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" ... his auditors ; and to such persons he certainly did not appear to advantage, being often impetuous and overbearing. The desire of shining in conversation was in him indeed a predominant passion; and if it must be attributed to vanity, let it at the... "
The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ... - Page 160
by Alexander Chalmers - 1816
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 10

1798
...thatloquacioufnefs from which his more intimate friends derived confiderable advantage. The oblèrvations which he made on poetry, on life, and on every thing about us, I applied to our art ; with what fuccefs others mult judge. Perhaps an artift in his ftudies Ihould purfue the fame condun ; and inftead...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 33

1798
...thole who looked up to !¡¡TI. It was here he exhibited his wonderful powers." " The obfervations which he made on poetry, on life, and on every thing about us, I applied to our art, with what fucceis ethers mull judge. Perhaps an artift in his liudies mould purfue the lame conduit ; and, inftenrf...
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The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History ..., Volume 60

1798
...loqimcioufntfs from which his more intimate friends derived confidence advantage. The obCervations which he made on poetry, on life, and on every thing about us, I applied to our art ; with what fuccefs others muft judge. Perhaps an nrtift in his Ihidies (liould purfue the fame conduct ; and inftead...
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The European Magazine: And London Review, Volume 33

1798
...talk to thofe who looked up to him. It was here he exhibited hU wonderful powers." " The ohfcrvations which he made on poetry, on life, and on every thing about us, 1 applied to our art, with what fucceis others mud judge. Perhaps an artilt in his itudies mould purfue...
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The British Critic and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 10

1798
...loquacioufnefs from which his more intimate friends derived confiderable advantage. The obfervations which he made on poetry, on life, and on every thing about IK, I applied to our art ; with what fuccefs others mult judge. Perhaps an artift in his ftudies mould...
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The Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Knight ...: Containing His ..., Volume 1

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone - 1801
...and if it must be attributed to vanity, let it at the same time be recollected, that it produced that loquaciousness from which his more intimate friends...applied to our art; with what success others must judge. Perhaps an artist in his studies should pursue the same conduct; and instead of patching up a particular...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...and if it must be attributed to vanity, let it at the same time be recollected, that it produced that loquaciousness from which his more intimate friends...to our art, with what success others must judge." When we peruse such a character of Dr. JOHNSON, from the pen of Sir JOSHUA REYNOLDS, it is natural...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - 1803
...and if it must be attributed to vanity, let it at the same time be recollected, that it produced that loquaciousness from which his more intimate friends...derived considerable advantage. The observations which lie made on poetry, on life, and on every thing about us, I applied to our art, with what success others...
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The British Essayists;: Idler

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...and if it must be attributed to vanity, let it at the same time be recollected, that it produced that loquaciousness from which his more intimate friends...to our art, with what success others must judge." When we peruse such a character of Dr. JOHNSON, from the pen of Sir JOSHUA REYNOLDS, it is natural...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - 1810
...and if it must be attributed to vanity, let it at the same time be recollected, that it produced that loquaciousness from which his more intimate friends...to our art; with what success, others must judge."* * Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, 3 vols. 8v. life prefixed, by Mr. Malone, vol. 1, p. 28, 29, 30,...
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