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Such are the accidents , which , sometimes remembered , and perhaps
sometimes forgotten , produce that particular designation of mind , and
propensity for some certain science or employment , which is commonly called
Genius . The true ...
While he was yet at school he produced a comedy called “ Love ' s Riddle , ”
though it was not published till he had been some time at Cambridge . This
comedy is of the pastoral kind , which requires no acquaintance with the living
world , and ...
In 1643 , being now master of arts , he was by the prevalence of the parliament ,
ejected from Cambridge , and sheltered himself at St . John ' s College in Oxford ;
where , as is said by Wood , he published a satire called " The PuĞ ritan " ritan ...
That he might shorten this tedious suspense , he published his pretensions and
his discontent , in an ode called “ The Complaint ; " in which he stiles himself the
melancholy Cowley . This met with the usual fortune of complaint , and seems to
Those were the rea“ fons that moved him to follow the violent “ inclination of his
own mind , which , in “ the greatest throng of his former business , “ had still
called upon him , and represented “ to him the true delights of solitary studies , “
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