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" ... he neither courted nor received support ; there is in his writings nothing by which the pride of other authors might be gratified, or favour gained; no exchange of praise, nor solicitation of support. His great works were performed under discountenance,... "
The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets,: With Critical Observations on ... - Página 271
por Samuel Johnson - 1790
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The literary reader: prose authors, with biogr. notices &c. by H.G. Robinson

Hugh George Robinson - 1867
...support. His great works were performed under discountenance and in blindness ; but difficulties vanished at his touch : he was born for whatever is arduous; and his work is not the greatest of heroic poems, only because it is not the first.15 BASSELAS. CHAP. I.— DESCRIPTION OF...
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The complete poetical works of John Milton. With life of the author; and dr ...

John Milton - 1870 - 537 páginas
...judicious critic) "were performed under discountenance, and in blindness; but difficulties vanished at his touch ; he was born for whatever is arduous, and his work is not the greatest of heroic poems only because it is not the first. ' ' DK. CHANNING'S ESSAY ON THE POETICAL...
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Wisdom and Genius of Dr. Samuel Johnson: Selected from His Prose Writings

Samuel Johnson, William Alexander Clouston - 1875 - 298 páginas
...support. His great works were performed under discountenance, and in blindness; but difficulties vanished at his touch ; he was born for whatever is arduous ; and his work is not the greatest of heroic poems, only because it is not the first. MIND. (Diversity of) THERE seem to be some...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and ..., Volumen3

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...The style of " The Lives of the Poets " is not that of The Rambler. This is one of the Lives. SAMUEL re ; there are Myriads of Islands behind those which thou ' here discoveres later editions of his poem by an unknown writer, and therefore of disputable authority ; and some account...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1876 - 764 páginas
...regions, really are, into which death will turn the spirit free. JOHN FOSTER : Journal. He [Milton] was born for whatever is arduous, and his work is not the greatest of heroic poems only because it is not the first. DR. S. JOHNSON. Before the greatness displayed...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1880 - 764 páginas
...regions, really are, into which death will turn the spirit free. JOHN FOSTER : Journal. He [Milton] pected, without being truly respectable. MADISON. greatest of heroic poems only because it is not the first. DR. S. JOHNSON. Before the greatness displayed...
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Heroes of Literature: English Poets. A Book for Young Readers

John Dennis - 1883 - 406 páginas
...Englishmen. " His great works were performed under discountenance and in blindness, but difficulties vanished at his touch ; he was born for whatever is arduous ; and his work is not the greatest of heroic poems, only because it is not the first." [There is great variety of choice in selecting...
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Heroes of Literature: English Poets. A Book for Young Readers

John Dennis - 1883 - 406 páginas
...Englishmen. "His great works were performed under discountenance and in blindness, but difficulties vanished at his touch ; he was born for whatever is arduous ; and his work is not the greatest of heroic poems, only because it is not the first." [There is great variety of choice in selecting...
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The Law of Sex: Being an Exposition of the Natural Law by which the Sex of ...

George Briggs Starkweather - 1883 - 276 páginas
.... . His great works were performed under discountenance, and in blindness; but difficulties vanish at his touch : he was born for whatever is arduous, and his work is not the greatest of heroic poems, only because it is not the first." I look in vain for Milton's superior in...
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Johnsoniana: Life, Opinions, and Table-talk of Doctor Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1884 - 319 páginas
...* His great works were performed under discountenance and in blindness ; but difficulties vanished at his touch. He was born for whatever is arduous ; and his work is not the greatest of heroic poems only because it is not the first. ALEXANDER POPE.—Dryden knew more of man...
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