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" ... wants that exaltation above common life, which in tragick or heroick writings often reconciles us to bold flights and daring figures. Pastoral being the 'representation of an action or passion, by its effects upon a country life', has nothing peculiar... "
The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal - Page 299
by Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - 1779
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The Rambler. ..., Issue 1; Issue 208

Samuel Johnson - 1750 - 1244 pages
...and daring figures. faftoral being the representation of an affion or fajjion, by its ejfetts upon a country life, has nothing peculiar but its confinement...imagery, without which it ceafes to be paftoral. This is its true chara&eriftick, and this it cannot lofe by any dignity of fentiment, or beauty of didlion....
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The Works of Virgil in English Verse, Volume 2

Virgil, Christopher Pitt, Joseph Warton - 1763
...or heroic Writings. Paftoral being the Reprefentation of an Aftion or Paffion, by its Effelft upen a Country Life, has nothing peculiar but its Confinement to rural Imagery, without which it ceafesto be Paftoral. This is its true Chara&eriftic, and this it cannot lofe by any Dignity of Sentiment,...
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Works: In English Verse, Volume 1

Virgil - 1763
...or heroic Writings. Pafloral being the Reprefentatlon of an Afllon or PaJJion, by its Ejfefls upon a Country Life, has nothing peculiar but its Confinement to rural Imagery, without which it ceafcsto be Paftoral. This is its true Chara&eriftic, and this it cannot lofe by any Dignity of Sentiment,...
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

Literature - 1764
...common courfe of things happen in the country, may afford a proper fubjecl for a paftoral poet-f. It has nothing peculiar but its confinement to rural...imagery, without which it ceafes to be paftoral. This is its true charafteriftic, and this it cannot lofe by any dignity of fentimems or beauty of * Pope's...
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Moral eclogues

John Scott - 1778 - 16 pages
...Number of his RAMBLER. ' Paftoral,' fays he, ' being the reprefentation of an A&ion or Paffion, by its 4 effects on a Country Life, has nothing peculiar, but...the following Eclogues has endeavoured to exemplify. ECLOGUE I. , i • T HERON; or, the Praife of RURAL LIFE. SCENE, a Heath: • Seaibn, SPR i NG ; Time,...
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The Works of Virgil: In Latin & English. The Aeneid, Volume 1

Virgil - Poetry - 1778
...or heroic writings. Paftoral being the reprefentation of an aflion or paffion, fy its effefls upon a country life, has nothing peculiar but its confinement...imagery, without which it ceafes to be Paftoral. This is its true characieriftic, and this it cannot lofe by any dignity of fentiment, or beauty pf diiStion....
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The Poetical Works of John Scott Esq

John Scott - English poetry - 1786 - 343 pages
...Number of his RAMBLER. ' Paftoral,' fays he, ' being the reprefentation of an ' Action or Pafllpn, by its effects on a Country Life, * has nothing peculiar, but its confinement toRura ' Imagery, without which it ceafes to be Paftoral.' This Theory the Author of the following...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Rambler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...flights and daring figures. Paftoral being thereprefentation of an affion orpafJion, by its effefts upon a country life, has nothing peculiar but its confinement...imagery, without which it ceafes to be paftoral. This is its true chlracteriftick, and this it cannot lofe by any dignity of fentiment, or beauty of diction....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...reprefentation of an aftion orpafJiort, by its effetts ufon a country life, has nothing pe->> culiar but its confinement to rural imagery^ without which it ceafes to be paftora!. This is its true characteriftick, and this it cannot iofe by any dignity of fentiment, or...
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The rambler

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...and daring figures. Paftoral being the reprefentation of an action or fafJion, by its effe£is upon a country life, has nothing peculiar but its confinement...imagery, without which it ceafes to be paftoral. This is its true characteriftick, and this it cannot lofe by any dignity of fentiment, or beauty of diction....
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