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Publications of the Modern Language Association of America - Page 175
1900
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...what is easy is seldom excellent ; such imitations cannot give pleasure to common readers ; the mafi of learning may be sometimes surprised and delighted...manners there will be 'an irreconcileable dissimilitude, andj the works will be generally uncouth and party coloured ; neither Original nor translated, neither...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...author to recent facts or familiar images ; but what is easy is seldom excellent ; such imitations cannot give pleasure to common readers > the man of...learning may be sometimes surprised and delighted bv an unexpected parallel ; but the comparison requires knowledge of the original, which will likewise...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...author to recent facts or familiar images ; but what is easy is seldom excellent ; such imitations cannot give pleasure to common readers ; the man of...will be an irreconcileable dissimilitude, and the work will be generally uncouth and party-coloured; neither original nor translated, neither ancient...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...of an old author to recent facts or familiar images; bnt what is easy is excellent; such imitation* cannot give pleasure to common readers; the man of...will be an irreconcileable dissimilitude, and the work will be generally uncouth and party-coloured ; neither original nor translated, neither ancient...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy, Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...author to recent facts or familiar images ; but what is easy is seldom excellent ; such imitations cannot give pleasure to common readers ; the man of...will be an irreconcileable dissimilitude, and the work will be generally uncouth and party.coloured; neither original nor translated, neither ancient...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...of an old author to recent facts or familiar images; bnt what is easy is excellent; such imitations cannot give pleasure to common readers; the man of...Roman images and English manners, there will be an irreconcil< able dissimilitude, and the work will be generally uncouth and party-coloured; neither...
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Prior. Congreve. Blackmore. Fenton. Gay. Granville. Yalden. Tickell. Hammond ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1810
...author to recent facts or familiar images ; but what is easy is seldom excellent ; such imitations cannot give pleasure to common readers ; the man of...Roman images and English manners, there will be an irreconcilable dissimilitude, and the work will be generally uncouth and party coloured, neither original...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 11

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1811
...author to re'cent facts or familiar images ; but what is easy is seldom excellent ; such imitations cannot give pleasure to common readers: the man of...will be an irreconcileable dissimilitude, and the work will be generally uncouth and partycoloured, neither original nor translated, neither ancient...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes, and the ...

Alexander Pope - 1812
...author to recent facts or familiar images ; but what is easy is seldom excellent ; such imitations cannot give pleasure to common readers : the man of...will be an irreconcileable dissimilitude, and the work will be generally uncouth and partycoloured, neither original nor translated, neither ancient...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...author to recent facts or familiar images ; but what is easy is seldom excellent ; such imitations cannot give pleasure to common readers ; the man of...will be an irreconcileable dissimilitude, and the work will be generally uncouth and partycoloured ; neither original nor translated, neither ancient...
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