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" He hated monarchs in the state, and prelates in the church; for he hated all whom he was required to obey. It is to be suspected, that his predominant desire was to destroy, rather than establish, and that he felt not so much the love of liberty, as repugnance... "
Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ... - Page 121
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 47

Tobias George Smollett - 1779
...defire of independence; in petulance, impatient of controul; and pride, difdainful of fu» periority. He hated monarchs in the ftate, and prelates in the...hated all whom he was required to obey. It is to be fufpefted that his predominant defire was to de'lroy rather than eftablifii, and that he felt not fo...
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Remarks on Johnson's Life of Milton: To which are Added Milton's Tractate of ...

Francis Blackburne - 1780 - 381 pages
...dif«* dainful of fuperiority. He hated mo" najchs in the ftate, arid prelates in the " church ; ** church; for he hated all whom he was " required to...be fufpected, " that his predominant defire was to de" ftroy, rather than to eftablifh, and **' that he felt not fo much the love of " liberty,. as repugnance...
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REMARKS ON JOHNSON'S LIFE OF MILTON.

Francis Blackburne - 1780 - 381 pages
...dif" dainful of fuperiority. He hated mo".narchs in the ftate, and prelates in the' it " church ; •* church; for he hated all whom he was ** required to obey. It is to be fufpedted, *' that his predominant d'efire was to de** ftroy, rather than to eftablHh, and ** that...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 pages
...impoverifhment. Milton's republican ifm was, I am afraid, founded in an envious hatred of greatnefs, and a fullen defire of independence ; in petulance impatient of...his predominant defire was to deftroy rather than eftablim, and that he felt not fo much the love of liberty as repugnance to authority. It has been...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 pages
...of independence ; in petulance impatient of controul, and pride difdainful of fuperiority. He hntcd monarchs in the ftate, and prelates in the church...hated all whom he was required to obey. It is to be fufpe&ed, that his predominant delire was to deftroy rather than eftablifh, and that he felt not fo...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1783
...was, I am afraid, founded in an envious hatred of greatnefs* and a fullen defire of independence j in petulance impatient of controul, and pride difdainful...his predominant defire was to deftroy rather than. eftablifh, and that he felt not fo much the love of liberty as repugnance to authority. ,: ! It has...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...impatient of cohfroul, and prijle t44 MIL f 6 N; pride difdainful of fuperiority; He hated moharcKs i?J the ftate, and prelates in the church ; for he hated...his predominant defire was to deftroy rather than eftablifh, and that he felt not fo much the love of liberty as repugnance to authority. It has been...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...independence j in petulance impatient of controul, and pride difdainful of fuperiority. He hated monarchs !a the ftate, and prelates in the church ; for he hated all whom he was required to obey. It is to be fufpeccted, that his predominant defire was to deftroy rather than eftablifh, and that he felt not...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets,: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1790
...impoverifhment. Milton's repub.licanifm was, I am afraid, founded in an envious hatred of greatnefs, and a fullen defire of independence; in petulance impatient of...hated all whom he was required to obey. It is to be fufpe&ed, that his predominant defire was to deftroy rather than eftablim, and that he felt not fo...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...petulance impatient of controul, and pride difdainful of fuperiority. He hated monarchs in the State, an<l prelates in the Church; for he hated all whom he was required to obey. It is tobe fufpected, that his predominant defire was to deftroy rather than eftablifh, and that he felt...
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