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" Johnson had a fund of humour, but he did not know it ; nor was he willing to descend to the familiar idiom, and the variety of diction, which that mode of composition required. The letter, in the Rambler, N. "
The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature - Page 366
edited by - 1792
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The Universal Magazine, Volume 90

Literary Criticism - 1792
...furface of life ; if ever original, it was in 3 К 2 piects pieces of humour. Sir Roger de Coverley, and the Tory Fox-hunter, need not to be mentioned....to defcend to the familiar idiom and the variety of diftion .vhich that mode of compofition required. The letter, in the Rambler, So. iz, from a young...
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Essay on the life and genius of Dr. Johnson. Poems

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...pieces of humour. Sir Roger de Coverley, and the Tory Fox-hunter, need not to be mentioned. Johnion had a fund of humour, but he did not know it, nor...to defcend to the familiar idiom and the variety of diction which that mode of competition required. - The letter, in the Rambler, N 12, from a young...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser

1793
...correo, without labour, and, though fometimes deficient in rength, yet always mufical. His tffays, in general, are on the furface of life; if ever original,...it, nor was he willing to defcend to the familiar idium and the variety of diction which that mode of compofnioa required. The letter, in the Rambler,...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1793
Editors: May 1749-Sept. 1803, Ralph Griffiths; Oct. 1803-Apr. 1825, G. E. Griffiths.
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

History
...de Coverly, .and the Tory Fox hunter, need not be mentioned. Johnfon had a fund of humour but he-did not know it, nor was he willing to defcend to the familiar idiom and the variety of die. tion which t,hat made pt'.cvmpofition required. The latter, ip. the Rambler, No. 1 2. from a young...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.: D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1801
...general, are on the furface of life; if ever original, it was in pieces of humour. Sir Roger de Coverley, and the Tory Fox-hunter, need not to be mentioned....to defcend to the familiar idiom and the variety of diction which that mode of compofition required. The letter, in the Rambler, N. 12, from a young...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1801
...general, are on the furface of life ; if ever original, it was in pieces of humour. Sir Roger de Coverley, and the Tory Fox-hunter, need not to be mentioned....^humour, but he did not know it; nor was he willing to delcend to the familiar idiom and the variety of diction, which that mode of compofition required....
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The works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...general, are on the furface of life ; if ever original, it was in pieces of humour. Sir Roger de Coverley, and the Tory Fox-hunter, need not to be mentioned....to defcend to the familiar idiom and the variety of diction which that mode of compofition required. The letter, in the Rambler, N 12, from a young girl...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...pieces of humour. Sir lioger de Coverly, and the Tory Fox-hunter, need not to be mentioned. Johnson had a fund of humour, but he did not know it; nor Was he willing to descend to the familiar idiouji and the variety of diction which that mode of composition required....
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The Lady's magazine: or, Entertaining companion for the fair sex

1794
...pieces of humour. Sir Roger de Coverley, and the Tory Fox-hunter, need noc to be mentioned. Johnion had a fund of humour, but he did not know it, nor was he willing to do fcend to the familiar idiom and the variety of diftion which that mode of competition required....
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