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" Or, shipwreck'd, labour to some distant shore ; Or, in dark churches, walk among the dead : They wake with horror, and dare sleep no more. "
The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work - Page 334
by Samuel Johnson - 1795 - 536 pages
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Life of Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1913 - 300 pages
...supply). In dreams they fearful precipices tread, 30 Or, shipwreck'd, labour to some distant shore : Or, in dark churches, walk among the dead ; They wake with horror, and dare sleep no more.' It is a general rule in poetry that. all appropriated tenns_ of art should be sunk...
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Annus mirabilis

John Dryden - 1915 - 64 pages
...ill supply.) In dreams they fearful precipices tread, Or, shipwreck'd, labour to some distant shore: Or, in dark churches, walk among the dead; They wake with horror, and dare sleep no more. It is a general rule in poetry, that all appropriated terms of art should be sunk in...
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The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Volume 4, The Eighteenth Century

George Alexander Kennedy, H. B. Nisbet, Claude Rawson, Raman Selden - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 970 pages
...colloquial and technical terms, articulating, as Wimsatt emphasizes, an authoritative universalist standard: 'It is a general rule in poetry that all appropriated terms of art should be sunk in general expressions, because poetry is to speak an universal language' (Lives, I,...
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The Major Works

John Dryden - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 967 pages
...supply.) 280 In dreams they fearful precipices tread, Or, shipwrecked, labour to some distant shore, Or in dark churches walk among the dead: They wake with horror, and dare sleep no more. Second day's battle The morn they look on with unwilling eyes, Till from their maintop...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson...

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1825
...distant shore : Or, in dark churches, walk among the dead ; They wake with horrour, and dare sleep DO more. It is a general rule in poetry, that all appropriated terms art should be sunk in general expressions, because poetry speak an universal language. This rule is...
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