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" Regained has been too much depreciated, Samson Agonistes has in requital been too much admired. It could only be by long prejudice, and the bigotry of learning, that Milton could prefer the ancient tragedies, with their encumbrance of a chorus, to the... "
The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ... - Page 256
by Samuel Johnson - 1783
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...too much depreciated, Samfon Agomfies has in requital been too much admired. It could only be by'lpng prejudice, and the bigotry of learning, that Milton...encumbrance of a chorus, to the exhibitions of the French arid Englifh ftages; and it as only[hy a Mind confidence in the reputation of Milton, that a drama...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...depreciated, Samfon Agonijles has in requital been too much admired. Ir could only be by long prejudice, raid the bigotry of learning, that Milton could prefer...of a chorus, to the exhibitions of the French and Engliih flages ; and it is only by a blind confidence in the reputation of Milton, that a drama can...
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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
...and received univerfai praife. If Paradife Regained has been too much depreciated, Sampfon Jgcfliftes has in requital been too much admired. It could only...to the exhibitions of the French and Englifh ftages ; 3nd it js only by a blind confidence in the reputation of Milton, that a drama can be prajfed in...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...and received univerfal praife. If Paradife Regained has been too much depreciated, Sampfen Agoniftet has in requital been too much admired. It could only...encumbrance of a chorus, to the exhibitions of the French apd Englifh ftages ; and it is only by a blind confidence in the reputation of Mijton, that a drama...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...If Paradife Regained has been too much depreciated, Sampfon Agoniftes has in requital been toomuch admired. It could only be by long prejudice, and the...is only by a blind confidence in the reputation of Mikon, that a drama can be praifed in which the intermediate parts have neither caufe nor confequence,...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...and received universal praise. If Paradise Regained has been too much depreciated, Sampson Agonistes has in requital been too much admired. It could only...of a chorus, to the exhibitions of the French and English stages; and it is only by a blind confidence in the reputation of Milton, that a drama can...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...received Universal praise, li PariJLse Regained has been too rtiuch depreciated, Samson Agonntcs has in been too much admired. It could only be by long prejudice, and die V of learning, that Milton could prefer the ancient tragedies, with their "Kwibrance of a choru?,...
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Lives of English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...and received univerfal praifc. If Paradife Regained has been too much depreciated, Sampfon Agonijlcs has in requital been too much admired. It could only...of a chorus, to the exhibitions of the French and Knglifh ftages ; and it is only by a blind confidence in the reputation of Milton, that a drama can...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...and received universal praise; If Paradise Regained has been too much depreciated, Samson Agonistcs has in requital been too much admired. It could only...of a chorus, to the exhibitions of the French and English stages j and it is only by a blind confidence in the reputation of Milton, that a drama can...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...and received universal praise. If Paradise Regained has been too much depreciated, Sampson Agomstes has in requital been too much admired. It could only...of a chorus, to the exhibitions of the French and English stages ; and it is only by a blind confidence in the reputation of Milton, that a drama can...
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