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" Langton's having told me, that this poem, when read in manuscript at sir Joshua Reynolds's, had made all the assembled wits burst into a laugh, when, after much blank-verse pomp, the poet began a new paragraph thus : Now, Muse, let's sing of rats. "
The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ... - Pagina 169
door Alexander Chalmers - 1814
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1807
...when, after much blankverse pomp, the poet began a new paragraph thus: " Now, Muse, let's sing of rats" And what increased the ridicule was, that one of the company, who slily overlooked the reader, perceived 4 We happened to He this night at the inn at Henley, where Shenstone...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...after much blank-verse pomp, the poet began a new paragraph thus: " Now, Muse, let's sing of rats." And what increased the ridicule was, that one of the company, who slily overlooked the reader, perceived that the word had been originally mice, and had been altered...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...after much blank-verse pomp, the poet began a new paragraph thus: *' Now, Muse, let's sing of rats" And what increased the ridicule was, that one of the company, who slily overlooked the reader, perceived 7 " He too often n;akes use of the abstract for the concrete."...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Mallet, Akenside ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...Muse, let'» sing of rait. 1 Daughter to Matthew William Burt, etq, governor of St. CUristophw'». 44 And what increased the ridicule was, that one of the...the reader, perceived that the word had originally beeu mice, and had been altered to rat» as more dignified." " This passage," adds Mr. Boswell, " does...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 14

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...Muse, let's bin;; of rats, ' Daughter to Matthew William Burr, esq. governor of St. Christopher's. " And what increased the ridicule was, that one of the company, who sryly overlooked, the reader, perceived that the word had originally been mice, and had been altered...
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A new and general biographical dictionary

New and general biographical dictionary - 1814
...after much blank-verse pomp, the poet began a new paragraph thus: ' Now Muse, let's sing of rats.'/ And what increased the ridicule was, that one of the...company, who slyly overlooked the reader, perceived that thjj word had originally been mice, and had been altered to rats as more dignified." "This passage,"...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - 1818 - 180 pagina’s
...after imich blank-verse pomp, the poet began a new paragraph thus : i " Now, Muse, let's sing of rats." And what increased the ridicule was, that one of the company, who slily overlooked the reader, perceived that the word had been originally mice, and had been altered...
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Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist ...

James Boswell - 1820
...when, after much blank verse pomp, the poet began a new paragraph thus : Now, Muse, let's sing of rats. And what increased the ridicule was, that one of the...overlooked the reader, perceived that the word had been originally mice, and had been altered to rats, as more dignified.* • Such is this little laughable...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1821
...after much blank-verse pomp, the poet began a new paragraph thus: " Now, Muse, let's sing of ratt." And what increased the ridicule was, that one of the company, who slily overlooked the reader, perceived that the word had been originally mice, and had been altered...
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Lives of Scottish Poets ...

Society of Ancient Scots - 1822
...much blank-verse pomp, the poet began a new paragraph tbus — Now, Muse ! let's sing of rats : — and what increased the ridicule was, that one of the...to rats as more dignified." " This passage," adds Boswel], " does not appear in the printed work ; PART 5.] o Dr. Grainger, or some of his friends, it...
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