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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets - Page 92
by Samuel Johnson - 1837
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - 1800
...Demosthenes, fades away before it. In a few lines is exhibited a character, so extensive in its comprehension, and so curious in its limitations, that nothing can...other Essays on the same subject, the criticism of Dryden is the criticism of a poet; not a dull collection of theorems, nor a nule detection of faults,...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - 1800
...curious in its limitations, that nothing can be added, diminished, or reformed ; nor can the editors or admirers of Shakspeare, in all their emulation of...baser metal, of lower value, though of greater bulk." The Colloquists in this Dialogue being all real persons, though concealed under feigned names, as Dryden...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...curious in its limitations, that nothing can be added, diminished, or reformed ; nor can the editors or admirers of Shakspeare, in all their emulation of...baser metal, of lower value, though of greater bulk." The Colloquists in this Dialogue being all real persons, though concealed under feigned names, as Dryden...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., Volume 1, Issue 1

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - English prose literature - 1800
...curious in its limitations, that nothing can be added, diminished, or reformed ; nor can the editors or admirers of Shakspeare, in all their emulation of...paraphrased this epitome of excellence, of having changed Dry den's gold for baser metal, of lower value, though of greater bulk." The Colloquists in this Dialogue...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...Demosthenes, fades away before it. In a few lines is exhibited a character, so extensive in its comprehension, and so curious in its limitations, that nothing can...other essays on the same subject, the criticism of Dryden is the criticism of a poet; not a dull collection of theorems, nor a rude detection of faults,...
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The lives of the most celebrated English poets, with criticisms extr. from ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...that nothing can be added, diminished, or reformed; nor can the Editors and Admirers of Shakespeare, in all their emulation of reverence, boast of much...baser metal, of lower value though of greater bulk. " " As to his learning ( says Johnson ), it will be difficult to prove that Dryden ever made any great...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...Demosthenes,fades away before it. In a few lines is exhibited a character so extensive in its comprehension, and so curious in its limitations, that nothing can...other essays on the same subject, the criticism of Dryden is the criticism of a poet, not a dull collection of theorems, not a rude detection of faults,...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...Demosthenes,fades away before it. In a few lines is exhibited a character so extensive in its comprehension, and so curious in its limitations, that nothing can...changed Dryden's gold for baser metal, of lower value tliough of greater bulk. " In this, and in all his other essays on the same subject, the criticism...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...Demosthenes, fades away belofe it. In a tew lines is exhibited a character so extensive in its comprehension, and so curious in its limitations, that nothing can...in all their emulation of reverence, boast of much mote than of having diffused and paraphrased this epitome of excellence — of having changed Dryden's...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...that the editors VOL. i. 2 L and admirers of Shakespeare, in all their emulation of reverence, cannot boast of much more than of having diffused and paraphrased...baser metal, of lower value, though of greater bulk. While Dryden examined, discussed, admitted, or rejected the rules proposed by others, he forbore, from...
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