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" To select a singular event, and swell it to a giant's bulk by fabulous appendages of spectres and predictions, has little difficulty ; for he that forsakes the probable may always find the marvellous. And it has little use ; we are affected only as we... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson - Página 377
por Samuel Johnson - 1816
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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1908
...tosses the ball, is useless and puerile. Father Thames has no better means of knowing than himself To select a singular event, and swell it to a giant's bulk by fabulous appendages of sceptres and predictions, has little difficulty; for he that forsakes the probable may always find...
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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1908
...tosses the ball, is useless and puerile. Father Thames has no better means of knowing than himself To select a singular event, and swell it to a giant's bulk by fabulous may always find the marvellous. And it has little use: we are affected only as we believe; we are improved...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Volumen1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - 1916 - 889 páginas
...Italian arts. The Bard appears, at first view, to be ... an imitation of the prophecy of Nereus. ... [70 To select a singular event, and swell it to a giant's...improved only as we find something to be imitated or dedined. I do not see that The Bard promotes any truth, moral or political. [80 These odes are marked...
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The Cambridge History of English Literature Volume X the Age of Johnson

1966
...than perception8.' His views on the matter of poetry are shown in his criticism of Gray's Bard : ' To select a singular event, and swell it to a giant's...forsakes the probable may always find the marvellous.' The common growth of mother earth sufficed for him as for Wordsworth. The distinction which he draws...
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A Critical History of English Literature: The Restoration to 1800, Volumen3

David Daiches - 1979 - 319 páginas
...pleasing." Johnson's opinion of "The Bard" again springs from his basic position on truth and pleasure: "To select a singular event, and swell it to a giant's...as we find something to be imitated or declined." But Johnson makes handsome amends to Gray in his concluding paragraph, on the "Elegy." As always, Johnson...
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Divided Fictions: Fanny Burney and Feminine Strategy

Kristina Straub
..."disgusts us with apparent and unconquerable falsehood" and then generalizes in the following terms: "To select a singular event, and swell it to a giant's...he that forsakes the probable may always find the marvellous."10 The term repeated in all three of the above citations is "probability." Johnson was...
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Mantik: Profile prognostischen Wissens in Wissenschaft und Kultur

Wolfram Hogrebe - 2005 - 300 páginas
...Grays Gedicht, „it has little use: we are affected only äs we believe; we are improved only äs we find something to be imitated or declined. I do...not see that The Bard promotes any truth, moral or pohtical", demonstiert deutlich die vorherrschende klassizistische Gegenposition, vgl. Lives ofthe...
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