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Johnson's Lives of the the English Poets: Abridged: with Notes and Illustrations - Page 239
by Samuel Johnson - 1797 - 239 pages
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...imagery is preferved, perhaps often improved ; but the language is unlike the language of other poets. In the character of his Elegy I rejoice to concur...all the refinements of fubtilty and the dogmatifm of learning, muft be finally decided all claim to poetical honours. The Church-yard abounds with images...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Pope. Pitt. Thomson. Watts. A ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 pages
...imagery is preferved, perhaps often improved ; but the language is unlike the language of other poets. In the character of his Elegy I rejoice to concur...readers uncorrupted with literary prejudices, after afl the refinements of fubtilty and the dogmatifm of learning, muft be finally decided all claim to...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...imagery is preferved, perhaps often im-pr^yed; but the language is unlike the language of other poets. In the character; of his Elegy I rejoice to concur...for by the common fenfe of readers uncorrupted with Kterary prejudices, after all the refinements of fubtilty and the degmatifm of learning, mull be finally...
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prefaces biographical and critical to the works of the english poets

SAMUEL johnson - 1781
...unlike the. language of other poets. . ,;y '.T.,t;.'.u f.,. 7 la the charadter of his Elegy I rejckic* to concur with the common reader ; for .by the common...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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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1783
...preferved, perhaps often improved; but the language is unlike the language of other poets. In the chara&er of his Elegy I rejoice to concur with the common reader;...all the refinements of fubtilty and the dogmatifm of learning, muft be finally decided all claim to poetical honours. The Church-yard abounds with images...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...is preferved, perhaps often improved ; but the language is unlike the language of Other poets. * 3 In the character of his Elegy I rejoice to concur...all the refinements of fubtilty and the dogmatifm of learning, muft be finally decided all claim to poetical hoHours. The Church-yard abounds with images...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...imagery is preferred, perhaps often improved ; but the language is unlike the language of other poets. In the character of his Elegy I rejoice to concur...all the refinements of fubtilty and the dogmatifm of learning, muft be finally decided all claim to poetical honours. The Church-yard abounds with images...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...imagery is preferved, perhaps often improved ; but the language is unlike the language of other poets. In the character of his Elegy I rejoice to concur with the common reader ; fof by the common fenfe of readers uncorrupted with literary prejudices, after all the refinements...
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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
...prefervcd, perhaps often improved ; but the language is unlike the language of other poets. In the chara&er of his Elegy I rejoice to concur 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 and the dogmatifm of learning,...
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