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" ... presented, he studied rather than felt; and produced sentiments not such as Nature enforces, but meditation supplies. With the simple and elemental passions as they spring separate in the mind, he seems not much acquainted. He is, therefore, with... "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to the Hebrides ... - Page 407
by James Boswell - 1831
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...exasperated revenge. He is therefore, with all his variety of excellence, not often pathetick ; and hid' so little sensibility of the power of effusions purely natural, that he did riot^estcem^them in others. Simplicity gave him no pleasure j and for t lie first part of his life...
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The Lives of the Most Celebrated English Poets, with Criticisms. Extracted ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805 - 312 pages
...therefore, with all his variety of excellence, not often pathetic, and had so little sensi' hility of the power of effusions purely natural that he did not esteem them in others. Simplicity fave him no pleasure; and for the first part of his lite e looked on Otwny with contempt,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1807
...seems not much acquainted. He is, therefore, with all his variety of excellence, not often pathetick;9 and had so little sensibility of the power of effusions...ever drew a tear. * Various readings in the Life of DRYDENT. " The reason of this general perusal, Addison has attempted to [find in] derive from the delight...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...not much acquainted. He is, therefore, with all his variety of excellence, not often pathetick ; 9 and had so little sensibility of the power of effusions purely natural, that he did not esteem i?8i. them in others."—Tt may indeed be observed, that in ^^ all the numerous writings of Johnson,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 476 pages
...or exasperated revenge. He is therefore, with all his variety of excellence) not often pathetick ; and had so little sensibility of the power of effusions...purely natural, that he did not esteem them in others. Simplicity gave him no pleasure; and for the first part of his life he looked on Otway with contempt,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...or exas.perated revenge. He is therefore, with all his variety of excellence, Hot often pathetick ; and had so little sensibility of the power of effusions...purely natural, that he did not esteem them in others : simplicity gave him no pleasure ; and for the first part of his life he looked on Otway with contempt,...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1811
...or exasperated revenge. He is therefore, with all his variety of excellence, not often pathetick ; and had so little sensibility of the power of effusions...purely natural, that he did not esteem them in others : simplicity gave him no pleasure ; and for the first part of his life he iooked on Otway with contempt,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - Authors, English - 1815 - 639 pages
...seems not much acquainted ; he is, therefore, with all his variety of excellence, not often pathetic, and had so little sensibility of the power of effusions...purely natural, that he did not esteem them in others." On the excellencies of Addison, his predecessor essayist, he lavishes the honours of literary applause,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816 - 484 pages
...or exasperated revenge. He is therefore, with all his variety of excellence, not often pathetick ; and had so little sensibility of the power of effusions...purely natural, that he did not esteem them in others. Simplicity gave him no pleasure ; and for the first part of his life he looked on Otway with contempt,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...or exasperated rev.enge. He is therefore, with all his variety of excellence, not often pathetick; and had so little sensibility of the power of effusions...purely natural, that he did not esteem them in others. Simplicity gave him no pleasure ; and for the first part of his life he looked on Otway with contempt,...
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