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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 Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - 1836 - 502 pages
...make his appearance in the first ranks of learning. He was a man of vigorous faculties, a mind fervent e Pursued her flight ; her flight increased his fire. perspicacity. To every work '10 brought a memory full fraught, together with a ancy fertile of original...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1837 - 752 pages
...to liberty. About this time Warburton began to make his appearance in the first ranks of learning. d most materials for conversatio oppreasea his imagination nor clouded his perspicacity. To every work he brought a memory full fraught,...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 6

Englishmen - 1837 - 530 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...inquiry with wonderful extent and variety of knowledge, «liich yet had not oppressed his imagination nor clouded his perspicacity. To every work he brought...
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Works, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1838 - 716 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 perspic.-. : .'-;••. To every work ho brought a memory 31 241 full fraught, together with a fancy...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1840 - 742 pages
...liberty. About this time Warburton began to make his appearance in the first ranks of learning. He wan ly in his power. In his "Essay on Satire," he was...help of Dryden. II«, "Essay on Poetry" is the gre »ariety of knowledge, which yet had not oppressed his imagination nor clouded his perspie»city. To...
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Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ; And ...

Samuel Johnson - 1840 - 522 pages
...Warburton began to make his appearance in the first ranks of learning. He was a man of vigorous facullies, a mind fervid and vehement, supplied by incessant...unlimited inquiry, with wonderful extent and variety ol knowledge, which yet had not opprepsec hi.- imagination, nor clouded his perspicacity. To every...
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The Elements of English Composition

David Irving - 1841 - 448 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...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 Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 169

1841 - 962 pages
...biographer of the English poets), 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 per•picuity. To every work he brought a memory full fraught, together with a fancy fertile of original...
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A Selection from Unpublished Papers of ... William Warburton ...

William Warburton - 1841 - 496 pages
...whom and Bishop Warburton " mutual and strong dislike" is recorded by Mr. Boswell to have prevailed. " 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 New Monthly Magazine and Humorist, Volume 62

1841 - 588 pages
...have swayed the mind of Johnson — to fear or flatter the haughty prelate in terms like these : " He was a man of vigorous faculties. A mind fervid...knowledge, which yet had not oppressed his imagination or clouded his perspicacity. To every work he brought a memory full fraught, together with a fancy...
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