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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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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 392 pages
...Dry'den, and more certainty in that of Pope. celled likewise in prose : but Pope did not borrow bis prose from his predecessor. The style of Dryden is...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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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 404 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 of Dry'den, and more certainty in that of Pope. celled likewise in prose : but Pope did not borrow his prose from his predecessor. The style of Dryden...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: In Six ..., Volume 1

Walter Scott - Authors, English - 1829 - 323 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...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 composi" In JOANUEM...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1829 - 407 pages
...manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation ; those of Pope, by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge...predecessor. The style of Dryden is capricious and varied j that of Pope is cautious and uniform : Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind , Pope constrains...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1830 - 442 pages
...manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation; and those of Pope by minute ous artists vie. That teach the disk to sound along the sky. Let him whose might can hurl this bowl, observes the motions of his own mind; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dry...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1833 - 404 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...did not borrow his prose from his predecessor. The sty le of Dryden is capricious and varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the...
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Life of Dryden

Walter Scott - Authors, English - 1834
...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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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1835 - 404 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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The Works of William Cowper: His Life and Letters, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1835
...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." Again : " Dryden is sometimes vehement and rapid ; Pope is always smooth, uniform, and gentle. Dryden's...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1835 - 480 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 of Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. Of genius, that power which constitutes a poet; that quality without which judgment is coM, and knowledge...
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