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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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The Ackworth reading book, being selections from the best English authors in ...

Ackworth sch - 1865
...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 National Fifth Reader: Containing a Complete and Practical Treatise on ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - Elocution - 1866 - 600 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. 10. Dryden's performances were always hasty, either...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Containing Original Poems, Tales, and ...

John Dryden - 1867 - 445 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 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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Sanders' Rhetorical, Or, Union Sixth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of ...

Charles Walton Sanders - Readers - 1862 - 600 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. 6. Dryden's performances were always hasty, either...
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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868
...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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Smaller specimens of English literature, with notes. Ed. by W. Smith

sir William Smith - 1869
...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 Miscellaneous Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Life of Dryden

Walter Scott - Demonology - 1869
...writer, since Milton, must give place to Pope : .m,l even of Dryden it must be said, that if he has brighter paragraphs, he has not better poems. Dryden's...always hasty, either excited by some external occasion, ,n- extorted by domestic necessity; he composed without consideration, and published without correction....
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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, Sir William Smith - English literature - 1850 - 477 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 Standard authors reader, arranged and annotated by the editor of 'Poetry ...

Griffith, Farran, Browne and co - 1883
...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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New Elocution and Voice Culture

Robert Kidd - Elocution - 1883 - 504 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. correction. What his mind could supply at call or...
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