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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets - Page 39
by Samuel Johnson - 1837
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Paradise lost: With notes, selected from Newton and others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...his flocks alone, without any judge of his skill in piping ; and how one god asks another god what is become of Lycidas, and how neither god can tell; He...yet a grosser fault. With these trifling fictions are mingled the most aweful and sacred truths, such as ought never to be polluted with such irreverent...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...without any judge of his skijl in piping.; and how one god asks another god what is become of Lyxrid-is, and how neither god can tell. He who thus grieves...yet a grosser fault. With these trifling fictions are mingled the most awful and sacred truths, such as ought ncrer >o be polluted with such irreverend...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...such as a College easily supplies. Nothing can less display kndwledge, or less exercise inventions, than to tell how a shepherd has lost his companion,...in piping ; and how one god asks another god what is become of Lycidas, and how neither god can tefl. He who thus grieves will excite no sympathy ; he...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...mythological imagery, such as a college easily supplies. Nothing can less display knowledge, or less exercise invention, than to tell how a shepherd has...in piping ; and how one god asks another god what is become of Lycidas, and how neither god can tell. He who thus grieves will excite no sympathy ; he...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...less exercise invention, than to tell how a shepherd has lost his companion, and must now feed hig flocks alone, without any judge of his skill in piping...yet a grosser fault. With these trifling fictions are mingled the most awful and sacred truths, such as ought never to be polluted with such irreve....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...mythological imagery, such as a college easily supplies. Nothing can less display knowledge, or less exercise invention, than to tell how a shepherd has...skill in piping; and how one god asks another god what is become of Lycidas, and how neither god can tell. He who thus grieves will excite no sympathy ; he...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...mythological imagery, such as a college easily supplies. Nothing can less display knowledge, or less exercise invention, than to. tell how a shepherd has...in piping ; and how one god asks another god what is become of Lycidas, and how neither god can tell. He who thus grieves will excite no sympathy j he...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...mythological imagery, such as a college easily supplies. Nothing can less display knowledge, or less exercise invention, than to tell how a shepherd has...in piping ; and how one god asks another god what is become of Lycidas, and how neither god can tell. He who thus grieves will excite no sympathy ; he...
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The works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...meaning is so uncertain and remote, that it is never sought, because it cannot be known when it is found. a shepherd has lost his companion, and must now feed...yet a grosser fault. With these trifling fictions are mingled the most awful and sacred truths, such as ought never to be polluted with such irreverend...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...mythological imagery, such as a college easily supplies. Nothing can less display knowledge, or less exercise invention, than to tell how a shepherd has...skill in piping; and how one god asks another god what is become of Lycidas, and how neither god can tell. He who thus grieves will excite no sympathy ; he...
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