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" ... been content with restoring antiquated words and phrases, but have indulged themselves in the most licentious transpositions, and the harshest constructions, vainly imagining, that the more their writings are unlike prose, the more they resemble poetry.... "
The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith - Page 200
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
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Poems on Several Occasions

Thomas Parnell - 1770 - 294 pages
...underftand. From thefe follies and affedtations, the poems of Parnell are entirely free ; he has conildered the language of poetry as the language of life, and conveys the •warmeft thoughts in the fimpleft expreffion. Parnell has written feveral poems befides thefe publifhed...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1774 - 328 pages
...underftand.. From thefe Folli;:s and Affectations, the Poems of Parnell are entirely free j he has confidered the Language of Poetry as the Language of Life, and conveys the wanneft Thoughts in the fimpleft Expreifion. . Parnell has written feveral Poems bcfides thefe publifhed...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1774 - 332 pages
...uoderftand. Fiom thefe Follies and AffecTation* the Poems of Parnell are entirely free 5 he has conw fidered the Language of Poetry as the Language of Life, and conveys the warmeft Thoughts in 'the Cmpleft Expreffion., , . .... ,.,?, .,r. •!•••' *no.-biiboiM Parnell...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1774 - 328 pages
...filent, and thofe who make out their Meaning, are willing to praife, to fhew they underftand. From thefe Follies and Affectations,, the Poems of Parnell are entirely free ; he has confidered the Language of Poetry as the Language of Life, and conveys the warmeft Thoughts in the...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 648 pages
...innovators,' of whom he said in his Life of Parnell: — ' They have adopted a language of their own, and call upon mankind for admiration. All those who do...meaning are willing to praise to show they understand.' Goldsmith's Misc. Works, iv. 22. 1 Johnson, perhaps, refers to the anonymous critic quoted by Mason...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 640 pages
...innovators,' of whom he said in his Life of Parnell: — ' They have adopted a language of their own, and call upon mankind for admiration. All those who do...meaning are willing to praise to show they understand.' Goldsmith's Misc. Works, iv. 22. ' Johnson, perhaps, refers to the anonymous critic quoted by Mason...
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 114 pages
...writings are unlike prose, the more they resemble poetry. They have adopted a language of their own, and call upon mankind for admiration. All those who do...of poetry as the language of life, and conveys the wannest thoughts in the simplest expressions. ~' NEW PUBLIC LIBRARY J, Johnson, Jet. T. Bewich, sculp....
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith..

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 492 pages
...writings are unlike prose, the more they resemble poetry. They have adopted a language of their own, and call upon mankind for admiration. All those who do...who make out their meaning are willing to praise, to shew they understand. From these follies and affectations the poems of Parnell are entirely free; he...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 5-6

Sir Egerton Brydges - 1807 - 904 pages
...unlike prose, the more they resemble poetry. They have T 3 adopted adopted a language of their own, and call upon mankind for admiration. All those who do not understand them, arc silent, and those who mak? out their meaning are willing to praise, to shew they understand. From...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 6

Francis Wrangham - 1816 - 532 pages
...may be inferred from his commendation of Parnell's Poems in his Life of that poet, who " considers the language of poetry as the language of life, and...the warmest thoughts in the simplest expression." This, applying as it does rather to the outwardness than to the substance and essence of poetry, became...
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