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" He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monsters; he delighted to rove through the meanders of enchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repose by the waterfalls of Elysian gardens. "
The Quarterly Review - Page 54
1811
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 9

Robert Anderson - 1795
...paflive acquiefcence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monfters; he delighted to rove through the meanders of enchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repofe by the water-falls of Elyfian gardens. " This was, however, the character rather of his inclination...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 3

John Aikin - 1802
...passive acquiescence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monsters ; he delighted to rove through the meanders of enchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repose by the water-falls of Elysian gardens." Perhaps the preceding quotation is more characteristic...
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The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History ..., Volume 65

1803
...exalt hij woe. * "HE loved,'* lays Dr Johnfon, " fairies, genii, giants, and monfters : he delighted to rove through the meanders of enchantment,— to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, — to repofe by the waterfalls of Ely fian gai dens." MANY inftances indeed might be adduced to exemplify...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins - 1804 - 144 pages
...passive acquiescence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monsters ; he delighted to rove through the meanders of enchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repose by the water-falls of Elysian gardens. "This was, however, the character rather of his inclination...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - 1805 - 132 pages
...passive acquiescence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monsters ; he delighted to rove through the meanders of enchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repose by the water-falls of Elysian gardens. " This was however the character rather of his inclination...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...passive acquiescence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monsters ; he delighted to rove through the meanders of enchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repose by thft water-falls of Elysian gardens. " This was however the character rather of his inclination...
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Watts, A. Philips, West, Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Young

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...passive acquiescence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monsters ; he delighted to rove through the meanders of enchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repose by the water-falls of Rlysian gardens. "This was however the character rather of his inclination...
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Prior. Congreve. Blackmore. Fenton. Gay. Granville. Yalden. Tickell. Hammond ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...passive acquiescence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monsters ; he delighted to rove through the meanders of enchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repose by the water falls of Elysian gardens. " This was however the character rather of his inclination...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Prior. Congreve. Blackmore ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...acquiescence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monsters; he delighted te rove through the meanders of enchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repose by the water falls of Ely' sian gardens. ' " This was however the character rather of his...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...passive acquiescence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monsters ; he delighted to rove through the meanders of enchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repose by the water-falls of Elysian gardens. " This was however the character rather of his inclination...
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