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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 picture of England & Wales

A F. Kendall - 1830 - 704 pages
...author of a species of composition that may be termed local poetry, of which the fundamental subject is some particular landscape, to be poetically described,...historical retrospection' or incidental meditation. To trace a new species of poetry has in itself a very htgb claim tq praise, and its praise is yet more...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 16

1830 - 550 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. "f Perhaps there are few finer embellishments than this islandcradle of liberty has kindled in the...
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The Invitation;: A Rhyming and Locodescriptive Epistle, Containing Sketches ...

George Monkland - 1833 - 74 pages
...which," says this luminous critic, "the fundamental subject is some particular landscape to be positively described, with the addition of such embellishments...historical retrospection or incidental meditation." Much of the local poetry I have read, is couched in blank verse, but notwithstanding I have celebrated...
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Saint Anne's Hill: A Poem

Peter Cunningham - 1833 - 66 pages
...denominated local poetry, of •• which the fundamental subject is some particular land " scape, to be poetically described, with the addition of " such embellishments as may be supplied by history, retro" spection, or incidental meditation." Dr. Johnson's Lives of the Poets, Vol. 1, p. 114....
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Lives of the poets. Lives of eminent persons. Political tracts. Philological ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1834 - 722 pages
...may be denominated local poetry, of which the fundamental subject is some particular landкаре, to be poetically described, with the addition of such...supplied by historical retrospection or incidental meditaban. To trace a new scheme of poetry, has in itself t very high claim to praise, and its praise...
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Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets,: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - 1835 - 476 pages
...be denominated local poetry, of which the fundamental subject is some particular landscape, to bę poetically described with the addition of such embellishments...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 Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1837 - 752 pages
...of a species of composition that may be denominated local poetry, of which the fundamental subject e name he thought himself 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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Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ; And ...

Samuel Johnson - 1840 - 522 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 snch embellishments as may be supplied by historical retrospection or incidental meditation. To trace...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 19

1841 - 276 pages
...author of a species of composition that may be tinned, local poetry, of which the fundamental subject is some particular landscape, to be poetically described,...historical retrospection, or incidental meditation. To trace a new species of poetry, has in itself a very high claim to praise ; and its praise is yet...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 19

1841 - 274 pages
...specie* of composition that ni.iy bu termed local poetry, of which the fundamental subject is tome particular landscape, to be poetically described,...historical retrospection, or incidental meditation. To trace a new species of poetry, has in itself a very high claim to praise ; and its praise is yet...
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