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The lives of the most eminent English poets - Page 377
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
...obtains his full purpofe lofes himfelf in his own luftre. Of an opinion which is no longer doubted, the evidence ceafes to be examined. Of an art univerfally practifed, the fijift teacher is forgotten. Learning once made popular is no longer learning ; it has the appearance...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 61

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1772
...obtains his full purpofe lofes himfelf in his own luftre. Of an opinion which is no longer doubted, the evidence ceafes to be examined. Of an art univerfally practifed, the fitft teacher is forgotten. Learning once made popular is no longer learning ; it has the appearance...
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Dryden. Smith. Duke. King. Sprat. Halifax. Parnell. Garth. Rowe. Addison ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781
...opinion which is no longer doubted, the evidence ceafes to be examined. Of an art univerfally pradlifed, the firft teacher is forgotten. Learning once made...; it has the appearance of fomething which we have bellowed upon ourfelves, as the dew appears to rife from the field which it refremes. To judge rightly...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Dryden. Smith. Duke. King ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...opinion which is no longer doubted, the evidence ceafes to be examined. Of an art univerfally pra&ifed, the firft teacher is forgotten. Learning once made...popular is no longer learning ; it has the appearance of fome thing which we have beftowed upon ourfelves, as the dew appears to rife from the field which it...
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The Beauties of Johnson: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1782 - 209 pages
...univerfally practifed the teacher is forgotten. Learning once made popular is no longer learning j it has the appearance of fomething which we have beftowed...appears to rife from the field which it refrefhes. Johnfon's Life of Dryrfen. There is a fpecies of writers, who without much labour have attained high...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1783
...obtains his full purpofe lofes himfelf in his own luftre. Of an opir nion which is no lo;iger doubted, the evidence ceafes to be examined. Of an art univerfally practifed, the firft teacher is for.r gotten. Learning once made popular is no longer learning; it has the appearance of fomething...
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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
...own luftre. Of an opinion which is no longer doubted, the evidence ceafes to be examined. Of an art art univerfally practifed, the firft teacher is forgotten,...; it has the appearance of fomething which we have bellowed upon ourfelves, as the dew appears to rife from the field which it refrefhes. To judge .rightly...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...obtains his full purpofe lofes himfelf in his own luftre. Of an opinion which is no longer doubted, the evidence ceafes to be examined. Of an art univerfally...as the dew appears to rife from the field which it refrefiies. To judge rightly of an author, we muft tranfport ourfelves to his time, and examine what...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Dryden. Smith. Duke. King ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1794
...obtains his full purpofe lofes himfelf in his own luftre. Of an opinion which is no longer doubted, the evidence ceafes to be examined. Of an art univerfally...the field which it refrefhes. To judge rightly of the author, we muft Iranfport ourfelves to his time, and examine what were the wants of his contemporaries,...
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The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1795 - 536 pages
...obtains his full purpofe lofes himfelf in his own luftre. Of an opinion which is no longer doubted, the evidence ceafes to be examined. Of an art univerfally practifed, the teacher is forgotten. Learning once made popular is no longer learning ; it has the appearance of fomething...
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