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" In the character of his Elegy I rejoice to concur with the common reader; for by the common sense of readers uncorrupted with literary prejudices, after all the refinements of subtilty and the dogmatism of learning, must be finally decided all claim to... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ... - Page 309
by Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
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The lives of the most eminent English poets;: with critical observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...ill .direciecL His tranflations of Northern and WeHh Poetry deferve praife; the imagery is preferved, perhaps often improved ; but the language is unlike...readers uncorrupted with literary prejudices, after afl the refinements of fubtilty and the dogmatifm of learning, muft be finally decided all claim to...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781
...of -Ncrthjern -and Welfh Poetry deferye praife; the imagery is preferved, perhaps often im-pr^yed; but the language is unlike the language of other poets....for by the common fenfe of readers uncorrupted with Kterary prejudices, after all the refinements of fubtilty and the degmatifm of learning, mull be finally...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1783
..._ directed. His tranflations of Northern and Welfh Poetry deferve praife; the imagery is preferved, perhaps often improved; but the language is unlike the language of other poets. In the chara&er of his Elegy I rejoice to concur with the common reader; for by the common fenfe of readers...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...directed. X 2 His His tranflations of Northern and Welfh Poetry deferve praife ; the imagery is preferved, perhaps often improved ; but the language is unlike...his Elegy I rejoice to concur with the common reader ; fof by the common fenfe of readers uncorrupted with literary prejudices, after all the refinements...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...directed, j I. His tranflations of Northern and Welm Poetry deferve praife; the imagery is preferved, perhaps often improved ; but the language is unlike the language of Other poets. * 3 In the character of his Elegy I rejoice to concur with the common reader; for by the common fenfe...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...direfted. His tranflations of Northern and Welfli poetry deferve praife ; the imagery is prefervcd, perhaps often improved ; but the language is unlike the language of other poets. In the chara&er of his Elegy I rejoice to concur with the common reader ; for by the common fenfe of readers...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 10

English poetry - 1795
...improved; but the language b unlike the language of other poets. " In t)<e character of his £legy I rejoice to concur with the common reader ; for by the common • fanfe of readers uncorrupted with literary prejudices, after all the refinements of fubtilty, and...
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Johnson's Lives of the the English Poets: Abridged: with Notes and Illustrations

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1797 - 239 pages
...directed. " His tranflations of Northern and Welfh poetry deferve praife ; the imagery is preferved, perhaps often improved ; but the language is unlike the language of other poets. t " In the character of his " Elegy," I rejoice to concur with the common reader; for by the common...
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray: With the life of the author ...

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1798 - 84 pages
...(hall conclude the Memoirs of our Author. " In the character of his Elegy (fays Johnfon) I rejoice and concur with the common reader ; for, by the common...of readers, uncorrupted with literary prejudices, all the refinements of fubtilty, and the dogmatifm oflearning, muft be finally decided, all claim to...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...that like an ample shield ''• Can take in all ; and verge enmgk for more." Dryden'i Seb»t»s. la the character of his Elegy I rejoice to concur with the common reader for by the common sense of readers uncorrupted with literary prejudices, after al! the refinements of subtility and the...
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