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" ... that giants, magicians, fairies, and heroes of romance which succeeded, had exhausted the portion of credulity which belonged to their age ; that now nothing was left to a writer but that species of the marvellous, which might still be produced, and... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 291
1856
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Reflections on the Revolution in France, and on the Proceedings in Certain ...

Edmund Burke - France - 1790 - 364 pages
...public, the marvellous mull be produced; that the marvellous of the heathen mythology had long fince loft its effect; that giants, magicians, fairies, and heroes of romance which Succeeded, had exhaufted the portion of credulity which belonged to their age ; that now nothing was left to a writer...
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with ..., Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1804
...the secret of his principles of composition. That acute, though eccentric observer, had perceived, that to strike and interest the public, the marvellous...the portion of credulity which belonged to their age ; that now nothing was left to a writer but that species of the marvellous, which might still be produced,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1807
...composition. That acute, though eccentrick observer, had perceived, that to strike and interest the publick, the marvellous must be produced ; that the marvellous...exhausted the portion of credulity which belonged to their bge ; that now nothing was left to a writer but that species of the marvellous, which might still be...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings of Certain ...

Edmund Burke - France - 1814 - 246 pages
...the secret of his principles of composition. That acute, though eccentric observer, had perceived, that to strike and interest the public, the marvellous...portion of credulity which belonged to their age; that now nothing was left to a writer but that species of the marvellous, which might H! ill be produced,...
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Maxims, Opinions and Characters, Moral, Political, and Economical, Volume 2

Edmond Burke - English literature - 1815
...the secret of his principles of composition. That acute, though eccentric observer, had perceived, that to strike and interest the public, the marvellous...the portion of credulity which belonged to their age ; that now nothing was left to a writer but that species of the marvellous, which might still be produced,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 5

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1815
...composition. That acute, though eccentrick observer, had perceived, that to strike and interest the publick, the marvellous must be produced ; that the marvellous of the heathen mythology had long since lost its its effect ; that giants, magicians, fairies, and heroes of romance which succeeded, had exhausted...
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Blackwood's Magazine

1834
...the secret of his principles of composition. That acute, though eccentric observer, had perceived, that, to strike and interest the public, the marvellous...marvellous of the Heathen mythology had long since lost its effects; that giants, magicians, fairies, and heroes of romance, had exhausted tin- portion of credulity...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 21

British prose literature - 1821
...composition. That acute, though eccentric observer, had perceived, that to strike and interest (he public, the marvellous must be produced ; that the...exhausted the portion of credulity Which belonged to their ape ; that now nothing was left to a writer hut that species of the marvellous, which might still he...
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Noctes Atticae: Or, Reveries in a Garret; Containing Short, and Chiefly ...

Paul Ponder ([pseud.]) - 1825 - 228 pages
...marvellous of the heathen mythology had long lost its effect; that giants, magicians, fairies, aud heroes of romance which succeeded, had exhausted the...portion of credulity which belonged to their age; that now nothing was left to a writer but that species of the marvellous which yet might be produced,...
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The Beauties of Burke: Consisting of Selections from His Works

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1828 - 160 pages
...observer, had perceived, that, to strike and interest the public, the marvellous must be produce!} ; that the marvellous of the heathen mythology had long...the portion of credulity which belonged to their age ; that now nothing was left to a writer but that species of the marvellous, which might still be produced,...
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