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" His Tale of a Tub has little resemblance to his other pieces. It exhibits a vehemence and rapidity of mind, a copiousness of images, and vivacity of diction, such as he afterwards never possessed, or never exerted. It is of a mode so distinct and peculiar,... "
The works of Jonathan Swift, containing additional letters, tracts, and ... - Page 499
by Jonathan Swift - 1814
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...peculiar, that it muft be confidered by itfelf; what is true of that, is not true of any thing elfe which he has written. In his other works is found an equable tenour of eafy language, which rather tricklesthan flows. His delight was in fimplicity. That he has...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English ..., Volume 58

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781
...peculiar, tliat it mutt be confidered by itfelf; what is• true of that, is not true of any thing elfe which he has written.. In his other works. is found an equable trnour' of eafy language, which rather trickles than flows. His delight was in fim-' plicity. That...
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PREFACES BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL TO THE WORKS OF THE ENGLISH POETS.

SAMUEL JOHNSON - 1781
...peculiar, that it muft be confidered by itfelf; what is true of .that, is sot true of any thing clfe which he has written. In his other works is found an equable tenour of eafy language, which rather trickles than flows. His delight was in fimplicity. That he has...
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Prior. Congreve. Blackmore. Fenton. Gay. Granville. Yalden ..., Volumes 3-4

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...peculiar, that It muft be confidered by itfelf ; what is true of that, is not true of any thing elfe which he has written. In his other works is found an equable tenour of eafy language, which rather trickles than flows. His delight was in fimplicity. That he has...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 3

English poets - 1790
...peculiar, that it muft be confidered by itfelf ; what is true of that, is not true of any thing elfe which he has written. In his other works is found an equable tenour of eafy language, which rather trickles thanflows. His delight was in fimplicity. That he has...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Swift. Thompson. Watts ...

1794
...peculiar, that it muft be conudercd by itfelf : What is true of that, is not true of zny thing clfc which he has written. " In his other works, is found an equable tenour of eafy language, which rather trickle« than flow-«. His delight was in fimplicity. That he...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...vehemence and rapidity of mind, a copiousness of images, and vivacity of diction, such as he afterwards never possessed or never exerted. , It is of a mode...what is true of that, is not true of any thing else Tfhich he has written. In his other works is found an equable tenour of easy language, which rather...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 19

1801
...Ingratitude to their benefactor; for they reverenced him as a guardian, and obeyed him as a dictator. In his works he has given very different specimens...has written. In his other works is found an equable tenour of easy language, which rather trickles than flows. His delight was in simplicity. That he has...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 19

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...!:i ] : -.\vk- he has c..;\cn \ery diller^nt specimens >: ii ,;' ;...r,t,[,:ents and t:;j .ifjion. His " Tale of a *' Tub" has little resemblance to...has written. In his other works is found an equable tenour of easy language, which rather trickles than flows. His delight was in simplicity. That he has...
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Letters. Index

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...both of sentiments and expression. His " Tale of a " Tub'' CHARACTER OP SWIFl's WRITINGS, ETC. 205 " Tub" has little resemblance to his other pieces. It...has written. In his other works is found an equable tenour of easy language, which rather trickles than flows. His delight was in simplicity. That he has...
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