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" ... nor often to mend what he must have known to be faulty. He wrote, as he tells us, with very little consideration ; when occasion or necessity called upon him, he poured out what the present moment happened to supply, and, when once it had passed the... "
Lives - Página 559
editado por - 1800
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The Works of Samuel Johnson...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...liberality ; and perhaps his character may receive some illustration, if he be compared with his master. Pope was not content to satisfy, he desired to excel;...reader, and expecting no indulgence from others, he showed none to himself. He examined lines and words with minute and punctilious observation, and retouched...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson ...: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...called upon him, he poured out what the present moment happened to supply, and, when once it had passed the press, ejected it from his' mind ; for, when he...was not content to satisfy ; he desired to excel, j and, therefore, always endeavoured to do his best : he did not court the candour, but dared the judgment...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ...: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1826 - 133 páginas
...called upon him, he poured out what the present moment happened to supply, and, when once it had passed crested helmet shook , The brittle steel, unfaithful to his hand, Broke short : the fr fini her solicitude. Pope was not content to satisfy ; he desired to excel . and therefore always endeavoured...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson - 1830 - 484 páginas
...called upon him, he poured out what the present moment happened to supply, and, when once it had passed er throws A death-like silence, and a dread repose ; ier gloomy presence saddens all the scene, showed none to himself. He examined lines and words with minute and punctilious observation, and retouched...
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Lives of the poets. Lives of eminent persons. Political tracts. Philological ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1834
...called upon him, he poured out what the present moment happened to supply, and, when once it had passed the press, ejected it from his mind ; for, when he...reader, and, expecting no indulgence from others, he showed none to himself. He examined lines and words with minute and punctilious observation, and retouched...
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Murphy's essay. The rambler. The adventurer. The idler. Rasselas. Tales of ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1834
...he says of Pope — 'He laboured his works, first to gam reputation, and afterwards to keep it' He mages. This precept may be justly extended to the series of life : nothing is ended with honour, hia read:rs; and expecting no indulgence from others, be showed none himself. He examined Une* and...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation ...

John Pierpont - 1835 - 480 páginas
...called upon him, he poured out what the present moment happened to supply, and, when once it had passed the press, ejected it from his mind; for, when he...no pecuniary interest he had no further solicitude. Poi'E professed to have learned his poetry from Dryden, whom, whenever an opportunity was presented,...
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The Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - 1836 - 442 páginas
...called upon him, he poured out what the present moment happened to supply, and, when once it had passed hes ; none Go just alike, yet each believes his own....share ; tolh must alike from Heaven derive their light showed none to himself. He examined lines and words with minute and punctilious observation, and retouched...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...called upon him, he poured out what the present moment happened to supply, and, when once it had passed him. I have been told that the couplet by which he...sleeps, and hardly flows The freezing Tanais through a. showed none to himself. He examined lines and words with minute and punctilious observation, and retouched...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: An essay on the life and genius of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...he says of Pope — 'He laboured his works, first to gain reputation, and afterwards to keep it." He was not content to satisfy ; he desired to excel,...not court the candour, but dared the judgment of his readers; and expecting no indulgence from others, he showed none himself. He examined lines and words...
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