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" He was, as he hints in his Miscellanies, a maker of verses from fifteen to fifty, and in his youth he appears to have paid attention to Latin poetry. His verses to his brother, in the glyconick measure, written when he was seventeen, are remarkably easy... "
Evangelical Biography: Or, An Historical Account of the Lives & Deaths of ... - Page 256
by Erasmus Middleton - 1816
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...Archbishop of Tuam. Some Latin Essays, supposed to have been written as exercises at this academy, shew a degree of knowledge, both philosophical and theological,...to Latin poetry. His verses to his brother, in the glyconick measure, written when he was seventeen, are remarkably easy and elegant. Some of his other...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...Archbishop of Tuam. Some Latin Essays, supposed to have been written as exercises at this academy, shew a degree of knowledge, both philosophical and theological,...to Latin poetry. His verses to his brother, in the glyconick measure, written when he was seventeen, are remarkably easy and elegant. Some of his other...
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Watts, A. Philips, West, Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Young

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...archbishop of Tuam. Some Latin Essays, supposed to have been written as exercises at this academy, show a degree of knowledge, both philosophical and theological,...to latin poetry. His verses to his brother, in the glycojiic measure, written when he was seventeen, are remarkably easy and elegant. Some of his other...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 13

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 612 pages
...academy, show a degree of knowledge, hoth philosophical and theological, such as very few attain hy a much longer course of study. He was, as he hints...paid attention to Latin poetry. His verses to his hrother, in the glyconic measure, written when he was seventeen, are remarkahly easy and elegant. Some...
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Biographia evangelica; or, An historical account of ... the most ..., Volume 4

Erasmus Middleton - 1810
...attain by a much longer courfe of ftudy. He was, as he hints in his mifcellanies, a maker of verfeğ from fifteen to fifty, and in his youth he appears to have paid attention to Latin poetry. His verfes to his brother, in the glyconic meafure, written when he was feventeen, are remarkably eafy...
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Prior. Congreve. Blackmore. Fenton. Gay. Granville. Yalden. Tickell. Hammond ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...archbishop of Tuam. Some Latin essays, supposed to have been written as exercises at this academy, show a degree of knowledge, both philosophical and theological, such as very few attain by u much longer course of study. He was, as he hints in his Miscellanies, a maker of verses from fifteen...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Biography - 1817
...longer course of study." His leisure hours seem to have been very early occupied in poetical efforts. He was, as he hints in his miscellanies, a maker of...to Latin poetry. His verses to his brother, in the glyconuk measure, written when he was seventeen, are remarkably easy and elegant. Some of his other...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1817
...important subjects, which were evidently written when at this academy, and, says Dr. Johnson, " shew a degree of knowledge, both philosophical and theological,...very few attain by a much longer course of study." His leisure hours seem to have been very early occupied in poetical efforts. He was, as he hints in...
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The Improvement of the Mind: To which is Added, a Discourse on the Education ...

Isaac Watts - Education - 1814 - 486 pages
...important subjects, which were evidently written when at this academy ; and, says Dr. Johnson, * shew a degree of knowledge, both philosophical and theological,...very few attain by a much longer course of study.* His leisure boors seem to have been very early occupied in poetical efforts, and particularly when,...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 31

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1817
...important subjects, which were evidently written when at this academy, and, says Dr. Johnson, " shew a degree of knowledge, both philosophical and theological,...very few attain by a much longer course of study." His leisure hours seem to have been very early occupied in poetical efforts. He was, as he hints in...
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