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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. "
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Page 82
1828
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The Prince of Abissinia: A Tale. In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1759 - 165 pages
...heeded." " The bufinefs of a poet, faid Imlac, is to examine, not the individual, but the fpecies ; .to remark general properties and large appearances : he does not number the ftreaks of the tulip, or defcribe the different fhades in the verdure dure of ^he foreft. He is to...
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An Introduction to the Most Useful European Languages ..: Select Passages ...

Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti - Language and languages - 1772 - 469 pages
...never heeded." The bufinefs of a poet, faid Imlac, is to examine, not the individual, but the fpecies; to remark general properties and large appearances. He does not number the ftreaks of the tulip, or defcribe the dînèrent (hades of the verdure of the fore It: he is to exhibit...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Tales and visions: The history of ...

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...heeded." " The bufmefs of a poet, faid Imlac, is to examine, not the individual, but the fpecies ; to remark general properties and large appearances; he does not number the ftreaks of the tulip, or defcribe the different {hades in the verdure of the foreft. He is to exhibit...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...heeded." " The bufmefs of a poet, faid Imlac, is to examine, not the individual, but the fpecies ; to remark general properties and large appearances; he does not number the ftreaks of the tulip, or defcribe the different fhades in the verdure of the foreft. He is to exhibit...
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The Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1790 - 304 pages
...heeded." " The bufmefs of a poet," faid Imlac, ft is to examine, not the individual, but the fpecies ; to remark general properties and large appearances ; he does not number the ftreaks of the tulip", or defcribe the different fhades in the verdure of the foreft. He is to exhibit...
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A dissertation upon the Greek comedy, translated from Brumoy. General ...

Arthur Murphy - 1792
...heeded." " The bufinefs of a poet, faid Imlac, is to examine, not the individual, but the fpecies ; to remark general properties and large appearances ; he does not number the ftreaks of the tulip, or defcribe the, different Jthades in the verdure of the foreft. He is to exhibit...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...heeded." « The bufinefs of a poet," faid Imk, " is to examine, not the individual, but the fpecies, to remark general properties and large appearances: he does not number the fireaks of the tulip, or describe the different (hades in the verdure of the foreft. He is to exhibit...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...heeded." " The bufinefs of a poet," faid Imlac, " is to examine, not the individual, but the fpecies, to remark general properties and • large appearances : he does not number the ftreaks of the tulip, or defcribe the different íluuics in the verdure of the forelL He is to exhibit...
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The works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...heeded." " The bufinefs of a poet, faid Imlac, is to examine, not the individual, but the fpecies ; to remark general properties and large appearances ; he does not number the ftreaks of the tulip, or defcribe the different Ihades in the verdure of the foreft. He is to exhibit...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1801
...heeded." " The bufinefs of a poet, faid Imlac, is to examine, not the individual, but the fpecies; to remark general properties and large appearances ; he does not number the ftreaks of the tulip, or defcribe the different fhades in the verdure of the foreft. He is to exhibit...
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