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" Learning once made popular is no longer learning ; it has the appearance of something which we have bestowed upon ourselves, as the dew appears to rise from the field which it refreshes. "
The lives of the most eminent English poets - Page 377
by Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., Volume 1, Part 1

John Dryden - 1800 - 442 pages
...is no longer doubted, the evidence ceases to be examined. Of an art universally practised, the first teacher is forgotten. Learning once made popular is no longer learning ; it has the appearance of something which we have bestowed upon ourselves, as the dew appears to rise from the field which it...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...is no longer doubted, the evidence ceases to be examined. Of an art universally practised, the first teacher is forgotten. Learning once made popular is no longer learning ; it has the appearance of something which we have bestowed upon o'trselves, as the dew appears to rise from the field which it...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., Volume 1, Issue 1

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - English prose literature - 1800
...is no longer doubted, the evidence ceases to be examined. Of an art universally practised, the first teacher is forgotten. Learning once made popular is no longer learning ; it has the appearance of something which we have bestowed upon X ADVERTISEMENT. t ourselves, as the dew appears to rise from...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...is no longer doubted, the evidence ceases to be examined. Of an art universally practised, the first teacher is forgotten. Learning once made popular is no longer learning; it has the appear* ance of something which we have bestowed upon ourselves, as the dew appears to rise from the...
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Lives of English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...obtains his full purpofe lofes himfelf in his own lultre. Of an opinion which is no longer doubted, the evidence ce'afes to be examined. Of an art univerfally...refrefhes. To judge rightly of an author, we muft tranfport burfelves to his time, and examine what were the wants of his contemporaries, and what were his means...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1801
...opinion which is no longer doubted, "the evidence ceafes to be examined. Of an art univerfally praftifed, the firft teacher is forgotten. Learning, once made...the field which it refrefhes. To judge rightly of the author, we muft tranfport ourfelves to his time, and examine what were the wants of his contemporaries,...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...which is no longer- doubted, the evidence ceases to be (examined. Of an art universally practised the -teacher is forgotten. Learning once made popular is no longer learning; it has the appearance of something \vhrch we have testowed upon ourselves, as the dew appears to rise from the field which it...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...obtained his full purpofe lofes htmfelf in his own luftre. Of an opinion which is no longer doubted, the evidence ceafes to be examined. Of an art univerfally...appears to rife from the field which it refrefh.es. To To judge rightly of an author, we muft tranfport ourfelves to his time, and examine what were the wants...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...is no longer doubted, the evidence ceases to be examined. Of an art universally practised, the first teacher is forgotten. Learning once made popular, is no longer learning ; it has the appearance of something which we have bestowed upon ourselves, as the dew ap- • pears to rise from the field which...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...is no longer doubted, the evidence ceases to be examined. Of an art universally practised, the first teacher is forgotten. Learning once made popular, is no longer learning ; it has the appearance of something which we have bestowed upon ourselves, as the dew appears to rise from the field which it...
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