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" Those writers who lay on the watch for novelty could have little hope of greatness ; for great things cannot have escaped former observation. "
The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ... - Page xi
1801
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 22

History - 1796
...original import means exility of particles, it taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of diftindion. Thofe writers who lay on the watch for novelty could have little hope of greamefs ; for great things can. not have efcaped former obfervation. Their attempts were always analytick...
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Annual Register, Volume 22

Edmund Burke - History - 1780
...exceptions, and in defcriptions not defending to minuteneis. It is with great propriety that Subtlety, which in its original import means exility of particles,...greatnefs ; for great things cannot have efcaped former obfeivation. Their attempts were always analytick ; they broke every image into fragments ; and could...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 61

1780
...import means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of dillinclion. Thofe writers who lay on the watch for novelty could...Their attempts were always analytic ; they broke every im;.ge into fragments; and could no more reprefent, by their (lender conceits and laboured particularities,...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 61

Books - 1780
...import means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of diftinfiion. Thofe writers who lay on the watch for novelty could...efcaped former obfervation. Their attempts were always anaJytic ; they broke every image into fragments ; and could no more represent, by their (lender conceits...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 61

1780
...particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of diAinclion. Thofe writers v, ho layon the watch for novelty could have little hope of greatnefs...Their attempts were always analytic ; they broke every im.-.ge into fragments; and could no more reprefent, by their Hender conceits and laboured particularities,...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...import means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of diftincTion. Thofe writers who lay on the watch for novelty could...efcaped former obfervation. Their attempts were always analytick ; they broke every image into fragments ; and could no more reprefent, by their flender conceits...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...imę port means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of diftinction. Thofe writers who lay on the watch for novelty could...greatnefs; for great things cannot have efcaped former mer obfervation. Their attempts were always analytick; they broke every image into fragments; and could...
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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
...import means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of diftincYion. Thofe writers who lay on the watch for novelty could have little hope of grcatnds; for great things cannot have efcaped former mer obfervation. Their attempts were always analy--...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of diftinction. Thofe writers who lie on the watch for novelty could have little hope of greatnefs; for great things cannot haveefcaped former obfervation. Their attempts were always analytick ; they broke every image into...
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The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1795 - 536 pages
...import means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of diftinction. Thofe writers who lay on the watch for novelty could...efcaped former obfervation. Their attempts were always analytick ; they broke every image into fragments ; and could no more reprelent, by their flender conceits...
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