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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ... - Page xiii
1801
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1796
...exility of particles; it taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of dillinclion. Thofe wiiters who lay on the watch for novelty could have little hope of greatnds ; for great things can'not have eicaped former oblervation. Their attempts were always analytick...
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Lives of English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...import means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of diftinction. Thofe writers who lay on the watch for novelty could...efcaped former obfervation. Their attempts were always analytick ; they broke every image into fragments ; and could no more rep're, fent, by their flender...
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Annual Register, Volume 22

History - 1802
...impon, means exility of particles, i; taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of diitinflion. Thofe writers who lay on the watch for novelty, could have little hope ot greatnefs ; for great things cannot have efcaped -former obfervation. Their attempts were always...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...import means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of diftinction. Thofe writers who lay on the watch for novelty could have little hope of greatnefs ; for great thingscannot have efcaped former obfervation. Their .attempts were always analytick ; they broke every...
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The Works of Abraham Cowley, Volume 1

Abraham Cowley - English literature - 1806
...import means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of distinction. Those writers who lay on the watch for novelty could have little hope of greatness ; for great things cannot have escaped former observation. Their attempts were always analytick...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...import means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of distinction. Those writers who lay on the watch for novelty could have little hope of greatness : for great things cannot have escaped former observation. Their attempts were always analytick...
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The Works of Mr. A. Cowley: In Prose and Verse, Volume 1

Abraham Cowley - 1809
...import means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of distinction. Those writers who lay on the watch for novelty could have little hope of greatness ; for great things cannot have escaped former observation. Their attempts were always analytick...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...import means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of distinction. Those writers who lay on the watch for novelty could have little hope of greatness ; for great things cannot have escaped former observation. Their attempts were always analytick...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...import means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of distinction. Those writers who lay on the watch for novelty, could have little hope of greatness ; for great things cannot have escaped former observation. Their attempts were always analytick...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...import means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of distinction. Those writers who lay on the watch for novelty could have little hope of greatness ; for great things cannothaveescapedformer observation. Their attempts were always analytick;...
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