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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ... - Page 111
1793
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...have been comprefled and reftrained by regard to rhyme. The excellence of this work is not exactnefs, but copioufnefs ; particular lines are not to be regarded...whole there is a magnificence like that afcribed to Chinefe Plantation, the magnificence of vail extent and endlefs diverfity. His laft poem was the Refignation...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...have been compreffed and retrained by regard to rhyme. The excellence of this work is not exactnefs, but copioufnefs ; particular lines are not to be regarded...whole there is a magnificence like that afcribed to Chinefe Plantation, the magnificence of vart extent and endlefs diverfity. • His laft poem was the...
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prefaces biographical and critical to the works of the english poets

SAMUEL johnson - 1781
.... • /-*• Y •.and reftrained by regard to rhyme. The excellence of this work is not exactnefs, but copioufnefs; particular lines are not to be regarded.;...the whole there is a magnificence like that afcribed toChinefe Plantation, the magnificence -of vaft extent and endlefs diverfity. ' 4 His laft poem was...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781
...comprefled' and reftrained by regard to rhyme. The excellence of this work is not exadtnefs, but copioufhefs; particular lines are not to be regarded; the power...the whole there is a magnificence like that afcribed toChinefe Plantation, the magnificence of vaft.extent and endlefs diverfity. His lafi poem was the...
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The Monthly Review; or, Litereary Journal: From January to June, inclusive.

Several Hands - 1782
...have been compreilcd and retrained by regard to rhyme. The excellence of this wock is not exailnefs, .but copioufnefs ; particular lines are not to be regarded ; the power is in the whole, and in. the whele there is a magnificence like that .afctibed te Chinefe Plantation, the magnificence of vail extent...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 66

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1782
...reftrarned •by regard to rhyme. The excellence of this" work is not exaflnefs, but coptoufnefs ; particular lines are not to be regarded ; the power is in the whole, and in the whele there is a magnificence like that ascribed to Chinefe Plantation, the magnificence of vaft extent...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1783
...reftrained by confinement to rhyme. The excellence of this work is not exaftnefs, but copioufnejs; particular lines are not to be regarded; the power...whole there is a magnificence like that afcribed to Chinefe Plantation, the magnificence of vaft extent and endlefs diverfity. His laft poem was the Refignation...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...been comprefled and reftrained by confmement to rhyme. The excellence of this work is not exactnefs but copioufnefs ; particular lines are not to be regarded...whole there is a magnificence like that afcribed to Chinefc plantation, the magnificence of vait extent and endlefs diverfity. His laft poem was the Re/ignation;...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ...

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...been comprefled and reftrained by confinement to rhyme. The excellence of this work is not exaftnefs but copioufnefs ; particular lines are not to be regarded...whole there is a magnificence like that afcribed to Chinefe plantation, the magnificence of vaft extent and cndlefs diverlity. His Inll poem was the Refignation...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...been comprefled and reftrained by confinement to rhyme. The excellence of this work is not exactnefs but copioufnefs; particular lines are not to be regarded...whole there is a magnificence like that afcribed to Chinefe plantation, the magnificence of vaft extent and endlefs diverfity. His laft poem was the Refignation;...
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