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Samuel Johnson. " HE NEW YORK CLIC LIBRARY ; OR . LEVOX AND JEI
FOUNDATENS ? 1822 W . : : " . . CON T E N T S . Page Advertisement Cowley.
Page Advertisement Cowley Waller Milton Butler Dryden Denham Sprat
Roscommon Rochester Yalden Otway Duke Dorset Halifax Stepney : 137 231
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... discovered . I have been told that Dryden ' s Remarks on Rymer have been
printed before . The former edition I have not seen . This was transcribed for the
press from his own manuscript . March 15 , 1779 . Ć O W E Y . THE life of Cowley
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THE life of Cowley , notwithstanding the penury of English biography , has been
written by Dr . Sprat , an author whose pregnancy of imagination and elegance of
language have deservedly set him high in the ranks of literature ; but his zeal of ...
Among the English poets , Cowley , Milton , and Pope , might be said “ to lisp in
numę bers ; ” and have given such early proofs , not only of powers of language ,
but of comprehension of things , as to more tardy minds seems scarcely credible .
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The Lives of the English Poets: And a Criticsm of Their works stands out as one of the earliest types of antogies. it is highyly probable that this book became a model for us, anthology writers, to produce a certain kind of anthologies including biography and works of certain authors. therefore, this book is very important in terms of its pioneer position in these kinds of analytical books