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" Of him that knows much it is natural to suppose that he has read with diligence; yet I rather believe that the knowledge of Dryden was gleaned from accidental intelligence and various conversation; by a quick apprehension, a judicious selection, and a... "
The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work - Page 317
by Samuel Johnson - 1795 - 536 pages
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...from accidental intelligence and various converfation, by a quick apprehenfion, a judicious felection, and a happy memory, a keen appetite of knowledge,...active, to which every underftanding was proud to be afibciated, and of which every one folicited the regard, by an ambitious difplay of himfelf, had a...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...from accidental intelligence and various converfation, by a quick apprehenfion, a. judicious fekction, and a. happy memory, a keen appetite of knowledge,...permitted nothing to pafs without notice, and a habit of refle&ion that fuffered nothing ufeful to. be loft. A mind like Dryden's, always. curious, always active,...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 61

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1772
...from accidental intelligence and various converfation, by a quick apprehenfion, a judicious felection, and' a happy memory, a keen appetite of knowledge,...permitted nothing to pafs without notice, and a habit of rc. flection that fuffered nothing ufeful to be loft. A mind like Dryden's, always curious, always...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Dryden. Smith. Duke. King ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...accidental intelligence and various converfa" tion, by a quick apprehenfion, a judicious felection, and a happy memory, a keen appetite of knowledge,...permitted nothing to pafs without notice, and a habit of rejection that fuffered nothing ufeful to be loft. A mind like Dryden's, always curious, always active,...
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Dryden. Smith. Duke. King. Sprat. Halifax. Parnell. Garth. Rowe. Addison ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781
...ao cidental intelligence and various converfation, by a quick apprehenfion, a judicious feledtion, and a happy memory, a keen appetite of knowledge, and a powerful digeftion j by vigilance that permitted nothing to pafs. without notice, and a habit of reflection that fuffered...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1783
...memory, a keen, appe^ite ef knowledge,; and a powerful digeŁtion; by.vigilance that permitted:nothing to . pafs without notice, and a habit of reflection...curious, always active, to which every underftanding was J>roud to be aflbciated, arid cf which every one folidited the regard, by an arribitious difplay of...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1783
...from accidental intelligence and various converfation, by a quick apprehenfion, a judicious felection, and a happy memory, a keen appetite of knowledge, and a powerful digef-< tion; by vigilance that permitted nothing to 7 pafs • pafs without notice, and a habit of...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...accidental intelligence and various conrverfation, by a quick apprehenfion, a judicious felection, and a happy memory, a keen appetite of knowledge,...active, to which every underftanding was proud to be afibciated, and of which every one folicited the regard, by an ambitious difplay of himfelf, had a...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 2

English poets - 1790
...intelligence and various converfation, by a quick apprehenfion, a judicious feleftion, and a happy memoryt a keen appetite of knowledge, and a powerful digeftion...permitted nothing to pafs without notice, and a habit of refleftion that fuffered nothing -uleful to be loft. A mind like Dryden's, always curious, always aftive,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...from accidental intelligence and various converfation, by a quick apprehenfion, a judicious felection, and a happy memory, a keen appetite of knowledge,...digeftion ; by vigilance that permitted nothing to pals without notice, and a habit of reflection that fuffered nothing ufeful to be loft. A mind like...
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