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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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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: The author's life ...

William Shakespeare - 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 comic wit degenerating into clenches, .his serious swelling...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson - 1823 - 436 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 " and insipid ; his comick wit degenerating into " clenches, his serious swelling...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1823
...wanted learning, give him the greater commendation ; he was naturally learned; he needed not vOL. i. [E] 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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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 3

Hugh Blair - 1823
...of books ' to read nature. He looked inward, and found her there. ' I cannot say he is every-where alike. Were he so, I should ' do him injury to compare him to the greatest of mankind. ' He is many times flat and insipid ; his comic wit degenerat' ing into...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...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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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

Hugh Blair - English language - 1824 - 679 pages
...commendation. He was naturally learned. He needed not the spectacles of books to read nature. He looked inward, and found her there. I cannot say he is every where alike. Were be so, I should do him injury to compare him to the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat and...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: Miscellaneous pieces

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1825
...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 clinches, his serious swelling...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 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 clenches, his serious swelling into...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1825 - 687 pages
...commendation : he was naturally learned : he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature: lie looked inwards, and found her there. I cannot say...injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. lie is many times flat and insipid ; his comie wit degenerating into clenches, hiw serious swelling...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Miscellaneous pieces

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...:_hejieeded -Pot the spectacles of books to react nature ; he looked inwards, and founa her Tliere." I cannot say he is every where alike ; were he so,...injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat and insipid ; his comick wit degenerating into clinches, his serious swelling...
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