus commends, it was auribus istius temporis accommodata : they who lived with him, and some time after him, thought it musical ; and it continues so even in our judgment, if compared with the numbers of Lydgate and Gower, his contemporaries : there... Bell's Edition - Stran 137avtor: John Bell - 1782Celotni ogled
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...us, but 'tis like the eloquence of one whom Tacitus commends, it was auribus even in our judgement if compared with the numbers of Lydgate and Gower, his contemporaries. There is the rude sweetness of a Scotch tune in it, which is natural and pleasing, 385 though not perfect. 'Tis true,...