The British Poets: Including Translations ...
C. Whittingham, 1822 - Classical poetry
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Page 100 - This neglect of rime is so little to be taken for a defect, though it may seem so perhaps to vulgar readers, that it is rather to be esteemed an example, the first in English, of ancient liberty recovered to heroic poem from the troublesome and modern bondage of riming.