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" I am now to examine Paradise Lost ; a poem, which, considered with respect to design, may claim the first place, and with respect to performance the second, among the productions of the human mind. "
Lives - Página 82
de Samuel Johnson - 1800
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The royal drawing room table book; comprising original tales and poetry

John Sherer - 1870
...sought Foreign scenes, 'midst which he wandered out his Weary days. FAIR CRITICS AT MILTON HALT, " I am now to examine Paradise Lost, a poem which, considered...second, among the productions of the human mind." — JOHNSON. MILTON HALL is named after the author of Paradise Lost ; and is situated in one of the...
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The Civil Service Manual for 1880-1881: Government Appointments and how to ...

1880 - 153 páginas
...DICTATION (1). By the general consent of critics the first praise of genius is dne to the writer of an epic poem, as it requires an assemblage of all the powers...which are singly sufficient for other compositions. Epic poetry undertakes to teach the most important truths by the most pleasing precepts, and therefore...
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The Six Chief Lives from Johnson's Lives of the Poets: With Macaulay's Life ...

Samuel Johnson - 1881 - 466 páginas
...Those little pieces may be dispatched without much anxiety; a greater work calls for greater care. I am now to examine Paradise Lost; a poem, which,...the second, among the productions of the human mind. I By the general consent of criticks, the first praise of genius i due to the writer of an epick poem,...
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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and ..., Volumen 2

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1882
...demerits of Johnson's Life of Milton : "I am now to examine." remarks the critic, "'Paradise Lost;* ft poem which, considered with respect to design, may...productions of the human mind. By the general consent of critics the first praise of genius is due to the writer ot an epic poem, a* it requires on assemblage...
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The Law of Sex: Being an Exposition of the Natural Law by which the Sex of ...

George Briggs Starkweather - 1883 - 276 páginas
...Milton's character in domestic relations is, that he was severe and arbitrary. . . . ' Paradise Lost' is a poem which, considered with respect to design, may...the second, among the productions of the human mind. . . . The thoughts which are occasionally called forth in its progress are such as could only be produced...
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Book-lore: A Magazine Devoted to Old Time Literature, Volumen 4

1886
...the world has ever known. In the judgment of Dr. Johnson, "when considered with respect to design, it may claim the first place ; and with respect to performance,...the second among the productions of the human mind." The Adamo is written in a kind of rhyme which resembles the form adopted in Spenser's Faerie Quecne....
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Milton, with an Introduction and Notes

Samuel Johnson - 1892 - 139 páginas
...Those little pieces may be dispatched without much anxiety ; a greater work calls for greater care. I am now to examine Paradise Lost ; a poem, which,...which are singly sufficient for other compositions. ^Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure i •with truth, by calling imagination to the help of reason....
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Criticisms on Paradise Lost

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 200 páginas
...Turning, then, to Johnson's remarks on Paradise Lost, we observe, first of all, that he calls it " a poem which, considered with respect to design, may...second, among the productions of the human mind." We shall be somewhat surprised, on again referring to Arnold's essay, to discover that he criticizes...
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Criticisms on Paradise Lost

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 200 páginas
...Turning, then, to Johnson's remarks on Paradise Lost, we observe, first of all, that he calls it " a poem which, considered with respect to design, may...second, among the productions of the human mind." We shall be somewhat surprised, on again referring to Arnold's essay, to discover that he criticizes...
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Milton, with an Introduction and Notes

Samuel Johnson - 1893 - 139 páginas
...Those little pieces may be dispatched without much anxiety ; a greater work calls for greater care. I am now to examine Paradise Lost ; a poem, which,...poem, as it requires an assemblage of all the powers whinVi a.rp singly sufficient for other.jcojupositions. Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure •with...
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