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" He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monsters; he delighted to rove through the meanders of enchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repose by the waterfalls of Elysian gardens. "
The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History, and Politics - Page 156
1803
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 30

1764
...and to which the mind is reconciled only by a paffive acquiefcence in popular traditions. He loved Fairies, Genii, Giants, and Monfters ; he delighted to rove through the meanders of inchantment, to gaze en tho magnificence of golden palaces, to repofe by the waterfalls of Elyfian...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Pope. Pitt. Thomson. Watts. A ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 pages
...and to which the mind is reconciled only by a paffive acquiefcence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monfters ; he delighted to rove through the meanders of inchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repofe by the water-falls of Elyfian...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...and to which the mind is reconciled only by a paffive acquiefcence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monfters ; he delighted to rove through the meanders of inchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repofe by the water-falls of Elyfian...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...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 to rove through the meanders of inchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repofe by the water-falls of Elyfian...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...and to which the mind is reconciled only by a paflive acquiefcence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monfters ; he delighted to rove through the meanders of inchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repofe by the water-falls of Elyfian...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...and to which the mind is reconciled only by a paffive acquiefcence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monfters ; he delighted to rove through the meanders of inchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repofe by the water-falls of Elyfian...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...and to which the mind is reconciled only by a paffive acquiefcence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monfters; he delighted to rove through the meanders of inchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repofe by the water-falls of Elyfian...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Swift. Thompson. Watts ...

1794
...jffe traditions. He loved fairies, ger.'i, giants, and monfters; he delighted to rove through m» ders of enchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repofe by the mttsMs Elyfian garden«. " This was, however, the character rather of hi» inclination than his genius...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ...

1798
...nature, and to which the mind is reconciled only by a pafEve acquicfcence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monfters ; he delighted to rove through the meanders of inchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repofe by the water-falls of eiyfian...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 3

John Aikin - 1802
...only by a passive acquiescence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monsters ; he delighted to rove through the meanders of enchantment,...to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repose by the water-falls of Elysian gardens." Perhaps the preceding quotation is more characteristic...
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