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" The English have only to boast of Spenser and Milton, who neither of them wanted either genius or learning to have been perfect poets; and yet both of them are liable to many censures. "
The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ... - Page 17
by John Dryden - 1808
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The satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, tr. into Engl. verse, by mr. Dryden ...

Juvenal - 1726
...examining their St. Lewis, their Ptt- celle, or their Alarique : The Engli/h have only to bqaft of Spencer and Milton, who neither of them wanted either Genius...to have been perfect Poets ; and yet both of them are liable to many Cenfures. For there is no Uniformity in the Defign of Spencer : He aims at the Accomplilhment...
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The Satyrs of Decimus Junius Juvenalis:: And of Aulus Persius Flaccus

Juvenal - 1735 - 296 pages
...examining their St. Lewis, their P«celle, or their Alarique: The Englifh have only to boaft of Spencer and Milton, who neither of them wanted either Genius...to have been perfect Poets ; and yet both of them are liable to many Cenfures. For there is no Uniformity in the Detign of Sf nicer : He aims at the...
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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland: To the Time ..., Volume 1

Theophilus Cibber - 1753
...Juvenal, thus proceeds : " The Englifh have only to boaft of Spenfer and " Milton in heroic poetry, who neither of them " wanted either genius or learning...to have been " perfect poets, and yet both of them are liable to •' many cenfures ; for there is no uniformity in " the defign of Spenfer; he aims at...
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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland, to the Time ..., Volume 1

Robert Shiells, Theophilus Cibber - 1753
...Juvenal, thus proceeds : " The Englifh have only to boaft of Spenfer and " Milton in heroic poeiry, who neither of them " wanted either genius or learning to have been, " perfeft poets, and yet both of them, are liable to u many cenfures ; for there is no .uniformity...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq;: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1760
...examining their St. Lewis, their Pucelle, or their Alarique : the Englifri have only to bpaft of Spencer and Milton, who neither of them wanted either genius...to have been perfect Poets ; and yet both of them are liable to many cenfures. For there is no uniformity in the defign of Spencer : he aims at the accompliftiment...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 4

John Dryden - 1760
...examining their St. Lewis their Pucelle, or their Alariquc : the Englifli have only to boaft of Spencer and Milton, who neither of them wanted either genius or learning, to have been perfed Poets ; and yet both of them are liable to many cenfures. For there is no uniformity in the...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1767
...examining their St. Lewis, their Pucelle, or their Alarique: the Englifh have only to boaft of Spencer and Milton, who neither of them wanted either genius or learning, to have been perfeft Poets ; and yet both of them are liable to many cenfures. For there is no uniformity in the...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 19

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...examining their St. Lew:s, their. Pucclle, or their Alanque: the Englifh have only to boaft of Speafer and. Milton, who neither of them wanted either genius....learning, to have been perfect. Poets ; and yet, both.-of them are liable to manycenfures. For there is no uniformity in the defign of Spenfer : he...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 17-19

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...examining their St. Lewis, their Pucelle, or their Alarique: the Englifh have only to 1x>aft of Spenfer and Milton, who neither of .them wanted either genius or learning, to have been perfeft Poets ; and yet, both of them are liable to .many cenfures. For there is no uniformity in the...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 24

English poets - 1790
...examining their St. Lewis, their Pucelle, or their Alarique: the Englifh have only to boaft of Spenfer and Milton, who neither of them wanted either genius or learning, to have been perfeft Poets ; and yet, both of them are liable to many cenfures. For there is no uniformity in the...
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