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" After all this, it is surely superfluous to answer the question that has once been asked, Whether Pope was a poet, otherwise than by asking in return, If Pope be not a poet, where is poetry to be found? "
The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review - Page 468
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell, William Wallace - 1873 - 560 pages
...poctical fame by demonstrating his excellence, and pronouncing the following triumphant eulogium : 'After all this, it is surely superfluous to answer the question that has once bcen asked, whether Pope was a poct ? otherwise than by asking in return, if Pope be not a poct, where...
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English Word Study: A Series of Exercises in English Etymology. To which are ...

Hugh Fraser Campbell - 1883 - 110 pages
...value for, gives me no reason to repent of the pains I have been at in composing them. Addison. 28. After all this, it is surely superfluous to answer...if Pope be not a poet, where is poetry to be found 1 Johnson. 29. It appeareth in nothing more, that Atheism is rather in the lip than in the heart...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with The journal of a tour ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1884
...poetical fame, by demonstrating his excellence, and pronouncing the following triumphant eulogium: " After all this, it is surely superfluous to answer...To circumscribe poetry by a definition, will only show the narrowness of the definer; though a definition which shall exclude Pope will not easily be...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life (v.l, 1709-1765; v.2 1765-1776; v.3, 1776 ...

James Boswell - 1887
...this, it is surely superfluous to ansv the question that has once been asked, Whether Pope was a po otherwise than by asking in return, If Pope be not a poet, whi is poetry to be found ? To, circumscribe poetry by a definiti will only shew the narrowness of...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1889
...poetical fame, by demonstrating his excellence, and pronouncing the following triumphant eulogium : " After all this, it is surely superfluous to answer...To circumscribe poetry by a definition, will only show the narrowness of the definer ; though a definition which shall exclude Pope will not easily be...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1889
...poetical fame, by demonstrating his excellence, and pronouncing the following triumphant eulogium: " After all this, it is surely superfluous to answer...To circumscribe poetry by a definition, will only show the narrowness of the definer; though a definition which shall exclude Pope will not easily be...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 4

James Boswell - 1889
...poetical fame, by demonstrating his exucl. e.nce, and pronouncing the following triumphant eulogiuin : " After all this, it is surely superfluous to answer...is poetry to be found ? To circumscribe poetry by n definition, will only show the narrowness of the definer; though a definition which shall exclude...
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Select Essays, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1889
...that in which he had been hitherto placed. Johnson referred, I think, to Warton when he wrote : " After all this it is surely superfluous to answer...if Pope be not a poet, where is poetry to be found ?" Johnson's Worhs, viii. 345. 6 A tragedy by Edmund Smith. Addison, in the Spectator^ No. 18, writing...
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Select Essays of Dr. Johnson: The Rambler (Continued). The Adventurer. The Idler

Samuel Johnson - 1889
...that in which he had been hitherto placed. Johnson referred, I think, to Warton when he wrote : " After all this it is surely superfluous to answer...if Pope be not a poet , where is poetry to be found ? " Johnson's Works, viii. 345. 6 A tragedy by Edmund Smith. Addison, in the Spectator, No. 18,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ... Comprising a Series of His Epistolary ...

James Boswell - 1890 - 526 pages
...poetical fame, by demonstrating his excellence, and pronouncing the following triumphant eulogium : calm philosophy aside." \Vhat an admirable display...intellectual feast, regret that he should be characterised show the narrowness of the definer ; though a definition which shall exclude Pope will not easily be...
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