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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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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...the eye which nature bestows only on a poe — the eye that distinguishes, in everything presente« ial band That knits me to thy rugged strand I Still as I view each well-known scene, Think what is n a once comprehends the vast, and attends to the minute.' He looks also with a heart that feels for...
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Introduction to American Literature: Or, The Origin and Development of the ...

Eliphalet L. Rice - 1846 - 420 pages
...without transcription, without imitation." "He thinks in a peculiar train," continues Dr. Johnson, " and he thinks always as a man of genius. He looks round on nature and life, with the eye which nature bestows only on the poet ; the eye that distinguishes in every thing...
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Poetical Works, Comprising All His Pastoral, Dramatic, Lyrical and Didactic ...

James Thomson - 1849 - 676 pages
...his dietion, are of bis own growth, without transeription, without imitation. He thinks in a peeuliar train, and he thinks always as a man of genius; he looks round on Nature and on Life with the eye whieh Nature bestows only on a poet; the eye that distinguishes, in every thing presented to its view,...
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The Poetical Works of James Thomson

James Thomson - 1850 - 685 pages
...his dietion, are of his own growth, without transeription, without imitation. He thinks in a peeuliar train, and he thinks always as a man of genius ; he looks round on Nature and on Life with the eye whieh Nature bestows only on a poet ; the eye that distinguishes, in every thing presented to its view,...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - 1852 - 399 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 genins. He looks round on nature and on life with the eye which nature only bestows on a poet; the...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...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 the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...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 British Essayists: With Prefaces, Historical and Biographical, Volume 30

Alexander Chalmers - 1856
...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...man of genius ; he looks round on nature and on life witli the eye which nature bestows only on a poet ; the eye that distinguishes, in every thing presented...
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The Seasons

James Thomson - 1856 - 335 pages
...growth, without transcription, without imitation. He thinks in a peculiar train, and he always thinks as a man of genius. He looks round on nature and on...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 Seasons

James Thomson - 1856 - 335 pages
...growth, without transcription, without imitation. He thinks in a peculiar train, and he always thinks as a man of genius. He looks round on nature and on...only on a poet — the eye that distinguishes, in ever)' thing presented to its view, whatever there is on which imagination can delight to be detained,...
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