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" Milton's morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleasure are so general, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous hold on the fancy. "
Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ... - Page 144
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...therefore Jjjfsns as to a lecture, without passion, without anxiety. . The song of Comus has airiness and jollity; but, what ma.y recommend Milton's morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleasure are -so general, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment, qnd take n,Q dangerpus...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...therefore liftens as to a lecture, without paffion, without anxiety. The fong of Comus has airinefs and jollity; but, what may recommend Milton's morals...poetry, the invitations to pleafure are fo general, that that they excite no diftlnct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous hold on the fancy....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1806
...therefore listens as to a lecture, without passion, without anxiety. The song of Corous has airiness and jollity ; but, what may recommend Milton's morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleasure are so general, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807
...morals as wll at his poetry, the invitations to pleasure are sojV" neral, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous hold on the fancy. The following soliloquies of Comus and the Lady are elegant, hat tedious. The song must one much to the voice, if...
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Comus: A Mask

John Milton - 1808 - 89 pages
...Dr. Johnson has ohserved, his "invitations to pleasure are so general, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous hold on the fancy. The late ingenious Mr. Headley, indie Supplement to his Select Beauties of Ancient Engtuk Poetry, 1787,'ilirects...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...therefore listens as to a lecture, without passion, without anxiety. The song of Comus has airiness and jollity ; but, what may recommend Milton's morals as well as .his poetry, the invitations to pleasure are so general, that (that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...therefore listens as to a lecture, without passion, without anxiety. The song of Comus has airiness and jollity ; but, what may recommend Milton's morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleasure are so general, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous...
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Biographia Dramatica: Or, A Companion to the Playhouse: Containing ..., Volume 3

David Erskine Baker - 1812
...therefore, listens as to a lecture, without passion, without anxiety. The song of Comus has airiness and jollity ; but, what may recommend Milton's morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleasure are so general, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous...
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Names of dramas: M-Z. Latin plays by English authors. Oratorios. Appendix to ...

David Erskine Baker - 1812
...therefore, listens as to a lecture, without passion, without anxiety. The song of Comus has airiness and jollity ; but, what may recommend Milton's morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleasure are so general, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous...
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Biographia Dramatica: Names of dramas: M-Z. Latin plays by English authors ...

David Erskine Baker - 1812
...therefore, listens as to a lecture, without passion, without anxiety. The song of Comus has airiness nnd jollity; but, what may recommend Milton's morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleasure are so general, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous...
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