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" We know that they never drove a field, and that they had no flocks to batten; and though it be allowed that the representation may be allegorical, the true meaning is so uncertain and remote, that it is never sought because it cannot be known when it... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English poets - Page 148
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
...together heard What time the grey fly winds her futtry horn, . Batt'ning our flocks with the frefh dews of night. We know that they never drove a field, and that they had no flocks to batten.; and though it be allowed that the reprefentation may be allegorical, the true meaning is...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...both together heard What time the grey fly winds her fultry horn, Battening our flocks with the frefh dews of night. We know that they never drove a field, and that they had no flocks to batten ; and though it be allowed that the reprefentation may be allegorical, the true meaning is...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...together heard What time the grey fly winds her fultry horn, Battening our flocks with the frefhdews of night. We know that they never drove a field, and that they had no flocks to batten ; and though it be allowed that the reprefentation may be allegorical, the true meaning is...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1783
...with the frefh dews of night. We know that they never drove a field, and that they had no flocks to batten ; and though it be allowed that the reprefentation...meaning is fo uncertain and remote, that it is never (ought becaufe it cannot be known when it is found. Among the flocks, and copfes, and flowers, appear...
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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - English poetry - 1785 - 386 pages
...We " drove afield," &c ? ' We know that ' they never drove afield, and that they * had no flocks to batten ; and though • it be allowed that the reprefentation...fought, becaufe it cannot be ' known when it is found.' Cowley fpeaks of Hervey in propria ferfona, Milton is pro tempore a ruftick poet ; one therefore mud...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1787
...both together heard What time the grey fly winds her fultry horn, Battening our flocks with the frefh dews of night. We know that they never drove a field,...that they had no flocks no batten ; and though it he allowed that tfie reprefentation may be allegorical, the true meaning Is fo uncertain and remote,...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...both together heard What time the grey fly winds her fultry horn, Battening our flocks with the frefh dews of night. We know that they never drove a field, and that they had no flocks to batten ; and though it be allowed that the reprefentation may be allegorical, the true meaning is...
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The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1795 - 536 pages
...heard What time the grey fly winds her fultry horn, Batt'ning our flocks with the frefh dews of We We know that they never drove a field, and that they had no flocks to batten ; and though it be allowed that the reprefentation may be allegorical, the true meaning is...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...time the gtey fly winds her sultry horn/ Battening oar flocks with the fresh dews of night. ft Vnow that they never drove a field, and that they had no flocks to batten ? "J though it be allowed that the representation may be allegorical, the true anmg is so...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1801
...both together heard What time the grey fly winds her fultry horn, Battening our flocks with the frefh dews of night. We know that they never drove a field, and that they had no flocks to batten ; and though it be allowed that the reprefentation may be allegorical, the true meaning is...
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