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" Pope had only a little, because Dryden had more ; for every other writer since Milton must give place to Pope ; and even of Dryden it must be said, that, if he has brighter paragraphs, he has not better poems. "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ... - Page 110
by Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 25

History - 1800
...knowledge is inert; that energy which collects, combines, amplifies, and animates ; the fuperiority mud, with fome hefitation, be allowed to Dryden. It is...inferred that of this poetical vigour Pope had only a litlle, becaule Dryden had more; for every other writer fince Milton muft give place to Pope ; and...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...energy which collecls, combines, amplifies, and animates ; the fuperiority muft, with fome hefi* tation, be allowed to Dryden. It is not to be inferred that...little, becaufe Dryden had more ; for every other writer fmce Milton muft give place to Pope ; and even of Dryden it muft be faid, that if he has brighter paragraphs,...
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Prior. Congreve. Blackmore. Fenton. Gay. Granville. Yalden. Tickell. Hammond ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1781
...combines, amplifies, and animates ; the fuperiority muftj with fome hefitation, be allowed to Diydem It is not to be inferred that of this poetical vigour Pope had only a little, becaufe Dryden had more j for every, other writer fince Milton muft give place to Pope ; and even of Dryden it muft be faid,...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 65

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781
...knowledge is inert; that energy which collects, cornbines, amplifies, and animates; the iV.periority muft, with fome hefitation, be allowed to Dryden....is not to be inferred that of this poetical vigour Pop" had only a little, becaufe Dryden had more ; for every other- writer fince Milton muft give place...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1793
...energy which collects, combines, amplifies, and animates ; the fuperiority muft, with fome heiitation, be allowed to Dryden. It is not to be inferred that...little, becaufe Dryden had more; for every other writer lince IVlilton muft give place to Pope ; and even of Dryden it mull be faid, that if he has brighter...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Pope. Gay. Pattison ...

1794
...amplifies, and animates, the fuperiority mud, with fome hcfitation, be allowed to Dryden. It is not to he inferred, that of this poetical vigour Pope had only...Dryden had more, for every other writer fince Milton mod give place to Pope ; and evrn of Dryden it mud be faid, that if he has brighter paragraph», he...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 8

English poetry - 1795
...energy which collects, combines, amplifies, and animates, the fuperiority mutt, with fome heGtation, be allowed to Dryden. It is not to be inferred, that...little, becaufe Dryden had more, for every other writer Cnce Milton mutl give place to Pope ; and even of Dryden it muß be faid, that if he has brighter paragraphs,...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets, with Critical ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...the fupetiority muft, with-fome hefitation, be allowed to Dryden. It is not to be inferred thafof his poetical -vigour Pope had only a little, becaufe Dryden...Milton muft give place to Pope-, and even of Dryden it mutt be faid, that, if he has brighter paragraphs, he has no! better poems. Dryden's performances were...
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Annual Register, Volume 25

History - 1800
...; that energy which colleéb, combines, amplifies, and animales ; the fuperiority muft, with forne hefitation, be allowed to Dryden. It is not to be...that of this poetical vigour Pope had only a little, becauie Dryden had more; for every other writer fince Milton muft give place to Pope ; and even of...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1800
...energy which collecb, combines, amplifies, and animates ; the fuperiority muft, with fome hcfitation, be allowed to Dryden. It is not to be inferred that of this poetical vigour Pope had only a little, becauie Dryden had more; for every other writer fince Milton tnuit give place to Pope ; and even of...
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