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" To write on their plan, it was at least necessary to read and think. No man could be born a metaphysical poet, nor assume the dignity of a writer by descriptions copied from descriptions, by imitations borrowed from imitations, by traditional imagery... "
The Life of William Cowper, Esq - Page 20
by Robert Southey - 1839
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...were far-fetched, they we o;ten worth the carnage. To write on their plan, it Was at least necessary read and think. No man could be born a metaphysical poet, nor assume t dignity of a writer, by descriptions copied from descriptions, bv iinitatio liorrowrd from imitations,...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...truth : If their conceits were far-fetched, thev were often worth the carriage. To write on their plan, it was at least necessary to read and think. No man...descriptions copied from descriptions, by imitations borrowrd from imitations, by traditional imagery, and hereditary sinlilies, by readiness of rhyme,...
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The works of Abraham Cowley, Volume 1

Abraham Cowley, Samuel Johnson, John Aikin - English literature - 1806
...truth : if their conceits were far-fetched, they were often worth the carriage. To write on their plan, it was at least necessary to read and think. No man...descriptions, by imitations borrowed from imitations, by traditional imagery, and hereditary similies, by readiness of rhyme, and volubility of syllables. In...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...truth : if their conceits were far-fetched, they were often worth the carriage. To write on their plan it was at least necessary to read and think. No man...descriptions, by imitations borrowed from imitations, by traditional imagery, and hereditary similies, by readiness of rhyme, and volubility of syllables. In...
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The Works of Mr. A. Cowley: In Prose and Verse, Volume 2

Abraham Cowley - 1809
...often worth the carriage. To write on their plan, it was at least .necessary tn rMfl fl"H th'"V. W" man could be/ born a metaphysical poet, nor assume...descriptions, by imitations borrowed from imitations, by traditional imagery, and hereditary similies, by readiness of rhyme, and volubility of syllables. In...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...truth: if their conceitswere far-fetched, they were often worth the carriage. To write on their plan it was at least necessary to read and think. No man...descriptions, by imitations borrowed from imitations, by traditional imagery, and hereditary similies, by readiness of rhyme, and volubility of syllables. In...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - History - 1811
...truth : if their conceits were far-fetched, they were often worth the carriage. To write on their plan it was at least necessary to read and think. No man...assume the dignity of a writer, by descriptions copied ft om descriptions, by imitations borrowed from imitations, by traditional imagery, and hereditary...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1816
...truth : if their conceits were far-fetched, they were often worth the carriage. To write on their plan it was at least necessary to read and think. No man...descriptions, by imitations borrowed from imitations, by traditional imagery, and hereditary similies, by readiness of rhyme, and volubility of syllables. In...
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The works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...truth: if their conceits were far-fetched, they were often worth the carriage. To write on their plan it was at least necessary to read and think. No man could be born a metaphysical poet, nor assume tlie dignity of a writer, by descriptions copied from descriptions, by imitations borrowed from imitations,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...truth : if their conceits were far-fetched, they were often worth the carriage. To write on their plan, it was at least necessary to read and think. No man...descriptions, by imitations borrowed from imitations, by traditional imagery, and hereditary similes, by readiness of rhyme, and volubility of syllables. In...
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