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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, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1825
...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,...as he hints in his miscellanies, a maker of verses Irom fifteen to fifty, and in his youth he appears to have paid attention to Latin poetry. His verses...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1825
...exercises at this academy, show a e at" LowWti.p?. both philosophical and theological, such as *rt few attain by a much longer course of study. He was,...as he hints in his Miscellanies, a maker of verses troai fifteen to fifty, and, in his youth, appears (• have paid a;teniion to Latin poetry. His verses...
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The Lives of the English Poets, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1826 - 420 pages
...archbishop of Tuam, Some Latin essays, supposed to hatfe been written as exercises at this academy, shew a degree of knowledge both philosophical and theological, such as very few attain by a much longer coarse of study. He was, as he hints in his Miscellanies, a maker of verses iron i fifteen to fifty,...
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The correspondence and diary of Philip Doddridge, ed. by J.D ..., Volume 5

Philip Doddridge - 1831
...have the pulpits in London been silent. God to have been written as exercises at this academy, show a degree of knowledge, both philosophical and theological,...very few attain by a much longer course of study." — " His method of study was to impress the contents of his books upon his memory, by abridging them...
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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volume 27

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1843
...acquirements: — 'Some Latin essays, supposed tc have been written as exercises at his academy, show a degree of knowledge, both philosophical and theological, such as very few attain by a much longer conree of study ;' and, ' In his youth he appears to have paid attention to Latin poetry : his verses...
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The Psalms of David: Imitated in the Language of the New Testament, and ...

Isaac Watts - Bible - 1834 - 158 pages
...archhishop of Tuam. Some Latin essays, supposed to have heen written as exercises at this academy, show a degree of knowledge, both philosophical and theological,...his youth he appears to have paid attention to Latin oetry. His verses to his brother in the glycunic measure, written when e was seventeen, are remarkably...
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Lives of the poets. Lives of eminent persons. Political tracts. Philological ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1834
...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 a much longer course of studj. He was, as he hints in his Miscellanies, a maker of verses from fifteen to fifty, and in his...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...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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Lives of sacred poets, Volume 2

Robert Eldridge Aris Willmott - Poets, English - 1838 - 363 pages
...exercises, written while he resided in this academy, which, in the opinion of Dr. Johnson, manifest a degree of knowledge, both philosophical and theological,...very few attain by a much longer course of study. A few of his leisure hours were devoted to poetry, and his Latin verses seem to have been the result...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...i degree of knowledge both philosophical und theological, surh as very few attain by a much lunsrer course of study. He was, as he hints in his Miscellanies,...to Latin poetry. His verses to his brother, in the glyeonick measure, written when he was seventeen, are remarkably easy and elegant Some of his other...
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