His Maiesties Poeticall Exercises

His Maiesties Poeticall Exercises

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1591 edition. Excerpt: ...isl hadpenned the wbole Poeme in hUpraise, ai V i R G i L, Arma virumque cano,& HoMER, Dicmihi musa yirxm, of whoseimitatio 1 hadnot bene aflumed, isso my pur pose had beneframed. Nextsollowes my in. ttocation to the true God only, and not to ail the He and She Saints, for whose vaine honors, T) o N-i o hitfongbt in alibis mr s. Next aster my inuoc4tion, foUaws the p, clique Hiiiory osmy comparison, rvherinfollowingfurth thegroundosatrueHiiUry, (aiViKGi L or Homer didjlfke a painter/hadowing tvith vmbers a portrait els drawn in grosse, for giuing itgreter viuenes, so 1 eike or faire to the circumjiaunces of theaclions, as therules os thepoeticke art wiUpermit: rvhich Hiiioricke comparison continues till thefong ostbe Angekun the rvhiehl cpmpare and applie the former comparifon to ourpresent estatejaking occasion thereupon to (peake (orne what osour religion. Lifllietht Epilogue osthe wbole in the THE AVTHOVR TO THE READER. iajleight Unes, declaresfully my intention in thervhole, and explainesfo fullye my comparifon and Argument, jrom the more to the lese, as 1 cannot tvithoutfhamefuU repetition (peake aniemoretherof. And in a wordwhat fo ester praife 1 hauegiuen /idon.ioan/- thit Poeme, it u neither in accompting him asfirst orsecond cause os tbat viftoric, but onelyas osa particular mafttvhen hee falksin my my, to(peake the truth ofhim. For as it becornes notthehonourofmyestatejike an hireling, topen the praife osany man: Sobecomesitfarlejfethehighnes osmy rancke and caSing, to (parefor thefcare or fauor o f whomsoeuerliuing, to (peake orxoritethe trueth ofanie. AndthtticrauingpardonC belouea Reader)for thii longsome Apologie (beeing driuen theshow more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236602188
  • 9781236602183