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" The style of Dryden is capricious and varied; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden is sometimes vehement and rapid; Pope is always smooth, uniform,... "
The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ... - Page 84
by Ebenezer Porter - 1833 - 304 pages
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...fmooth, uniform, and gentle. Dryden's page is a natural field, rifing into inequalities, and diverfified by the varied exuberance of abundant vegetation ; Pope's is a velvet lawn, maven by the fcythe, and levelled by the roller. Of genius, that power which conftitutes a poet; that...
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prefaces biographical and crirical to the works of the english poets

samuel johnson - 1781
...fmooth, uniform, and gentle, Dryden's page is a natural field, rifing into inequalities, and diverfified by the varied exuberance of abundant vegetation ; Pope's is a velvet lawn, fhaven by the fcythe, and levelled , by :tlje roller. Of genius, that power which conftitutes a poet...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...fmooth, uniform, and gentle. Dryden's page is a natural field, riling into inequalities, and diverfified by the varied exuberance of abundant vegetation ; Pope's is a velvet lawn, fhaven by the fcythe, and levelled by the roller. Of genius, that power which conftirutes a poet ;...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...fmooth, uniform, and gentle. Dryden's page is a natural field, riling into inequalities, and diverfified by the varied exuberance of abundant vegetation^ Pope's is a velvet lawn, fhaven by the fcythe, and levelled by the roller. Of genius, that power which conftitutes a poet ;...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...fmooth, uniform, and gentle. Dryden's page is a natural field, rifing into inequalities, and diverfified by the varied exuberance of abundant vegetation; Pope's is a velvet lawn, fhaven by the fcythe, and levelled by the roller. Of genius, that power which conftitutes a poet; that...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1793
...vehement and rapid ; Pope is always fmooth, uniform, and gentle. Dryden's page is a natural field, riling into inequalities, and diversified by the varied exuberance...of abundant vegetation ; Pope's is a velvet lawn, ┐haven by the fcythc, and levelled by the roller. " Of genius, that power which conftitutcs a poet...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 8

English poetry - 1795
...fmooth, uciforra, and gentle. Dryden's page is a natural field, Hung into inequalities, and diverűfied by the varied exuberance of abundant vegetation ; Pope's is a velvet lawn, thavcn by the fcythe, and levelled by the roller. 4 " Of genius, that power which conftitutes a poet,...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...observes the motions of his own mind ; Pope constrains his mind to his own rales of composition. Difden is sometimes vehement and rapid; Pope is always smooth,...of abundant vegetation ; Pope's is a velvet lawn, sbaven by the scythe, and levelled by the roller. Of genius, that power which constitutes a poet; that...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden Dryden observes the motions of his own mind ; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition....shaven by the scythe, and levelled by the roller. Of geniu?, that power which constitutes a poet; that quality without V hich judgment is cold, and knowledge...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...capricious and varied, that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind, Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition....varied exuberance of abundant vegetation ; Pope's js a velvet lawn, shaven by the scythe, and levelled by the roller. " Of genius, that power which constitutes...
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