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" The business of a poet," said Imlac, "is to examine, not the individual, but the species ; to remark general properties and large appearances ; he does not number the streaks of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the forest.... "
The Novels of Sterne, Goldsmith, Dr. Johnson, Mackenzie, Horace Walpole, and ... - Page 341
by Laurence Sterne - 1823 - 659 pages
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 135 pages
...prince, "you must surely have left much unobserved. I have lived till now within the circuit of these mountains, and yet cannot walk abroad without the...streaks of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the forest. He is to exhibit in his portraits of nature such prominent and striking...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...prince, " you must surely have left much unobserved. I have lived till now, within the circuit of these mountains, and yet cannot walk abroad without the...streaks of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the forest. He is to exhibit in his portraits of nature such prominent and striking...
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Rasselas: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 155 pages
...surveyed has contributed something to my poetical powers." " In so wide a survey," said the prince, " yon must surely have left much unobserved. I have lived...examine, not the individual, but the species; to remark 4 general properties and large appearances; he does not number the streaks of the tulip, or describe...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - Electronic books - 1810 - 184 pages
...prince, you must surely have left much unobserved. I have lived, till now, within the circuit of these mountains, and yet cannot walk abroad without the...streaks of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the forest. He is to exhibit in his portraits of nature such prominent and striking...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - English fiction - 1811 - 179 pages
...prince, "you must surely have left much unobserved. I have lived, till now, within the circuit of these mountains, and yet cannot walk abroad without the...streaks of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the forest. He is to exhibit in his portraits of nature such prominent and striking...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1812
...within the circuit of these mountains, and yet cannot walk abroad without the *ight of something which I never beheld before, or never heeded.' ' The business...to remark general properties and large appearances j he does not number the streaks of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1815 - 264 pages
...prince, *' you must surely have left much unobserved. T have lived, till now, within ihe circuit of these mountains, and yet cannot walk abroad without the...general properties and large appearances; he does noi number the •treats of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the forest....
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Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - English fiction - 1816 - 205 pages
...prince, " you must surely have left much unobserved. I have lived, till now, within the circuit of these mountains, and yet cannot walk abroad without the...streaks of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the forest : he is to exhibit in his portraits of nature such prominent and striking...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...prince, you must surely have left much unobserved. I have lived till now, within the circuit of these mountains, and yet cannot walk abroad without the...streaks of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the forest. He is to exhibit in his portraits of nature such prominent and striking...
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Airs of Palestine: A Poem

John Pierpont - American poetry - 1817 - 58 pages
...now, within the circuit of these mountains, and yet cannot walk abroad without the sight of ssmething which I had never beheld before, or never heeded."...streaks of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the forest : He is to exhibit in his portraits of nature such prominent and striking...
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