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" A grotto is not often the wish or pleasure of an Englishman, who has more frequent need to solicit than exclude the sun ; but Pope's excavation was requisite as an entrance to his garden, and, as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes - Página 92
por Samuel Johnson - 1811
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Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L.D.

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - 1848
...Pope's excavation was requisite as an entrave ••) to his garden ; and as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted an ornament from an...produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage." — C. (2) Dr. James Foster was an eminent preacher among the dissenters; and Pope professes to prefer...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 484 páginas
...but Pope's excavation was requisite as an entrance to his garden, and, as some men try to bo proud of their defects, he extracted an ornament from an...remarked of the studious and speculative, that they arc proud of trifles, and that their amusements seem frivolous and childish; whether it be that men,...
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The beauties of Johnson: choice selections from his works

Samuel Johnson - 1851
...amusements, the assistant! of his labours, whom the hand of death has snatched away. aid. Trifles. It may be frequently remarked of the studious and...amusements seem frivolous and childish; whether it bo that men conscious of great reputation think themselves above the reach of censure, and safe in...
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The Beauties of Sterne: Choice Selections from His Works

Laurence Sterne - 1853 - 160 páginas
...his amusements, the assistants of his labours, whom the hand of death has snatched away. md. Trifles. It may be frequently remarked of the studious and...and childish; whether it be that men conscious of great reputation think themselves above the reach of censure, and safe in the admission of negligent...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt, Volumen3

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...but Pope's excavation was requisite as an entrance to his garden ; and, as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted an ornament from an...and childish : whether it be that men conscious of great reputation think themselves above the reach of censure, and LIVES OF THE BRITISH POETS. safe...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen95

1854
...originality to arise out of commonplace wants. . ' He extracted an ornament,' says Dr. Johnson of Pope, ' from an inconvenience, and vanity produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage.' If for ' vanity ' we read ' taste,' the aim of architecture could VOL. xcv. NO. cxc. 2 A not not be...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen95

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1854
...originality to arise out of commonplace wants. ' He extracted an ornament,' says Dr. Johnson of Pope, ' from an inconvenience, and vanity produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage.' If for ' vanity ' we read ' taste,' the aim of architecture could vOL. xcv. NO. cxc. 2 A not not be...
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THE WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE

DR. WARBURTON - 1856
...but Pope's excavation was requisite, as an entrance to his garden ; and, as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted an ornament from an...childish : — whether it be that men, conscious of great reputation, think themselves above the reach of censure, and safe in the admission of negligent...
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The Living Age ..., Volumen66

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1860
...; but Pope's excavation was requisite as an entrance to his garden, and as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted an ornament from an...produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage." Johnson also understood the art of condensing a long train of reasoning .into a single sentence. For...
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Lives of Great and Celebrated Characters of All Ages and Countries ...

1860 - 767 páginas
...but Pope's excavation was requisite as an entrance to his garden ; and, as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted an ornament from an...produced a grotto, where necessity enforced a passage." Johnson's figure was large, robust, and unwieldy, from corpulency. His appearance was rendered strange...
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