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" ... firft Georgick. The world has forgotten his book ; but, fince his attempt has given him a place in literary hiftory, I will preferve a fpecimen of his criticifm, by inferting his remarks on the invocation before the firft Georgick, and of his poetry,... "
New Memoirs of Literature,: Containing an Account of New Books Printed Both ... - Page 72
edited by - 1725
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The lives of the Roman poets: containing a critical and historical account ...

Lewis Crusius - History - 1733
...naturally ехреЛ, after fo fine a beginning, fomething more than dry precepts of Agriculture. \Vhst makes a plenteous Harveft, when to turn ~ The fruitful foil, and when to fow the corn 5 j The care of iheep, of oxen, and of kine, And how to raife on elms the teeming vine : The Birth...
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The Lives of the Roman Poets: Containing a Critical and Historical Account ...

Lewis Crusius - Latin poetry - 1753
...we naturally expeft, after fo fine a beginning, iuino thing more than dry precepts of Agriculture. What makes a plenteous Harveft, when to turn, The...fruitful foil, and when to fow the corn ; The care of (heep, of oxen, and of kine, And how to raife on elms the teeming vine : The Birth and Genius of the...
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The Works of the English Poets: Virgil, trans. by Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...fhuts up all with a fupplication to the gods for the fafjty of Auguftus, and the prefervation of Rome. makes a plenteous harveft, when to turn The fruitful foil, and when to fow the corn; The care of fheep, of oxen, and of kine; And how to raife on elms the teeming vine ; The birth and genius of the...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 17, Page 1

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...Units up all with a fupplication to the gods for the fafety of Auguftus, and the prefervation of Rome. 'W/'HAT makes a plenteous harveft, when to turn The fruitful foil, and when to fow the corn ; Pity the Poet's and the Ploughman's cares, Intereft thy greatnefs in our mean affairs, And ufe thyfelf...
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The Works of the English Poets: Virgil, trans. by Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...lhuts up all with a fupplication to the gods for the fafety of Auguftus, and the prefervation of Rome. makes a plenteous harveft, when to turn The fruitful foil, and when to fow the corn ; The The care of flieep, of oxen, and of kine ; And how to raife on elms the teeming vine ; The birth and...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets: with critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1783
...the invocation before the firft Georgick, and of his poetry, by annexing his own verfion. Ver. i. " What makes a plenteous harveft, " when to turn, The fruitful foil, and when to " few the corn—It's unlucky, they fay, to " jiumble at the threshold, but what has a " plenteous...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...with a fupplication to the gods for the fafety of Auguftus, and the ' prefervation of Rome. \X7HAT makes a plenteous harveft, when to turn * The fruitful foil, and when to fow the com ; The care of fheep, of oxen, and of kine; And how to raife on elms the teeming vine; The The birth...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...Georgick, and of his poetry, by annexing his own verfion. Ver. i. " What makes a plenteous harvcft, when to turn " The fruitful foil, and when to fow the corn. " It's unlucky, they fay, taJlumUe at the tkref" boll, but what has a plenteous harveft to do " here...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...the invocation before the firft Georgick, and of his poetry, by annexing his own verfion. Ver. i. ** What makes a plenteous harveft, when to turn *' The fruitful foil, and when'to fow the corn. " It's unlucky, they fay, to Jlumble at the threjhold: " but what has a plenteous...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Dryden. Smith. Duke. King ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1794
...invocation before the firft Georgick, and of his poetry, by annexing his own verfion. . Ver. i. Ver. i. " What makes a plenteous harveft, when to turn " The fruitful foil, and when to fow the corn. " It's unlucky, they fay, to flumble at the " threjhold, but what has a plenteous harvejl " to do here...
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