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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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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...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...round on Nature and on Life with the eye which Nature beitows only on a poet; the eye that distinguishes, in every thing presented to its view, whatever...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...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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Poems, by Somerville, Pattison, Savage, Broome, and Swift, Issues 80-81

William Somervile - 1811
...numbers, his pauses, his diction, are of hisown 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 it's view, whatever there is on which imagination can delight to be detained,...
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Lectures on rhetoric and belles lettres, Volume 3

Hugh Blair - 1811
...thinks " in a peculiar train, and he thinks always as a man of genius. " He looks round on nature and life, with the eye which nature " bestows only on a poet ; the eye that distinguishes in every " thing presented to its view, whatever there is on which imagi" nation can delight to be detained...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 29

Alexander Chalmers - 1816
...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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Rural Sports

William Barker Daniel - 1813
...are of his own Growth, without Transcription, without Imitation. He thinks in a peculiar Train, and always as a Man of Genius. . He looks round on 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,...
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Supplement to the Rural Sports

William Barker Daniel - 1813 - 507 pages
...are of his own Growth, without Transcription, without . Imitation. He thinks in a peculiar Train, and always as a Man of Genius. He looks round on Nature...bestows, only on a Poet; the Eye, that distinguishes in every thing represented to its View, whatever there is, on whicli Imagination can delight to be detained,...
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The Seasons

James Thomson, Samuel Johnson - 1813 - 168 pages
...•without transcription, without imitation. He thinks in a peculiar train, aad he thinks always as a man ft genius ; he looks round on nature and on life, with...bestows only on a poet; the eye that distinguishes, in every thing presented to its view, whatever there is on w hich imagination can delight to be detained,...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history ..., Volume 33

1813
...peculiar train, and thinks always as a man of genius-: he looks round on nature and on life with an 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,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - 1815 - 639 pages
...with an idea of legitimate poetry, recommended by the utmost felicity of imagery and expression. " He looks round on Nature and on Life, with the eye...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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