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" ... 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. His great works were performed under discountenance,... "
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
...fupport. His great works were performed under difcountenance, and in blindnefs, but difficulties vanifhcd at his touch ; he was born for whatever is arduous...greateft of heroick poems, only becaufe it is not the firfl. BUTLER. BUTLER. F the great author of Hudibras there is a life prefixed to the later editions...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...his predeceflbrs, but he did not fcek them. From his contemporaries he neither courted nor wceived fupport; there is in his writings nothing by which...author of Hudibras there is a life prefixed to the latter editions of his poem, by an unknown writer, and therefore of difputable authority; and fome...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets,: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1790
...authors might be gratified, or favour gained ; no exchange of praife, nor folicitation of fupport. port. His great works were performed under difcountenance,...author of Hudibras there is a life prefixed to the latter editions of his poem, by an unknown writer, and therefore of difputable authority; and fome...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...nor folicitation of fupport;. His great works were performed under difcountenance, and in blindnels; but difficulties vanifhed at his touch ; he was born...arduous ; and his work is not the greateft of heroick only becaufe it is not the firft. BUTLER. OF the great author of Hudibras there is a life prefixed...
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The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work

Samuel Johnson - 1795 - 536 pages
...there is in his writings nothing by which the pride of other authors might be gratified, or favours gained ; no exchange of praife, nor felicitation of...of heroick poems, only becaufe it is not the firft. 3 BUTLER. BUTLER. o F the great author of Hudibras there is a life prefixed to the later edition of...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...support. His great works were performed under discountenance, and in blindness ; but difficulties vanished at his touch : he was born for whatever is arduous ; and his work is not the greatest of heroic poems, only because it is not the first. IN PARADISUM AMISSAM SUMMI POET^E JOANNIS...
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Tracts on Political and Other Subjects, Volume 3

Joseph Towers - 1796
...•*' great works were performed under dif" countenance, and in blindnels, but dif'* ficulties vanimed at his touch ; he was " born for whatever is arduous ; and his <4 work is not the greateft of heroic poems, *' only becaufe it is not the firft 64." AFTER Milton,...
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Johnson's Lives of the the English Poets: Abridged: with Notes and Illustrations

Samuel Johnson - 1797 - 239 pages
...pride of other authors might be gratified, or favours gamed; no exchange of praife, nor folicitation of fupport. His great works were performed under difcountenance,...whatever is arduous, and his work is not the greateft of heroic poems, only becaufe it is not the firft." C 6 BUTLER. BUTLER. ' only accounts we have of the...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...His great works were performed under discountenance, and in blindness, but " fitficulties vanished at his touch; he was born for whatever is arduous; and his itoik is not the greatest of hcroick poems, only because it is not the first. BUTLER. OF the great...
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The Truth and Excellence of the Christian Religion Exhibited. In Two Parts ...

Hannah ADAMS - 1804 - 384 pages
...exchange of praife, no felicitation of fupport. His great works were performed under difcountcnance, and in blindnefs, but difficulties vanifhed at his...whatever is arduous ; and his work is not the greateft of heroic poems, only becaufe it is not the firfl," Mr. Hayley, his latter biographer, thus delineates...
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