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" Dryden knew more of man in his general nature, and Pope in his local manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more certainty in... "
Lives - Page 559
by Samuel Johnson - 1800
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...comprehensive speculation, and those of Pope b? minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. Poetry was not the sole praise of either : for both • celled likewise in prose ; but Pope did not borrow his pp from bis predecessor. The style of...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. 1 ' ' Poetry was not the sole praise of either : for both excelled likewise in prose ; but Pope did...
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Memoirs of John Dryden, Volumes 1-2

Walter Scott - 1826
...manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge...varied; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden...
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The Guardian: With a Biographical, Historical, and Critical ..., Volume 1

1826
...manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge...varied; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ...: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1826 - 133 pages
...minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more certaiuty in that of 1'ope. ntaius, and with olives crnwn'd Behold the gloomy...the Nereids of the neighhouring seaз : .,' imt-c observes the motions of his own mind; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden...
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The Lives of the English Poets, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1826 - 420 pages
...manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculations ; and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge...in prose ; but Pope did not borrow his prose from Ms predecessor. The style of Dryden is capricious and varied; that of Pope is cautions and uniform....
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Memoirs of John Dryden

Walter Scott - 1826 - 277 pages
...manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge...Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. Poetry \vas not the sole praise of either; for both excelled likewise in prose; but Pope did not borrow his...
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The miscellaneous prose works of sir Walter Scott, Volume 1

sir Walter Scott (bart [prose, collected]) - 1827
...manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge...varied, that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind, Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden...
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Life of Dryden

Walter Scott - Chivalry - 1827
...manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge...excelled likewise in prose ; but Pope did not borrow he prose from UK predecessor. The style of Dryden is capricious and varied, that of is cautious and...
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Sequel to The Analytical Reader: In which the Original Design is Extended ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers (Secondary) - 1828 - 300 pages
...local manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge...varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind ; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden...
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