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The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of ... - Page 287
by William Thomas Lowndes - 1834 - 474 pages
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...principles, and perhaps his own. * 1773' Johnfon praifed John Bunyan highly. " His ' Pilgrim's Progrefs 1 has great merit, both for invention, imagination, and the conduct of the ftory; and it has had the beft evidence of its merit, the general and continued approbation of mankind....
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1798 - 446 pages
...them -, they are. all good." Johnfon Johnfon praifed John Bunyan highly. " His * Pilgrim's Progrefs' has great merit, both for invention* imagination, and the conduct of the ftory ; and it has had the beft evidence of its merit, the general and continued approbation of mankind....
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1807
...should read, he said, "• Any of them ; they are all good." Johnson praised John Bunyan highly. " His ' Pilgrim's Progress' has great merit, both for...imagination, and the conduct of the story; and it has had .the best evidence of its merit, tlie general and continued approbation of mankind. Few books,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1807
...whispered me, ' Forsitan et nostrum nomen miscebitur 1ST1s.'1 , Johnson praised John Bunyan highly: " His ' Pilgrim's Progress' has great merit, both for...imagination, and the conduct of the story ; and it has had the best evidence of its merit, the general and continued approbation of mankind. Few books, I...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...whispered me, ' Forsitan et nostrum nomen miscelitur ISTIS.'* Johnson praised John Bunyan highly. " His ' Pilgrim's Progress' has great merit, both for...invention, imagination, and the conduct of the story ; ' Ovid, de Art. Amand. i. iii. v. 13. ' In allusion to Dr. Johnson's supposed political principles,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...Forsitan st nostrum nomen miscebitur ╗vи.'Ц Johnson praised John Bunyan highly. " His ' РИцмmЧ Progress' has great merit, both for invention, imagination, and the conduct of the story ; and it has had the best evidence of its merit, the general and con╬ Ovid, de Art. Amand. l. iii. v. 13. | In...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - 1818 - 180 pages
...person should read, he said, " Any of, them ; they are all good." Johnson praised John Bunvan highly. "His ' Pilgrim's Progress' has great merit, both for...imagination, and the conduct of the story; and it has had the best evidence of its merit, the general and continued approbation of mankind. Few books, I...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...whimpered me, ' I'orsitan et nottrum nomen mitctbitur иvи.'|| Johnson praised John Bunyan highly. " His ' Pilgrim's Progress' has great merit, both for...imagination, and the conduct of the story ; and it has had the best evidence of its merit, the general and cou═ Ovid, de Art. Amand. 1. ni. v. 13. tinned...
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Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist ...

James Boswell - 1820
...he should so widely differ from the rest of the literary world." Johnson praised John Bunyan highly. His Pilgrim's Progress has great merit both for invention,...imagination, and the conduct of the story ; and it has had the best evidence of its merit, the general and continued approbation of mankind : few books, I...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell - 1820 - 178 pages
...Progress has great merit both for invention, imagination, and the Conduct of the story ; and it has had the best evidence of its merit, the general and continued approbation of mankind : few books, I believe, have had a more extensive sale. Jt is remarkable, that it begins very...
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