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The great painter of the present age had the first fondness for his art excited by
the perusal of Richardson ' s treatise . By his mother ' s folicitation he was
admitted into Westminster - school , where he was foon distinguished . He was
... is visible , the King is per” suaded of it . And to tell you the truth “ ( which I take
to be an argument above all " the rest ) Virgil has told the same thing to “ that
purpose . ” This expression from a secretary of the present time , This CO W L E Y
This expression from a secretary of the present time , would be considered as
merely ludicrous , or at most as an ostentatious display of scholarship ; but the
manners of that time were so tinged with superstition , that I cannot but suspect ...
... in ittelf whatever is necessary to make it intelligible . Pope has some ' epitaphs
without names , which are therefore epitaphs to be let , occupied indeed for the
present , but hạrdly appropriated . The The ode on Wit is almost without a rival .
Of those songs dedicated to festivity and gaiety , in which even the morality is
voluptuous , and which teach nothing but the enjoyment of the present day , he
has given rather a pleasing than a faithful representation , having retained their ...
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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