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" All the images of nature were still present to him, and he drew them not laboriously but luckily: when he describes anything you more than see it, you feel it too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation: he was... "
The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures on Their ... - Page 337
1804
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 70

Books - 1784
...learning, give him the greateft commendation. He was naturally learned. He needed not the fpeftacles of books to' read nature. He looked inward, and found her there. I cannot fay he is every where alike. Were he fo, I fliould do him injury, to compare him to the greateft of...
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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere: With the Notes of All ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1788
...too. Those, who accuse him to have wanted " learning, give him the greater commendation : he *' was naturally learned: he needed not the spectacles " of books to read nature ; he looked inwards, and " found her there, I cannot say he is every where " alike ; were he so, I should do him...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., Volume 1, Part 2

John Dryden - 1800 - 596 pages
...feel it too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation : he was naturally learned ; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature ; he looked inwards, and found her there. I cannot say he is every where alike; were he so, I should do him injury...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 2

Hugh Blair - English language - 1802
...give him the greateft commendation. He was naturally learned. He needed not the fpeftacles of hooks to read nature. He looked inward, and found her there. I cannot fay he is every where alike. Were he fo, I fliould do him injury, " to compare him to the greateft...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1803
...feel it too. Those, who accuse him to have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation; he was naturally learned ; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature; he looked inwards, and found her there. I cannot say he is every where alike ; were lie so, I should do him injury...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1806
...feel it too. Those, who accuse him to have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation; he was naturally learned; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature; he looked inwards, and found her there. I cannot say he is every where alike; were he so, I should do him injury...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...was naturally learned : he needed not the &pec" tacles of books to read nature ; he looked m" wards, and found her there. I cannot say he " is every where alike j were he so, I should do " him injury to compare him with the greatest of " mankind. He is many times...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...feel it too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation : he was naturally learned ; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature; he looked inwards, and found her there. I cannot say he is every where alike ; were he so, I should do him injury...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...feel it too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation : he was naturally learned ; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature; he looked inwards, and found her there. I cannot say he is every where alike ; were he so, I should do him injury...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...feel it too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation : he was naturally learned; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature ; he looked inwards, and found her there. I cannot say he is every where alike ; were he so, I should do him injury...
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