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" ... by the artifice of rhyme. The variety of pauses, so much boasted by the lovers, of blank verse, changes the measures of an English poet to the periods of a declaimer; and there are only a few skilful and happy readers of Milton, who enable their audience... "
Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ... - Page 197
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...variety of pauses, so null boastetl by the lovers of blank verse, changes the measures of an English port to the periods of a declaimer; and there are only a few happy readers of , who enable their audience to perceive where the lines end or begin. • rse, said...
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Lives of English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...prefervation of every verfe unmingled with another as a diftinct fyftem of founds ; and this diftinctnefs is obtained and preferved by the artifice of rhyme. The variety of paufes, fo much boalted by the lovers of blank verfe, changes the meafures of an Englifh poet to the periods of a declaimer...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...variety of pauses, so much boasted by the lovers of blank verse, changes the measures of an English poet to the periods of a declaimer; and there are only a few happy readers of Milton, who enable their audience to perceive where the lines end or begin. Blank...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...prefervation of every verfe unmingled with another as a diftincr- fyftem of founds ; and this diftinctnefs is obtained and preferved by the artifice of rhyme....lovers of blank verfe, changes the meafures of an Englifli poet to the periods of a declaimer ; and there are only a few fkilful and happy readers of...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1806
...variety of pauses, so much boasted by the lovers of blank verse, changes the measures of an English poet to the periods of a declaimer; and there are only a few skilful and happy readers of Milton, who enable their audience to perceive where the lines end or begin....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...variety of pauses, so much boasted by the lovers of blank vefse, changes the measures of an English poet to the periods of a declaimer ; and there are only a few skilful and happy readers of Milton, who enable their audience to perceive where the lines end or begin....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...variety of pauses, so much boasted by the loveis of blank verse changes the measures of an English poet to the periods of a declaimer ; and there are only a few skilful and happy readers of Milton, who enable their audience to perceive where the lines end or begin....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...variety of pauses, so much boasted by the lovers, of blank verse, changes the measures of an English poet to the periods of a declaimer; and there are only a few skilful and happy readers of Milton, who enable their audience to perceive where the lines end or begin....
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...variety of pauses, so much boasted by the lovers of blank verse, changes the measures of an English poet to the periods of a declaimer ; and there are only a few skilful and happy readers of Milton, who enable their audience to perceive where the lines end or begin....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...variety of pauses, so much boasted by the lovers of blank verse, changes the measures of an English poet to the periods of a declaimer ; and there are only a few skillful and happy readers of Milton, who enable their audience to perceive where the lines end or...
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