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" Dryden knew more of man in his general nature, and Pope in his local manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more certainty in... "
Lives - Page 559
edited by - 1800
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A class-book of elocution

J H. Aitken - Elocution - 1853 - 378 pages
...certaiuty in that of Pbpe. 'Pdetry was not the sole praise of either; for bbth excelled likewise in prdse: but Pope did not borrow his prose from his predecessor....style of Dryden is capricious and varied; that of Pbpe is cautious aud uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind; Pbpe constrains IH'S mind to...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Eclectic Fourth Reader: Containing Elegant Extracts ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Children - 1853 - 350 pages
...manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. 7. Poetry was not the sole praise of either ; for both excelled likewise in prose; but Pope did not...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1854 - 344 pages
...manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge...prose from his predecessor. The style of Dryden is capiicious and varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden observes the motions of his own...
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Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1854 - 512 pages
...manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge...sole praise of either ; for both excelled likewise in prnsp ; but Pope did not borrow his prose from his predecessor. The style of Dryden is capricious and...
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The popular educator, Volumes 5-6; Volume 8

Popular educator - 1854 - 922 pages
...speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Diyden, and more certainty in that of Pope. Poetry was not...in prose : but Pope did not borrow his prose from hie predecessor. The style of Dryden is capricious and varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform....
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Aids to English Composition: Prepared for Students of All Grades : Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1854 - 504 pages
...manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, and chose of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge...Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. Poetry was net the sole praise of either, for both excelled likewise in prose ; but Pope did not borrow his prose...
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1855 - 468 pages
...manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, and ihose of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge...and varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Drydei obeys the motions of his own mind, Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition....
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The Pastor: Pastoral Theology ...

Gregory Thurston Bedell - Pastoral theology - 1879 - 620 pages
...scholastic. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation ; those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. " The style of Dryden is capricious and varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden's page...
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The Handbook of Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief ...

Joseph Angus - English literature - 1880 - 726 pages
...speculation; those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Dryden. and mote certainty in that of Pope. Poetry was not the sole...Dryden is capricious and varied ; that of Pope is cautions and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of bis own mind; Pope constrains his mind to his own...
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Masterpieces of English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - American literature - 1880 - 694 pages
...manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. 6. Poetry was not the sole praise of either ; for both excelled likewise in prose ; but Pope did not...
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