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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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Public Speaking and Debate

George Jacob Holyoake - 1895 - 266 páginas
...are represented by pronouns (or fornouns) is shown in an admirable sentence of Dr Johnson's : — ' Pope was not content to satisfy ; he desired to excel,...not court the candour, but dared the judgment of his reason, and expecting no indulgence from others, he showed none to himself.' Without the employment...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets, Volumen3

Samuel Johnson, John Hepburn Millar - 1896
...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 had no pecuniary interest, he had no further ;Pope was not content to satisfy—he desired to excel, and herefore always endeavoured to do his best;...
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Johnson's Life of Pope [ed.] by P. Peterson

Samuel Johnson - 1899 - 200 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...best ; he did not court the candour, but dared the judgement of his reader, and, expecting no indulgence from others, he showed none to himself. He examined...
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Life of Pope

Samuel Johnson - 1899 - 200 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...best; he did not court the candour, but dared the judgement of his reader, and, expecting no indulgence from others, he showed none to himself. He examined...
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volumen6

David Josiah Brewer - 1900
...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...satisfy; he desired to excel, and therefore always endeavored to do his best: he did not court the candor, but dared the judgment of his reader, and expecting...
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Essays from the Rambler and the Idler, with Passages from the Lives of the ...

Samuel Johnson - 1901 - 179 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...therefore always endeavoured to do his best : he did court the candour, but dared the judgment of his reader, and, expecting no indulgence from others,...
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Lives of the English Poets: Swift-Lyttelton

Samuel Johnson - 1905
...probably have brought it ' Ante, DRYDEN, 201, 228. to its perfection, had not he been once it had passed the press, ejected it from his mind ; for when he...not content to satisfy ; he desired to excel, and 305 therefore always endeavoured to do his best: he did not court the candour, but dared the judgement...
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Representative Biographies of English Men of Letters

Charles Townsend Copeland, Frank Wilson Cheney Hersey - 1909 - 642 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 had...best: he did not court the candour, but dared the judgement of his reader, and, expecting no indulgence from others, he shewed none to himself. He examined...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - 1911 - 724 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 had...satisfy. He desired to excel, and therefore always endeavored to do his best. He did not court the candor, but dared the judgment, of his reader; and,...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - 1911 - 724 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 had...satisfy. He desired to excel, and therefore always endeavored to do his best. He did not court the candor, but dared the judgment, of his reader; and,...
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