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" All the images of Nature were still present to him, and he drew them, not laboriously, but luckily ; when he describes anything, you more than see it, you feel it too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation: he... "
The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror - Page 734
by Anniversary calendar - 1832
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1818 - 331 pages
...to have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation: he was naturally learned : he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature; he looked inwards and found her there. leannot say, he is every where alike; were he so, I should do him injury to compare him with the greatest...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 11

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation : he was naturally learned ; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature ; he looked...injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat, insipid ; his comic wit degenerating into clinches, his serious swelling into...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 11

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...needed not the speetaeles of books to read nature i he looked inwards, and found her there. I eannot say, he is every where alike ; were he so, I should do him injury to eompare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat, insipidi his eomie wit deIfeneratinp...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...wanted ' learning, give him the greater commendation : he " was naturally learned : he needed not the spectacles *' of books to read nature ; he looked...where " alike; were he so, I should do him injury to com" pare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many " times flat and insipid ; his comic wit degenerating...
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Miscellaneous Selections and Original Pieces: In Prose and Verse ...

Elizabeth Chase - 1821 - 228 pages
...have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation : he was naturally learned ; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature; he looked...injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat, insipid ; his comic wit, degenerating into clinehes, his serious, swelling into...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 4

Henry Southern - 1821
...have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation : he was naturally learned ; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature; he looked...injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat, insipid ; his comick wit degenerating into clenches, his serious swelling into...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1821
...have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation ; he was naturally learned ; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature ; he looked...injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat and insipid ; his comick wit degenerating into clenches, his serious swelling...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 4

Books - 1821
...have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation : he was naturally learned ; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature ; he looked...injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat, insipid ; his comick wit degenerating into clenches, his serious swelling into...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 15

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1821
...have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation : he was naturally learned ; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature ; he looked inwards, and found her there. I cannot say he is everywhere alike ; were he so, I should do him injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation : he was naturally learned : he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature ; he looked...injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat and insipid; his comick wit degenerating into clenches, his serious swelling...
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