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" Yet even these bones," are to me original: I have never seen the notions in any other place; yet he that reads them here persuades himself that he has always felt them. "
The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives - Page 308
by Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Pope. Pitt. Thomson. Watts. A ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 pages
...common reader ; for by the common fenfe of readers uncorrupted with literary prejudices, after afl the refinements of fubtilty and the dogmatifm of learning,...finally decided all claim to poetical honours. The Qhurcb-yard abounds with images which find a mirrour in every mind, and with fentiments to which every...
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prefaces biographical and critical to the works of the english poets

SAMUEL johnson - 1781
...'.T.,t;.'.u f.,. 7 la the charadter of his Elegy I rejckic* to concur with the common reader ; for .by the common fenfe of readers uncorrupted with literary prejudices, after all the refinements of fubtihy and the dog.aaaatifm of learniirg, muft be finally deifid^di 11, ; <?laim; 'to poetical honours....
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands: With Notes

1782
...weary way, And leaves the world to darknefs and to me. Now a Dr. Johnfon obferves, that this Elegy abounds with images which find a mirrour in every mind, and with fcntiments to which every bofom VOL. IV. A returns J Now fades the glimmering landfcape on the fight,...
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A Criticism on the Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard: Being a ...

John Young - 1783 - 90 pages
...what, of all things, is likely to enfure this Performance a lading and general Intereft is, that it abounds with images Which find a mirrour in every...with fentiments to which every bofom returns an echo. Where fo many beauties are, room may be afforded for faults i of thefe, Criticifm has not concealed...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...language of other poets. In the character of his Elegy I rejoice to concur with the common reader ; for by the common fenfe of readers uncorrupted with literary...images which find a mirrour in every mind, and with femiments to which every bofom returns an echo. The four ftanzas. beginning Ttt even thefe bones, are...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...language of Other poets. * 3 In the character of his Elegy I rejoice to concur with the common reader; for by the common fenfe of readers uncorrupted with literary...learning, muft be finally decided all claim to poetical hoHours. The Church-yard abounds with images which find a mirrour in every mind, and with fentiments...
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The Sorrows of Werter: A German Story

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1789 - 74 pages
...afford the moft convincive proof of it's intrinfick merit. Dr. Johnfon has judicioufly obferved, that, * By the common fenfe of readers, uncorrupted with literary...prejudices, after all the refinements of fubtilty, and the dogma* tifm of learning, muft be finally decided all claim to poetical * honours.' And we think this...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 6

English poets - 1790
...with the common reader ; for by the common fenfe of readers uncorrupted with liteVOL. VI. K rary rary prejudices, after all the refinements of fubtilty...finally decided all claim to poetical honours. The " Church- yard" abounds with images which find a mirror in every mind, and with fentiments to which...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 10

Robert Anderson - 1795
...t)<e character of his £legy I rejoice to concur with the common reader ; for by the common fanfe of readers uncorrupted with literary prejudices, after all the refinements of fubtilty, and the dcgoutifm of learning, mull be finally decided all claim to poetical honours. The Clurcb-Yari (brands...
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Observations on Pope

Gilbert Wakefield - 1796 - 348 pages
...of our mind. '-' In the character of his Elegy, I rejoice to concur with *l the common reader : for by the common fenfe of " readers, uncorrupted with...literary prejudices, after all " the refinements of fubtlety and the dogmatifm of " learning, muft be finally decided all claim to poetical " honours....
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