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  • His only important precursors in serious poetry were Ennius and Lucilius, and, though he derived from the first of these an impulse to shape the Latin tongue into a fitting vehicle for the expression of elevated emotion and imaginative conception, he could find in neither a guide to follow in the task he set before himself.
  • Important as the precursors of Stoicism.
  • It has been customary for Protestant writers to represent the mystics of Germany and Holland as precursors of the Reformation.
  • The works of Eckhart and his precursors are contained in F.
  • Who these were we cannot say; but the probability is that they too came from the north, and were precursors of the later "Hellenes."

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