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" In his Night Thoughts he has exhibited a very wide display of original poetry, variegated with deep reflections and striking allusions, a wilderness of thought, in which the fertility of fancy scatters flowers of every hue and of every odour. This is... "
Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality - Page xi
by Edward Young - 1802 - 361 pages
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 294 pages
...difplay of original poetry, variegated with deep reflections and ftriking allufions, a vvildernefs of thought, in which the fertility of fancy Scatters...odour. This is one of the few poems in which blank verfe could not be changed for rhyme but with difadvan— tage. The wild difFufion of the fentiments,...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 516 pages
...reflections and linking allufions, a wildernefs of thought, in which the fertility of fancy fcatters flowers of every hue and of every odour. This is one of the few poems in which blank verfe could not be changed for rhyme but with difadvantage. The wild diffufion of the fentiments, and...
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Pope. Pitt. Thomson. Watts. A. Philips. West. Collins. Dyer. Shenstone ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 516 pages
...reflections and ftriking allufions, a wildernefs of thought, in which the fertility of fancy fcatters flowers of every hue and of every odour. This is one of the few poems in which blank verfe could not be changed for rhyme but with difadvantage. The wild diffufion of the fentiments, and...
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prefaces biographical and critical to the works of the english poets

SAMUEL johnson - 1781 - 292 pages
...refledtions and ftriking allufions, a wildernefs of thought, in which the fertility of fancy fcatters flowers of every hue and of every odour. This is one of the few poems in which blank verfe could not be changed for rhyme but with difadvantage. ' The wild diffufion of the fentimentsy...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 66

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - 1782 - 588 pages
...reflections and ftriking allufions, a wildernefs of thought, in which the fertility of fancy fcattCrs flowers of every hue and of every odour. This is one of the few •poems in which blank verfe could not be changed for rhyme but with difadvantage. The wild diftufion of the fentimcnts, and...
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The Monthly Review; or, Litereary Journal: From January to June, inclusive.

Several Hands - 1782 - 586 pages
...reflections and ftriking allufions, a wildernefs of thought, in which the fertility of fancy fcatters flowers of every hue and of every odour. This is one of the few poems in which blank verfe could not be changed for rhyme but with .disadvantage. The wild diffufion of the fentimcnts,...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 650 pages
...reflections and ftriking allufions, a wildernefs of thought, in which the fertility of fancy fcatters flowers of every hue and of every odour. This is one of the few poems in which blank verfe could not be changed for rhyme but with difadvantage. The wild diffufion of the fentiments, and...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 650 pages
...reflections and ftriking allufions, a wildernefs of thought, in which the fertility of fancy fcatters flowers of every hue and of every odour. This is one of the few poems in which blank verfe could not be changed for rhyme but with difadvantage. The wild diffufion of the fentiments, and...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 676 pages
...refledlions and ftriking allufions, a wildernefs of thought, in which the fertility of fancy fcatters flowers of every hue and of every odour. This is one of the few poems in which blank verfc could not be changed for rhyme but with difadvantage. The wild diffufion of the fcntiments, and...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 6

English poets - 1790 - 312 pages
...reflections and finking allufions, a wildernefs of thought, in which the fertility of fancy fcatters flowers of every hue and of every odour. This is one of the few poems in which blank verfe could not be changed for rhyme but with difadvantage. The wild diffufion of the fentimeilts,...
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