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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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Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, Volume 7

Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire - 1855
...Johnson's prose, written on the same subjects. His further description of Dryden is also true of himself: “The power that predominated in his intellectual...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 Lives of the English Poets: cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester ...

Samuel Johnson - 1858
...survey of Dryden's labours, he appears to have a mind very comprehensive by nature, and much enriched The power that predominated in his intellectual operations...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, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1859
...Dryden's character, Johnson has given, though I supposeunintentionally, some touches of his own. Thus: " The power that predominated in his intellectual operations...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, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1859
...his own. Thus: “The poż that predominated in his intellectual operations was rather strong resaż than quick sensibility. Upon all occasions that were...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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Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1864
...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 Poetical Works of John Dryden

John Dryden, Richard Hooper - 1866
...comprehensive by nature, and much enriched with acquired knowledge. His compositions are the effects of a vigorous genius operating upon large materials....than felt, and produced sentiments not such as nature enforces,but meditation supplies. Dryden's was not one of the gentle bosoms. He is, therefore, with...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden ..

John Dryden - 1866
...comprehensive by nature, and much enriched with acquired knowledge. His compositions are the effects of a vigorous genius operating upon large materials....than felt, and produced sentiments not such as nature enforces,but meditation supplies. Dryden's was not one of the gentle bosoms. He is, therefore, with...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Containing Original Poems, Tales, and ...

John Dryden - 1867 - 445 pages
...comprehensive by nature, and much enriched with acquired knowledge. His compositions are the effects of a vigorous genius operating upon large materials....intellectual operations was rather strong reason than qtfîck sensibility. Upon all occasions that were presented, he studied rather than felt, and produced...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with A journal of a tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1874
...Dryden's character, Johnson has given, though I suppose unintentionally, some touches of his own. Thus, " The power that predominated in his intellectual operations...supplies. With the simple and elemental passions as they spring separate • See page 146 of this Volume. in the mind, he seems not much acquainted. He...
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The Six Chief Lives: From Johnson's "Lives of the Poets", with Macaulay's ...

Samuel Johnson - 1878 - 466 pages
...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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