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" What they wanted however of the sublime, they endeavoured to supply by hyperbole ; their amplification had no limits ; they left not only reason but fancy behind them ; and produced combinations of confused magnificence, that not only could not be credited,... "
The Works of Mr. A. Cowley: In Prose and Verse - Strona xxxi
autor: Abraham Cowley - 1809
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The History of the Church of England in the Colonies and Foreign ..., Tom 2

James Stuart Murray Anderson - 1848
...in his day, and of whose members Johnson, in his admirable Life of Cowley, has truly said, that, ' if they frequently threw away their wit upon false conceits, they likewise struck out some unexpected truth : if their conceits were far-fetched, they were often worth the carriage...
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Addresses on Miscellaneous Subjects

James Stuart Murray Anderson - 1849 - Liczba stron: 439
...yet, JOHNSON does not begrudge the metaphysical poets their just meed of praise. He reminds us that 'great labour, directed by great abilities, is never...away their wit upon false conceits, they likewise struck out some unexpected truth : if their conceits were far-fetched, they were often worth the carriage....
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Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical Observations ..., Tom 1

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...could pflt bft JTP"^"^, f Yet great labour, directed by grgat abilities, is .never- wholly Ifl^t : if they frequently threw away their wit upon false...conceits, they likewise sometimes struck out unexpected truthj if their conceits were far-fetched, they were often worth the carriage. To write on their plan,...
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Exercises on Words: Designed as a Course of Practice on the Rudiments of ...

William Russell - 1856 - Liczba stron: 225
...they 14* endeavored to supply by hyperbole ; their amplification had no limits ; they left not only reason but fancy behind them ; and produced combinations...be credited, but could not be imagined. Yet great labor, directed by great abilities, is never wholly lost : if they frequently threw away their wit...
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The Lives of the English Poets: cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester ...

Samuel Johnson - 1858
...pro3uced~comblnatibns oT_con,fus.e"d"magnlficence, that not only could riol Be credTtedlJtjut.QQuld notfbe imaginedYet great labour, directed by great abilities, is never...likewise sometimes struck out unexpected truth: if thlitr" conceits were far.fetched, they were often wurttrftie carriage. To write 011 their plan it...
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Selections from the Writings of Lord Macaulay, Tom 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay - 1876 - Liczba stron: 475
...commonly thinks his improvement dearly bought, and, though he sometimes admires, is seldom pleased." "Yet great labour, directed by great abilities, is...away their wit upon false conceits, they likewise struck out unexpected truth ; if their conceits were far fetched, they were often worth the carrying."...
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Chambers's national reading-books, Księga 6

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1877
...summer noon. endeavoured to supply by hyperbole ; their amplification had no limits; they left not only reason but fancy behind them; and produced combinations...conceits were far-fetched, they were often worth the carriaga To write on thenplan, it was at least necessary to read and think. No man could be born a...
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Selections from the Writings of Lord Macaulay

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1877 - Liczba stron: 472
...improvement dearly bought,and, though he sometimes admires, is seldom pleased." " Yet great labor, directed by great abilities, is never wholly lost,...away their wit upon false conceits, they likewise struck out unexpected truth; if their conceits were farfetched, they were often worth the currying."...
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Macmillan's Reading Books

1878
...sublime, they endeavoured to supply by hyperbole; their amplification had no limits; they left not only reason, but fancy behind them; and produced combinations...never wholly lost: if they frequently threw away their wil upon false conceits, they likewise sometimes struck out unexpected truth; if their conceits were...
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Masterpieces of English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1880 - Liczba stron: 638
...they endeav-85 ored to supply by hyperbole : their amplification had no limits ; they left not only reason, but fancy, behind them ; and produced combinations...could not be credited, but could not be imagined. 76. exility, thinness, fineness. j 86. hyperhole. See Def. 84. 82. coneeits, fancies. j 87. I'aucj,...
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