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" She made some tarts, All on a summer's day ". Here indeed the prospect brightens, and we are led to expect some liveliness of imagery, some warmth of poetical colouring; but here is no such thing. There is no task more difficult to a poet than that of... "
Microcosm - Page 141
by Gregory Griffin, George Canning - 1793
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The Microcosm: a periodical work

Gregory Griffin, John Smith, George Canning, Robert Percy Smith, John Hookham Frere - Literary Collections - 1788 - 455 pages
...of imagery, fome warmth of poetical colouring; but here is no fuch thing. There is no tafk mor,e difficult to a Poet, than that of Rejection....ancients, and Dryden, among the moderns, were perhaps perhaps the moft remarkable for the want of it. The latter from the hafte in which he generally produced...
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The microcosm [ed. by G. Canning and others]. [Another]

George Canning - 1793
...; but here is no fuch thing. There is no tafk more difficult to a Poet, than that of Rcjeftion. Ovid, among the ancients, and Dryden, among the moderns,...from the hafte in which he generally produced his corapofitions, feldom paid much attention to the " lima laber," " the labour of correction," and feldom...
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The gleaner: a series of periodical essays, Volumes 1-4

English essays - 1811
...liveliness of imagery, some warmth of poetical colouring ; but here is no such thing. There is no task more difficult to a poet, than that of rejection....ancients, and Dryden among the moderns, were, perhaps, the most remarkable for the want of it. The latter, from the haste in which he generally produced his compositions,...
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Microcosm. General index

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...poetical colouring; but here is no such thing. There is no task more difficult to a poet than XLV. I rejection. Ovid, among the ancients, and Dryden among the moderns, were perhaps the most remarkable for the want of it. The latter from the haste in which he generally produced his compositions,...
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The microcosm [ed. by G. Canning and others]. [Another]

George Canning - 1825
...warmth of poetical colouring ; but here is no such thing. There is no task more difficult to a poet than rejection. Ovid, among the ancients, and Dryden among the moderns, were perhaps the most remarkable for the want of it. The latter from the haste in which he generally produced his compositions,...
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Parodies and Other Burlesque Pieces by

Henry Morley - Burlesque - 1890 - 446 pages
...liveliness of imagery, some warmth of poetical colouring; but here is no such thing. There is no task more difficult to a poet than that of rejection. Ovid...ancients, and Dryden among the moderns, were perhaps the most remarkable for the want of it. The latter, from the haste in which he generally produced his compositions,...
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THE CARISBROOKE LIBRARY

1890
...liveliness of imagery, some warmth of poetical colouring; but here is no such thing. There is no task more difficult to a poet than that of rejection. Ovid among the ancients, and Dryden among the modems, were perhaps the most remarkable for the want of it. The latter, from the haste in which he...
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