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" The song of Comus has airiness and jollity ; but, what may recommend Milton's morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleasure are so general, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous hold on the fancy. "
The works of Samuel Johnson - Page 159
by Samuel Johnson - 1806
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleafure are fo general, that they excite no diftinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous...their fifter fhould be in danger,- and hoped that Ihe is not in danger, the Elder makes a fpeech in praife of chaftity, 7 and MILTON.- 167 and the Younger...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleafure are fo general, that they excite. no diftinft images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous...owe much to the voice, if it ever can delight. At lalt the brothers enter, with too much tranquillity ; and when they have feared left their fifter fliould...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleafure are fo general, that they excite no difthicT: images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous...tranquillity ; and when they have feared left their fifter mould be in danger, and hoped that fhe is not in danger, the Elder makes a fpeech in praife of chaftity,...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...morals as well as hjs poetry, the invitations to pleafure are fo general, that they excite no diftinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous...tranquillity ; and when they have feared left their filter mould be in danger, and hoped that me is not in danger, the Elder makes a fpoech in praife of...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1783
...as his poetry, the invitations to pleafure are fo general, that they excite no diftinc~i images or" corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous hold on the fancy. The following foliloqules of Cofnus and the Lady are elegant, but tedious. The fong muft owe much to the voice, if...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleafure are fo genera), that they excite no diftinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous...left their fifter fhould be in danger, and hoped that fhe is not in danger, the Elder makes a fpeech in praife of chaftity, and the Younger finds how fine...
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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
...morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleafure are fo general, that they excite no diftinft images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous...tranquillity; and when they have feared left their lifter ftiould be in danger, and hoped that fhe is not in danger, the Elder makes a fpeech hi praife...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets,: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1790
...morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleafure are fo general, that they excite no diftinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous...Brothers enter, with too much tranquillity ; and when th^y have feared left their fifter fhould be in danger, and hoped that fhe is not in danger, the Elder...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleafure are fo general, that they excite no diftinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous...left their fifter fhould be in danger, and hoped that fhe is not in danger, the Elder makes a fpeech in praife of chaftity, and the Younger finds how fine...
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The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1795 - 536 pages
...morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleafure are fo general, that they excite no diftinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous...delight. At laft the brothers enter, with too much tranquility ; and when they have feared left their fifter fhould be in danger, and hoped that me is...
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