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" ... nothing will supply the want of prudence; and that negligence and irregularity, long continued, will make knowledge useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible. "
The lives of the English poets - Page 404
by Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland: To the Time ..., Volume 5

Theophilus Cibber, Thomas Coxeter - Poets, English - 1753
...capacities, or attainments, difregard the common maxima of life, mall be reminded that nothing can fupply the want of prudence, and that negligence and...ufelefs, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible.' *** Dr. Dr. THOMAS SHERIDAN WA S born in the county of Cavan, where his father kept a public houfe....
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 25

History - 1800
...who, in confidence of fuperior capacities or attainments, difregard the common maxims of life, flialt be reminded, that nothing will fupply the want of...ufelefs, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible." Of the intermediate and fubfequent lives, the moft eminent are thofe of Swift and Young. In the former,...
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The Life of Mr. Richard Savage, Son of the Earl Rivers

Samuel Johnson - 1777 - 298 pages
...not exempt him ; or if thofe, who, in Confidence of fuperior Capacities or Attainments, difregardthe common Maxims of Life, fhall be reminded that nothing...Irregularity, long continued, ' will make Knowledge uftlefs, Wit ridiculous, and Genius contemptible. ift of Mr, SAVAGE. ( 173 > THE LIFE 0 F Sir FRANCIS...
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The Works of Richard Savage, Esq. ...: With an Account of the Life ..., Volume 1

Richard Savage, Samuel Johnson - 1777 - 275 pages
...which the abilities of Savage did not exempt him ; or thofe, who, in confidence of fuperior capacities or attainments, difregard the common maxims of life,...fupply the want of prudence; and that negligence and ii regularity, long continued, will make knowledge ulelefs, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible....
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The Poetical Works of Richard Savage: With the Life of the Author

Richard Savage, Samuel Johnson - 1780
...or attainments, difregard the common maxims of life, fii ;.', i be reminded that nothing will fnpply the want of prudence; and that negligence and irregularity...ufelefs, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible. TO THOMAS HAgRIS, PATENTEE OF THE •THEATRE ROYAL, CO VENT GARDEN. sin, . 1 BEG leave to inferibe...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...which the abilities of Savage did not exempt him ; or thofe, whoj in confidence of fuperior capacities or attainments, difregard the common maxims of life,...ufelefs, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible. w T. , • SW IF T. A ^ N Account of Dr. Swift has been already ^ collected, with great diligence and...
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Prefaces,Biographical and Critical to the Works of the English Poets

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...which the abilities of Savage did not exempt him; or thofe, who, in confidence of fuperior capacities or attainments, difregard the common maxims of life,...ufelefs, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible. SOMERVIL E. kF Mr. SOMERVILE's life I am not able to fay any thing that can fatisfy curiofity. He was...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1781
...which the abilities of Savage did not exempt him; or thofe, who, in confidence of fuperior capacities or attainments, difregard the common maxims of life,...irregularity, long continued, will make knowledge ufelefs, wit ridicu.» lous, and genius contemptible. SOMERVILE. OF Mr. SOMERVILE's life I am not able to fay any...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...thoŁe, who, in. confidence of fuperior capacities or attainments, ddfregard the common maxims of Hfe, fhall be reminded, that nothing . will fupply the...ufelefs, wit ridiculous, -and genius contemptible, . , 5 • SWIFT. w T. . -1 r 381 ] SWIFT. AN Account of Dr. Swift has been already collected, with...
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The European Magazine: And London Review, Volume 32

1797
...who, in confidence of fuperior capacities or attainments, difregard the common maxims of life mould he reminded, that nothing will fupply the want of prudence,...make knowledge ufelefs, wit ridiculous, and genius conte nptible." - i .. • •( To be continued,) ESSAY ESSAY ON THE LOVE OF .FAME. BY CAIUS FITZURBAN....
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