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" He thinks in a peculiar train, and he thinks always as a man of genius; he looks round on Nature and on Life with the eye which Nature bestows only on a poet... "
The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ... - Page 109
1793
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Prior. Congreve. Blackmore. Fenton. Gay. Granville. Yalden. Tickell. Hammond ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1781
...poet, than the rhymes of Prior are the rhymes of Cowley. His numbers, numbers, his paufes, his diction, are of his own growth, without tranfcription, without...peculiar train, and he thinks always as a man of genius j he looks round on Nature and on Life, with the eye which Nature beftows only on a poet ; the eye...
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Prefaces,Biographical and Critical to the Works of the English Poets

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...'numbers, his paufcs, his diciion, are of his own growth, without tranfcription, withdurt-imitation. He thinks in a peculiar train, 'and he thinks always- as. a tnan'of genius^ :he looks round on Nature and C r 34 THOMSON, oh Lift,- with the eye which Nature beflows...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1783
...than the rhymes of Prior arc the rhymes of Cowley. His rrambers, his paufe, h« diction; ate of jhi§ own growth, without tranfcription, without imitation....He thinks in a peculiar train, and he thinks always asiariian of genius ; he looks round on Nature and on Life, with the eye which Nature beftows ohlyorfti...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ...

Biography - 1784
...other poet, than the rhymes of Prior, are the rhymes of Cowjey. Hi$ numbers, his pavfes, bis didYion, are of his own growth, without tranfcription, without...thinks always as a man of genius ; he looks round ou Nature and on Life with, the eye ' which Nature beftows only on a poet; the eye tha.t d.iflinguilhes,...
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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
...the rhymes of Prior are the rhymes of Cowjey. His numbers, his paufes, his diclion, are pf h}s pwrj growth, without tranfcription, without imitation,...he thinks always as a man of genius; he looks round op Nature and on Life, with the eye which Nature bcftows only on a, poet; the eye that diftinguifties,...
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The Lounger: A Periodical Paper, Published at Edinburgh in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Mackenzie - Literary Criticism - 1788 - 314 pages
...to one praife of the higheft kind ; his mode of thinking and of expreffing his thoughts is original. He thinks in a peculiar train, and he thinks always as a man of genius : be looks round on nature and on life with the eye eye which Nature beftows only on a poet ; the eye...
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Essays on the lives and writings of Fletcher of Saltoun and the poet Thomson ...

David Stewart Erskine Buchan (Earl of), Andrew Fletcher - Political Science - 1792 - 280 pages
...other poet, than the rhymes of Prior are the rhymes of Cowley. His numbers, his paufes, his diction, are of his own growth, without tranfcription, without...looks round on nature and on life with the eye which nalure beftows only on a poet; the eye that diftinguifhes, in every thing prefented to its view, whatever...
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The Seasons: By James Thomson; with His Life, an Index, and Glossary ...

James Thomson - 1793 - 225 pages
...rhymes of Cowley . His numbers, his pauses, his diction, are of his own growth, without transcription, without imitation. He thinks in a peculiar train,...round on Nature and on life with the eye which Nature bestows only on a poet ; the eye that distinguishes, in every thing presented to its view, whatever...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 44

James Boswell - English literature - 1782
...other poet, than the rhymes of Prior are the rhymes of Cowley. Hi» numbers, his paules, his diction, are of his own growth, without tranfcription, without imitation. He thinks in a pe« cuiiir train, and he thinks always -as a man of genius ; he looks round on Nature and on Life,...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Swift. Thompson. Watts ...

1794
...;, than the rhymes of Prior are the rhymes of Cowley. His numbers, his paufes, his dic•. <f : ff his own growth, without tranfcription, without imitation. He thinks in a peculiar - ! i* tliinks always as a man of genius : he looks round on nature, and on life, with the eye :ITITC...
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