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Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing Biographical ... - Page v
by John Nichols - 1812
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 61

Samuel Johnson - 1772
...events of literary hiftory is tedious and troublefome ; it requires indeed no great foree of vnftanding, but often depends upon enquiries which there is no opportunity of making, or is to be fetched from books and pamphlets .not always at hand. The Rebearfal was played in i67%...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...events of literary hiftory is tedious and troublefome ; k requires indeed no great force of unftanding, but often depends upon enquiries which there is no opportunity of making, or is to be fetched from books and pamphlets not always at hand. The Rehearfal was played in '1671,...
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Dryden. Smith. Duke. King. Sprat. Halifax. Parnell. Garth. Rowe. Addison ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...literary hiftory, is tedious and troublefome ; it requires indeed no great force of underftanding, but often depends upon enquiries which there is no opportunity of making, or is to be fetched from books and pamphlets not always at hand. The Rebearfal was played in 1671,...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 2

English poets - 1790
...literary hiftory, is tedious and troublcfome ; it requires indeed no great force of underftanding, but often depends upon enquiries which there is no' opportunity of making, or is to be fetched from books and pamphlets not always at hand. The Rehearfal was played in 1671*,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...of literary hiftory, is tedious and troublefome: it requires indeed no great force of underftanding, but often depends upon enquiries which there is no opportunity of making, or is to be fetched from books and pamphlets not always at hand. The Rebearfal was played in 1671 *,...
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The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work

Samuel Johnson - 1795 - 536 pages
...of literary hiftory is tedious and troublefome ; it requires indeed no great force of underftanding, but often depends upon enquiries which there is no opportunity of making, or is to be fetched from books and pamphlets not always at hand. The Rehearfal was played in 1671,...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...find any thing that might not have been written without so long delay, or a confederacy so numerous. To adjust the minute events of literary history, is...enquiries which there is no opportunity of making, or is to be fetched from books and pamphlets not always at hand. The Rehearsal was played in 1671 1,...
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Lives of English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...literary hiftory, is tedious and troublefome ; it requires indeed no great force of underftanding, but often depends upon enquiries which there is no opportunity of making, or is to be fetched from books and pamphlets not always at hand. The Rebearfal was played in 1671*,...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...any thing that might not have been written •without so long delay, or a confederacy so numerous. To adjust the minute events of literary history, is...enquiries which there is no opportunity of making, or is to be fetched from books and pamphlets not always at hand. The Rehearsal was played in 1671 1,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...literary hiftory, is tedious and troublefome ; it requires indeed no great force of underftanding, but often depends upon enquiries which there is no opportunity of making, or is to be fetched from books and pamphlets not alwavs at hand. m The Rehearfal was played in 1671...
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