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" As a writer he is entitled to one praise of the highest kind: his mode of thinking, and of expressing his thoughts, is original. His blank verse is no more the blank verse of Milton, or of any other poet, than the rhymes of Prior are the rhymes of Cowley. "
A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen - Page 376
by Thomas Thomson - 1855
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 52

Tobias Smollett - 1781
...of thinking, and of expreffing his thoughts, is original. His blank verfe is no more the blank verfe of Milton, or of any other poet, than the rhymes of Prior are the rhymes of Cowley. His numbers, his paufes, his diction, are of his own growth, ivithout tranfcrip. tion, without...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...and of expreffing his thoughts, is original. His blank verfe is no more the blank verfe of Mil-, ton, or of any other poet, than the rhymes of Prior are the rhymes of Cowley. His numbers, his paufes, his diction, are of his own growth, without tranfcription> without...
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Prefaces,Biographical and Critical to the Works of the English Poets

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...thinking; and of exprefling his thoughts, is original. His blank verfe is no rriore fhe blank verfe of Milton, or of ' any other poet, than the rhymes of Prior are ther rhymes' of Cowley. His 'numbers, his paufcs, his diciion, are of his own growth, without tranfcription,...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1783
...of thinking, and of expreffing his thoughts, is original. His blank verfe is no more the blank verfe of Milton, or of any other poet, than the rhymes of Prior arc the rhymes of Cowley. His rrambers, his paufe, h« diction; ate of jhi§ own growth, without tranfcription,...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ...

1784
...of thinking, and of exprefling His thoughts, is original. His blank verfe is no more the blank vcrfc of Milton, or of any other poet, than the rhymes of Prior, are the rhymes of Cowjey. Hi$ numbers, his pavfes, bis didYion, are of his own growth, without tranfcription, without...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...of thinking, and of expreffing his thoughts, is original. His blank verfe is no more the blank verfe of Milton, or of any other poet, than the rhymes of Prior are the rhymes of Cowley. Hia numbers, his paufes, his diction, are of his own growth, without tranfcription, without...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...of thinking, and of exprefllng his thoughts, is original. His blank verfe }s no mpre the blank verfe of Milton, or of any other poet, than the rhymes of Prior are the rhymes of Cowjey. His numbers, his paufes, his diclion, are pf h}s pwrj growth, without tranfcription, without...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...of thinking, and of expreffing his thoughts, is original. His blank verfe is no mqre the blank verfe of Milton, or of any other poet, than the rhymes of Prior are the rhymes of Cowley. His numbers, his paufes, his diction, are of his own growth, without tranfcription, without...
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The Seasons: By James Thomson; with His Life, an Index, and Glossary ...

James Thomson - 1793 - 225 pages
...first acquaintance when the advancement of his reputation had left them behind him. As a writer, he is entitled to one praise of the highest kind : his mode...blank verse is no more the blank verse of Milton, or 0f any other poet, than the rhymes of Prior are the rhymes of Cowley . His numbers, his pauses, his...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1793
...of thinking, and of expreffing his thoughts, is original. His blank verle is no more the blank verfe of Milton, or of any other poet, than the rhymes of Prior are the rhymes of Cowley. His numbers, his paufes, his diftion, are of his own growth, without tranfcription, without...
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