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" If the father of criticism has rightly denominated poetry, " an imitative art," these writers will, without great wrong, lose their right to the name of poets ; for they cannot be said to have imitated any thing: they neither copied nature nor life; neither... "
The European Magazine, and London Review - Página 48
1822
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers: Delivered at the Surry Institution

William Hazlitt - 1819 - 343 páginas
...great wrong, lose their right to the name of poets, for they cannot be said to have imitated any thing; they neither copied nature nor life ; neither painted...matter, nor represented the operations of intellect." The whole of the account is well worth reading: it was a subject for which Dr. Johnson's powers both...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...wrong, lose their right to the name of poets ; for they cannot be said to have imitated any thing : they neither copied nature nor life ; neither painted...matter, nor represented the operations of intellect. Those however who deny them to be poets, allow them to be wits. Dryden confesses of himself and his...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...wrong, lose their right to the name of poets ; for they_ cannot be said to have imitated any thing : they neither "copied nature nor life ; neither .painted...matter, nor represented the operations of intellect. Those however who deny them to be poets, allow them to be wits. Dryden confesses of himself and his...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

1822
...great wrong, lose their right to the name of poets; for they cannot be said to have imitated any thing; they neither copied nature nor life, neither painted...matter, nor represented the operations of intellect. Those however who deny them to be poets, allow them to be wits. Dryden confesses of himself and his...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volumen3

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...wrong, lose their right to the name of poets ; for ' they cannot be said to have imitated any thing ; they neither copied nature nor life ; neither painted...matter, nor represented the operations of intellect. Those however who deny them to be poets, allow them to be wits. Dryden confesses of himself and his...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - 1825 - 615 páginas
...wrong, lose their right to the name of poets ; for they connot be said to have imitated any thin ling : they neither copied nature nor life ; neither painted...matter, nor represented the operations of intellect. Those however who deny them to be poets, allow them to be wits. Dryden confesses of himself and his...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...wrong, lose their right to the name of poets ; for they cannot be said to have imitated any thing ; they neither copied nature nor life ; neither painted...matter, nor represented the operations of intellect. Those, however, who deny them to be poets, allow them to be wits. Dryden confesses of himself and his...
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The Lives of the English Poets, Volumen1

Samuel Johnson - 1826 - 420 páginas
...wrong, lose their right to the name of poets; fox they cannot be said to have imitated any thing : they neither copied nature nor life ; neither painted...matter, nor represented the operations of intellect. Those however who deny them to be poets, allow them to be wits. Dryden confesses of himself and his...
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The life of Isaac Walton; incuding notices of his contemporaries. [on large ...

Thomas Zouch - 1826
...wrote only verse, who cannot be said to have imitated any thing, as they neither copied nature from life, neither painted the forms of matter, nor represented the operations of intellect. Deficient in the sublime and pathetic, they abounded in hyperbole, and in unnatural thoughts, in violent...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...wrong, lose theii ni'lii to the name of poets; for they cannot be said to have imitated any thing : ڑ- Those however who deny them to be poets, allow them to be wits. Dryden confesses of himself and his...
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