Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" ... 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
Full view - About this book

The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...^ 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...
Full view - About this book

The British poets, including translations, Volume 16

British poets - 1822
...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....
Full view - About this book

Essays on Various Subjects of Taste, Morals, and National Policy...

George Tucker - 1822 - 350 pages
...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." v in...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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 L happy readers of Milton, who enable their audience to * perceive where the lines end...
Full view - About this book

Works, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1838
...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....
Full view - About this book

Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ; And ...

Samuel Johnson - 1840 - 502 pages
...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....
Full view - About this book

Remains of William S. Graham: With a Memoir...

William Sloan Graham - 1849 - 278 pages
...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."...
Full view - About this book

Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...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 lilies end or begin....
Full view - About this book

The Lives of the English Poets: cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester ...

Samuel Johnson - 1858
...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....
Full view - About this book

The literary reader: prose authors, with biogr. notices &c. by H.G. Robinson

Hugh George Robinson - 1867
...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....
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF