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" He was a man of vigorous faculties, a mind fervid and vehement supplied by incessant and unlimited inquiry, with wonderful extent and variety of knowledge, which yet had not oppressed his imagination nor clouded his perspicacity. "
Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature ... - Page 66
edited by - 1833
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The Christian Advocate, Volume 3

1825 - 594 pages
...which Johnson bestowed on Warburton — probably the greatest reader of his age — when he said* — " He was a man of vigorous faculties, a mind fervid...by incessant and unlimited inquiry, with wonderful estent and variety of knowledge, which yet had not oppressed his imagination, nor clouded his perspicacity."...
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The Guardian: With a Biographical, Historical, and Critical ..., Volume 1

1826 - 434 pages
...to liberty. About this time Warburton began to make his appearance in the first ranks of learning. He was a man of vigorous faculties, a mind fervid...had not oppressed his imagination, nor clouded his perspicacity. To every work he brought a memory full fraught, together with a fancy fertile of original...
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The Lives of the English Poets, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1826 - 446 pages
.... ;.,. i . About this time Wai burton began to make his appearance in the first ranks of learning. He was a man of vigorous faculties, a mind fervid...extent and variety of knowledge, which yet had not oppressedhis imagination nor clouded his perspicacity. To every work he brought a memory full fraught,...
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Correspondence and Diary, Volume 3

Philip Doddridge - 1830 - 590 pages
...interest. " About this time Warburton began to make his appearance in the first ranks of learning. He was a man of vigorous faculties; a mind fervid...oppressed his imagination nor clouded his perspicuity. To etery work he brought a memory full fraught with a fancy fertile of original combinations; and at once...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1830 - 500 pages
...make his appearance in the first ranks of learning. He was a man of vigorous faculties, a mind fervent nks appear, With all the united labours of the year;...branches run, 160 Some dry the blackening clusters in hiť imagination, nor clouded hiŤ perspicacity. To every work he brought a memory full fraught, together...
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The Georgian Era: The royal family. The pretenders and their adherents ...

1832 - 592 pages
...brilliant. Of his character, Johnson, in his life of Pope, has given the following estimate: — " He was a man of vigorous faculties, a mind fervid...had not oppressed his imagination, nor clouded his perspicacity. To every work he brought a memory full fraught ; together with a fancy fertile of original...
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Lives of the poets. Lives of eminent persons. Political tracts. Philological ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1834 - 722 pages
...to liberty. About this time Warburton began to make his appearance in the first ranks of learning. He was a man of vigorous faculties, a mind fervid...incessant and unlimited inquiry, with wonderful extent and Tixiely of knowledge, which yet had not oppressed hie imagination nor clouded his perspicacity. To...
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A General Biographical Dictionary: Containing Lives of the Most ..., Volume 4

Edmund Bellchambers - 1835 - 426 pages
...and was interred in the cathedral church, where a monument was erected to his memory. Warburtpn was n man of vigorous faculties, a mind fervid and vehement,...with wonderful extent and variety of knowledge, which у pressed his im clouded his pe very work h nemory full fra vith a lancy fei t had not opg in nt ion,...
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Natural Theology Considered: With Reference to Lord Brougham's Discourse on ...

Thomas Turton - 1836 - 396 pages
...281—296.) About this time Warburton began to make his appearance in the first ranks of learning. He was a man of vigorous faculties, a mind fervid...had not oppressed his imagination, nor clouded his perspicacity. To every work he brought a memory full fraught, together with a fancy fertile of original...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 1

Englishmen - 1836 - 260 pages
...estimate of the bishop's intellectual character : " He was a man of vigorous faculties, a mind fervent and vehement, supplied by incessant and unlimited...had not oppressed his imagination nor clouded his perspicacity. To every work he brought a memory fully fraught, together with a fancy fertile of original...
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