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" Tis resolv'd; for nature pleads, that he Should only rule who most resembles me. Shadwell alone my perfect image bears, Mature in dulness from his tender years; Shadwell alone, of all my sons, is he Who stands confirm'd in full stupidity. ,The rest to... "
The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper - Page 587
by Samuel Johnson - 1810
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 41-42

John Bell - English poetry - 1777
...he Should only rule who most resembles me. Shadwell alone my perfect image bears, Mature in dullness from his tender years ; Shadwell alone, of all my...may fall, Strike through, and make a lucid interval ; Cut ShadwcU's genuine night admits no ray, His rising fogs prevail upon the day. Besides, his goodly...
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Poétique anglaise, Volume 1

Albin Joseph U. Hennet - 1806
...alone of all my sons, was he Who stands confirm'd in full stupidityThe rest to some faint meaning may pretence, But Shadwell never deviates into sense ;...admits no ray, His rising fogs prevail upon the day.* DRYBEN, Mac Flecknoe. Le successeur désigné monte aur le * Shadwell, seul, est ma parfaite image...
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Poetical Works

John Dryden - 1808
...dulness from his tender years ; Shadwell alone, of all my sons, is he Who stands confirm'd in lull stupidity : The rest to some faint meaning make pretence,...interval ; But Shadwell's genuine night admits no lay, His rising fogs prevail upon the day. Besides, his goodly fabric fills the eye, And seems desigu'd...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill

John Bell - 1807
...Cry'd, 'Tis resolv'd ; for Nature pleads, that he Should only rule, who most resembles rnr . Shadwell alone my perfect image bears. Mature in dulness from...pretence, But Shadwell never deviates into sense. SO Some beams of wit on other souls may fall. Strike through, and make a lucid interval : But Shadwell's...
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An historical and topographical description of Chelsea, and its environs

Thomas Faulkner - 1810
...the following lines in his Mac Flecnoe : " Shadwell alone my perfect image hears, Mature in dulncss from his tender years ; Shadwell alone, of all my...admits no ray, His rising fogs prevail upon the day."' His works, consisting of seventeen plays, were published in three volumes 12mo. in 1720, with a short...
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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810
...should only rule, who most resembles me. Shad well alone my perfect image bears, mature in d illness from his tender years: Shadwell alone, of all my sons,...Shadwell never deviates into sense, Some beams of wit on oiher souls may fall, strike through, and make a lucid interval: but Shadwell's genuine night admits...
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Sortes Horatianae: A Poetical Review of Poetical Talent, &c., &c., &c ...

English poetry - 1814 - 126 pages
...ridiculous, would be to transcribe the whole. The rest to some faint meaning make pretence, But (Barrett) never deviates into sense. Some beams of wit on other...fall, Strike through, and make a lucid interval ; But (Barrett's) genuine night admits no ray, His rising fogs prevail upon the day. DUYDEN'S M'Flccknoe....
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69

Literary Criticism - 1851
...bears, Mature in dulness from his tender yean; Shadwell alone, of all my sons is be Who stands confirmed in full stupidity. The rest to some faint meaning...fall, Strike through, and make a lucid interval : But Shad well's genuine night admits no ray, His rising fogs prevail upon the day." To get rid of these...
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The works of the British poets: with lives of the authors, Volume 11

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry (Collections). - 1819
...his tender years ; Shadwell alone, of all my sons, is he Who stands confirm'din full stupidity : I The rest to some faint meaning make pretence, But...may fall, Strike through, and make a lucid interval ; Flecnoe was an Irishman by birth, and a Roman Catholic priest by profession ; but not so utterly...
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The Works of the British Poets, with Lives of the Authors, Volume 11

English poetry - 1819
...my sons, is he Who stands eonfirm'din full stupidity : The rest to some faint meaning make pretenee, But Shadwell never deviates into sense. Some beams...on other souls may fall, Strike through, and make a lueid interval i Fleenoe wu an Irhhman by W,th, and a Roman Catholie fna' by profettioni but not to...
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