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" Contemplative piety, or the intercourse between God and the human soul, cannot be poetical. Man, admitted to implore the mercy of his Creator, and plead the merits of his Redeemer, is already in a higher state than poetry can confer. "
The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper - Page 23
by Samuel Johnson - 1810
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The Critical review, or, Annals of literature, Volume 47

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1779
...the works of God. ' Contemplative piety, or the intercourfe between God and the human foul, cannot be poetical. Man admitted to implore the mercy of his...the merits of his Redeemer, is already in a higher ftate than poetry can confer. The efience of poetry is invention ; fuch invention as, by producing...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1779
...the works of God. Contemplative piety, or the intercourfe between God and the human foul, cannot be poetical. Man admitted to implore the mercy of his...the merits of his Redeemer, is already in a higher ftate than poetry can confer. The effence of poetry is invention ; fuch invention as, by producing...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 61

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1780
...works of God. ' Contemplative piety, or the intercouife between God and the; human foul, cannot be poetical. Man admitted to implore the mercy of his...the merits of his Redeemer, is already in a higher ftate than poetry can confer. ' The effence of poetry is invention ; fuch invention as, by producing...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...the works of God. Contemplative piety, or the intercourfe between God and the human foul, cannot be poetical. Man admitted to implore the mercy of his...the merits of his Redeemer, is already in a higher flate than poetry can confer. The effence of poetry is invention ; fuch invention as, by producing...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1787
...Contemplative piety, or the intercourfe between God and the human foul, cannot be poetical. Alan admit', ted to implore the mercy of his Creator, and plead the merits of his Redeemer, is already in a higher ftate than poetry can confer. The effcnce of poetry is invention ; fuch invention as, by producing...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...the works of God. Contemplative piety, or the intercourfe between God and the human foul, cannot be poetical. Man admitted to implore the mercy of his...the merits of his Redeemer, is already in a higher ftate than poetry can confer. The eflence of poetry is invention ; fuch invention as, by producing...
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The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1795 - 536 pages
...the works of God. Contemplative piety, or the intercourfe between God and the human foul, cannot be poetical. Man admitted to implore the mercy of his...the merits of his Redeemer, is already in a higher ftate than poetry can confer. The eflence of poetry is invention ; fuch invention as, by producing...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...the works of God. Contemplative piety, or the intercourse between God and the human soul, cannot be poetical. Man admitted to implore the mercy of his...the merits of his Redeemer, is already in a higher stare than poetry can confer. The essence of poetry is invention; such invention as, by producing something...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1801
...the works of God. Contemplative piety, or the intercourfe between God and the human foul, cannot be poetical. Man, admitted to implore the mercy of his...the merits of his Redeemer, is already in a higher ftate than poetry can confer. The effence of poetry is invention ; fuch invention as, by producing...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...the works of God. Contemplative piety, or the intercourse between God and the human soul, cannot be poetical. Man admitted to implore the mercy of his...something unexpected, surprises and delights. The topicks of devotion are few, and being few are universally known; but, few as there are, they can be...
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