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Poetry on the Greek Model

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Father of English poetry. Geoffrey Chaucer (1328–1400); so called by Dryden. Spenser calls him “the pure well of English undefiled.” He was not the first English poet, but was so superior to his predecessors that he laid the foundation of a new era. He is sometimes termed “the day-starre,” and Spenser the “sun-rise” of English poetry.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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