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" But how little can we venture to exult in any intellectual powers or literary attainments, when we consider the condition of poor Collins. I knew him a few years ago full of hopes and full of projects, versed in many languages, high in fancy, and strong... "
The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review - Page 9
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...dejection of mind.' WARTON. — BOSWELL. Johnson, writing to Dr. Warton on March 8, 1754, thus speaks of Collins : — ' I knew him a few years ago full of...fancy, and strong in retention. This busy and forcible mind is now under the government of those who lately would not have been able to comprehend the least...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...dejection of mind.' WARTON. — BOSWELL. Johnson, writing to Dr. Warton on March 8, 1754, thus speaks of Collins : — ' I knew him a few years ago full of...fancy, and strong in retention. This busy and forcible mind is now under the government of those who lately would not have been able to comprehend the least...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...Mr. Warton ; bnt labouring under the most deplorable languor of body, and dejection of mind." " But how little can we venture to exult in any intellectual...fancy, and strong in retention. This busy and forcible mind is now under the government of those, who lately could not nave been able to comprehend the least...
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Censura Literaria. Containing Titles, Abstracts and Opinions of Old English ...

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1807
...of indescribable grief, and awe, and admiration. How eloquently and aflectingly has Johnson said, " How little can we venture to exult in any intellectual...fancy, and strong in retention. This busy and forcible mind is now under the government of those who lately would not have been able to comprehend the least...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 52

1807
...greater than they deserve. ' But how little can \ve venture to exult in any intellectual power» er literary attainments, when we consider the condition...few years ago full of hopes and full of projects, vcrstd.in many languages, high infancy, and strong in reteiitiou. This busy and forcible mind is now...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 3-4

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1807
...interesting, as they relate to Collins, the poet. Dr. Johnson to Dr. Warton, March 8, 1 754.. ***. " How little can we venture to exult in any intellectual...attainments, when we consider the condition of poor Collins ! 1 knew him a few years ago, full of hopes and full of projects, versed in many languages, high in...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1807
...man. 1 But how little can we venture to exult in any intellectual pow•n or literary attainment«, when we consider the condition of poor Collins. I knew him a few years ago full of hopes aiul full of pro» j*cts, versed in many languages, high in fancy, and strong in retention. Tiiis busy...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of ..., Volume 3

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1807
...interesting, as they relate to Collins, the poet. Dr. Johnson to Dr. IVarton, March 8, 1 754. ***. " How little can we venture to exult in any intellectual...powers, ' or literary attainments, when we consider ihe condition of poor Collins ! I knew him a few years ago, full of hopes and full of projects, versed...
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The British Critic and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 29

1807
...your papers of Criticifin with great commendation, though not with greater than they deferve. " But how little can we venture to exult in any intellectual powers or literary attainments, when we coniider the condition of poor Collins. 1 knew him a few years ago full of hopes and full of projefts,...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 2

1807
...your papers of Criticism with great commendation, though not with greater than they deserve. ' But how little can we venture to exult in any intellectual powers or literary attainment*, when we consider the condition of poor Collins. I knew him a few years ago full of hopes...
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