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Poetry and poets: a collection of the choicest anecdotes relative to the ... - Page 139
by Richard Ryan - 1826
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The Muse's Mirror: Being a Collection of Poems ...

1783
...ever had genius to write^ THE MUSE'S MIRROUR. 39 r Let Jolnfon teach me how to place, & In faireft light, each borrow'd grace ; ' From him I'll learn to write ; Copy his clear, familiar ftyle, (And from the roughnefs of his file, Grow like himfelf, — polite. Written in America, on General...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion: A Collection of Poems

English poetry - 1785 - 280 pages
...think, Burke how to fpeak, And Beauclerc to converfe. Let Johnfon teach me how to place, la faireft light each borrow'd grace ? From him I'll learn to write ; Copy his clear familiar ftyle, And from the roughnefs of his file, Grow like himfelf—polite. * Mr Garrick being afked to...
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The New Foundling Hospital for Wit: Being a Collection of Fugitive ..., Volume 2

John Almon - English literature - 1786
...think, Burke how to fpeakj And Beauelerc to converfe. Let Johnfon teach me how to place, In fairefl light, each borrow'd grace, From him I'll learn to write; Copy his clear familiar ftyle, And from the roughnefs of his file, Grow like himfelf — polite. VERSES V ERSES \ FROM DR....
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Annual Register, Volume 19

History - 1788
...think, Burke how to fpeak, And Beauclerk to converfe. Let Johnfon teach me how to place In faireft light each borrow'd grace; From him I'll learn to write ; Copy his clear familiar ftyle, And, from the roughnefs of his file, Grow, like Jtitnfclf—folite. An INVOCATION to POVERTY....
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1788
...think, Burke how to fpcak. And Beauclerk to converte. Let Johnfon teach me how to place In faireft light each borrow'd grace; From him I'll learn to write ; Copy his clear familiar ftyle, And, from the roughnefs of his file. Grow, like himfclf— polite. An INVOCATION to POVERTY....
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 19

History - 1788
...think, Burke how to fpeak.. And Beauclerk to converfe. Let Johnfon teach me how to place In faireft light each borrow'd grace; From him I'll learn to write ; Copy his clear familiar ftyle, And, from the roughncls of his file, Grow, like hinifclf— polite. An INVOCATION to POVERTY....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1791 - 516 pages
...different men. They concluded with delicate irony : " Johnfon mail teach me how to place, " In faireft light each borrow'd grace ; " From him I'll learn to write : " Copy his clear familiar ftyle, " And by the roughnefs of his file, " Grow— like himfelf— polite." I know not if Johnfon...
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Beauties of literature, selected from various authors by H. Waylett

Beauties - 1791
...think, Burke how to fpeak, And Beauclerc to converfe. Let Johnfon teach me how to place In faireft light each borrow'd grace ; From him I'll learn to write ; Copy his clear familiar ftyle, And from the roughnefs of his file, Grow like HIMSELF — POLITE. Btfhop Corbetę to Ms Son...
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Memoirs of Samuel Foote, Esq: With a Collection of His Genuine Bon-mots ...

William Cook - 1805
...converse. * Sir Joshua Ucuiolds. t Alluding 10 (Jarrick, ill a whim, reading Cumbcrlaul's oJcs back ware'. Let Johnson teach me how to place In fairest light...; And, from the roughness of his file, Grow, like himseif, polite. ccxcvi. Chaplains Table. Foote often dined at this table ; of which he was so much...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1807
...learn different perfections from different men. They concluded wilh delicate iropy : " Johnson shall teach me how to place ". In fairest light each borrow'd...write : ". Copy his clear familiar style, ',' And by the roughness of his file " Grow, like himself, polite." . I know not whether Johnson ever saw the...
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