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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 Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the English poets (cont ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 299 pages
...praise of the highest kind, his mode of thinking, and of expressing his thoughts, is original. He thinks always as a man of genius ; he looks round...on nature, and on life, with the eye which nature only bestows on a poet, the eye that distinguishes in every thiug presented to its view, whatever there...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - 1830 - 240 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...looks round on Nature and on Life with the eye which Nainre Bestows only on a poet, the eye lhat distinguishes., in every thing presented to its view, whatever...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830
...looking ilvely gratitude. But he looks aiso, as Johnson finely observed, ' with theeye which m ture whiclrimagination can delight to be detained, and with a mind that at once comprehends the viist, and...
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A History of the County of Surrey: Comprising Every Object of ..., Volume 2

Thomas Allen - 1831
...pauses, his diction, are of his own CHAP. II. growth without transcription, without imitation. He thinks in a peculiar train, and he thinks always as a man of genius. He looks around on nature and on life with the eye which nature bestows only on a poet the eye that distinguishes...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres ...: To which are Added, Copious ...

Hugh Blair - 1833 - 549 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 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...
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The Seasons, with the life of the author, by S. Johnson

James Thomson - 1836
...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 genins : he looks round on nature and on life with the eye which nature bestows only on a poet ; the...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - 1837
...as. they were. * * * . * n, 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 Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - 1837
...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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