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" The business of a poet, said Imlac, is to examine, not the individual, but the species ; to remark general properties and large appearances : he does not number the streaks of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the forest. He... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson: LL.D. A New Edition in Twelve Volumes. With an ... - Página 408
por Samuel Johnson - 1823
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A Critical Enquiry Into the Moral Writings of Dr. Samuel Johnson: In which ...

William Mudford - 1802 - 144 páginas
...such a store he would find it easy to vary them by every combination possible. But he observes (<i the knowledge of nature is only half the task of a poet ; he must be acquainted likewise with all the modes of life. His character requires that he estimate the happiness and misery of every condition,...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 135 páginas
...number the streaks of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the forest. He is to exhibit in his portraits of nature such prominent and striking features, as recal the original to every mind; and must neglect the minuter discriminations, whicli one may have...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...number the streaks of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the forest. He is to exhibit in his portraits of nature such prominent and striking features as, recal the original to every mind ; and must neglect the minuter descriminations, which one may have...
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Rasselas: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 155 páginas
...number the streaks of the tulip, or describe the different shades of the verdure of the forest. He is to exhibit in his portraits of nature such prominent and striking features, as recal the original to every mind; and must neglect the minuter discriminations, which one may have...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volumen3

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...neglected, for those characteristicks which are alike obvious to vigilance and carelesness. -• " But the knowledge of nature is only half the task of a poet ; he must be acquainted likewise with all the modes of life. His character requires that he estimate the happiness and misery of every condition...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 184 páginas
...number the streaks of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the forest. He is to exhibit in his portraits of nature such prominent and striking features, as recal the original to every mind ; and must neglect the minuter discriminations, which one may have...
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Works, Volumen3

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...number the streaks of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the forest. He is to exhibit in his portraits of nature such prominent...task of a poet; he must be acquainted likewise with all the modes of life. His character requires that he estimate the happiness and misery of every condition...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson, Francis William Blagdon - 1811 - 234 páginas
...number the streaks of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the forest. He is to exhibit in his portraits of nature such prominent...task of a poet ; he must be acquainted likewise with all the modes of life. His character requires that he estimate the happiness and misery of every condition...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1811 - 179 páginas
...number the streaks of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the forest. He is to exhibit in his portraits of nature such prominent and striking features, as recal the original to every mind; and'must neglect the minuter discriminations, which one may have...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ...

Elegant extracts - 1812
...number the streaks of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the forest. He is to exhibit in his portraits of nature such prominent and striking features as recal the original to every mind; and must neglect the minuter discriminations, which one may have...
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