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" I rejoice to concur with the common reader ; for by the common sense of readers, uncorrupted with literary prejudices, after all the refinements of subtility and the dogmatism of learning, must be finally decided all claim to poetical honours. The Churchyard... "
The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ... - Page 673
by Great Britain - 1804
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...that like an ample shield ''• Can take in all ; and verge enmgk for more." Dryden'i Sebts. la the character of his Elegy I rejoice to concur with...readers uncorrupted with literary prejudices, after al! the refinements of subtility and the dogmatism of learning, must be finally decided all claim to...
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The Lives of the Most Celebrated English Poets, with Criticisms. Extracted ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805 - 312 pages
...imagery is preserved, perIiaps often improved; but the language is unlike the language of other poets. " In the character of his " Elegy" I rejoice to concur...with literary prejudices, after all the refinements ofsubtilty and the dogmatism of learning, must be finally decided all claim to poetical honours. The...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...imagery is preserved, perhaps often improved ; but the language is unlike the lan^ guage of other poets. In the character of his Elegy I rejoice to concur...literary prejudices, after all the refinements of subtilty and the dogmatism of learning, must be finally decided all claim to poetical honours. The...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Prior. Congreve. Blackmore ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...imagery is preserved, perhaps often improved ; but the language is unlike the language of other poets. In the character of his elegy I rejoice to concur...literary prejudices, after all the refinements of subtilty and the dogmatism of learning, must be finally decided all claim to poetical honours. The...
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Prior. Congreve. Blackmore. Fenton. Gay. Granville. Yalden. Tickell. Hammond ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...imagery is preserved, perhaps often improved , but the language is unlike the language of other poets. In the character of his elegy I rejoice to concur...with literary prejudices, after all the refinements ^f subtilty and the dogmatism of learning, must be fmally decided all claim to poetical honours. The...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Mallet, Akenside ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...common sense of readers, uncorrupted with literary prejudices, after all the refinements of subtilty and the dogmatism of learning, must be finally decided...honours. The Church-yard abounds with images which find a mirrour in every mind, and with sentiments to which every bosom returns an echo. The four stanzas,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...improved ; but the language is unlike the language of other poets. In the character of his Elegy Irejoice to concur with the common reader; for by the common...literary prejudices, after all the refinements of subtilty and the dogmatism of learning, must be finally decided all claim to poetical honours. The"...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...imagery is preserved, perhaps often improved ; but the language is unlike the language of other poets. In the character of his elegy I rejoice to concur...literary prejudices, after all the refinements of subtilty and the dogmatism of learning, must be finally decided all claim to poetical honours. The...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...greatest critic entertained of " The Church-Yard." " In the character of this'Elegy," says Dr. Johnson, " I rejoice to concur with the common reader ; for '...literary prejudices, after all the refinements of sub' tilty, and the dogmatism of learning, must be fi' nally decided all claim to poetical honours....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...imagery is preserved, perhaps often improved ; but the language is unlike the language of other poets. In the character of his Elegy I rejoice to concur...literary prejudices, after all the refinements of subtilty and the dogmatism of learning, must be finally decided all claim to poetical honours. The...
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