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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 Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...much could not be said, on which he might tire his fancy, without the censure of extravagance. _-, ' The appearances of nature, and the occurrences of...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.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1825
...censure of extravagance. The appearances of nature, and the occurrences of life, did not satiate bis appetite of greatness. To paint things as they are...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 lives of the English poets, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1826 - 420 pages
...not be said, on which he might tire his fancy without the censure of extravagance. * The appearance of nature, and the occurrences of life, did not satiate...attention, and employs the memory rather than the fancy. Mtlton's delight was to sport in the wide regions of possihility ; reality was a scene too narrow for...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem

John Milton - 1833 - 351 pages
...not bii said; on which he might tire his fancy without the censure of extravagance. The appearance of nature, and the occurrences of life, did not satiate...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 lives of the most eminent English poets, with critical observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1835
...therefore chose a subject on which too much could not be said, on which he might tire his fancy withoul the censure of extravagance. The appearances of nature,...sent his faculties out upon discovery, into worlds where only imagination can travel, and delighted to form new modes of existence, and furnisb sentiment...
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Poetical Works: Biography of Milton

John Milton - 1835
...the following :—"The appearances of nature, and the occurrences of life, did not satiate Milton's appetite of greatness. To paint things as they are...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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Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ; And ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1840 - 502 pages
...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....wide regions of possibility ; reality was a scene loo narrow for his mind. He sent his faculties out upon discovery, into worlds where only imagination...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With and Essay on His Life ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1842
...too much could not be said, on which he might tire his fancy without the censure of ex travagance. (says he) neither ornament, epitaph, nor inscription,...monuments ; obelisks have their term, and pyramids bis mind. He sent his faculties out upon discovery, into worlds where only imagination can travel,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1843
...and the occurrences of life, did not satiate his appetite of greatness. To paint things as they arc, i- -. i supplied by incessant study and unlimited...science, unmingled with its grosser parts. He had discoverv, into worlds where only imagination can travel, and delighted to form new modes of existence,...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...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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