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The lives of the English poets - Page 140
by Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 43

James Boswell - English literature - 1781
...pointed fcntences. Addifon never deviates from his track to fn.itch a grace ; he feeks no ambi'ious ornaments, and tries no hazardous innovations. His...luminous, but never blazes in unexpected fplendour. It feems to have- been his principal endeavour to avoid all harfhnefs and fcverity of dielion ; he is...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 25

History - 1800
...glowing words or pointed fentences. Addifon never deviates from his track to fnatch a grace ; he leeks no ambitious ornaments, and tries no hazardous innovations....is always luminous, but never blazes in unexpected fplcndor. " It feems to have been his principal endeavour to avoid all harilmefs and feverity of dicYion...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 63

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781
...eafy, without glowing words or pointed fentences. Addifon never deviates from .his track to fnatch a grace; he feeks no ambitious ornaments, and tries...luminous, but never blazes in unexpected fplendour. It feems to have been his principal endeavour to avoid all harfhnefs and feverity of diction; he is therefore...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1821
...without L_ out glowing words or pointed fentericW,, Addifon never deviates from hid track fo fnatch a grace ; he feeks no ambitious ornaments, and tries...luminous, but never blazes in unexpected fplendour. I" i '' . . - It feems to have been his principal endea* vour to avoid all harfhnefs...
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The Critical review, or, Annals of literature, Volume 52

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1781
...eafy, without glowing words or pointed fentences. Adciifun never deviates from his track to fnatch a -grace ; he feeks no ambitious ornaments, and tries...is always luminous, but never blazes in unexpected fpleftdour. , ' It feems to have been his principal endeavour to avoid all harlhnefs and feverity of...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1781
...glowing words or pointed fentences. Addifbn never deviates from his track to fnatch a grace ; he feefcs no ambitious ornaments, and tries no hazardous innovations. ' His p,age is always luminous, but sever -blazes in unexpected fplendour. It feems to -have been his principal endeavour to avoid all...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...blazes in unexpected fplendour. . i It feems to have been his principal endeavour to avoid all harlhnefs and feverity of diction ; he is therefore fometimes verbofe in his tranfitions and connections, and fometimes defcends too much to the language of converfation ; yet if his language...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1781
...glowing words -or pointed fentences. Addifon never deviates from his track to match a grace ; he fceks no ambitious ornaments, and tries no hazardous innovations. His page is always luminous, Taut never blazes in unexpedted fplendour. It feems to have been his principal endeavour to avoid all...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets: with critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1783
...always eafy, without glowing words or pointed fentences. Addifon never deviates from his track to fnatch a grace; he feeks no ambitious ornaments, and tries...was apparently his principal endeavour to avoid all harmnefs and feverity of diction; he is therefore fometimes verbofe in his tranfitions and connections,...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1783
...eafy, with-. out glowing words or pointed fentences. Addifon never deviates from his track to (hatch a grace ; he feeks no ambitious ornaments, and tries...innovations. His page is always luminous, but never blazes in unexpedted fplendour. It was apparently his principal endeavour to avoid all harmnefs and feverity...
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