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" He thinks in a peculiar train, and he thinks always as a man of genius; he looks round on Nature and on Life with the eye which Nature bestows only on a poet... "
Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour of the ... - Page 524
by James Boswell - 1799
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Johnson's Lives of the English Poets abridged, with notes and illustrations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1797 - 239 pages
...numbers, his paufes, his diction, are of his own growth, without tranfcription, without imitation. He thinks in a peculiar train, and he thinks always as...round on nature and on life, with the eye which nature beftows only on a poet ; the eye. that diftinguiihes, in every thing prefented to its view, whatever...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 18, Part 2

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - 1797
...numbers, his paules, his diftion, are of his own growth, without tranfcription, without imitation. He thinks in a peculiar train, and he thinks always as...a man of genius ; he looks round on Nature and on lite with the eye which Nature beftows only on a poet; the eye th?.t dillinguifhes, in every thin'T...
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Theatrum poetarum anglicanorum: Containing the names and characters of all ...

Edward Phillips - 1800 - 342 pages
...the eye which nature beftows only on a poet ; the eye that dif. tinguifhes, in every thing prefented to its view» whatever there is on which imagination...detained, and with a mind that at once comprehends the vaft, and attends to the minute.— ——The poet imparts to us fo much of his own enthufiafm, that...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...his pauses, his diction, K "t his own growth, without transcription, without imitation. He thinksrai peculiar train, and he thinks always as a man of genius; he looks round oa Nature and on Life with the eye which Nature bestows only on a poet; the eye that distinguishes,...
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The Seasons

James Thomson - 1802 - 262 pages
...numbers, his pauses, his diction, are of his own growth, without transcription, without imitation. He thinks in a peculiar train, and he thinks always as...bestows only on a poet; the eye that distinguishes, in every thing presented to its view, whatever there is on which imagination can delight to be detained,...
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The British Essayists: The Observer

Alexander Chalmers - 1802
...one praise of the highest kind ; his mode of thinking and of expressing his thoughts, is original. He thinks in a peculiar train, and he thinks always as...bestows only on a poet ; the eye that distinguishes, in every thing presented to its view, whatever there is on which imagination can delight to be detained,...
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The Poetical Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 1

James Thomson, John Aikin - 1804
...numbers, his pauses, his diction, are of his own " growth, without transcription, without imitation. " He thinks in a peculiar train, and he thinks always "...only on a " poet ; the eye that distinguishes, in every thing pre" sented to his view, whatever there is in which ima" gination can delight to be detained,...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...pauses, his diction, are of, his own growth, without transcription, without imitation. He thinks ina peculiar train, and he thinks always as a man of genius...with the eye which Nature bestows only on a poet; the eje that distinguishes in every thing presented to its view, whatever there is on which imagination...
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The Beauties of Scotland: Containing a Clear and Full Account of the ...

Robert Forsyth - 1805
...numbers, his pauses, his diction, are of his own growth, without transcription, without imitation. He thinks in a peculiar train, and he thinks always as...bestows only on a poet ; the eye that distinguishes in every thing represented to its view whatever there is on which imagination can delight to be detained,...
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The Beauties of Scotland: Containing a Clear and Full Account of the ...

Robert Forsyth - 1805
...the eye which nature bestows only on a poet ; the eye that distinguishes in every thing represented to its view whatever there is on which imagination can delight to be detained, and with a! miud that at once comprehends the vast, and attends the minute. The reader of the Seasons wonders that...
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