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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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A Book of Seventeenth Century Lyrics

Felix Emmanuel Schelling - 1899 - 314 páginas
...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...forms of matter nor represented the operations of the intellect. " Those however who deny them to be poets, allow them to be wits. Dryden confesses of...
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A Book of Seventeenth Century Lyrics

Felix Emmanuel Schelling - 1899 - 314 páginas
...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...forms of matter • nor represented the operations of the intellect. " Those however who deny them to be poets, allow them to be wits. Dryden confesses of...
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The Collected Works of William Hazlitt: Lectures on the English comic ...

William Hazlitt - 1903
...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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Essay-writing for Schools a Practical Exposition of the Principles of this ...

Leslie Cope Cornford - 1903 - 309 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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Specimens of Modern English Literary Criticism

William Tenney Brewster - 1907 - 379 páginas
...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. Those, however, who deny them to be poets, allow them to be wits. Dryden confesses of himself and his...
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Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson, Alice Meynell, Gilbert Keith Chesterton - 1911 - 265 páginas
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English Prose: Eighteenth century

Sir Henry Craik - 1911
...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. 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 - 1796
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Life of Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1913 - 300 páginas
...endeavour : but unluckily resolving to shew it in rhyme, instead of writing poetry they only wrote verses Their thoughts are often new but seldom natural ;...are they just ; and the reader, far from wondering how he missed them, wonders more frequently by what perverseness of ingenuity they were ever found...
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Contemporary Criticisms of Dr. Samuel Johnson, His Works, and His Biographers

John Ker Spittal - 1923 - 412 páginas
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