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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ... - Page 171
by Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 pages
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 25

History - 1800
...manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehenfive fpeculation, and thofe of Pope by minule attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. Of genius, that power which conftitutes a poet ; that quality, •without which judgment is cold and1...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 65

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1781
...in Jiis local manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehcnfive fpeculation, and thofe of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in...profe from his predeceffor. The ftyle of Dryden is capr.cious and varied, that of Pope iscantiouS and uniform ; Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind,...
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prefaces biographical and crirical to the works of the english poets

samuel johnson - 1781
...comprehenfive {peculation, and thofe of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge 6 of of Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. Poetry...profe; but Pope did not borrow his profe from his predeceflbr. The ftyle of Dryden is capricious and varied, that of Pope is cautious and uniform ; Dry....
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 65

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781
...comprehenfive fpeculation, and thofe of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge 6 c: of Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. Poetry...profe ; but Pope did not borrow his .profe from his predeceflbr. The flyle of Dryden is capricious and varied, that of Pope is cautious and uniform ; Dryden...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...in his local manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehenfive fpe* culation, and thofe of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in...not the fole praife of either ; for both excelled lifcewife in profe ; but Pope did fiot borrow his profe from his pfredeceffor. The ftyle of D1y den...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...in his local manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehenfive fpeculation ; and thofe of Pope by minute attention* There is more dignity in...profe ; but Pope did not borrow his profe from his predeceflbri The ftyle of Dryden is capricious and varied; that of Pope is cautious and uniform ; Dryden...
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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
...in his local manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehenfive fpeculation ; and thofe of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in...profe ; but Pope did not borrow his profe from his predeceflbr. The ftyle of Dryd.cn is capricious and varied; that of Pope is cautious and uniform ;...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...in his local manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehenfive fpeculation ; and thofe of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in...profe ; but Pope did not borrow his profe from his predecefibr* The ftyle of Dryden is capricious and varied; that of Pope is cautious and uniform; Dryden...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1793
...in his local manncra. 'Ihe notions of. Dryden were formed by comprehenfive (peculation, and thofe of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Drvden, and more ccminty in that of Pope. " Poetry was not the fole praife of either; for both excelled...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Pope. Gay. Pattison ...

1794
...in his local manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by a comprehenfive fpeculation, and thofe of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more cerra inty in that of Pope. " Poetry wa» cot the fole praife of either, for both excelled likcwife...
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