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" From his contemporaries he neither courted nor received support : There is in his writings nothing by which the pride of other authors might be gratified, or favour gained ; no exchange of praise, nor solicitation of support. "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English poets - Page 176
by Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1779
...his predeceflbrs, but he did not feek them. From his contemporaries he neither courted MILTON. 223 courted nor received fupport; there is in his writings...difcountenance, and in blindnefs, but difficulties vanifhed at his touch; he was born for whatever is arduous, and his work is not the greateft of heroick...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1779
...images of his predeceflbrs, but he did not feek them. From his contemporaries he neither courted 7 courted nor received fupport ; there is in his writings...gratified, or favour gained ; no exchange of praife, nor folicitation of fupport. His great works were performed under difcountenance, and in blindnefs, but...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...hindrance: he did not refufe admiffion to the thoughts or images of his predcceffors, but he did not feek them. From his contemporaries he neither courted nor...difcountenance, and in blindnefs, but difficulties vanifhcd at his touch ; he was born for whatever is arduous ; and his work is not the greateft of heroick...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1783
...predeceflbrs, but he did not feek them. From his cotltemppraries he neither courted nor received fuppprt ; there is in his writings nothing by which the pride...gratified, or favour gained ; no exchange of praife, nor folicifatipn of fupport. His great works were performed under difcountenance, and in blindnefs, but...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1787
...his predeceflbrs, but he did not fcek them. From his contemporaries he neither courted nor wceived fupport; there is in his writings nothing by which...difcountenance, and in blindnefs, but difficulties vanifhed at his touch; he was born for whatever is arduous; and his work is not the greateft of heroick...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 63

1788
...naturally a thinker for himfelf, confident of hit. own abilities, and difdaioful of help or hindrance. There is in his writings nothing by which the pride...gratified, or favour gained ; no exchange of praife, or felicitation of fupport. fp. 162.) He had watched with^ g'eat diligence the operations of human...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets,: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1790
...hindrance : he did not refufe admiffion to the thoughts or images of his predeceflbrs, but he did not feek them. From his contemporaries he neither courted nor...gratified, or favour gained ; no exchange of praife, nor folicitation of fupport. port. His great works were performed under difcountenance, and in blindnefs,...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...hindrance : he did not refufe admiffion to the thoughts or images of his predeceflbrs, but he did i.ot leek them. From his contemporaries he neither courted nor...there is in his writings nothing by which the pride; pf other authors might be gratified, or favour gained; no exchange of praife, nor folicitation of fupport;....
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The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1795 - 536 pages
...hindrance : he did not refufe admiflion to the thoughts or images of his predeceflbrs, but he did not feek them. From his contemporaries he neither courted nor...the pride of other authors might be gratified, or favours gained ; no exchange of praife, nor felicitation of fupport. His great works were performed...
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Paradise lost: With notes, selected from Newton and others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...predecessors, but he did not seek them. From his contemporaries he neither courted nor received support ; there is in his writings nothing by which the pride...might be gratified, or favour gained ; no exchange of praise, nor solicitation of support. His great works were performed under discountenance, and in blindness...
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