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" The design, the disposition, the manners, and the thoughts are all before it: where any of those are wanting or imperfect, so much wants or is imperfect in the imitation of human life, which is in the very definition of a poem. "
The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose - Page 195
by John Dryden - 1859
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Fables antient and modern: translated into verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace ...

John Dryden, Ovid, Geoffrey Chaucer, Giovanni Boccaccio - 1713 - 550 pages
...any of thofe are wanting or imperfect, fo much wants or is imperfect in the Imitation of Human Lifej which is in the very Definition of a Poem. Words indeed, like glaring Colours, are the firft Beauties that arife, and ftrike the Sight; but if the Draught be falfe or lame, the Figures ill...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - English poetry - 1760
...the manners, and the thoughts, are all before it : where any of thofe are Vanting or imperfect, fo much wants or is imperfect in the imitation of human...poem. Words indeed, like glaring colours, are the firft beauties that arife, and ftrike the fight : but if the draught be falfe or lame, the figures...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...thoughts, are all before it : where any of thofe are wanting or imperfeft, fo much wants or is imperfeft in the imitation of human life ; which is in the very...poem. Words indeed, like glaring colours, are the firft beauties that arife, and ftrike the fight : but if the draught be falfe or lame, the figures...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...thoughts, are all before it : where any of thofe are wanting or imperfeft, fo much wants or is imperfeft in the imitation of human life ; which is in the very...poem. Words indeed, like glaring colours, are the firft beauties that arife, and ftrike the fight : but if the draught be falfe or lame, the figures...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 15, Page 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...thoughts, are all before it : where any of thofe are wanting or impe:feft, fo much wants or is imperfeft in the imitation of human life ; which is in the very...poem. Words indeed, like glaring colours, are the firft beauties that a;.ife, and ftrike the f:ght : tut if .the draught be falfe or lame, the figures...
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The Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...are all before it: where any of thofe are wanting or imperfcft, fo much wants or is imperfe6l in tilt imitation of human life ; which is in the very definition...poem. Words indeed, like glaring colours, are the firft beauties that arife, and ftrike the f:ght: b-.:t if the draught be/slfe or lamej the figures...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...difpofitiorx, the manners, and the thoughts, are all before it: where any of thofe are wanting or imperfect, fo much wants or is imperfect in the imitation of human...poem. Words indeed, like glaring colours, are the firft beauties that arife, and ftrike the fight: but if the draught be falfe or lame, the figures ill-difpofed,...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - English prose literature - 1800
...last to be considered : the design, the disposition, the manners, and the thoughts, are all before it : where any of those are wanting or imperfect,...Words indeed, like glaring colours, are the first beauties that arise, and strike the sight ; but if the draught be false or lame, the figures ill disposed,...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...last to be considered : the design, the disposition, the manners, and the thoughts, are all before it : where any of those are wanting or imperfect,...the imitation of human life, which is in the very defin;tion of a poem. Words indeed, like glaring colours, are the first beauties that arise, and strike...
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Dryden. Smyth. Duke. King. Sprat. Halifax

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...before it; where any of thofe ar wanting or imperfect, Ib much wants or is imperfect in the imitation i ˇ "6 1800 A. Miller"# Johnson Samuel" Samuel Johnson( firft beauties that arife, and ftrike the fight; but if the draught be falfe or lame, the figures ill-difpofed,...
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