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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 was... "
The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th] - Page 548
1809
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Lectures on rhetoric and belles lettres, Volume 3

Hugh Blair - 1811 - 400 pages
...man, who, of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets, had " the largest and most comprehensive soul. All the images of " nature were still present to him, and he drew them not labo" riously, but luckily. When he describes any thing, you more " than see it ; you feel it too....
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1812 - 310 pages
...man who, of all modern and perhaps ancient poets, had the largest and most comprehensive soul. All the images of nature were still present to him, and...he drew them not laboriously, but luckily : when he describe any thing, you more than see it, you feel it too Those who accuse him to have wanted learning,...
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The Flowers of Modern History: Comprehending on a New Plan, the Most ...

John Adams - 1813 - 324 pages
...man, who of all modern, and perhaps ancient Poets, had the largest and most comprehensive soul. All the images of nature were still present to him, and...laboriously, but luckily. When he describes any thing, you may then see it ; you feel it too. They who accuse him of wanting learning, give him the greatest commendation....
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1814 - 470 pages
...still present to him, and he drew them noI laboriously, bnt luckily : when he deseribes any thine, you more than see it, you feel it too. Those, who...naturally learned; he needed not the spectacles of hooks to read nature ; he looked mwards, and found her there. I cannot say be is every where alike;...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - 1814 - 662 pages
...man who, of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets, had the largest and most comprehensive soul. All the images of nature were still present to him, and...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,...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare. Whittingham's ed, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1814 - 532 pages
...all modern and perhaps ancient poets, had the largest and most comprehensive soul. All thr ima?cS or nature were still present to him, and he drew them...laboriously, but luckily : when he describes any thing, you inore than see it, you feel it too. Those, who accuse him to have wanted learning, give him the greater...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - 1815 - 582 pages
...man, who of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets, had the largest and most comprehensive soul. All the images of nature were still present to him, and...any thing, you more than see it ; you feel it too. They who accuse him of wanting learning, give him the greatest commendation. He was naturally learned....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1816 - 514 pages
...who, of all modern and perhaps " ancient poets, had the largest and most compre" hensive soul. All the images of nature were still " present to him,...you " more than see it, you feel it too. Those, who ac" cuse him to have wanted learning, give him the " greater commendation : he was naturally learned:...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1816 - 492 pages
...who, of all modern and perhaps " ancient poets, had the largest and most compre" hensive soul. All the images of nature were still " present to him,...you " more than see it, you feel it too. Those, who ac" cuse him to have wanted learning, give him the " greater commendation : he was naturally learned:...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

Hugh Blair - 1817 - 516 pages
...hud the Urgest and moat comprehensive soil!. All the images of nature veré still present to him, und he drew them not laboriously but luckily. When he describes any thing, you more th.'in see it ; you feel it ton. They who accuse him of wanting learning, give him the greatest commendation....
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