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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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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1854 - 346 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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Lives of the most eminent English poets, with critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1854 - 468 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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Biographical Sketches of Eminent British Poets: Chronologically Arranged ...

1857 - 574 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.' Ben Jonson's fine poem on Penhnrst, may dispute the palm of originality on this point with the 'Cooper's...
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The Lives of the English Poets: cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester ...

Samuel Johnson - 1858 - 418 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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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876 - 870 pages
...of a species of composition that may be denominated local poetry, of which the fundamental subject hepherd's tongue, These pretty pleasures might me...field to fold, When rivers rage and rocks grow cold ; Ben Jonson's fine poem on Penshurst may dispute the palm of originality FROM 1625 CYCLOPAEDIA OF on...
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A Compendium of Irish Biography: Comprising Sketches of Distinguished ...

Alfred Webb - 1878 - 616 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,...such embellishments as may be supplied by historical retrospections or incidental meditation. He is one of the writers that improved our taste and advanced...
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Boys and their ways, by one who knows them

Boys - 1880 - 362 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." John Milton (1608-1674).—" Paradise Lost," " Comus," " L' Allegro," " II Penseroso," " Lycidas."...
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The Merry Monarch: Or, England Under Charles II. Its Art ..., Volume 2

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1885 - 434 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." — " That Sir John Denham began a reformation in our verse, is one of the most groundless assertions...
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The Merry Monarch: Or, England Under Charles II. Its Art ..., Volume 2

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1885 - 440 pages
...species of composition that may be denominated local poetry, of which the fundamental subject ia Bome particular landscape, to be poetically described,...historical retrospection or incidental meditation." — " That Sir John Denham began a reformation in our verse, is one of the most groundless assertions...
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A short history of the English language for the use of French students

Jacques Parmentier - 1887 - 364 pages
...author of a species of composition that may be denominated localpoetnj, of which the fundamental subject is some particular landscape, to be poetically described,...historical retrospection or incidental meditation. This department was afterwards cultivated with great success by English writers and almost exclusively...
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