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" and of the historian.' Dr. Johnson had heard it observed, ' and with great justness,' that every book by him is of a different kind, 'and that each has its distinct and characteristical excellence.' His name is connected with a masterpiece in English... "
Dictionary of National Biography - Page 411
edited by - 1898
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...Examination, and a. volume of sermons. I have heard it observed, with great justness, that every book is of a different kind, and that each has its distinct and characteristical excellence. My business is only with his poems. He considered Cowley as a model; ind supposed that as he was imitated,...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 19

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...Sermons."—Dr. Johnson says, ." I have heard it ob" served, with great justness, ' that every book is of a different " kind, and that each has its distinct and charactcristical excel" lence.' In his poems, he considered Cowley as a model; and " supposed that,...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 10

Jonathan Swift - 1808
...Sermeps."—;Dr. Johnson says,"" I have heard it observed, •with great justness, ' that every book is of a different kind, and that each has its distinct and charaqteristical excellence.' In his poems, he considered Cowley as a model; and supposed that, as...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;, Volume 17

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...Examination, and a volume of Sermons. I have heard it observed, with great justness, that every book is of a different kind, and that each has its distinct and characteristical excellence. My business is only with his poems. He considered Cowley as a model; and supposed that, as he was imitated,...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...Examination, and a volume of sermons. I have heard it observed, with great justness, that every book is of a different kind, and that each has its distinct and characteristical excellence. My business is only with his poems. He considered Cowley as a model; and supposed that, as he was imitated,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1811
...Examination, and a volume of Sermons. I have heard it observed, with great justness, that every book is of a different kind, and that each has its distinct and characteristical excellence. My business is only with his poems. He considered Cowley as a model,; and supposed that, as he was...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 15

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1813
...of " Sermons." Dr. Johnson says, " I liave heard it observed with great justness, ' that every book is of a different kind, and that each has its distinct and characteristical excellence.' In his poems, he considered Cowley as a model; and supposed that, as he was imitated, perfection was...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...Examination, and a volume of Sermons. I have heard it observed, with great justness, that every book is of a different kind, and that each has its distinct and characteristical excellence. * My business is only with his poems. He considered Cowley as a model; and supposed that, as he was...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...Examination, and a volume of Sermons. I have heard it observed, with great justness, that every book is of a different kind, and that each has its distinct and characteristical excellence. * My business is only with his poems. He considered Cowley as a model j and supposed that, as he was...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 28

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1816
..." Sermons." Dr. • Johnson says, " 1 ha\e heard it observed, with great justness, thai every book is of a different kind, and that each has its distinct and characieristical excellence." In his poems he considered Cowley as a model; and supposed that as he...
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