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" From his contemporaries he neither courted nor received support : There is in his writings nothing by which the pride of other authors might be gratified, or favour gained ; no exchange of praise, nor solicitation of support. "
Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ... - Page 201
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 pages
...thoughts or images of" Ms" - predeceffbrs, but he did not feek them. From his contemporaries he neither courted nor received fupport ; there is in his writings...but difficulties vanifhed at his touch.; he was born foA- whatever is arduous ; and his work is not the greatefr. of heroick poems,. only be*caufe it is...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 pages
...thoughts or images of his predcceffors, but he did not feek them. From his contemporaries he neither courted nor received fupport ; there is in his writings...difcountenance, and in blindnefs, but difficulties vanifhcd at his touch ; he was born for whatever is arduous ; and his work is not the greateft of heroick...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1783
...predeceflbrs, but he did not feek them. From his cotltemppraries he neither courted nor received fuppprt ; there is in his writings nothing by which the pride...gratified, or favour gained ; no exchange of praife, nor folicifatipn of fupport. His great works were performed under difcountenance, and in blindnefs, but...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...thoughts or images of his predeceflbrs, but he did not feck them. From his contemporaries he neither courted nor received fupport; there is in his Writings...difcountenance, and in blindnefs, but difficulties raniftied at his touch; he was born for whatever b irduous; and his work is not the greateft of herokk...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 63

1788
...naturally a thinker for himfelf, confident of hit. own abilities, and difdaioful of help or hindrance. There is in his writings nothing by which the pride...gratified, or favour gained ; no exchange of praife, or felicitation of fupport. fp. 162.) He had watched with^ g'eat diligence the operations of human...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets,: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1790
...thoughts or images of his predeceflbrs, but he did not feek them. From his contemporaries he neither courted nor received fupport; there is in his writings...gratified, or favour gained ; no exchange of praife, nor folicitation of fupport. port. His great works were performed under difcountenance, and in blindnefs,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...thoughts or images of his predeceflbrs, but he did i.ot leek them. From his contemporaries he neither courted nor received fupport; there is in his writings nothing by which the pride; pf other authors might be gratified, or favour gained; no exchange of praife, nor folicitation of fupport;....
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The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work

Samuel Johnson - 1795 - 536 pages
...thoughts or images of his predeceflbrs, but he did not feek them. From his contemporaries he neither courted nor received fupport ; there is in his writings...the pride of other authors might be gratified, or favours gained ; no exchange of praife, nor felicitation of fupport. His great works were performed...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...predecessors, but he did not seek them. From his contemporaries he neither courted nor received support ; there is in his writings nothing by which the pride...might be gratified, or favour gained ; no exchange of praise, nor solicitation of support. His great works were performed under discountenance, and in blindness...
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Johnson's Lives of the the English Poets: Abridged: with Notes and Illustrations

Samuel Johnson - 1797 - 239 pages
...thoughts or images of his predeceflbrs, but he did pot feek them. From, his contemporaries he neither courted nor received fupport; there is in his writings...the pride of other authors might be gratified, or favours gamed; no exchange of praife, nor folicitation of fupport. His great works were performed under...
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