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" DRYDEN may be properly considered as the father of English criticism, as the writer who first taught us to determine upon principles the merit of composition. Of our former poets, the greatest dramatist wrote without rules, conducted through life and... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing Lives of the poets - Page 375
by Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1779
...through life and nature by a genius that rarely miflcd, and rarely deferted him. Of the reft, thofe who knew the laws of propriety had neglected to teach them. Two Arts of Englljh Poetry were written in the days of Elizabeth by Webb and Puttenham, from which fortieth ing...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 61

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1772
...to determine upon principles the merit of compofition. Of our former poets, the greateft dramatifl wrote without rules, conducted through life and nature by a genius that rarely mifled, and rarely deferted him. Of the reft, thofe who knew the laws of propriety had neglected to...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1779
...to determine upon principles the merit of compofition. Of our former poets, the greateft dramatift wrote without rules, conducted through life and nature by a genius that rarely mifled, and rarely deferted him. Of the reft, thofe who knew the laws of propriety had negledted to...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...to determine upon principles the merit of compofition. Of our former poetsr the greateft dramatift wrote without rules, conducted through life and' nature by a genius that rarely mifled, and rarely deferted him. Of the reft, thofe who knew the laws of propriety had neglectcd to...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1783
...through life and nature by a genius that rarely mifled, and rarely deferted him. Of the reft, thofe who knew the laws of propriety had neglected to teach them. Two Arts ofEnglifo Poetry were written in the days of Elizabeth by Webb and Puttenham, from which fomething...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1787
...through life and nature by a genius that rarely mifled, and rarely deferted him. Of the reft, thofe who knew the laws of propriety had neglected to teach them. Two Arts of Lnglifi Poetry were written in the days of Elizabeth by Webb and Puttenham, from which ibmething might...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...to determine upon principles the merit of compofition. Of our former poets, the greateft dramatift wrote without rules, conducted through life and nature by a genius that rarely mifled, and rarely deJerted him. Or" the reft, thofe who knew the laws of propriety had negle&ed to...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...DR YDRYDEN may be properly confidered as the father of Englifh criticifm, as the writer •who firft taught us to determine upon principles the merit of composition. Of our former poets, the greateft dramatift wrote without rules, condufted through life and nature by a genius that rarely mifled,...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...to determine upon principles the merit of compofition. Of our former poets, the greateft dramatift wrote without rules, conducted through life and nature by a genius that rarely miffed, and rarely dcferted him. Of the reft, thofe who knew the laws of propriety had neglected to...
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The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1795 - 536 pages
...to determine upon principles the merit of compofition. Of our former poets, the greateft dramatift wrote without rules, conducted through life and nature by a .genius that rarely mined, and rarely deferted him. Of the reft, thofe who knew the laws of propriety had neglected to...
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