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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 Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

Hugh Blair - English language - 1829 - 557 pages
...not the spectacles of books to read nature. He looked inward, and found her there. I cannot say he h 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 degenerating into clenches...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 4

Great Britain - 1830
...have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation : he was naturally learned ; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature ; he looked...every where alike ; — were he so, I should do him an injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat, insipid ; his comick...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...to have wanted teaming, 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 witli the greatest of mankind....
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...to have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation. He wna naturally learned; he needed not d to heartless woe And feeble désolation casting down The towering hopes and all the pride of man, everywhere alike ; were he so, I should do him injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind....
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The English Instructor: Being a Collection of Pieces in Prose, Selected from ...

Readers - 1830 - 263 pages
...was nalu" rally learned. He needed not the spectacles " of books 3 to read nature. He looked inward " and found her there. I cannot say he is every " where alike. Were he so4, I should do him " injury to compare him to the greatest of " mankind. He is many times flat and...
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Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to ..., Volume 1

John Genest - Theater - 1832
...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...
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The plays and poems of Shakspeare [according to the text of E ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1832
...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, bis serious swelling...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Civilization - 1832
...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." Besides his plays, Shakspeare was the author of several other poetical productions, and especially...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres ...: To which are Added, Copious ...

Hugh Blair - Rhetoric - 1833 - 549 pages
...needed not the spectacles of books to read nature. He !ook«l inward, and found her there. ] cannot sav 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 degenerating into clenches;...
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The Book of Versions; Or, Guide to French Translation: With Notes, to Assist ...

J. Cherpilloud - French language - 1833 - 240 pages
...learning?, give him the greater commendation^; he was naturally learned; he needed not books to read r nature; he looked inwards, and found her there. I cannot say he is* every where alike1; were he so", I should do him injury to compare him", even with the* greatest of mankind. He...
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