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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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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...evidence eeases to "be examined. Of an art universally practised, the first teacher is forgotten. Lfnming once made popular^ is no longer learning ; it has the appearance of something which we liave bestowed 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 - 1810
...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 Poetical Works of John Dryden: Containing Original Poems, Tales, and ...

John Dryden - 1811 - 445 pages
...obtains his full purpofe lofes himfelf in bis ownluftre. Of an opinion \\hicli is no longer doubted, the evidence ceafes to be examined. Of an art univerfally...as the dew appears to rife from the field which it refieflies. To judge rightly of an author, we muft tranfport ourfelves to his time, and examine w hat...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...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 Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...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 works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...286 DRYDEtf. 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 Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1819
...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 Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...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 Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...no longer doubted, the evidence ceases to be ext amined. Of an art universally practised, the first^ teacher is forgotten. Learning once made popular\ is no longer learning ; it has the appearance of I something which we have bestowed upon ourselves, as the dew appears to rise from the field which...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - Authors, English - 1823
...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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