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  • Byron in English Bards and Scotch Reviewers (1809) and Crabbe in his earlier work, still practised the eighteenth-century couplet (in the Tales of the Hall, 1819, Crabbe varied it to a considerable degree), but the new spirit of the Romantic Movement leavened all the metrical forms, as it did the themes, of poetry.

    The Principles of English Versification

  • [40] Byron, in English Bards and Scotch Reviewers, attributes the authorship of Peter Plymley to “Smug Sydney.”

    Sydney Smith

  • Nobody could be prouder of the praise of the Edinburgh than I was, or more alive to their censure, as I showed in English Bards and

    Life of Lord Byron With His Letters And Journals

  • Nobody could be prouder of the praise of the Edinburgh than I was, or more alive to their censure, as I showed in English Bards and

    Life of Lord Byron, Vol. 5 (of 6) With His Letters and Journals

  • There was a class of the Druids whom they called Bards, who delivered in songs (their only history) the exploits of their heroes, and who composed those verses which contained the secrets of Druidical discipline, their principles of natural and moral philosophy, their astronomy, and the mystical rites of their religion.

    The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. 07 (of 12)

  • Macdonald has a piece of ground yet, called the Bards or Senachies field.

    A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland

  • : The Bards are the only ones that have a hope of pulling this off, Stef.

    Magic's Price

  • : The Bards are the only ones that have a hope of pulling this off, Stef.

    Magic's Price

  • As in Greece, where the sacerdotal power was small, the Bards were the priests of the national Imagination, and round them all moral influences had gathered themselves.

    The Legends of Saint Patrick

  • Macdonald has a piece of ground yet, called the Bards or

    Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

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