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" The business of a poet," said Imlac, "is to examine, not the individual, but the species ; to remark general properties and large appearances ; he does not number the streaks of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the forest. "
Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ... - Page 129
by Thomas Ewing - 1819 - 436 pages
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 135 pages
...cannot walk abroad without the sight of something which I had never beheld before, or never heeded." "The business of a poet," said Imlac, "is to examine,...mind; and must neglect the minuter discriminations, whicli one may have remarked, and another have neglected, for those characteristics which are alike...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...cannot walk abroad without the sight of something which I had never beheld before, or never heeded.'' " The business of a poet," said Imlac, " is to examine,...original to every mind ; and must neglect the minuter descriminations, which one may have remarked, and another have neglected, for those characteristicks...
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Rasselas: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 155 pages
...walk abroad without the sight of something .which •I had never beheld before, or never heeded." " The business of a poet," said Imlac, " is to examine, not the individual, but the species; to remark 4 general properties and large appearances; he does not number the streaks of the tulip, or describe...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...cannot walk abroad without the sight of something which I had never beheld before, or never heeded." " The business of a poet, said Imlac, is to examine,...of nature such prominent and striking features as recall the original to every mind ; and must neglect the minuter discriminations, which one may have...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - English fiction - 1811 - 179 pages
...walk abroad without the sight of something which I had never beheld before, or never heeded." - ' " The business of a poet," said Imlac, " is to examine,...striking features, as recal the original to every mind; and'must neglect the minuter discriminations, which one may have remarked, and another have neglected,...
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Works, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...something which I had never beheld before, or never heeded." "The business of a poet," said Imlac,"isto examine, not the individual, but the species ; to...of nature such prominent and striking features as recall the original to every mind ; and must neglect the minuter discriminations, which one may have...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson, Francis William Blagdon - Electronic books - 1811 - 234 pages
...heeded." " The business of a poet," said Imlac, "is to examine, not the individual, but the speeies ; to remark general properties and large appearances...of nature such prominent and striking features as recall the original to every mind ; and must neglect the minuter discriminations, which one may have...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ...

Elegant extracts - 1812
...cannot walk abroad without the *ight of something which I never beheld before, or never heeded.' ' The business of a poet,' said Imlac, ' is to examine,...to remark general properties and large appearances j he does not number the streaks of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the...
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Observations on the Topography of the Plain of Troy: And on the Principal ...

James Rennell - Asia Minor - 1814 - 156 pages
...his Rasselas : " The business of a Poet is to remark general properties and large appear" ances : — he is to exhibit, in his portraits of nature, such...neglect the " minuter discriminations which one may ha/e remarked, and another have " neglected, for those characteristics, which are alike obvious to...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1815 - 264 pages
...cannot walk abroad without the sight of something which I had never beheld before, or never heeded." "The business of a poet," said Imlac, "is to examine,...general properties and large appearances; he does noi number the •treats of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the forest....
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