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" The style of Dryden is capricious and varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind ; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden is sometimes vehement and rapid; Pope is always smooth, uniform,... "
Eighteenth century essays on Shakespeare: ed. by D. Nichol Smith, M. A. - Page 323
edited by - 1903 - 358 pages
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...fmooth, uniform, and gentle. Dryden's page is a natural field, rifing into inequalities, and diverfified by the varied exuberance of abundant vegetation ; Pope's is a velvet lawn, maven by the fcythe, and levelled by the roller. Of genius, that power which conftitutes a poet; that...
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prefaces biographical and crirical to the works of the english poets

samuel johnson - 1781
...fmooth, uniform, and gentle, Dryden's page is a natural field, rifing into inequalities, and diverfified by the varied exuberance of abundant vegetation ; Pope's is a velvet lawn, fhaven by the fcythe, and levelled , by :tlje roller. Of genius, that power which conftitutes a poet...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...fmooth, uniform, and gentle. Dryden's page is a natural field, rifing into inequalities, and diverfified by the varied exuberance of abundant vegetation; Pope's is a velvet lawn, fhaven by the fcythe, and levelled by the roller. Of genius, that power which conftitutes a poet; that...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...fmooth, uniform, and gentle. Dryden's page is a natural field, riling into inequalities, and diverfified by the varied exuberance of abundant vegetation ; Pope's is a velvet lawn, fhaven by the fcythe, and levelled by the roller. Of genius, that power which conftirutes a poet ;...
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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
...fmooth, uniform, and gentle. Dryden's page is a natural field, riling into inequalities, and diverfified by the varied exuberance of abundant vegetation^ Pope's is a velvet lawn, fhaven by the fcythe, and levelled by the roller. Of genius, that power which conftitutes a poet ;...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1793
...vehement and rapid ; Pope is always fmooth, uniform, and gentle. Dryden's page is a natural field, riling into inequalities, and diversified by the varied exuberance...of abundant vegetation ; Pope's is a velvet lawn, ┐haven by the fcythc, and levelled by the roller. " Of genius, that power which conftitutcs a poet...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 8

English poetry - 1795
...fmooth, uciforra, and gentle. Dryden's page is a natural field, Hung into inequalities, and diverűfied by the varied exuberance of abundant vegetation ; Pope's is a velvet lawn, thavcn by the fcythe, and levelled by the roller. 4 " Of genius, that power which conftitutes a poet,...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...of composition. Difden is sometimes vehement and rapid; Pope is always smooth, uniform, and gentle. Dryden's page is a natural field, rising into inequalities,...of abundant vegetation ; Pope's is a velvet lawn, sbaven by the scythe, and levelled by the roller. Of genius, that power which constitutes a poet; that...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...of composition. Dryden is sometimes vehement and rapid ; Pope is always smooth, uniform, and gentle. Dryden's page is a natural field, rising into inequalities,...shaven by the scythe, and levelled by the roller. Of geniu?, that power which constitutes a poet; that quality without V hich judgment is cold, and knowledge...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...of composition. Dryden is sometimes vehement and rapid ; Pope is always smooth, uniform, and gentle, Dryden's page is a natural field, rising into inequalities,...varied exuberance of abundant vegetation ; Pope's js a velvet lawn, shaven by the scythe, and levelled by the roller. " Of genius, that power which constitutes...
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