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" Lost broke into open view with sufficient security of kind reception. Fancy can hardly forbear to conjecture with what temper Milton surveyed the silent progress of his work, and marked its reputation stealing its way in a kind of subterraneous current... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Page 317
by James Boswell - 1821
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...marked his reputation ftealing its way in a kind of fubterraneous current through fear and filence. I cannot but conceive him calm and confident, little disappointed, not at all dejected, relying op his own merit with fteady confcioufnefs, and waiting, without impatience, the viciffitudes of opinion,...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...reproach.' Act v. sc. 2. ' Oh hide me from myself.' Act v. sc. 3. 1 Johnson wrote of Milton : — ' I cannot but conceive him calm and confident, little...opinion, and the impartiality of a future generation.' Johnson's Works, vii. 108. ' Genus irritabile vatum.' 'The fretful tribe of rival poets.' Francis,...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...reproach.' Act v. sc. 2. ' Oh hide me from myself.' Act v. sc. 3. ' Johnson wrote of Milton : — ' I cannot but conceive him calm and confident, little...opinion, and the impartiality of a future generation.' Johnson's Works, vii. 108. ' 'Genus irritabile vatum.' 'The fretful tribe of rival poets.' Francis,...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...reputation stealing its way in kind of subterraneous current through fear and silence. I cannot but concei him calm and confident, little disappointed, not at all dejected, relying on 1 own merit with steady consciousness, and waiting, without impatience, t! vicissitudes of opinion,...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...work, and marked its reputation stealing its way in a kind of subterraneous current through fear and silence. I cannot but conceive him calm and confident,...opinion, and the impartiality of a future generation. In the mean time he continued his studies, and supplied the want of sight by a very odd expedient,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1806
...marked its reputation stealing its , in a kind of subterraneous current, through VOL. X. B b fear and silence. I cannot but conceive him calm and confident,...opinion, and the impartiality of a future generation. In the mean time he continued his studies, and supplied the want of sight by a very odd expedient,...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807
...work, and marked its reputation stealing its way iri a kind of subterraneous current through fear and silence. I cannot but conceive him calm and confident,...opinion, and the impartiality of a future .generation. In the mean time he continued his studies, and supplied the want of sight by a very odd expedient,...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...work, and marked its reputation stealing its way in a kind of subterraneous current through fear and silence. I cannot but conceive him calm and confident,...and waiting without impatience the vicissitudes of opini. on, and the impartiality of a future generation. In the mean time he continued his studies,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...work, and marked its reputation stealing its way in a kind of subterraneous current through fear and silence. I cannot but conceive him calm and confident,...and waiting without impatience the vicissitudes of opinion5 and the impartiality of a future generation. In the mean time he continued his studies, and....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...work, and marked his reputation stealing its way in a kind of subterraneous current through fear and silence. I cannot but conceive him calm and confident,...opinion, and the impartiality of a future generation. In the mean time he continued his studies and supplied the want of sight by a very odd expedient, of...
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