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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ... - Page 522
by Great Britain - 1804
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Prior. Congreve. Blackmore. Fenton. Gay. Granville. Yalden. Tickell. Hammond ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...dignified it with the title of a grotto, a place of silence and retreat, from which he endeavoured to persuade his friends and himself that cares and...inconvenience, and vanity produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage. It may be frequently remarked of the studious and speculative, that they are proud...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...he endea* See, however, the Life of Addison in the Biographia Britan* nica, last edition. R. voured to persuade his friends and himself that cares and...inconvenience, and vanity produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage. It may be frequently remarked of the .studious and speculative, that they ar^ proud...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 526 pages
...with the title of a grotto, a place of silence and retreat, from which he endeavoured to ]>ersuade his friends and himself, that cares and passions could...inconvenience, and vanity produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage. It may be frequently remarked of the studious and speculative, that they are proud...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...endeavoured to persuade bis friends and himself, that cares and passions could be excluded. A grotto }f not often the wish or pleasure of an Englishman, who...inconvenience, and vanity produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage. It may be frequently remarked of the studious and speculative, that they are proud...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...which he endea* See, however, the Life of Addison in the Biographia Britannica, last edition. R. voured to persuade his friends and himself that cares and...solicit than exclude the sun ; but Pope's excavation wag requisite as an entrance to his garden, and, as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...dignified it with the title of a grotto, a place of silence and retreat, from which he endeavoured to persuade his friends and himself that cares and...an entrance to his garden, and, as some men try to beproud of their defects, he extracted an ornament from an inconvenience, and vanity produced a grotto...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1812
...dignified it with the title of a grotto, a place of silence and retreat, from which he endeavoured to persuade his friends and himself that cares and...inconvenience, and vanity produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage. It may be frequently remarked of the studious and speculative, that they are proud...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1819
...dignified it with the title of a grotto, a place of silence and retreat, from which he endeavoured to persuade his friends and himself that cares and...frequent need to solicit than exclude the sun ; but Popes excavation was requisite as an entrance to his garden, and, as some men try to be proud of their...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - 1819
...or pleasure of an Englishman, who has more frequent need to solicit than exclude the sun ; but Popes excavation was requisite as an entrance to his garden,...inconvenience, and vanity produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage. It may be frequently remarked of the studious and speculative^ that they are proud'...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...Britanniea. ..!--• ; . - T „ j a grotto, a place of silence and retreat, from which he endeavoured to persuade his friends and himself that cares and...inconvenience, and vanity produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage. It may be frequently remarked of the studious and speculative, that they are proud...
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