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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 Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...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 British poets, including translations, Volume 16

British poets - 1822
...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 the higotry of learning, that Milton could prefer the ancient tragedies, with their encumbrance of a. chorus,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...received universal praise. If " Paradise Regained" has been too much depreciated, Sampson Agonistes has in requital been too much admired. It could only...a chorus, to the exhibitions of • the French and English stages ; and it is only by a blind ' confidence in the reputation of Mikon, that a drama can...
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The Lives of the English Poets, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1826 - 420 pages
...received universal praise. If ' Paradise Regained' has been too much depreciated, ' Samson Agonutes' has in requital been too much admired. It could only be by long prejndice, and the higotry of learning, that Milton could prefer the ancient tragedies, with their...
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Lives of the poets. Lives of eminent persons. Political tracts. Philological ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1834
....been too much depreciated, "Samson Agonistes" has in requital been too much admired. It could only he by long prejudice, and the bigotry of learning, that Milton could prefer the ancient tragedies, with tlieir encumbrance of a chorus, to the exhibitions of the French and English stages ; and it is only...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1837
..."Paradise Regained" has been too much depreciated, " Samson Agonistes" has in requital been too mach English stages ; and it is only by a blind confidence in the reputation of Milton, that a drama can...
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Works, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1838
...received universal praise. If "Paradise Regained" has been too much depreciated, "Samson Agonistcs" has in requital been too much admired. It could only...tragedies, with their encumbrance of a chorus, to me exhibitions of the French and English stages ; and it is only by a blind confidence in the reputation...
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Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ; And ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1840 - 502 pages
...received universal praise. If * Paradise Regained1 has been too much depreciated, * Samson Agonistes' lias in requital been too much admired. It could only be...Milton could prefer the ancient tragedies, with their incnmbrance of a chorus, to the exhibitions of the French and English stages; and it is only by a blind...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...praise. If " Paradise Regained" has been too much depreciated, "Samson Agonistas" has in requital be*n 6| ΥW ڇ . ˒ v ` g KO 7*? - g 6 x q... o ~ r * \ S \ q <1| G y -N 8 ? /W m:r͗ | O enruinbrance of a choras, to the exhibitions of the French and English stages ; and it is only by a...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With and Essay on His Life ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1842
...been too much depreciated, "Samson Agonistcs" has in requital been too much admired. It could oijly f preparatory criticism, and with poisoning the town...justice, because hi* own hero, with all his virtu English stages ; and it is only by a blind confidence in tho reputation of Milton, that a drama can...
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