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" But his devotional poetry is, like that of others, unsatisfactory. The paucity of its topics enforces perpetual repetition, and the sanctity of the matter rejects the ornaments of figurative diction. It is sufficient for Watts to have done better than... "
The lives of the most eminent English poets;: with critical observations on ... - Página 291
por Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 páginas
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PREFACES BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL TO THE WORKS OF THE ENGLISH POETS.

SAMUEL JOHNSON - 1781
...were large by which his imagination was to be fupplied. His .ear was well-tuned, and his di€tion was elegant and copious. But his devotional poetry...repetition, and the fanctity of the matter rejects the ornax ments ments of figurative diction. It is fuffir cient for Watts to have done better than others...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...knowledge were large by which his imagination was to be fupplied. His ear was well-tuned, and his diction was elegant and copious. But his devotional poetry...its topicks enforces perpetual repetition, and the fan&ity of the matter rejects the orna. I merits ments of figurative diction. It is fufficient for...
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The Sad Shepherd: Or, A Tale of Robin Hood

Ben Jonson - 1783 - 255 páginas
...enforces perpetual repetition, and the fandity of the matt r rejects the ornaments of figurative diftion. It is fufficient for Watts to have done better than others what no man has done well." Johnfon's Life of Watts. In the fame volume with Southwell's two poetical, and oiie profe publication,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...knowknowledge were large by which his fancy was tb fcfe fupplied. His ear was well-tuned, and his diction was elegant and copious. But his devotional poetry...figurative diction. It is fufficient for Watts to hare done better than others what no man has done well. His poems on other fubjects feldom rife higher...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...knowknowledge wert large by which his fancy was to b* foppiied. His ear was well-tuned, and his didlioa was elegant and copious. But his devotional poetry is, like that of others, unfatisfa&ory. The paucity of its topicks eaforces perpetual repetition, and the fanctity of the matter...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volumen9

Robert Anderson - 1795
...knowledge were large by which his fancy was to be fupplied. His ear was well tuned, and his diction was elegant and copious. But his devotional poetry is like that of others, Tinfatisfactory. The paucity of its topics enforces perpetual repetition, and the fantSUty of the matter...
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Johnson's Lives of the the English Poets: Abridged: with Notes and Illustrations

Samuel Johnson - 1797 - 239 páginas
...knowledge were large by which his imagination was to be fupplied. His ear was well-tuned, and his diction was elegant and copious. But his devotional poetry...of the matter rejects the ornaments of figurative di&ion. It is fufficient for Watts to have done better than others what no man has done fe well. "...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...knowledge were large by whjch his fancy was to he supplied. His ear was well- tuned, and his diction was elegant and copious. But his devotional poetry is, like that of others, unsatisfactory. The paucity of its topicks enforces perpetual repetition, and the sanctity of the matter...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...knowledge were large by which his fancy was to he supplied. His ear was will-tuned, and his diction was elegant and copious. But his devotional poetry is, like that of others, unsatisfactory. The paucity of its topicks en'forces perpetual repetition, and the sanctity of the...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures on ..., Volumen1

1807
...late Rev. Joseph Grigg. 12wx>. 6d. Rivingtons. Or Dr. Watt's hymns, Johnson said, " It is sufficient for Watts to have done better than others, what no man has done well." For a task so full of difficulty Mr. Grigg was little fitted. A good man, but no poet, he has only...
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