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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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Notes on the history of the litergical colours, a paper

John Wickham Legg - 1882
...severe persons may be asked to remember a passage in Johnson's Life of Pope, in which he says that " it may be frequently remarked of the studious and...that their amusements seem frivolous and childish " ; and if this be allowed to men of genius, a like indulgence may surely be granted to the inferior...
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English Synonymes Explained: In Alphabetical Order ; with Copious ...

George Crabb - 1882 - 856 páginas
...children ; the infantine actions of some children evince a simplicity of character. It may frequently be remarked of the studious and speculative, that they...that their amusements seem frivolous and childish. JOHNSON. The lay records the labors and the praise, And all th* Immortal acts of Hercules: First how...
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English Synonymes Explained: In Alphabetical Order ; with Copious ...

George Crabb - 1882 - 856 páginas
...evince a 'simplicity of character. It may frequently be remarked of the studious and sifeculative, that they are proud of trifles, and that their amusements seem frivolous and JOHNSON. Tlic lay records the labors and the praise, And all th' immortal acts o' Hercules: First how...
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Village London: The Story of Greater London, Volumen1

Edward Walford - 1884
...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." The best description of Pope's grotto, and of the poet's satisfaction and pleasure in it, is contained...
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English Letters and Letterwriters of the Eighteenth Century: With ...

Howard Williams, Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope - 1886 - 552 páginas
...but Pone'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 inconvenience, and vanity produced a ynMo whero necessity enforced a jHiasaj/tf." 3 Formerly in possession of Mr. HG Hnhn. Mr. Currut.herH...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life (v.l, 1709-1765; v.2 1765-1776; v.3, 1776 ...

James Boswell - 1887
...Oct. 15. * See ante, under Sept. 9, 1779. 3 Johnson wrote of this grotto ( Works, viii. 270) : — ' It may be frequently remarked of the studious and...that their amusements seem frivolous and childish.' 4 See ante, \. 332. * Epilogue to the Satires, \. 131. Dr. James Foster, the Nonconformist preacher....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volumen4

James Boswell - 1889
...Put 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." — 0. ; Dr. James Foster was an eminent preacher among the dissenters : and Pope professes ti prefer...
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Johnson's Lives of the Poets, Volumen3

Samuel Johnson - 1890
...but Pope's excavation was requisite as ail entrance to his garden, and, as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted an ornament from an...and speculative, that they are proud of trifles, and thai^ " their amusements seem frivolous and childish ; whether it be that men conscious of great reputation...
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The Windsor Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly for Men and Women, Volumen2

1895
...admirably sententious passage somewhere or other in the works of Dr. Johnson : "As some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted an ornament from an...produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage." lint to return to present times, the ancient chronicler is still altogether right as to the loveliues.....
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The Bamboo Garden

Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford Baron Redesdale - 1896 - 224 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. After all, therefore, there was some excuse for Pope's folly, but what can be said for that of the...
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