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" It is with great propriety that subtlety, which in its original import means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of distinction. Those writers who lay on the watch for novelty could have little hope of greatness; for... "
The Monthly Review - Page 1
1780
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 22

1796
...in pofitions not limited by exception), and in defcriptions not defcending to minutenefs. It is witk great propriety that Subtlety, which in its original import means exility of particles, it taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of diftindion. Thofe writers who lay on the watch for...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 10 pages
...aggregation, / and littlenefs by difperfion. Great thoughts are always general, and confift in pofitions not limited by exceptions, and in defcriptions not...Subtlety, which in its original import means exility of particks, is taken in ks metaphorical meaning for nicety of diftinction. Thofe writers who lay on the...
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Annual Register, Volume 22

Edmund Burke - 1780
...and confift in pofttions not limited by exceptions, and in defcriptions not defending to minuteneis. It is with great propriety that Subtlety, which in...is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of diftinftion. Thofe writers who lay on the watch for novelty could have little hope of greatnefs ; for...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 61

1780
...aggregation, and littlenefs by difperfioh. Great thoughts are always general, and con fill-in politicals not limited by exceptions, and in defcriptions not...minutenefs. It is with great propriety that Subtlety, which iu its original import means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 pages
...aggregation, and littlenefs by difperfion. Great thoughts are always general, and confift in politions not limited by exceptions, and in defcriptions not...is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of diftinction. Thofe writers who lay on the watch for novelty could have little hope of greatnefs ; for...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 pages
...aggregation, and littlenefs by difperfion. Great thoughts are always general, and confift in pofitions not limited by exceptions, and in defcriptions not...It is with great propriety that Subtlety, which in itsoriginal import means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of diftincTion....
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1783
...aggregation, and littlenefs by difperfiou. Great thoughts are always general, and confift in potitions not limited by exceptions, and in defcriptions not...Subtlety, which in its original import means exility of particlefi, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of diftin&ion. Thofe writers who lay on...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...aggregation, and littlenefs by dilperlion. Great thoughts are always general, and conlift in politions not limited by exceptions, and in defcriptions not...is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of diftincYion. Thofe writers who lay on the watch for novelty could have little hope of grcatnds; for...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...aggregation, and Httlenefs by difperfion. Great thoughts are always general, and confill in pofitions not limited by exceptions, and in defcriptions not...great propriety that Subtlety, which in its original imę port means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of diftinction....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...always general, and confirt in pofitions not limited by exceptions, and in defcriptions not dcfcending to minutenefs. It is with great propriety that Subtlety,...is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of diftinction. Thofe writers who lie on the watch for novelty could have little hope of greatnefs; for...
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