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" Regained has been too much depreciated, Samson Agonistes has in requital been too much admired. It could only be by long prejudice, and the bigotry of learning, that Milton could prefer the ancient tragedies, with their encumbrance of a chorus, to the... "
The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ... - Page 256
by Samuel Johnson - 1783
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807
...Hid received universal praise. If Paradise Regained has been too much depreciated, Sampson Agonistcs has in requital been too much admired. It could only be by long prcjuBice, and the bigotry of learning, that Milton could prefer the ancient tragedies, with their...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...and received universal praise. If Paradise Regained has been too much depreciated, Sampson Agqnistes has in requital been too much admired. It could only...of a chorus, to the exhibitions of the French and English stages ; and it is only by a blind confidence in the reputation of Milton, that a drama can...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...and received universal praise. If Paradise Regained has been too much depreciated, Sampson Agonistes has in requital been too much admired. It could only be by long prejudice, and thebi. gotry of learning, that Milton could prefer the aucient tragedies, with their encum. brance...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...and received universal praise. If Paradise Regained has been too much depreciated, Sampson Agonistes has in requital been too much admired. It could only...of a chorus, to the exhibitions of the French and English stages ; and it is only by a blind confidence in the reputation of Milton, that a drama can...
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Names of dramas: M-Z. Latin plays by English authors. Oratorios. Appendix to ...

David Erskine Baker - English drama - 1812
...if I mistake no't, *' was intended for the year -• 1741-2." Dr. Johnson says, " This piece has been too much " admired. It -could only be by " long...could "prefer the ancient tragedies, " with their inqumbrance of a " chorus, to the exhibitions of the ' French and English stages ; aud ' it is only...
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Biographia Dramatica: Names of dramas: M-Z. Latin plays by English authors ...

David Erskine Baker - Actors - 1812
...was intended for the year " 1741-2." Dr. Johnson says, " This piece has been too much " admired. Ii could only be by " long prejudice, and the bigotry...that Milton could " prefer the ancient tragedies, SAP A Greek translation of this drama, by George Hen. Glasse, MA was published in 1789. ' with their...
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Biographia Dramatica: Or, A Companion to the Playhouse: Containing ..., Volume 3

David Erskine Baker - English drama - 1812
...presentation, if I mistake not, •" was intended for the year " 1741-2." Dr. Johnson says, " This piece has been too much " admired. It could only be by " long prejudice, and the bigotry " of leaniHig, that Milton could " prefer the ancient tragedies, SAP with their incumbrance of a chorus,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...and received universal praise. If Paradise Regained has been too much depreciated, Sampson Agonistes has in requital been too much admired. It could only...of a chorus, to the exhibitions of the French and English stages ; and it is only by a blind confidence in the reputation of Milton, that a drama can...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...received universal praise. If " Paradise Regained" has been too much depreciated, " Sampson Agonistes" has in requital been too much admired. It could only...of a chorus, to the exhibitions of the French and English .stages ; and it is only by a blind confidence in the reputation of Milton, that a drama can...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...received universal praise. If " Paradise Regained" has been too much depreciated, " Sampson Agonistes" has in requital been too much admired. It could only...of a chorus, to the exhibitions of the French and English stages ; and it is only by a blind confidence in the reputation of Milton, that a drama can...
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