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" Iliad. It is certainly the noblest version of poetry which the world has ever seen ; and its publication must therefore be considered as one of the great events in the annals of Learning. "
The Lives of the English Poets - Página 206
por Samuel Johnson - 1826 - 420 páginas
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 484 páginas
...cannot be unwelcome to literary curiosity, that I deduce thus minutrly the history of the English 1 Iliad.' It is certainly the noblest version of poetry...which the world has ever seen; and its publication Biust therefore be considered as one of the great events in the annals of Learning. To those who have...
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The Works of William Cowper: His Life, Letters, and Poems. Now First ...

William Cowper - 1851 - 749 páginas
...translation ol Pope will perhaps always retain its pre-eminence, and be considered what Johnson calls it, " the noblest version of poetry which the world has ever seen," and •' its publication one of the greatest events in th« annals of learning."* Of the merits of Cowper's translation, we...
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The Spectator

1853 - 742 páginas
...completed in 171 Dr. Johnson says, " It is certainly the noblest version of poetry which the world hi ever seen ; and its publication must therefore be considered as one of the great even in the annals of learning." V Pope had entertained a sincere respect and friendship for Addison...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt

Samuel Johnson, William Hazlitt - 1854
...enabled him to purchase. It cannot be unwelcome to literary curiosity that I deduce thus minutely the history of the English Iliad. It is certainly the...great work, it must be very desirable to know how it was performed, and by what gradations it advanced to correctness. Of such an intellectual process the...
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Lives of the most eminent English poets: with critical ..., Volumen3

Samuel Johnson, Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay - 1854
...of the English ' Iliad.' It is certainly the noble^LJ£i^njjj'o^trjjvhJchjhe world jiagjiverseen ; and its publication must therefore be considered as...have skill to estimate the excellence and difficulty o/ this great work, it must be very desirable to know how it was performed and by what gradations it...
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THE WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE

DR. WARBURTON - 1856
...five hundred pounds a year, payable to Pope, which doubtless his translation enabled him to purchase. its publication must therefore be considered AS one of the great events in the annals of Jearning. The original copy -of the Iliad was obtained by Bolingbroke as a curiosity ; it descended...
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The Seasons

James Thomson, James Robert Boyd - 1856 - 335 páginas
...English verse the great poem of Homer, and that translation is pronounced by Dr. Samuel Johnson, to be " the noblest version of poetry which the world has ever seen," and he considers its publication as " one of the great events in the annals of learning." He translated...
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The Seasons

James Thomson - 1856 - 335 páginas
...English verse the great poem of Homer, and that translation is pronounced by Dr. Samuel Johnson, to be " the noblest version of poetry which the world has ever seen," and he considers its publication as " one of the great events in the annals of learning." He translated...
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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM COWPER HIS LIFE, LETTERS, AND POEMS

rev. t. s. grimshawe - 1860
...translation of Pope will perhaps always retain its pre-eminence, and be considered what Johnson calls it, " the noblest version of poetry which the world has ever seen," and " its publication one of the greatest events in the annals of learning."* Of the merits of Cowper' s translation, we...
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A Catalogue of Books, the Property of a Political Economist: With Critical ...

John Ramsay McCulloch - 1862 - 394 páginas
...thongh not an ultra admirer of Pope, has said of this translation, " It is certainly the noblest vension of poetry which the world has ever seen ; and its publication must be considered as one of the great events in the annals of learning." — (Life of Pope. See, also,...
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