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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 68
by Samuel Johnson - 1781
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prefaces, biographical and critical, to the works of the english poets.

samuel johnson - 1781
...introduction of twelve new peers at once, to produce a majority of Tories in the laft reign ; art aft of authority violent enough, yet certainly legal,...national right, with which fome time afterwards, by the ir.ftigation of Whiggifm, the commons, chofen by the people for three years, chofe themfelves for feven....
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Dryden. Smith. Duke. King ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 pages
...advancements, and particularly by the introduction of twelve newpeers at once, to produce a majority of Tories in the laft reign ; an act of authority violent enough, yet certainly legal, and by nomeans to be compared with that contempt of national right, with which fome time afterwards, by the...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1783
...advancements, and particularly by the introduction of twelve new peers at once, to produce a majority of Tones in the laft reign ; an act of authority violent enough, yet certainly legal, and by no Bieans to be-compared with that contempt of national right, with which fome tune afterwards, by the...
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The Town Talk: The Fish Pool, the Plebeian, the Old Whig, the Spinster, &c

1789 - 452 pages
...advancements, and particularly by the introduction of twelve new peers at once, to produce a majority of Tories in the laft reign ; an act of authority...means to be compared with that contempt of national national right, with which fome time afterwards, by the infligation of Whiggifm, the commons, chofen...
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The Town Talk: The Fish Pool, the Plebeian, the Old Whig, the Spinster, &c

John Nichols - 1789 - 452 pages
...particularly by the introduftion of twelve new peers at once, to produce a majority of Tories in the lafl reign ; an act of authority violent enough, yet certainly...that contempt of national right, with which fome time afterward^ by the inftigation of Whiggifm, the commons, chofen by the people for three years, chofe...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Dryden. Smith. Duke. King ...

Samuel Johnson - 1794
...advancements, and particularly by the introduction of twelve new peers at once, to produce a majority of Tories in the laft reign ; an act of authority...national right with which, fome time afterwards, by die inftigation of Whiggifm, the commons, chofen by the people for three years, chofe themfelves for...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...at once, to produce > majority of Tories in the last reign ; an act of authority violent enough, Jrt certainly legal, and by no means to be compared with that contempt of right, with which some time afterwards, by the instigation of m, the commons, chosen by the people...
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Lives of English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...advancements, and particularly by the introduction of twelve new peers at once, to produce a majority of Tories in the laft reign ; an act of authority violent enough, yet certainly legal, and by, BO means to be compared with that contempt of national right with which, fome time afterwards, by the...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 16

British essayists - 1802
...particularly by the introduction of twelve new peers at once, to produce a majority of Tories in the last reign ; an act of authority violent enough, yet certainly...compared with that contempt of national right, with which sometime afterwards, by the instigation of Whigism, the commons, chosen by the people for three years,...
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The Works, Volume 16

Jonathan Swift - 1803
...emphasis, by saying, " That the sudd™ introduction of twelve new peers at once by Queen Anne, was an act of authority violent enough, yet certainly...compared with that contempt of national right, with which sometime afterwards, by the instigation cf whiggism, the commons, chosen by the people for three years,...
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