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Political Verse George Saintsbury

Political Verse

George Saintsbury

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781330660430
Paperback
312 pages
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Excerpt from Political VerseIt is at first sight curious, at second perhaps intelligible enough, that (unless I am entirely deceived) no special collection of the political verse of different periods in England has ever been attempted. Some suchMoreExcerpt from Political VerseIt is at first sight curious, at second perhaps intelligible enough, that (unless I am entirely deceived) no special collection of the political verse of different periods in England has ever been attempted. Some such verse - The Rolliad, Peter Pindars best things, those of Moore and Praed - have been very popular in their own time. Once at least, in the case of The Poetry of the Anti-Jacobin, they have reached more than temporary popularity. But no one has, I think, yet attempted an anthology of them.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.