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" No greater felicity can genius attain, than that of having purified intellectual pleasure, separated mirth from indecency, and wit from licentiousness ; of having taught a succession of writers to bring elegance and gaiety to the aid of goodness ; and,... "
The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series ... - Seite 491
herausgegeben von - 1810
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...to bring elegance and piety to the aid of goodness ; and, if 1 may use expressions yet more awful, M having " turned many to righteousness." . ^ ADDISON,...life, and for some time afterwards, was considered by |l>e greater part of readers as supremely excelling both in poetry and critvfcm. Part of his reputation...
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The meditations of a recluse: chiefly on religious subjects

John Brewster - 1802
...felicity can " genius attain than that of having purified " intellectual pleasure, separated mirth.from " indecency, and wit from licentiousness; " of having...gaiety to the aid " of goodness; and, if I may use expres" sions yet more awful, of having turned 11 many to righteousness*." * Johnson's Life of Addison....
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Select British Classics, Band 11

1803
...ashamed. This is an elevation of literary character, above all Greek, above all Roman fame. No greater felicity can genius attain than that of having purified...indecency, and wit from licentiousness; of having taught a sucession of writers to bring elegance and gaiety to the end of goodness ; and, to use expressions...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1803
...ashamed. This is an elevation of literary character, above all Greek, above all Roman fame. No greater felicity can genius attain than that of having purified...indecency, and wit from licentiousness; of having taught a sucession of writers to bring elegance and gaiety to the end of goodness ; and, to use expressions...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...This is an elevation of literary character, " above all Greek, above all Ro" man fame." No greater felicity can genius attain than that of having purified...having taught a succession of writers to bring elegance and1 gaiety totheaidof goodness; and, if I may use expressions yet more awful 3 of having " turned...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Band 2

Nathan Drake - 1805 - 408 Seiten
...and salvation of thousands and tens of thousands. " No greater felicity," says the moral Johnson, " can genius attain, than that of having purified intellectual...more awful, of having ' turned many to righteousness' ^[." Of the literary character of Addison, the preceding essays have attempted to delineate the leading...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of the Tatler ...

Nathan Drake - 1805
...and salvation of thousands and tens of thousands. " No greater felicity," says the moral Johnson, " can genius attain, than that of having purified intellectual...more awful, of having ' turned many to righteousness' ^f." Of the literary character of Addison, the preceding essays have attempted to delineate the leading...
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The British Essayists, Band 6

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...ashamed. This is an elevation of literary character above all Greek, above all Roman fame. No greater felicity can genius attain, than that of having purified...more awful, of having turned many to righteousness." — " As a teacher of wisdom, he may be confidently followed. His religion has nothing in it enthusiastic...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer
...ashamed. This is an elevation of literary character, above all Greek, above all Roman fame. No greater felicity can genius attain, than that of having purified...mirth from indecency, and wit from licentiousness ; and having taught a succession of writers to bring elegance and gaiety to the aid of goodness ; and...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Band 10

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...This is an elevation of literary character, " above all Greek, " above all Roman fame." No greater felicity can genius attain, than that of having purified...and for some time afterwards, was considered by a greater part of readers •» as as supremely excelling both in poetry and criticism < Part of his...
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