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" Addison is now despised by some who perhaps would never have seen his defects but by the lights which he afforded them. "
Lives of the English Poets: Smith-Savage - Page 146
by Samuel Johnson - 1905
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Works, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1838
...grown wise by the labour of others, to add a little of Ihcir own, and overlook their masters. Addison U now despised by some who perhaps would never have...he always wrote as he would think it necessary to wnte now, cannot be affirmed : his instructions were such • • the characters of his readers made...
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Distinguished Men of Modern Times, Volume 3

Henry Malden - 1838
...Dr. Kippis's edition of the 'Biographia Britannica.' On that subject Johnson is just and liberal. " Addison is now despised by some who perhaps would...defects, but by the lights which he afforded them." By some of these arrogant despisers he has been blamed for deciding by taste rather than by principles....
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Distinguished men of modern times [selected from The gallery of portraits ...

Arthur Thomas Malkin - 1838
...Dr. Kippis's edition of the ' Biographia Jjriuumiat.' On that subject Johnson is just and liberal. " Addison is now despised by some who perhaps would...defects, but by the lights which he afforded them." By some. of these arrogant despisers he has been blamed for deciding by taste rather than by principles....
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Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ; And ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1840 - 502 pages
...deciding by taste rattier than by principles. It is not uncommon, for those who have grown wise'by the labour of others, to add a little of their own, and...cannot be affirmed ; his instructions were such as the characters of his readers made proper. That general knowledge which now circulates in common talk was...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...deciding by taste* rather than by principles. It is not uncommon for those who have grown wise by the X @ ял the characters of his readers made proper. That general knowledge which now circulates in common...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With and Essay on His Life ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1842
...deciding by taste* rather than by principles. It is not uncommon for those who have grown wise by the o long said as to be hv the lights which he afforded them. That he always wrote лч he would think it necessary to write...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1843
...deciding by taste* rather than by principles. It is not uncommon for those who have grown wisp by the labour of others, to add a little of their own, and overlook their masters. Addison и now despised by some who perhaps would never have seen his defects, but by the lights which he afforded...
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Encyclopędia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 10

Encyclopaedia - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1845
...de Orat. 20 and 22. Quint. 10. 2. •• " It is not uncommon for those who have grown wise by the labour of others, to add a little of their own and overlook their master." JOHNSON. We have before compared Cicero to Addison as regards the purpose of Inspiring their...
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The Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Poets, Philosophers ..., Volume 2

Biography - 1853
...Dr. Kippis's edition of the " Biographia Britannica." On that subject Johnson is just and liberal. " Addison is now despised by some who perhaps would...defects, but by the lights which he afforded them." By some of these arrogant despisers he has been blamed for deciding by taste rather than by principles....
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Lives of the most eminent English poets, with critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...deciding by taste rather than by principles. It is not uncommon for those who have grown wise by the labour of others, to add a little of their own, and...cannot be affirmed ; his instructions were such as the characters of his readers made proper. That general knowledge which now circulates in common talk,...
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