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" If the flights of Dryden therefore are higher, Pope continues longer on the wing. If of Dryden's fire the blaze is brighter, of Pope's the heat is more regular and constant. Dryden often surpasses expectation, and Pope never falls below it. Dryden is... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ... - Page 109
by Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 25

Edmund Burke - 1800
...condenfe his fentiments, to multiply his images, and to. accummii':ite all that ftudy might product, or chance might fupply. If the flights of Dryden therefore...nev.er falls below it. Dryden is read with frequent aftonimment, and Pope with perpetual delight." ' ' ' The life of the unfortunate Savage exhibits a...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...publifhed without correction. What his mind could fupply at call, or gather in one excurfion, was all that he fought, and all that he gave. The dilatory caution...the heat is more regular and conftant. Dryden often furpaffes expectation, and Pope never falls below it. Dryden is read with frequent aftonifhment, and...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Pope. Pitt. Thomson. Watts. A ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 pages
...caution of Pope enabled him to condenfe his fentiments, to multiply his images, and to accumulate ajl that ftudy might produce, or chance might fupply....the heat is more regular and conftant. Dryden often furpaffes expectation, and Pope never falls below it. Dryden is read with frequent aftonifhmentj and...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 65

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...Pope enabled him to condenfe his fentiments, to multiply his images, and to accumulate all that fludy might produce, or chance might fupply. If the flights...the heat is more regular and conftant. Dryden often furpaffes expectation, and Pope never falls below it. Dryden is read with frequent aftonifhment, and...
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prefaces biographical and crirical to the works of the english poets

samuel johnson - 1781
...his images, and to accumulate all that ftudy might produce, or chance might fupply. If the ffights of Dryden therefore are higher, Pope continues longer...the heat is more regular and conftant. Dryden often furpaffes expectation, and Pope never falls below k. Dryden is read with frequent aflonifhment, and...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Pope. Pitt. Thomson. Watts. A ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 pages
...gave. The dilatory caution of Pope enabled him to condenfe his fentiments, to multiply his imageSi. and to accumulate all that ftudy might produce, or...Pope continues longer on the wing. If of Dryden's fjre the blaze is brighter, of Pope's the heat is more regular and conftant. Dryden often furpafles...
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THE MONTHLY REVIEW OR LITERARY JOURNAL

Several Hands - 1781
...fupply. If the flights of Dryden theitfore are higher. Pope continues longer on the wing. If of Diydeu's fire the blaze is brighter, of Pope's the heat is more regular and conftant. Dryden often furpaiTes expectation, and Pope never falls below it. Dryden is read with frequent allonilhment, and...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1783
...publifhed without correction. What his mind could fupply at call, or gather in one excurfion, was all that he fought, and all that he gave. The dilatory caution...never falls below it. Dryden is read with frequent aftonimment, and Pope with perpetual delight. This parallel will, I hope, when it is well confidered,...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...publifhed without corre&ioiu What bis mind could fupply at call, or gather in one excuffion, was all that! he fought, and all that he gave. The dilatory caution...brighter, of Pope's the heat is more regular and conftant. Drydeh often furpafles expectation, arid Pope never falls below if. Dryden is read with frequent aftonifhment,...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...to multiply his images, and to accumulate all that ftudy might produce, or chance might fupply. I£ the flights of Dryden therefore are higher, Pope continues...never falls below it. Dryden is read with frequent aftonifhment, and Pope with perpetual delight. This parallel will, I hope, when it is well confidered,...
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