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" ... is cold, and knowledge is inert ; that energy which collects, combines, amplifies, and animates;- the superiority must, with some hesitation, be allowed to Dryden. It is not to be inferred that of this poetical... "
Lives - Page 560
by Samuel Johnson - 1800
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National Series of Selections for Reading; Adapted to the Standing ..., Volume 4

Richard Green Parker - 1852
...inferred that of this poetical vigor Pope had only a little, because Dryden had more ; for every othnr writer since Milton must give place to Pope ; and even of Dryden it must be said, that if he has brighter paragraphs, he has not better poems. 14. Dryden's performances were always hasty, either...
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The History of the Anglo-Saxons: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 2

Sharon Turner - Anglo-Saxons - 1852
...Pope had only a VOL. II. CO CHAP. little, because Dryden had more; for every other writer since IIL Milton must give place to Pope ; and even of Dryden it must be ' said, that if he has brighter paragraphs, he has not better poems. From the preceding instances we may form an idea...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Eclectic Fourth Reader: Containing Elegant Extracts ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Children - 1853 - 336 pages
...inferred, that of this poetical vigor Pope had only a little, because Dryden had more ; for every other writer since Milton must give place to Pope : and even of Dryden it must be said, that if he has brighter paragraphs, he has not better poems. 9. Dryden's performances were always hasty, either...
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A class-book of elocution

J H. Aitken - Elocution - 1853 - 360 pages
...inferred, that of this poetical vigour Pdpe had only a little, because Dryden had mdre : for every bther writer since Milton must give place to Pope; and even of Dryden it must be said that if he has brighter pdragraphs, he has not bdtter pbems. Dryden's performances were always hasty; either excited...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...inferred that of this poetical vigour Pope had only a little, because Dryden had more, for every other writer since Milton must give place to Pope ; and even of Dryden it must be said that, if he has brighter paragraphs, he has not better poems. Dryden's performances were always hasty, either excited...
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The popular educator, Volumes 5-6; Volume 8

Popular educator - 1854
...inferred, that of this poetical vigour Pope had only a little, because Dryden had more ; for every other writer since Milton must give place to Pope ; and even of Dryden it must be said, that if he has brighter paragraphs, he has not better poems. Dryden's performances were always hasty, either excited...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...inferred that of this poetical vigor Pope had only a little, because Dryden had more; for every other writer since Milton must give place to Pope; and even of Dryden it must be said, that, if he has brighter paragraphs, he has not belter poems. Dryden's performances were always hasty, either excited...
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Exercises on Words: Designed as a Course of Practice on the Rudiments of ...

William Russell - English language - 1856 - 225 pages
...inferred, that of this poetical vigor Pope had only a little, because Dryden had more ; for every other writer since Milton must give place to Pope ; and even of Dryden it must be said, that, if he has brighter paragraphs, he has not better poems. Dryden's performances were always hasty, either excited...
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THE WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE

DR. WARBURTON - 1856
...inferred, that of this poetical vigour Pope had only a little, because Dryden had more; for every other writer since Milton must give place to Pope ; and even of Dryden it must be said, that, if he has brighter paragraphs, he has not better poems. Dryden's performances were always hasty, either excited...
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Biographical Sketches of Eminent British Poets: Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1857 - 508 pages
...inferred that of this poetical vigour Pope had only a little, because Dryden had more; for every other writer since Milton must give place to Pope ; and...excited by some external occasion, or extorted by domestic necessity; he composed without consideration, and published without correction. What his mind...
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