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preface biograpical and critical, to the works of the english poets - Page 18
by samuel johnson - 1779
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...themfelves not perfect ; for moft of the words, thus artfully oppofed, are to be underftood fimply on one fide of the comparifon, and metaphorically...material images, into that language they cannot be tranflated. But fo much meaning is com-' prifed in fo few words ; the particulars of refemblance are...
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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - English poetry - 1785 - 386 pages
...perfect, for moft of ' the words, thus artfully oppofed, are to ' be underftood fimply on one fide the * comparifon, and metaphorically on the ' other...material images, into ' that language they cannot be tranf* lated. But as fo much meaning is * comprifed in fo few words .t the par' ticulars of refemblance...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...themfelves not perfect ; for moft of the words, thus artfully oppofed, are to be undcrftood fimply on one -fide of the comparifon, and metaphorically on the other ; and if there be any language * By Garth, In his " Tocm on Clareniont," and by Pope, in his " Windfer Foreft." which does not exprefs...
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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
...themfelves not perfeft ; for moft of the words, thus artfully oppofed, are to be underftood limply on one fide of the comparifon, and metaphorically on the other ; and if there be any language * By Garth, in his " Poem OQ Claremont," and by pope, in hit ** Wipdfor f OK V1 which which does not...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets,: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1790
...in themfelves not perfect; for molt of the words, thus artfully oppofed, are to be underftood (imply on one fide of the comparifon, and metaphorically...by material images, into that language they cannot b& tranflated. But fo much meaning is comprized in few words ; the particulars of refemblance are fo...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...themfelves not perfect; for moft t>f the words, thus artfully oppofed, are to be underftood fimply on one fide of the comparifon, and metaphorically...and if there be any language which does not exprefs intellecr.ua! operations by material images, into that language they cannot be tranflated. But fo much...
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The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1795 - 536 pages
...themfelves not pcrfecT: : for moft of the words, thus artfully oppofed, are Dd 2 to to be underftood fimply on one fide of the comparifon, and metaphorically...material images, into that language they cannot be tranllated. But fo much meaning is comprifed in fo few words ; the particulars of refemblance are fo...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 25-26

John Bell - English poetry - 1800
...most of .the words, thus artfully opposed, are to be underctood simply on one side of the comparison, and metaphorically on the other ; and if there be any language which does not express intellectual operations by material images, into that language they cannot be translated) but...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...thus artful! opposed, are to be understood simply on one side of the comparison, and met* phorically on the other : and if there be any language which does not exprc intellectual operations by material images, into that language they cannot b translated. But...
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Lives of English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...not perfect ; for moft of the words, thus artfully oppofed, are to be underftood fimply on one lide of the comparifon, and metaphorically on the other;...material images, into that language they cannot be tranflated. But fo much meaning is comprized in fo few words ; the particulars of refemblance are fo...
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