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" The verses cant of shepherds and flocks, and crooks dressed with flowers ; and the letters have something of that indistinct and headstrong ardour for liberty which a man of genius always catches when he enters the world and always suffers to cool as... "
The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives - Page 309
by Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...Blenheim. He was a very early writer, both in verfe and profe. His Progrefs of Love, and his Perfan Letters, were both written when he was very young...flowers ; and the Letters --have fomething of that indifiin6l and head*; "ftrong ardour for liberty which a man of genius always catches when he enters...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Pope. Pitt. Thomson. Watts. A ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 pages
...Blenheim. He was a very early writer, both in verfe and profe. His Progrefs of Love, and his Perfian Letters, were both written when he was very young;...The Verfes cant of fhepherds a-nd flocks, and crooks dreffed with flowers ; and the Letters have fomething of that indiftin<5t and headftrong ardour for...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...Blenheim. He was a very early writer, both in verfe and profe. His Progrefs of Lwe } and his Perfian Letters, were both written when he was very young;...of a young man is very vifible in both. The Verfes *ant of. fhepberds and flocks, and crooks dreffed with flowers; and the Letters have fomething of that...
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Deformities of Dr Samuel Johnson: Selected from His Works

James Thomson Callender - 1782 - 63 pages
...i'nme printer's journeyman. * The Perfian Letters have fomething of that iniJirtinct and * headflrong ardour for liberty which a man of genius always ' catches when he enters the world, and always luflers to cool ' as he pafl'es forward.' Of the admired monody to the memory of Lady Lyttleton, we...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 66

1782
...both in verfc and prcfe, I ii- i .ogteji ef Lave, and his Perjfan Lttttn, were both written when be was very young ; and, indeed, the character of a young man is very vjiiblc in both. The Verfes cant of fhepherdi and flocks, and crooks dreffcd with flowers ; and the...
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The Monthly Review; or, Litereary Journal: From January to June, inclusive.

Several Hands - 1782
...and crooks drcfi'cd with flowers ; and the Letters have fomething of that ir.dillinct and headllron£ ardour for liberty which a man of genius always catches when he euters the world, and always fuffers to ciol as he pafles forward.' This laft remark is, furely, neither...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1783
...Blenheim, He was a very early writer, both in verfe and profe. His Progrefs of Love, and his Perfian Letters, were both written when he was very young...with flowers ; and the Letters have fomething of that indiftincl: and headflrong ardour for liberty which a man of genius always catches when he enters the...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...Blenheim. He was a very early writer, both in verfe and profe. His Progreft of Love, and his Perjian Letters, were both written when he was very young...Verfes cant of fhepherds and flocks, and crooks drefled wjth flowers ; and the Letters have fomething of that indiftinct and headftrong ardour for liberty...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...Blenheim. He was a very early writer, both in verfe and profe. His Progrefs of Love, and his Perfun Letters, were both written when he was very young...The Verfes cant of fhepherds and flocks, and crooks dreffed with flowers ; and the Letters have fomething of that indiftincl: and headftrong ardour for...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 6

English poets - 1790
...Blenheim." He was'a very early writer, both in verfe and profe. His " Progrcfs of Love, and his " Per" fi-an Letters," were both written when he was -very young...character of a young man is very vifible in both. The veifes cant of ihtphe'rds and flocks, and crooks K a drefied with flowers ; and the Letters have fomething...
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