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" He had employed his mind chiefly upon works of fiction and subjects of fancy ; and, by indulging some peculiar habits of thought, was eminently delighted with those flights of imagination which pass the bounds of nature, and to which the mind is reconciled... "
Miscellaneous Prose Works - Page 277
by Walter Scott - 1853
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 34

1764
...fome peculiar habits of thought, waseminerttly delighted with thole flights of imagination which pafs the bounds of nature, and to which the mind is reconciled only by a paflive acquiefcence in popular traditions. He loved faries, genii, giants, and ' ' , leaft he pteferved...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 30

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - 1764
...fome peculiar habits of thought, was eminently delighted with thofe flights of imagination which pafs the bounds of nature, and to which the mind is reconciled only by a paffive acquiefcence in popular traditions. He loved Fairies, Genii, Giants, and Monfters ; he delighted...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...fome peculiar Habits of Thought, was eminently delighted with thofe Flights of Imagination which pafs the Bounds of Nature, and to which the Mind is reconciled only by a paffive Acquiefcence in popular Traditions. He loved Fairies, Genii, Giant?, and Monfters ; he delighted...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...fome peculiar habits of thought, was eminently delighted with thofe flights of imagination which pafs the bounds of nature, and to which the mind is recon<ciled only by a paflive acquiefoence in popular traditions- He loved fairies-, genii, giants, and monfters; he delighted...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...fome peculiar habits of thought, was eminently delighted with thofe flights of imagination which pafs the bounds of nature, and to which the mind is reconciled only by a paffive acquiefcence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monfters ; he delighted...
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Prefaces,Biographical and Critical to the Works of the English Poets

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...fome peculiar habits of thought, was eminently delighted with thofe flights of imagination which pafs the bounds of nature, and to which the mind is reconciled only by a paffive acquiefcence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monflers; he delighted...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...fome peculiar habits of thought, was eminently delighted with thofe ffights of imagination which pafs the bounds of nature, and to which the mind is reconciled only by a paffive acquiefcence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monfters ; he delighted...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...fome peculiar habits of thought, was eminently delighted with thofe flights of imagination which pafs the bounds of nature, and to which the mind is reconciled only by a paflive acquiefcence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monfters ; he delighted...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...fome peculiar habits of thought, was eminently delighted with thofe flights of imagination which pafs the bounds of nature, and to which the mind is reconciled only by a paffive acquiefcence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monfters; he delighted...
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Bell's classical arrangement of fugitive poetry

1791 - 143 pages
...chiefly upon works offiaion, and subje£ts of fancy; and, by indulging some peculiar habits of thought, was eminently delighted with those flights of imagination...giants, and monsters ; he delighted to rove through the meanders of inchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repose by the waterfalls...
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