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" In this mist of obscurity passed the life of Butler, a man whose name can only perish with his language. The mode and place of his education are unknown ; the events of his life are variously related ; and all that can be told with certainty is, that... "
The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ... - Page xvii
1801
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...is doubtful; the mode and place of his education are unknown ; the events of his life are varioufly related; and all that can be told with certainty is,...he was poor. THE poem of Hudibras is one of thofe competitions of which a nation may juftly boaft; as the images which it exhibits are domeftick, the...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...doubtful ; the mod* • and place of his education are unknown; the events oŁ his life are V*'rloufly related ; and all that can be told with certainty is, that he was p6or. THE poem' of Hudibras is one of" thofe eompofitions of which a nation may juftly boaft; as the...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...is doubtful ; the mode and place of his education are unknown ; the events of his life are varioufly related ; and all that can be told, with certainty...he was poor. THE poem of Hudibras is one of thofe pompofitions of which a nation mayjuftly boaft ; as the images which it exhibits are domeftick, the...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...his education are unknown ; the events of his life are varioufly related ; and all that can be tol(^ with certainty is, that he was poor. THE poem of Hudibras is one of thofq compofitious of which a nation mayjuftly boaft ; as the images which it exhibits are. domeftick,...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1783
...his language. The mode and place of his education are unknown ; the events of his life are varioufly related ; and all that can be told with certainty is, that he was poor. i ,' . . . . r . •^. • • . . . • . ...-.1v T HE poem of Hudibras is one of thofe tompofitions...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...his language. The mode and place of his education are unknown ; the events of his life are varioufly related; and all that can be told with certainty is,...juftly boaft ; as the images which it exhibits are domeftick, the fentiments unborrowed and unexpected, and the ftrain of diction original and peculiar....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...can be told with certainty is, ;hat he was poor. THE poem of Hudibras is one of thofe compofl* tions of which a nation may juftly boaft ; as the images which it exhibits arc domcflick, the fentjments un-* borrowed and unexpected, and the flrain of diction. original and...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets,: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1790
...told with certainty is, that he was poor. * They were colledled into one, and publifhed in izmo H, THE poem of Hudibras is one of thofe compofitions...images which it exhibits are domeftic, the fentiments nnborrowed and unexpected, and the ftrain of dicYiou original and peculiar. We inuft not, however,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...his language* The mode and place of his education are unknown; the events of his life aie varioufly related ; and all that can be told with certainty is, that he was poor. THE poem of Hudibraa is one of thofe compofitions of which a nation may juftly boa ft; as the images which it exhibits...
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The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1795 - 536 pages
...is doubtful ; the mode and place of his education are unknown ; the events of his life are varioufly related ; and all that can be told with certainty...juftly boaft ; as the images which it exhibits are domeftick, the fentiments unborrowed and unexpected, and the ftrain of diction original and peculiar....
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