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" ... truth. He has dissipated the prejudice that had long connected gaiety with vice, and easiness of manners with laxity of principles. He has restored virtue to its dignity, and taught innocence not to be ashamed. This is an elevation of literary character... "
The Spectator ... - Page xviii
by Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1803
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 pages
...reflored virtue to its dignity, and taught innocence not to be amamed. This is an elevation ration of literary character, above all Greek, above all...genius attain than that of having purified intellectual pleafure, feparated mirth from indecency, and wit from licentioufnefs ; of having taught a fucceffion...
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Dryden. Smith. Duke. King. Sprat. Halifax. Parnell. Garth. Rowe. Addison ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 pages
...to its dignity, and taught innocence not to be afhamed. This is an elevation of literary chara&er, above all Greek, above all Roman fame. No greater...genius attain than that of having purified intellectual pleafure, feparated mirth from indecency, and wit from licentioufnefs ; of having taught a fucceflion...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 63

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...dignity, and taught innocence not to be afhamed. This is an elevation of literary character, above ai'l Greek, above all Roman fame. No greater felicity can...genius attain than that of having purified intellectual pleafure, feparated mirth from indecency,, and wit from licentioufnefs; of having taught a fucccffion...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...taught innocence not to .be afhamed. This 5? am elevation of literary. character, above all Gretk, above all Roman fame. No greater felicity can genius attain than that of having purified intellectual ple.a^ ftire, feparated mirth from indecency, , Ľand wit from lieentioufnefs ; of having taught a...
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prefaces, biographical and critical, to the works of the english poets.

samuel johnson - 1781
...laxity of principles. He has reftored virtue to its dignity, and taught innocence hot to be afhamed. This is-' an elevation of literary character, above all Greek, above all Roman fame. Nogreater felicity can genius attain than that of having purified intdle&ual pleafare, feparated mirth...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...laxity of principles. He has reftored virtue to its dignity, and taught innocence not to be afhamed. This is an elevation of literary character, above all Greek, above all Roman famt. No greater felicity can genius attain than that of having purified intelledtual pleafure,. furc,...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1783
...laxity of principles. He has reftored virtue to its dignity, and taught innocence not to be amamed. This is an elevation of literary character, above...genius attain than that of having purified intellectual pleafure, feparated mirth from indecency, and wit from licentioufIi&fe; of having taught a fucceffion...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...to its dignity, and taught innocence not to be afhamed. This is an elevation of literary chara&er, " above all Greek, " above all Roman fame." No greater...genius attain than that of having purified intellectual pleafure, feparated mirth from indecency, and wit from licentioufnefs; of having taught a fucceffion...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an ... Account of the ...

1793
...taught innocence not to be a(hamed. This is an elevation of literary character, " above all Creek, above all Roman fame." No greater felicity can genius attain than that of having purified intellectual pleafure, feparated mirth from indecency, and wit fromlicentioufnefs; of having taught afucce(îïon...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1793
...not to be aihamed. This is an elevation of literary cha' racter, above all Greek, above off fairton fame. No greater felicity can genius attain than that of having purified intellectual plcafurc, fepar-ated mirth from indecency, .and wit from liccntioufnefs ; of having taught afuccefiion...
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