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" To a poet nothing can be useless. Whatever is beautiful and whatever is dreadful must be familiar to his imagination; he must be conversant with all that| is awfully vast or elegantly little. The plants of the garden, the animals of the wood, the minerals... "
An Introduction to the Most Useful European Languages ..: Select Passages ... - Page 190
by Giuseppe Baretti - 1772 - 469 pages
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The New [afterw.] Owen's weekly chronicle; or ..., Volume 2, Issues 40-91

1759
...if beau:iful, and whatever is dreadful, muft bfr familiar to his imagination : he muft be convcrfant with all that is awfully vaft or elegantly little.'...the garden, the animals of the wood, the minerals oP the earth, and meteors of .the fky, muft all' concur to (lore his mind with inexhauftible on, through...
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The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia. The vision of Theodore. The ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...fummer clouds. To a poet nothing can be ufelefs. Whatever is beautiful, and whatever is dreadful, muft be familiar to his imagination : he muft be converfant...the animals of the wood, the minerals of the earth, and meteors of the fky, muft all concur to ftore his mind with inexhauftible variety : for every idea...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Tales and visions: The history of ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...fummer clouds. To a poet nothing can be ufelefs. Whatever is beautiful, and whatever is dreadful, muft be familiar to his imagination : he muft be converfant...the animals of the wood, the minerals of the earth, and meteors of the fky, muft all concur to (lore his mind with inexhauftible variety: for every idea...
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The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia. The vision of Theodore. The ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...a poet nothing can be ufelefs. Whatever is beautiful, and whatever is dreadful, muft be familiar yo his imagination : he muft be converfant with all that...the animals of the wood, the minerals of the earth, and meteors of the fky, muft all concur to ftore his mind with inexhauftible variety : for every idea...
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The Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - Ethiopia - 1790 - 304 pages
...fummer clouds. To a poet nothing can be ufelefs. Whatever is beautiful, and whatever is dreadful, muft be familiar to his imagination : he muft be converfant...the animals of the wood, the minerals of the earth, and meteors of the fk$ muft all concur to ftore his mind with inexhauftible variety : for every idea...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: A dissertation upon the Greek comedy ...

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...fummer clouds. To a poet nothing can be ufelefs. "Whatever is beautiful, and whatever is dreadful, muft be familiar to his imagination : he muft be converfant...the animals of the wood, the minerals of the earth, and meteors of the fky, muft al\ eoncur to ftore his mind with inexhauftible variety ; for every idea...
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Lectures on Natural and Experimental Philosophy: Considered in It ..., Volume 2

George Adams - Science - 1794
...ufelefs. Whatever is beautiful, and whatever is dreadful, mould be familiar to his mind ; he mould be converfant with all that is awfully vaft, or elegantly...the animals of the wood, the minerals of the earth, and the meteors of the flcy, fhouid all concur to enrich his mind. By him no kind of knowledge fhould...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...is beautiful, and whatever is dreadful, muft be familiar to his imagination : he muft be convenant with all that is awfully vaft or elegantly little....the animals of the wood, the minerals of the earth, and meteprs of the iky, muft all concur to ftore his mind with inexhauftible variety: for every idea...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...Whatever is beautiful, and whatever is dreadful, muil be familiar to hu imagination: he mud be ccmverfam with all that is awfully vaft or elegantly little. The plants of the garden, the ani. mals of the wood , the minerals of the earth, and meteors of the Iky, mud all concur to (lore...
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Dissertation on Greek comedy fr. Brumoy. Observations on Macbeth. Adventurer ...

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...furrimer clouds. To a poet nothing can be ufelefs. Whatever is beautiful, and whatever is dreadful, muft be familiar to his imagination : he muft be converfant...the animals of the wood, the minerals of the earth, and meteors of the fky, muft all concur to flore his mind with inexhauftible variety : for every idea...
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