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" of a vigorous genius operating upon large materials. The power that predominated in his intellectual operations, was rather strong reason than quick sensibility. Upon all occasions that were presented, he studied rather than felt, and produced sentiments... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson ...: Lives of the poets - Page 319
by Samuel Johnson - 1825
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 61

Samuel Johnson - 1772
...and much enriched with acquired knowledge. His compofitions are the effects of a vigorous "gcJnius operating upon large materials. The power that predominated in his intellectual operations was rather ftrong reafon than quick fenfibility. Upon all occafions that were prefented, he ftudied rather than...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...comprehenfive by nature, and much enriched with acquired knowledge. His compofitions are the effefts of a vigorous genius operating upon large materials. The power that predominated in his intelkftual operations, was rather ftrong reafon than quick fenfibility. Upon all occasions that were...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...comprehenfive by nature, and much enriched with acquired knowledge. His compofitions are the effects of a vigorous genius operating upon large materials....predominated in his intellectual operations was rather ftrong reafon than quick fenfibility. Upon all occafions that were prefented, he fludied rather than...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Dryden. Rochester ...

1793
...by nature, and much enriched with acquired knowledge. H compofitions are the effccis of a vigoro» genius operating upon large materials. " The power that predominated in his intellectual operation« was rather ftrong reafon than quic fenfibility. Upon all occafmns that were prefi-nted,...
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The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work

Samuel Johnson - 1795 - 536 pages
...coniprehenfive by nature, and much enriched with acquiied knowledge. His compofitions are the effc¿ of a vigorous genius operating upon large materials. The power that predominated in his intel. le&ual operations was rather ftrong reafon than quick fenfibility. Upon all occafions that were...
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Johnson's Lives of the the English Poets: Abridged: with Notes and Illustrations

Samuel Johnson - 1797 - 239 pages
...comprehenfive by nature, and much enriched with acquired knowledge. His compofitions are the effects of a vigorous genius operating upon large materials....predominated in his intellectual operations was rather ftrong reafon than quick fenfibility. Upon all occafions that were prefented, he ftudied rather than...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...comprehensive by nature, 4nd much enriched with acquired knowledge. Hi? compositions are the effects of a vigorous genius operating upon large materials....operations, was rather strong reason than quick sensibility. U^on all occasions that were presented, he studied rather than felt, and produced sentiments not such...
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The Lives of the Most Celebrated English Poets, with Criticisms. Extracted ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805 - 312 pages
...which drew an Angel down, had a real effect: the crown therefore could not reasonably be divided." " The power that predominated in his intellectual operations...Upon all occasions that were presented he studied rathsr.than felt, and produced. " In the general survey of Dryden's labours, he appears to have had...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill, Volume 20

John Bell - 1807
...not reasonably be divided. Cxi LIFE Of URYDE.N. Hit compositions arc the effects of a vigorous ginius operating upon large materials. The power that predominated...supplies. With the simple and elemental passions, as they spring separate in the mind, he seems not much acquainted ; and seldom describes them but as they...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...comprehensive by nature, and much enriched with acquired knowledge. His compositions are the effects of a vigorous genius operating upon large materials....supplies. With the simple and elemental passions, as they spring separate in the mind, he seems not much acquainted ; and seldom describes them but as they...
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