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" ... nor often to mend what he must have known to be faulty. He wrote, as he tells us, with very little consideration ; when occasion or necessity called upon him, he poured out what the present moment happened to supply, and, when once it had passed the... "
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 25

History - 1800
...was not content to fatiffy ; he defired to excel, and therefore always endeavoured to do his befi : he did not court the candour, but dared the judgment...reader; and expecting no indulgence from others, he (bowed none to himfelf. He examined lines and words with minute and punctilious obfervation, and retouched...
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THE MONTHLY REVIEW OR LITERARY JOURNAL

Several Hands - 1781
...was not content to fatisfy; he defired to excel, and there* fore always endeavoured to do his belt : he did not court the candour, but dared the judgment...reader, and expecting no indulgence from others, he (hewed none to himfelf. He examined lines and words with minute and punctilious obfervation, and retouched...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1793
...Pope was not content to fatiffy; he defired to excel, and therefore always endeavoured to do hit beil: he did not court the candour, but dared the judgment...reader, and expecting no indulgence from others, he flicwcd none to himielf. He examined lines and words with minute and punctilious obfervation, and retouched...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Pope. Gay. Pattison ...

1794
...Pope was not content to fatisfy ; be defired to excel; and therefore always endeavoured to do his bed. He did not court the candour, but dared the judgment...reader ; and expecting no indulgence from others, he flic wed none to himfelf. For this reafon, lx- kept his pieces very long in his hand«, while he conCdercd,...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 8

English poetry - 1795
...Pope was not content to fatiify ; he defired to excel; and therefore always endeavoured to do his bed. He did not court the candour, but dared the judgment...reader; and expecting no indulgence from others, he fhowed none to himfelf. For this reaCon, he kept his pieces very long in his hands, while he confijered,...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1800
...was not content to fatiffy ; he defired to excel, and therefore always endeavoured to do his befi : he did not court the candour, but dared the judgment...reader ; and expecting no indulgence from others, he ihpwed none to himfelf. He examined lines and words with minute and punctilious obfervation, and retouched...
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The British essayists, Volume 19

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...reputation, and afterwards to keep it." " He was very rarely been attainable;" but in the not cohtent to satisfy : he desired to excel, and therefore always...not court the candour, but dared the judgment of his readers; and expecting no indulgence from others, he shewed none himself. He examined lines and Avords...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Prior. Congreve. Blackmore ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...called upon him, he poured out what the present moment happened to supply, and, when once it had passed the press, ejected it from his mind ; for, when he...reader, and, expecting no indulgence from others, he showed none to himself. He examined lines and words with minute and punctilious observa'tion, and retouched...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...called upon him, he poured out what the present moment happened to supply, and, when once it had passed the press, ejected it from his mind ; for when he...reader, and, expecting no indulgence from others, he showed none to himselC He examined lines and words with minute and punctilious observation, and retouched...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...called upon him, he poured out what the present moment happened to supply, and, when once it had passed the press, ejected it from his mind ; for when he...desired to excel, and therefore always endeavoured to do bis best; he did not court the candour, but dared the judgment, of his reader, and, expecting no indulgence...
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