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" Repentance, trembling in the presence of the Judge, is not at leisure for cadences and epithets. Supplication of man to man may diffuse itself through many topics of persuasion ; but supplication to God can only cry for mercy. "
The lives of the most eminent English poets - Page 268
by Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 10 pages
...joyful of all holy effufions, yet addreficd to a Being without paffions, is confined 5 to WALLER. u3 to a few modes, and is to be felt rather than exprefled....cadences and epithets. Supplication of man to man may diffufc itfelf through many topicks of perfuafion ; but fupplication to God can only cry for mercy....
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 47

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1779
...addreiTed to a Being without pallions, is confined to a few modes, and is to be felc rather than expreffed. Repentance, trembling in the prefence of the judge,...to man may difFufe itfelf through many topicks of perfuaiion ; but fupplication to God can only cry fot mercy. ' Of fentiments purely religious, it will...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 61

1780
...decorations. Thankfgiving, t'he moil joyful of all holy effufions, yet addreffed to a Being without paffions, is confined to a few modes, and is to be felt rather-...exprefled. Repentance, trembling in the prefence of the Judgei, is not a: leifure-- for cadences and epithets. Supplication of man to man may ujftub itfelf...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 61

Books - 1780
...inverted by fancy with decorations. Thankfgiving, the mod joyful of all holy effufions, yet addreffed to a Being without paflions, is confined to a few modes, and is to be felt rather than expretTed. Repentance, trembling in the prefence of the Judge, is not at leifure for cadences and epithets....
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The Monthly Review, Volume 61

1780
...decorations. Thankfgiving, fte mod joyful of all holy effufions, yet addreffed to a Being without paffions, is confined to a few modes, and is to be felt rather' than expreffed. Repentance, trembling in the preftnce of the J'udg*," is not at Icifurj for cadences and...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...decorations. Thankfgiving, the moft joyful of all holy efFufions, yet addrefled to a Being without paffions, is confined to a few modes, and is to be felt rather...cadences and epithets. Supplication of man to man may difrufe itfelf though many topicks of perfuafion ; but fupplication to God can only cry for mercy....
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1783
...decorations. Thankfgiving, the moft joyful of all holy effufions, yet addrefled to a Being without paffions, is confined to a few modes, and is to be felt rather...and epithets. Supplication of man to man may diffufe itielf through many topicks of perfuafion ; but fupplication to God can only cry for mercy. • 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
...decorations. Thankfgiving, the moft joyful of all holy effulions, yet addrefled to a Being without paffions, is confined to a few modes, and is to be felt rather...fentiments purely religious, it will be found that the moft funple expreffion is the moft fublime. Poetry lofes its luftre and its power, becaufe it is applied...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets,: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1790
...decorations. Thankfgiving, th$ rnoft joyful of all.holjr effusions, yet addrefied tQ a Being without r | paflions, is confined to a few modes, and is to be...judge, is not at leifure for cadences and epithets. Supr plication of man to man may diffufe itfelf through many topicks of perfuafion ; but fupplication...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...decorations. Thankfgiving, the moft joyful of all holy effufions, yet addrefled to a Being without paffions, is confined to a few modes, and is to be felt rather...many topicks of perfuafion; but fupplication to- God caa only cry for mercy. Of fentiments purely religious, it will be found that the moft fimple expreffion...
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