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" Those writers who lay on the watch for novelty could have little hope of greatness ; for great things cannot have escaped former observation. "
The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ... - Page xiii
1801
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...import means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of distinction. Those rried. The malice of his enemies had, however, a very fatal consequ greatness ; for great things cannot have escaped former observation. Their attempts were always analytic...
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Lives of the most eminent English poets, with critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...means exilitj- of particles, is Inkon 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 analytic...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...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 analytic...
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Exercises on Words: Designed as a Course of Practice on the Rudiments of ...

William Russell - English language - 1856 - 225 pages
...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 analytic...
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The Poetical Works of Richard Crashaw and Quarles' Emblems

Richard Crashaw - Emblems - 1857 - 368 pages
...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 analytic;...
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The casquet of literature, a selection in poetry and prose, ed ..., Volumes 3-4

Casket - 1873
...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 analytic;...
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Chambers's national reading-books, Book 6

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1877
...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 analytic;...
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Origin, Progress and Destiny of the English Language and Literature

John Adam Weisse - English language - 1878 - 701 pages
...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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Macmillan's Reading Books

Readers - 1878
...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 analytic...
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Masterpieces of English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - American literature - 1880 - 638 pages
...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 analytic...
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