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T. Lucretius Carus, Of the Nature of Things - Page 7
by Titus Lucretius Carus, Thomas Creech - 1714 - 398 pages
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Of the Nature of Things: In Six Books, Volume 1

Titus Lucretius Carus - 1714
...pofitive Afterlion of his own Opinions. He is every where confident of his own Reafon, and affiiming an abfolute Command, not only over his vulgar Readers, but even his Patron Memrnius. For he is always bidding him attend, as if he had the Rod over him, and ufing a magifterial...
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The first (-sixth) part of Miscellany poems, publ. by Mr. Dryden, Part 1

Miscellany poems - 1716
...where confident of his tflrn.Reafon, and afluming an abfolute Command not only over his vulgar Reader, but even his Patron Memmius. For he is always bidding him attend, as if he had the Rod over him j and ufing a Magifterial Authority, while he inftru6ts him. From his Time to ours, I know none fo...
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The First Part of Miscellany Poems: Containing Variety of New Translations ...

John Dryden - 1716
...Reafon, and afluming an abfolute Command not only over his vulgar Reader, buc even his Patron Memmiut. For he is always bidding him attend, as if he had the Rod over him j and ufing a Magisterial Authority, while he inftructs him. From his Time to ours, I know none fo...
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Original Poems and Translations, Volume 2

John Dryden - 1743
...and Pofitive Alfertion of his Opinions. Fie is every where confident of his own Reafon, and afTuming an abfolute Command, not only over his vulgar Readers, but even his Patron Memmius. For he is alwavs bidding him attend, as if he had the Rod over him ; and ufing a Magisterial Authority, while...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1767
...and pofitive affertion of his opinions. He is every where confident of his own reafon, and affuming an abfolute command, not only over his vulgar readers,...bidding -him attend, as if he had the rod over him ; and ufmg a magifterial authority, while he inftrufts him. From his time to ours, I know none fo like him,...
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The Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...and pofitive a(fertion of his opinions. He is every where confident of his own reafon, and afiuming an abfolute command, not only over his vulgar readers,...bidding him attend, as if he had the rod over him ; and uiing a magi fterial authority while he inftrufts him. From his time to ours, I know none fo like him,...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 21

English poets - 1790
...pofi: live aflertion of his opinions. He is every where confident of his own reafon,, and afluming an abfolute command, not only over his vulgar readers,...bidding him attend, as if he had the rod over him ; and ufmg a magifterial authority while he inftrufts him. From his tkne to ours, Iknow none fo like him,...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 662 pages
...where confident of his own reason, and assuming an absolute command, not only over his vulgar reader, but even his patron Memmius. For he is always bidding him attend, as if he had the rod over him ; and using a magisterial authority, while he instructs him. From his time to ours, I know none so like him,...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - 1800
...where confident of his own reason, and assuming an absolute command, not only over his vulgar reader, but even his patron Memmius. For he is always bidding him attend, as if he had the rod over him ; and using a magisterial authority, while he instructs him. From his time to ours, I know none so like him,...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
...where confident of his own reason, and assuming an absolute command, not only over his vulgar reader, but even his patron Memmius. For he is always bidding him attend, as if he had the rod over him ; and using a magisterial authority, while he instructs him. From his time to ours, I know none so like him,...
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