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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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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - 1815 - 544 pages
...He thinks in a peculiar train, and he thinks always as a man ef genius. He looks round on nature and life, with the eye which nature bestows only on a poet ; the eye (hat distingushes in every thing presented to its view, whatever there is on which imagination can...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

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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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

1816
...numbers, his pauses, his diction, art* 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 seasons; to which is added the life of the author

James Thomson - 1816
...numbers, his pauses, his diction, ;ir« 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 titing presented to its view, whatever there is on which imagination can delight to be detained,...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, 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...a man of genius ; he looks round on Nature and on Lite with the eye which Nature bestows only on a poet; the eye that distinguishes, in every thing represented...
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Sequel to the English Reader, Or Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1816 - 286 pages
...one praife of the highlit Jtin,l,—his mode of thinking, and of expreffing his thoughts, is original He thinks always as a man of genius ; he looks round on nature, and on lifey with the eye which nature only beftows on a poet, the eye that diiiinguifhes in every thing prefented...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...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 Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...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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Lives of Eminent Scotsmen, Volume 1

Joseph Robertson, Society of Ancient Scots - 1821
...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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Lives of Scottish Poets: With Ports. and Vignettes, Volume 1

Joseph Robertson - 1822
...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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