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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... "
The lives of the most eminent English poets - Page 383
by Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...jead with diligence ; yet I rather 114 beli-ve 184 DRY DE N. believe that the knowledge of Drydeii was gleaned from accidental intelligence and various...converfation, by a quick apprehenfion, a. judicious fekction, and a. happy memory, a keen appetite of knowledge, and a powerful digeftion ; by vigilance...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 61

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1772
...nature, and in full poffeffioh of great fibres of intellectual wealth, Of him that knows much, it is natural to fuppofe that he. has read with diligence ; yet I rather n'4 believe DRY D E'.i Nl.'. believe that the knowledge of Diydcn was gleaned from accidental intelligence...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Dryden. Smith. Duke. King ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...nature, and in full pofleflion of great ftores of intellectual wealth. Of him that knows much, it is natural to fuppofe that he has read with diligence...was gleaned from accidental intelligence and various converfa" tion, by a quick apprehenfion, a judicious felection, and a happy memory, a keen appetite...
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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
...nature, and in full poffeffion of great flores of intellectual wealth. Of hirh that ktiows much, it is natural to fuppofe that he has read with diligence...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
...nature, and in full pofleffion of great flores of intellectual wealth. Of him that knows much, it is natural to fuppofe that he has read with diligence;...yet I rather believe that the knowledge of Dryden wars gleaned from accidental intelligence and various conrverfation, by a quick apprehenfion, a judicious...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 2

English poets - 1790
...nature, and in full pofleffion of great ftores of intelle&ual wealth. Of him that knows much, it is natural to fuppofe that he has read with diligence...converfation, by a quick apprehenfion, a judicious feleftion, and a happy memoryt a keen appetite of knowledge, and a powerful digeftion , by vigilance...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...nature, and in full poflcffion of great flores of intellectual wealth. Of him that knows much it is natural to fuppofe that he has re,ad with diligence...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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The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1795 - 536 pages
...nature, and in full poffeffion of great ftores of intellectual wealth. Of him that knows much, it is natural to fuppofe that he has read with diligence...converfation, by a quick apprehenfion, a judicious fele<5tion, and a happy memory, a keen appetite of knowledge, and a powerful digeftion • by vigilance...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...possession of great stores of intellectual wealth. Of him that knows much, it is natural to suppose that he has read with diligence ; yet I rather believe...was gleaned from accidental intelligence and various conversation, by a quick apprehension, a judicious selection, and a happy memory, a keen appetite of...
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