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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... "
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by Samuel Johnson - 1800
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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - American literature - 1844 - 428 pages
...and more certainty in that of P6pe. Pdetry was not the sole praise of either : for both ex- . celled likewise in prose : but Pope did not borrow his prose...varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind ; Pope 5 constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden...
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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - Elocution - 1844 - 432 pages
...dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more certainty in that of P6pe. celled likewise in pr6se : but Pope did not borrow his prose from his predecessor....varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind ; Pope 5 constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dtyden...
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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - American literature - 1844 - 432 pages
...attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pipe. celled likewise in prose : but Pope did not borrow his prose...predecessor. The style of Dryden is capricious and vtiried ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind ; Pope 5 constrains...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...Dryden, and more certainty in that of Hope. Poetry was not the sole praise of either ; for both «celled 9!. i is capricious and varied, that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own...
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1845 - 429 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 rales of composition. Dryden...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 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...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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Aids to English Composition

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1845 - 50 pages
...manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, and ihose of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge...and varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Drydett obeys the motions of his own mind, Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition....
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A Practical Manual of Elocution: Embracing Voice and Gesture : Designed for ...

Merritt Caldwell - Elocution - 1845 - 331 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 Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. 4. Never before were so many opposing interests, passions, and principles, committed to such a decision....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1846
...of Pope by minute attention. 'There is more Hisrnily m the knowledge of Dryden, and more certair.ty in that of Pope. Poetry was not the sole praise of either ; for both excelled likewise in prose ; hut Pope did not borrow his prose from liis predecessor. The style of Drydcn is capricious and varied...
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The Fourth Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed for the ...

Salem Town - Elocution - 1847 - 408 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...style of Dryden is capricious and varied; that of Pope cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the emotions of his own mind ; Pope constrams his mind to his own...
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