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" Perhaps no nation ever produced a writer that enriched his language with such variety of models. To him we owe the improvement, perhaps the completion, of our metre, the refinement of our language, and much of the correctness of our sentiments. "
The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Dryden. Smith. Duke. King ... - Page 192
by Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 pages
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The Life of William Cowper, Esq, Volume 2

Robert Southey - Poets, English - 1839
...him, as he refined the language, improved the sentiments, and tuned the numbers of English poetry." " To him we owe the improvement, perhaps the completion of our metre, —~ and much of the correctness of our sentiments." But there was no subject of which Johnson, if...
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Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ; And ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1840 - 502 pages
...select from them better specimens of every mode of poetry than any other English writer could supply." Perhaps no nation ever produced a writer that enriched his language with such variety of models. To him we owe the improvement, perhaps the completion of our metre, the refinement...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1843
...Perhaps no nation ever produced a writer that enriched his language with such a variety of modele. BmF F%H&H $#7$7 < @ 8 E correctness of our sentiments. By him we were taught »apere et fari, to think naturally and express...
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The Life of William Cowper, Volume 2

Robert Southey - 1843
...him, as he refined the language, improved the sentiments, and tuned the numbers of English poetry." " To him we owe the improvement, perhaps the completion of our metre. — and much of the correctness of our sentiments." But there was no subject of which Johnson, if he...
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Lives of Men of Letters and Science who Flourished in the Time of George III

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Biography - 1846
...Johnson's earlier writings. " Perhaps no nation ever produced a writer that united his language with such a variety of models. To him we owe the improvement,...metre, the refinement of our language, and much of the correctness of our sentiments. By him we were taught sapere et fan, to think naturally and express...
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The Works of William Cowper, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1853
...him, as he refined the language, improved the sentiments, and tuned the numbers of English poetry." "To him we owe the improvement, perhaps the completion of our metre, and much of the correctness of our sentiments." But there was no subject of which Johnson, if he knew...
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Lives of the most eminent English poets, with critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...writer that enriched his language with swi variety of models. To him we owe the improvement, perhap the completion of our metre, the refinement of our language, and much of the correctness of our sentiments. By him »? were taught " sapere et fari," to think naturally and expres...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...select from them better specimens of every mode of poetry than any other English writer could supply." Perhaps no nation ever produced a writer that enriched his language with such a variety of models. To him we owe the improvement, perhaps the completion of our metre, the refinement...
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Lives of Men of Letters of the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - English literature - 1856 - 438 pages
...Johnson's earlier writings. " Perhaps no nation ever produced a writer that united his language with such a variety of models. To him we owe the improvement,...metre, the refinement of our language, and much of the correctness of our sentiments. By him we were taught sapere et fan, to think naturally and express...
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The Lives of the English Poets: cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1858
...select from them better specimens of every mode of poetry than any other English writer could supply." Perhaps no nation ever produced a writer that enriched his language with such a variety of models. To him we owe the improvement, perhaps the completion, of our metre, the...
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