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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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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 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 cau delight to be detained,...
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Lives of Scottish Poets, Volume 1

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...eye which Nature bestows only on a poet ; the eye thai: distinguishes, in every thing presented to its view, whatever there is on which imagination can...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: LL.D. A New Edition in Twelve Volumes ..., Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...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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Lounger

Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823
...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 British Essayists: Lounger

1823
...on 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 imagination can delight to be detained, and VOL. xxx. x with a mind that at once comprehends the vast, afnd attends to the minute. The reader of...
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The British Essayists: Lounger

1823
...on 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 imagination can delight to be detained, a' VOL. i. x 230 THE LOUNGER. 38with a mind that at once comprehends the vast, and attends to the minute....
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 3

Hugh Blair - 1823
...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 distin" guishes in every thing presented to its view, whatever there " is on which imagination can...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823
...his diction, are of his own growth, without transcription, without imitation. He thinks in ajeculiar 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; in every thing presented to...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

Hugh Blair - 1824 - 679 pages
...life, with the eye which nature bestows only on a poet ; the eye th.it distinguishes in every thing presented to its view, whatever there is on which...imagination can delight to be detained , and with a mind thai at once comprehends the vast and attends to the minute. The reader of the Seasons wonders that...
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Theatrum Poetarum Anglicanorum: Containing Brief Characters of the English ...

Edward Phillips - 1824 - 205 pages
...of praise conferred on him by the splendid eloge of Johnson. He thinks , says the Critic , in a peculiar train; and he thinks always as a man of genius : he locks round on nature and on life with the eye , which nature bestows only on a poet ; the eye ...
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