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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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A Universal Biography: Containing Interesting Accounts, Critical ..., Volume 5

John Platts - Biography - 1826
...laboriously, but luckily. When he describes any thing you more than see it, ; you feel it too. 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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A New Universal Biography, Containing Interesting Accounts, Volume 5

John Platts - Biography - 1826
...laboriously, but luckily. When he describes any thing you more than see it, you feel it too. 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. He...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1827
...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...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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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1827
...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...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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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral, Instructive, and ..., Volume 2

Richard Alfred Davenport - Conduct of life - 1827
...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...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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Memorials of Shakspeare: Or, Sketches of His Character and Genius

Nathan Drake - Dramatists, English - 1828 - 494 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...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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Memorials of Shakespeare; or, Sketches of his character and genius, by ...

Nathan Drake - 1828
...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...injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. Ht is many times flat, insipid; his comic wit dege limiting into clenches, his serious swelling '^...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation. The Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - Children's poetry - 1828 - 383 pages
...laboriously, but luckily. When he describes any thing, you more than see it, you feel it too. He needed not the spectacles of books to read nature ; he looked inwards and found her there." But, 'Tis wonderful, That an invisible instinct should frame him To poetry unlearned; honour untaught...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

Hugh Blair - English language - 1829 - 557 pages
...Wt'r* ib mneeded not'the spectacles of books to read nature. He looked inward, and found her there. 1 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 ms,p,d ; h,s conuc w,t degenerating into clenches...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...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. Dryden. cvm. Pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed; Or like the...
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