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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 General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

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,...such as very few attain by a much longer course of stud}'." His leisure hours seem to have been very early occupied in poetical efforts. He was, as he...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 23

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...Latin essays, supposed to have been written as exercises at his academy, show a degree ofknowledge, both philosophical and theological, such as very few attain by a much longer course of study. lie was, as he hints in his Miscellanies, a maker of verses from fifteen to fifty, and in his youth...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1821
...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 glyconick measure, written when he was seventeen, are remarkably easy and elegant. Some of his other...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...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,...of verses from fifteen to fifty, and in his youth be appears to have paid attention to Latin poetry. His verses to his brother, in the glyctmick measure,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...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,...of verses from fifteen to fifty, and in his youth appears to have paid attention to Latin poetry. His verses to his brother, in the glyconick measure,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...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,...of verses from fifteen to fifty, and in his youth appears to have paid attention to Latin poetry. His verses to his brother, in the glyconick measure,...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - Authors, English - 1823
...He was, as he hints in his Miscellanies, a maker of verses from fifteen to fifty, and in his youth 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 and elegant. Some of his other...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...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 works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...archbishop of Tnam. Some Latin essays, supposed to have been written as exercises at this academy, show a degree of knowledge, both philosophical and theological,...of verses from fifteen to fifty, and, in his youth, appears to have paid attention to Latin poetry. His verses to his brother, in the glyconick measure,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the English poets (cont ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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,...of verses from fifteen to fifty, and in his youth appears to have paid attention to Latin poetry. His verses to his brother, in the glyconick measure,...
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