Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" The clauses are never balanced, nor the periods modelled : every word seems to drop by chance, though it falls into its proper place. Nothing is cold or languid : the whole is airy, animated, and vigorous ; what is little, is gay ; what is great, is splendid. "
The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ... - Page xviii
by John Dryden - 1800
Full view - About this book

The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 61

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1772
...nor the periods modelled; every word feems to drop by chance, though it falls into its proper place. Nothing is cold or languid ; the whole is airy, animated,...vigorous ; what is little, is gay;, what is great, is fplendid. . He may be, thought to mention himfelf too frequently ; but while he forces • himfelf...
Full view - About this book

Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...the periods modelled ; every word feems to drop by chance, though it falls into its proper place.. Nothing is cold or languid ; the whole is' airy, animated,...vigorous; what is' little, is gay ; what is great, is fplendid. He may be thought to mention himfelf too frequently; but while he forces himfelf upon our...
Full view - About this book

Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...nor the periods modelled; every word feems to drop by chance, though it falls into its proper place.' Nothing is cold or languid; the whole is airy, animated, and vigorous; what islittle, is gay; what is great, is fplendid. He may be thought to mention himfelftoo frequently; but...
Full view - About this book

The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 61

Books - 1780
...nor the periods modelled ; every word feems to drop by chance, though it (alls into its proper place. Nothing is cold or languid; the whole is airy, animated, and vigorous; what is little, i gay; what is great, is fplcndid. He may be thought to mention himfelf too frequently; but while...
Full view - About this book

The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Dryden. Smith. Duke. King ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...nor the periods modelled ; every word feema to drop by chance, though it falls into its proper place. Nothing is cold or languid ; the whole is airy, animated,...vigorous ; what is little is gay; what is great, is fplendid. He may be thought to mention himfelf too frequently ; b,ut while he forces himfelf upon our...
Full view - About this book

The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...nor the periods modelled ; every word feems to drop by chance, though it falls into its proper place. Nothing is cold or languid; the whole is airy, animated,...vigorous; what is little, is gay; what is great, is fplcndid. He may be thought to mention himfelf too frequently; but while he forces himfelf upon our...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...nor the periods modelled ; every word fcems to drop by chance, though it falls into its proper place. Nothing is cold or languid; the whole is airy, animated,...vigorous; what is little, is gay; what is great, is fplendid. He may be thought to mention himfelf too frequently; but while he forces himfelf upon our...
Full view - About this book

The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 2

English poets - 1790
...nor the periods modelled: every word feem's to drop by chance, though it falls into its proper place. Nothing is cold or languid ; the whole is airy, animated,...vigorous ; what .is little, is gay ; what is great, is fplendid. He may be thought to mention himfelf too frequently; but while he forces himfelf upon our...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...nor the periods modelled: every word feems to drop by chance, though it falls into its proper place. Nothing is cold or languid : the whole is airy, animated,...vigorous; what is little, is gay; what is great, is fplendid. He may be thought to mention himfelf too frequently ; but, while he forces himfelf upon our...
Full view - About this book

A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Dryden. Rochester ...

1793
...(he periods modelled : every word fecau to гор by chance, though it fallt into its proper place. Nothing is cold or languid ; the whole is airy, animated,...vigorous : what is little, is gay ; what is great, is fplendid. He may be thought is mention himfelf too frequently ; but while be forces himfclf upon cur...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF