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(6.) Vincent Newey, in his subtle and far-reaching reading of The Task, spends only a page and a half on these "promulgatory" lines (Cowper's Poetry: A Critical Study and Reassessment [Totowa, NJ: Barnes & Noble, 1982] 141-42), and Richard Feingold characterizes this "digression" as an intrusion which "adds little to the conclusions implicit in the mythical narrative" that "points only to the realm of grace, in which natural and political evils are transcended rather than resolved" (Nature and Society: Later Eighteenth-Century Uses of the Pastoral and Georgic [New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1978] 181-83).
Of Chaucer's unparalleled characterization, Dryden famously declares, "'Tis sufficient to say according to the Proverb, that here is God's Plenty"--although it was, of course, unfortunate that Chaucer did not do a bit better job of organizing his plenty, and Dryden regrets that "he writes not always of a piece; but sometimes mingles trivial Things, with those of greater Moment" (thus harking back over thirty years to the discussion of the mixed matter occasioned by English "under-plots" in An Essay of Dramatick Poesie).H But such opinions are set forth in a tone more pondering and less promulgatory than the tone to which Dryden accustoms us as we scan his long career as the first English literary critic.
However, given that the promulgatory domain of the PCAOB is currently limited to audits of public companies, the AICPA continues to promulgate generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS) with respect to audits of non-public companies.
It starts rather abruptly with what appears to be a reference to what the Buddha had already said on some other occasion; and the passage is more narrative than formally promulgatory: