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" Watts, that there is scarcely a happy combination of words, or a phrase poetically elegant in the English language, which Pope has not inserted into his version of Homer. How he obtained possession of so many beauties of speech, it were desirable to know.... "
P. Vergili Maronis opera: The first six books of the Aeneid. 1863 - Page 23
by Virgil, Henry Nettleship - 1863
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...snows. But the reason of this preference I cannot discover. It It is remarked by Watts, that jhere is scarcely a happy combination of words, or a phrase poetically elegant in the English language, which Pop* has not inserted into his version of Homer. How he obtained possesskxj...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...through a waste of snows. But the reason of this preference I cannot discover. It is remarked by Watts, that there is scarcely a happy combination of words, or a phrase poetically elegant in the English language, which Pop* has not inserted into his version of" Homer. How he obtained possession...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Prior. Congreve. Blackmore ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...through a waste of snows. But the reason of this preference I cannot discover. It is remarked by Watts, that there is scarcely a happy combination of words, or a phrase poetically elegant in the English language, which Pope has not inserted into his version of Homer. How he obtained possession...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...through a waste of snows. But the reason of this preference I cannot discover. It is remarked by Watts, that there is scarcely a happy combination of words, or a phrase poetically elegant in the English language, which Pope has not inserted into his version of Homer. How he obtained possession...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...through a waste of snows. But the reason of this preference I cannot discover. It is remarked by Watts, that there is scarcely a happy combination of words, or a phrase poetically elegant in the English language, which Pope has not inserted into his version of Homer. How he obtained possession...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes, and the ...

Alexander Pope - 1812
...through a waste of snows, But the reason of this preference I cannot discover. It is remarked by Watts, that there is scarcely a happy combination of words, or a phrase poetically elegant in the English language, which Pope has not inserted into his version of Homer. How he obtained possession...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans, John Evans (M.A., Edinburgh.) - 1817
...superior performance. Johnson has justly denominated it a " poetical wonder," and Dr. Watts remarked, that " there is scarcely a happy combination of words or a phrase poetically elegant in the English language, which POPE has not inserted into his version of Homer." But still a complaint...
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The works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...through a waste of snows. But the reason of this preference I cannot discover. It is remarked by Watts, that there is scarcely a happy combination of words, or a phrase poetically elegant in the English language, which Pope has not inserted into his version of Homer. How he obtained possession...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...through a waste of snows. But the reason of this preference I cannot discover. It is remarked by Watts, that there is scarcely a happy combination of words, or a phrase poetically elegant in the English language, which Pope has not inserted into his version of Homer. How he obtained possession...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...through a waste of snows. But the reason of this preference I cannot discover. It is remarked by Watts, that there is scarcely a happy combination of words, or a phrase poetically elegant in the English language, which Pope has not inserted into his version of Homer. How he obtained possession...
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