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" The appearances of nature, and the occurrences of life, did not satiate his appetite of greatness. To paint things as they are, requires a minute attention, and employs the memory rather than the fancy. Milton's delight was to sport in the wide regions... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets - Page 42
by Samuel Johnson - 1837
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...aggravating the dreadful ; he therefore chose a subject on which too much could not be said, on which he might tire his fancy without the censure of extravagance....are, requires a minute attention, and employs the memoryrather than the fancy. Milton's ' delight was to sport in the wide regions of possibility ; reality...
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopędia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory ..., Volume 8

1819
...occurrences of life, did not satiate his appetite for greatness. To paint things as they are rr. quires a minute attention, and employs the memory rather...reality was a scene too narrow for his mind. He sent his facultiesout upon discovery, into worlds where only imagination can travel, and delighted to form new...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...sullimitii Miltoniana. Dr. J. fore chose a subject on which too much could hot be said, on which he might tire his fancy without the censure of extravagance....sent his faculties out upon discovery, into worlds where only imagination can travel, and delighted to form new modes of existence, and furnish sentiment...
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The works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...aggravating the dreadful ; he therefore chose a subject on which too much could not be said, on which.he might tire his fancy without the censure of extravagance....sent his faculties out upon discovery, into worlds where only imagination can travel, and delighted to form new modes of existence, and furnish sentiment...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...aggravating the dreadful ; he therefore chose a subject on which too much could not be said, on which he might tire his fancy without the censure of extravagance....sent his faculties out upon discovery, into worlds where only imagination can travel, and delighted to form new modes of existence, and furnish sentiment...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...aggravating the dreadful; he therefore chose a subject on which too much could not be said, on which he might tire his fancy without the censure of extravagance....sent his faculties out upon discovery, into worlds where only imagination can travel, and delighted to form new modes * Algarotti terms it gigantesca...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...aggravating the dreadful ; he therefore chose a subject on which too much could not be said, on which he might tire his fancy without the censure of extravagance....life, did not satiate his appetite of greatness. To M Algarotti terms it giganlesca sublimita Millmiana Dr. J. paint things as they are, requires a minute...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...aggravating the dreadful ; he therefore chose a subject on which too much could not be said, on which lie might tire his fancy without the censure of extravagance....sent his faculties out upon discovery, into worlds where only imagination can travel, and delighted to form new modes of existence, and furnish sentiment...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1825
...aggravating the dreadful ; he, therefore, chose a subject on which too much could not be said, on which he might tire his fancy, without the censure of extravagance....sent his faculties out upon discovery, into worlds where only imagination can travel, and delighted to form new modes of existence, and furnish sentiment...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: with Murphy's essay, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1825
...aggravating • the dreadful j-lxe therefore chose a subject on which too much could not be said, on which he might tire his fancy without the censure of extravagance....sent his faculties out upon discovery, into worlds where only imagination can travel, and delighted to form new modes of existence, and furnish sentiment...
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