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" ... gradually rising, perhaps, from small beginnings, till its foundation rests in the centre, and its turrets sparkle in the skies ; to trace back the structure through all its varieties, to the simplicity of its first plan ; to find what was first projected,... "
The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature - Page 256
1802
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: LL.D. In Fourteen Volumes, Volume 14

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1788 - 558 pages
...Ac fcheme was taken, how it was improved, by what affiftance if was executed, ancf from what ftores the materials were collected, whether its founder...quarries of nature, or demolished other buildings to embeflifh his own. This inquiry has been, indeed, not wholly negkfted, "Wi perhaps, profecuted with...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: In Thirteen Volumes, Volume 14

Samuel Johnson, John Stockdale, Sir Henry Pottinger (Bart.), Virtus in ardua - 1788
...the fcheme was taken, how it was improved, by what afliftance it was executed, and from what ftores the materials were collected, whether its founder dug them from the quarries of nature, or demolifhed other buildings to embellifh his own. This inquiry has been, indeed, not wholly negleccted,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...the fcheme was taken, how it was improved, by what affiftance it was executed, and from what ftores the materials were collected ; whether its founder dug them from the quarries of Nature, or demolifhed other buildings to embellifh his own."—Is this the language of one who wifhed to blaft...
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Essay on the life and genius of Dr. Johnson. Poems

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...taken, how " it was improved, by what affiftance it was " executed, and from what ftores the mate" rials were collected ; whether its founder " dug them from the quarries of nature, or " demolifhed other buildings to embellim his " own.'* Thefe were the motives that induced Johnfon to...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...retrospect' of the progress of this mighty genius in the construction of his work ; a view of the fabrick gradually rising, perhaps, from small beginnings,...demolished other buildings to embellish his own.' Is this the language of one who wished to blast the laurels of Milton'? Though Johnson's circumstances...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...retrospect of the progress of this mighty genius in the construction of his work ; a view of the fabrick gradually rising, perhaps, from small beginnings,...demolished other buildings to embellish his own." — Is this the language of one who wished to blast the laurels of Milton ? Though Johnson's circumstances...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...retrospect1 of the progress of this mighty genius in the construction of his work ; a view of the fabrick gradually rising, perhaps, from small beginnings,...demolished other buildings to embellish his own.' Is this the language of one who wished to blast the laurels of Milton'? Though Johnson's circumstances...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - Biography - 1801
...the fcheme was taken, how it was improved, by what affiftance it was executed, and from what ftores the materials were collected, whether its founder...quarries of nature, or demolished other buildings to embellifh his own.. This inquiry has been, indeed, not wholly neglected, nor, perhaps, profecuted with...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - Biography - 1801
...the fcheme was taken, how it was improved, by what affiftance it was executed, and from what ftores the materials were collected, whether its founder dug them from the quarries of nature, or demolifhed other buildings to embellim his own. This inquiry has been, indeed, not wholly neglected.,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.: D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1801
...fcheme was ta** ken, how it was improved, by what aflift" ance it was executed, and from whatftores ** the materials were collected ; whether its ** founder dug them from the quarries of " nature, or demolilhed other buildings to " embellifh his own." Thefe were the motives that induced Johnfon to...
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