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And so a conclusion not vnfitly ensue, that as vertue is the most excell't resting place for al worldly learning to make his end of, so Poetry being the most familiar to teach it, and most Princely to moue towards it, in the most excellent worke, is the most excellent workeman. But I am content not onely to decipher him by his workes (although workes in commendation and dispraise, must euer hold a high authoritie) but more narrowly will examine his parts, so that ( as in a man ) though altogither may carrie a presence full of maiestie and bewtie, perchance in some one defectuous peece we may finde blemish.

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