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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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Works, Volumen2

Samuel Johnson - 1838
...wrong, lose theii right to the name of poets ; for they cannot be said to have imitated any thing : they neither copied nature nor life; neither painted the forms of matter, nor represented the operation! of intellect Those however who deny them to be poeti, allow them to be wits. Dryden confesses...
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Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ; And ...

Samuel Johnson - 1840 - 502 páginas
...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 - 1840
...wrong, lose then rifjht to the name of poete; for they cannot be said to have imitated any thing : elves о intellect Those however who deny them to be poets, allow them to be wits. Dryden confesses of limself...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With and Essay on His Life ..., Volumen2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1842
...never found it wonders how he missed ; to wit of this kind the metaphysical poets have seldom risen. Their thoughts are often new, but seldom natural : they are not obvious, but neither arc they just; and the reader far from wonderina that he missed them, wonders more frequently by what...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt, Volumen2

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...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 he poets, allow them to be wits. Dryden confesses of himself and his...
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The Miscellaneous Works, Volumen2

William Hazlitt - 1854
...great wrong, lose their right to the name of poets, for they cannot be said to have imitated anything ; 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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Lives of the most eminent English poets, with critical ..., Volumen1

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...the name of poets, for they cannot be said to have imitated anything ; they neither copied nature for life, neither painted the forms of 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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Exercises on Words: Designed as a Course of Practice on the Rudiments of ...

William Russell - 1856 - 225 páginas
...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 Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Volumen2

1865
...their right to the name of poets, for they did not imitate anything ; they neither copied nature from life, neither painted the forms of matter, nor represented...obvious, but neither are they just ; and the reader wonders by what perversity of industry they were ever found. The most heterogeneous ideas are yoked...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

1865
...painted the forms if matter, nor represented the operations of intellect. Their thoughts are often ne*, but seldom natural ; they are not obvious, but neither are they just ; and the reader wonders by what perversity of industry they were ever found. The most heterogeneous ideas are yoked...
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