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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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McGuffey's Newly Revised Eclectic Fourth Reader: Revised and Improved

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1849 - 336 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. 7. Poetry was not the sole praise of either; for both excelled likewise in prose ; but Pope did not...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 484 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...Pope. Poetry was not the sole praise of either; for btlh excelled likewise in prose: but Pope did not borrow liis prose from his predecessor. The style...
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North American Second Class Reader: The Fourth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower, Cornelius Walker - Readers - 1850 - 276 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. 180. In the above passage, the antithetic words are all expressed ; each is opposed to some other as...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...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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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1851 - 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...his prose from his predecessor. The style of Dryden U capricious and varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851
...Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. Poetry was not the sole praise of either ; for both «wiled likewise in prose ; but Pope did not borrow his prose...varied, that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obey« the motions of hi« own mind, Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...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 i\as not the sole praise of either; for both excelled likewise in prose; but Pope did not borrow his...
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1851 - 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...Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. Poetry wan not the sole praise of either, for both excelled likewise in prose; but Pope did not borrow his...
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National Series of Selections for Reading; Adapted to the Standing ..., Volume 4

Richard Green Parker - 1852
...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. 11. Dryden...
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Aids to English Composition: Prepared for Students of All Grades : Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1852 - 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...Dryden is capricious and varied ; that of Pope is cautions and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind, Pope constrains his mind to his own...
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