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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 66–75.
Published: 01 March 1964
...Charles Mitchell Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 THE WORTHINESS OF CHAUCER’S KNIGHT By CHARLESMITCHELL The word virtuous would seem to be eminently suitable for describ- ing Chaucer’s Knight in the General Prologue...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 601–607.
Published: 01 December 1941
... with a cousin of yours who resides at Rome as secretary to a Scots gentleman of very ancient family. Your cousin and I have past many a good hour together, and I do assure you that I have not met with a more worthy accomplished gentleman. I have learnt much from him and shall ever retain...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 101.
Published: 01 March 1943
... and the Biedermeier Crisis” ; Wolfgang Philip von Schmertzing, “Mittelhochdeutsche Jagerworter vom Hund.” Finally, Professor Shelley has gathered together a bibliography of Professor Walz’s rich and fruitful investigations extending from 18% to the present, a worthy goal which many of Professor Walz’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 481–486.
Published: 01 December 1944
... was a success on the stage.22 The first to dramatize The Vicar of Wakefield was Benjamin VeiteI (Ephraim). His lugubrious drama Worthy was published at Danzig in 1776. It presented in five long acts what might be called the fifth act of the novel. All the scenes are laid in a debtor’s prison. Lord...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 180–188.
Published: 01 June 1950
...’ most felicitous anecdotes-and it is forcefully rendered by Hoby’s trans- lation-serves as a reproof to the graceless warrior : For unto such may well be said, that a worthie gentle woman in a noble assemblie spake pleasantly unto one . . . whom she to shew him a good countc...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 368–369.
Published: 01 September 1943
... of them in couplets, such as the one to the late Mrs. Gibson, who “was the darling of a happy house” ; and one to the old year, in which Hartley reflects: Not any worthy work perform’d of mine While thirty-eight has turned to thirty-nine . . . . Of the several...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 383–391.
Published: 01 September 1940
... from the report of his friend Fulke Greville to be an ardent disciple of the philosopher whom he “ever esteemed most worthy of reverence.”s At the last, he summoned ministers to comfort him, and instantly after prayer, he entreated this quire of divine Philosophers about him, to deliver...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 101–102.
Published: 01 March 1943
...” ; Wolfgang Philip von Schmertzing, “Mittelhochdeutsche Jagerworter vom Hund.” Finally, Professor Shelley has gathered together a bibliography of Professor Walz’s rich and fruitful investigations extending from 18% to the present, a worthy goal which many of Professor Walz’s students...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 246–247.
Published: 01 June 1950
... of twenty-nine people”; “A Knyght ther was, and that a worthy man / That fro the tyme that he first bigan / To riden out, he loved chivalrie” becomes (less satisfactorily in its changed tense) “There was among us a brave knight who had loved chivalry . . . from the time of his first horseback...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 33–52.
Published: 01 March 1969
...” and “a worthy-written stile in Tragedies,” the writer goes on to speak of the characters not by Overbury (“the first author”) as “little inferior to the residue. . . and first transcrib’d by Gentlemen of the same qualitie.. . .” All twenty-two of the characters, which constitute the “surplusage” over...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 462–463.
Published: 01 December 1953
...- ment and of O’Flaherty’s worthy labor, to use words of G. B. Shaw, even at the risk of being accused of having taken them out of their context. Shaw’s words- that a coherent explanation of a revolt, addressed intelligently and prosaically to the intellect, can only come when the work...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 43–52.
Published: 01 March 1946
... in other parts of the poem. Professor Judson, in an article devoted primarily to Spenser’s theory of courtesy, touches, though only briefly, upon the legitimacy of lying to serve a worthy end : Although Sir Calidore loathes lies, and loves ‘simple truth and steadfast honesty...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 364–366.
Published: 01 September 1943
...- edged. It is likewise misleading, in footnote 143, to refer to “Dyer, op. cit., 34” when the quoted passage being documented is an opin- ion of Grosart’s expressed in his edition of Dyer’s Writings (Fuller Worthies Lib., 1872). The Bibliography, which, in fairness, is obviously merely...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 366–368.
Published: 01 September 1943
... Carlyle and the Saint-Sintonians : The Concept of Historical Period- icity. By HILL SHINE.Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1941. Pp. xiii + 191. $2.25. Mr. Shine’s monograph is a worthy addition to the studies which have appeared on the foreign sources of Carlyle’s thought. Its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 285–298.
Published: 01 September 1945
... Guicciardiiz’ and ‘Chrorziclcs’ pope’s sudden death in December, 1521; a marginal note by Flem- ing calls attention to the suspicion that he was poisoned.46 In sum- ming up Leo’s pontificate Guicciardini acknowledged that he was “a prince in whom were manie things worthie to be commended...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 361–363.
Published: 01 September 1951
... : And if I hadde y-taken for to wryte The armes of this ilke worthy man, Than wolde I of his batailles endyte. But for that I to wryte first bigan Of his love, I have seyd as that I can. His worthy dedes, who...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 131–134.
Published: 01 March 2020
... “ordinary” are these practices? That remains for me an open question—which is to say not that Kramnick ought to have answered it but, in the spirit of his own approach, that it brings us to difficulties worthy of further refinement and articulation. The nondefensive esprit of Kramnick’s advocacy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (3): 364–366.
Published: 01 September 1949
... as the other.4 Further, Thomas Fuller, who listed the Worthies of England in 1662, had this to say of Sir John Fastolf : the stage hath been overbold with his memory, making him a Thrasonical Puff, 8z emblem of Mock-valour.6 Concerning Oldcastle he wrote : Stage-poets have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 419–428.
Published: 01 December 1949
..., despite the printer’s state- ment: “I have carefully fetcht together all the dispersed issue of that divine Wit ; as those which are well worthie to live (like brethren) together under one fair roofe, that may both chalenge time and outweare it.” Sylvester, it should be noted, died...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 295–302.
Published: 01 December 1957
... upon every opportunity, as may lead and draw them in willing obedience, inflam’d with the study of Learning, and the admiration of Vertue; stirr’d up with high hopes of living to be brave men, and worthy Patriots, dear to God, and famous to all ages infusing into their young brests...