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The Varieties of Human Greatness: A Discourse on the Life and Character of ... - Page 95
by Alexander Young - 1838 - 119 pages
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 516 pages
...animate his mafs of knowledge by a bright and aftive imagination ; a fcholar with great brilliancy of wit ; a wit, who, in the crowd of life, retained and difcovered a noble ardour of religious zeal. In this poem Pope feems to reckon with the publick. He...
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prefaces biographical and crirical to the works of the english poets

samuel johnson - 1781 - 396 pages
...animate his mafs of knowledge by a bright and active imagination ; a fcholar with great brilliancy of wit ; a wit, who, in the crowd of life, retained and difcovered a noble ardour of religious zeal. In this poem Pope feenas to reckon with the puWick. He...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Pope. Pitt. Thomson. Watts. A ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 524 pages
...animate his mafs of knowledge by a bright and active imagination ; a fcholar with great brilliancy of wit ; a wit, who, in the crowd of life, retained and difcovered a noble ardour of religious zeal. In this poem Pope feems to reckon with the publick. He...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands: With Notes

1782 - 404 pages
...to animate his mafs of knowl-dge by a bright and aftive imagination: a fcholar with great brilliancy of wit; a wit, who in the crowd of life, retained and difcovered a notlc ardour of religions zeal." This frame compared with tranfcendent flcill. Of moving...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Pope. Gay. Pattison ...

1794 - 920 pages
...Uterature, and able to animate his mafs of knowledge, by a bright and aflive imagination ; a fcholar, with great brilliance of wit ; a wit, who in the crowd of Ufe retained and difcovcred a noble ardour of religious zr-1. In this epiftle, Pope vindicates himfclf...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 8

Robert Anderson - 1795 - 906 pages
...literature, and aMe to animate his mafs of knowledge, by a bright and active imagination ; a fcholar, with great brilliance of wit ; a wit, who in the crowd of life retained and difcovered a noble ardour of religious zeal. In this epiltle, Pope vindicates himfelf from cenfures,...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 648 pages
...Hebrides, Aug. 21, 1773. ' ' Arbuthnot was a man of great comprehension, skilful in his profession, versed in the sciences, acquainted with ancient literature,...bright and active imagination ; a scholar with great brilliancy of wit ; a wit, who in the crowd of life retained and discovered a noble ardour of religious...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 640 pages
...Hebrides, Aug. 21, 1773. * ' Arbuthnot was a man of great comprehension, skilful in his profession, versed in the sciences, acquainted with ancient literature,...bright and active imagination ; a scholar with great brilliancy of wit ; a wit, who in the crowd of life retained and discovered a noble ardour of religious...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...for his piety. Arbuthnot was a man of great comprehension, skilful in his profession, rersed'in ihe sciences, acquainted with ancient literature, and...mass of knowledge by a bright and active imagination ja scholar ┬╗itli great brilliance of wit ; a wit, who, in the crowd of life, retained and discovered...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1800 - 340 pages
...literature, and able to animate his mafs of knowledge by a bright md E 3 1 a6live imagination ; a fcholar with great brilliance of wit ; a wit, who, in the crowd of life, retained and discovered a noble ardour of religious zeal. In this poem Pope feems to reckon with the publick. He vindicates himfelf...
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