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" To every work he brought a memory full fraught, together with a fancy fertile of original combinations, and at once exerted the powers of the scholar, the reasoner, and the wit. "
Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham - Page 14
by Englishmen - 1836
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...not oppressed his imagination, nor clouded his perspicacity. To every work he brought a memory full fraught, together with a fancy fertile of original...multifarious to be always exact, and his pursuits too eager to be always cautious. His abilities gave him an haughty confidence, which he disdained to...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...not oppressed his imagination, nor clouded his perspicacity. To every work he brought a memory full fraught, together with a fancy fertile of original combinations, and at once exerted the powers pf the scholar, the reasoner, and the wit. But his knowledge was too multifarious to be always exact,...
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The Elements of English Composition: Serving as a Sequel to the Study of Grammar

David Irving - 1821 - 318 pages
...not oppressed his imagination, nor clouded his perspicacity. To every work he brought a memory full fraught, together with a fancy fertile of original combinations, and at once exerted the powers of, tbe scholar, the rea,oner, and the wit. But his knowledge was too multifarious to be always exact,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the English poets (cont ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...not oppressed his imagination, nor clouded'his perspicacity. To every work he brought a memory full fraught, together with a fancy fertile of original...multifarious to be always exact, and his pursuits too eager to be always cautious. His abilities gave him a haughty confidence, which he disdained to...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...not oppressed his imagination, nor clouded his perspicacity. To every work he brought a memory full fraught, together with a fancy fertile of original...multifarious to be always exact, and his pursuits too eager to be always cautious. His abilities gave him an haughty confidence, which he disdained to...
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The Guardian: With a Biographical, Historical, and Critical ..., Volume 1

1826
...not oppressed his imagination, nor clouded his perspicacity. To every work he brought a memory full fraught, together with a fancy fertile of original...multifarious to be always exact, and his pursuits too eager to be always cautious. His abilities gave him a haughty confidence, which he disdained to...
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The Lives of the English Poets, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1826 - 420 pages
...had not oppressedhis imagination nor clouded his perspicacity. To every work he brought a memory full fraught, together with a fancy fertile of original...powers of the scholar, the reasoner, and the wit, Buthis knowledge was too multifarious to be always exact, and his pursuits top eager to be always cautious....
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Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 13

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford, Henry Vethake - 1833
...not oppressed his imagination, nor clouded his perspicuity. To every work he brought a memory full fraught, together with a fancy fertile of original...always cautious. His abilities gave him a haughty consequence, which he disdained to correct or mollify; and his impatience of opposition disposed him...
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Correspondence and Diary, Volume 3

Philip Doddridge - 1830
...oppressed his imagination nor clouded his perspicuity. To every work he brought a memory full fraught with a fancy fertile of original combinations ; and...his pursuits were too eager to be always cautious." indignation against an abandoned libeller which procured me the honour of so considerable a patron...
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Correspondence and Diary, Volume 3

Philip Doddridge - 1830
...oppressed his imagination nor clouded his perspicuity. To etery work he brought a memory full fraught with a fancy fertile of original combinations; and...be always exact, and his pursuits were too eager to he always cautious." indignation against an abandoned libeller which procured me the honour of so considerable...
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