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" He seems to have been, at least among us, the author of a species of composition that may be denominated local poetry, of which the fundamental subject is some particular landscape, to be poetically described with the addition of such embellishments as... "
Clyde, a Descriptive Poem - Page 30
by John Wilson, John Leyden - 1859 - 120 pages
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - 1809 - 308 pages
...of composition denominated LOCAL POETRY, the fundamental subject of which (as in the poem before us) is some particular landscape, to be poetically described,...historical retrospection, or incidental meditation.' Pope, in his ' Windsor Forest,' which is constructed on the model of ' Cooper's Hill,' has celebrated...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 476 pages
...of a species of composition that may be denominated local poetry, of which the fundamental subject is some particular landscape, to be poetically described...historical retrospection or incidental meditation. To trace a new scheme of poetry has in itself a very high claim to praise, and its praise is yet more...
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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810 - 312 pages
...of a species of composition that may be denominated LOCAL POETRY, of which the fundamendal subject is some particular landscape, to be poetically described,...historical retrospection, or incidental meditation; and that he is one of the writers that improved our taste, and advanced our language; whom therefore...
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 314 pages
...of a species of composition that may be denominated LOCAL POETRY, of which the fundamendal subject is some particular landscape, to be poetically described,...such embellishments as may be supplied by historical retroipection, or incidental meditation; and that he is one of the writers that improved our taste,...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 560 pages
...fundamental ink ject is some particular landscape, to be poetically described, with the addition o! such embellishments as may be supplied by historical retrospection or incidental meditation. To trace a new scheme of poetry has in itself a very high claim to praise, ami in praise is yet more...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L.L.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1811 - 420 pages
...of a species of composition that may be denominated Local fioetry, of which the fundamental subject is some particular landscape, to be poetically described,...historical retrospection or incidental meditation. To trace a new scheme of poetry has in itself a very .high claim to praise, and its praise is yet more...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 11

Alexander Chalmers - 1813 - 544 pages
...fundamental subject is some particular landscape, to be poetically described, with the addition <jf such embellishments as may be supplied by historical retrospection or incidental meditation. To trace a new scheme of poetry has in itself a very high claim to praise, and its praise \t yet more...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1813 - 542 pages
...of a species of composition that may be denominated local poetry, of which the fundamental subject is some particular landscape, to be poetically described, with the addition of such embellishments as may.be supplied by historical retrospection or incidental meditation. To trace a new scheme of poetry...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1816 - 486 pages
...of a species of composition that may be denominated local poetry, of which the fundamental subject is some particular landscape, to be poetically described...historical retrospection or incidental meditation. To trace a new scheme of poetry has in itself a very high claim to praise, and its praise is yet more...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 24

1828 - 964 pages
...Local Poetry :" and he describes Local Poetry as being that, •• of which the fundamental subject is some particular landscape, to be poetically described,...historical retrospection or incidental meditation." In this we trace old Sam's clearness of head and distinctness of definition, as well as his verbosity...
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