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" of a vigorous genius operating upon large materials. The power that predominated in his intellectual operations, was rather strong reason than quick sensibility. Upon all occasions that were presented, he studied rather than felt, and produced sentiments... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 323
by Samuel Johnson - 1825
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...comprehensive by nature, and much enriched with acquired knowledge. His compositions are the effects of a vigorous genius operating upon large materials....supplies. With the simple and elemental passions, as they spring separate in the mind, he seems not much acquainted ; and seldom describes them but as they...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...had a real effect: the crown, therefore, could not reasonably be divided. positions are the effects of a vigorous genius operating upon large materials....supplies With the simple and elemental passions, as they spring separate in the mind, he seems not much acquainted ; and seldom describes them but as they...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden., Esq: Containing Original Poems ..., Volume 1

John Dryden - 1811
...comprehenfive by nature, and much enriched with acquired knowledge. His compofitions are the effects of a vigorous genius operating upon large materials....predominated in his intellectual operations was rather ftrong rcafon than quick fenfibiliry. Upon all oo rations that were prefented, he ftudied rather than...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...Dryden's character, Johnson has given, though I suppose unintentionally, some touches of his own. Thus : " The power that predominated in his intellectual operations...rather strong reason than quick sensibility. Upon nil occasions that were presented, he studied rather than felt, and produced sentiments not such as...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...comprehensive by nature, and much enriched with acquired knowledge. His compositions are the effects of a vigorous genius operating upon large materials....supplies. With the simple and elemental passions, as they spring separate in the mind, he seems not much acquainted ; and seldom describes them but as they...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1820
...though I suppose unintentionally, some touches of his own. Thus: " The power that predominated in hi* intellectual operations was rather strong reason than...Upon all occasions that were presented, he studied nther than felt, and produced sentiments not such as Nature enforces, but meditation supplies. With...
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Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets, with Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1821
...comprehensive by nature, and much enriched with acquired knowledge. His compositions are the effects of a vigorous genius operating upon large materials....meditation supplies. With the simple and elemental 11 passions, as they spring separate in the mind, he seems not / 'much acquainted ; and seldom describes...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1821
...comprehensive by nature, and much enriched with acquired knowledge. His compositions are the effects of a vigorous genius operating upon large materials....sentiments not such as nature enforces, but meditation sup^ plies. With the simple and elemental passions, as they spring separate in the mind, he seems not'...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 4

James Boswell - 1821
...strong reason thai) (juick sensibility. Upon all occasions that were presented, he studied rather then felt; and produced sentiments not such as Nature enforces,...supplies. With the simple and elemental passions as they spring separate in the mind, he seems not much acquainted. He is, therefore, with all his variety...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 4

James Boswell - 1821
...though I suppose unintentionally, some touches of his own. Thus: " The power that predominated in life intellectual operations was rather strong reason than...all occasions that were presented, he studied rather then felt; and produced sentiments not such as Nature enforces, but meditation supplies. With the simple...
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