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Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature ... - Page 66
edited by - 1833
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The Westminster review [afterw.] The London and Westminster review [afterw ...

sir John Bowring - 1879 - 626 pages
...brutality and a tendency to savageness that cannot easily be det'ended.''§ Of Warburton he said :— " He was a man of vigorous faculties, a mind fervid...extent and variety of knowledge, which yet had not impressed his imagination nor clouded his perspicacity. To every work he brought a memory full fraught,...
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Johnson. Select works, ed. with intr. and notes by A. Milnes. Lives of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1879 - 510 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 and vehement, supplied by incessant and unlimited enquiry, with wonderful extent and variety of knowledge, which yet had not oppressed his imagination,...
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The Poetical Works of Churchill, Parnell, and Tickell: With a Life ..., Volume 1

Charles Churchill - 1880 - 740 pages
...make his appearance in the first ranks of learning. He was a man of vigorous faculties, a mind fervent and vehement, supplied by incessant and unlimited...wonderful extent and variety of knowledge, which yet hud not oppressed his imagination nor clouded his perspicuity. To every work he brought a memory full...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - 1887 - 500 pages
...:— ' About this time [1732] Warburton began to make his appearance in the first ranks of learning. He was a man of vigorous faculties, a mind fervid and vehement, supplied by incessant and unlimited enquiry, with wonderful extent and variety of knowledge.' Cradock (Memoirs, \. 188) says that ' Bishop...
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The Writer's Handbook, a Guide to the Art of Composition, Embracing a ...

1888 - 576 pages
...detached passages. 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 and vehement, supplied by incessant and unlimited enquiry, with wonderful extent and variety of knowledge, which yet had not oppressed his imagination,...
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Bath, Old and New: A Handy Guide and a History

Robert Edward Myhill Peach - 1888 - 354 pages
...vigorous faculties ; a mind fervid and vehement, supplied, by the incessant and unlimited enquiry, with wonderful extent and variety of knowledge, which...had not oppressed his imagination, nor clouded his perspicacity." This is Warner's account. The Priory lands at the time of the Dissolution originally...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Poetry

Alexander Pope - 1871 - 542 pages
...or 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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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1899 - 836 pages
...LORD Bo2672 : Essay on the Study of History : Bolingbrokc's Wort». 1754. 6 vole, n ... ii. 330. " He was a man of vigorous faculties, a mind fervid...vehement, supplied by incessant and unlimited inquiry with wni.derful extent and variety of knowledge, which yet had not oppressed hi» Imagination nor clouded...
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Johnson's Life of Pope [ed.] by P. Peterson

Samuel Johnson - 1899 - 228 pages
...liberty. About this time Warburton began to make his appear- 20 ance in the first ranks of learning. He was a man of vigorous faculties, a mind fervid and vehement, supplied by incessant and unlimited enquiry, with wonderful extent and variety of knowledge, which yet had not oppressed his imagination,...
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Life of Pope

Samuel Johnson - 1899 - 236 pages
...liberty. About this time Warburton began to make his appear- 20 ance in the first ranks of learning. He was a man of vigorous faculties, a mind fervid and vehement, supplied by incessant and unlimited enquiry, with wonderful extent and variety of knowledge, which yet had not oppressed his imagination,...
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