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" He doubtless praised some whom he would have been afraid to marry, and perhaps married one whom he would have been ashamed to praise. Many qualities contribute to domestic happiness, upon which poetry has no colours to bestow ; and many airs and sallies... "
The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets,: With Critical Observations on ... - Pagina 347
door Samuel Johnson - 1790
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Memoirs of Eminent Etonians: With Notices of the Early History of Eton College

Edward Shepherd Creasy - 1850 - 504 pagina’s
...contribute to domestick happiness, upon which poetry has no colours to bestow ; and many airs and sallies may delight imagination, which he who flatters them...never can approve. There are charms made only for distant admiration. No spectacle is nobler than a blaze." Waller was a second time returned to Parliament...
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Historical essays

John Coleman (of Dover.) - 1851
...affections was not difficult. As Dr. Johnson observes, " He doubtless praised some whom he would be afraid to marry, and perhaps married one whom he would have been ashamed to praise." The most substantial fact recorded of this lady, is that she brought her husband...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...poetry ; nor is any thing told of her but that she brought him many children. He doubtless praised some whom he would have been afraid to marry, and perhaps married one whom he would have been ashamed to praise. Many qualities contribute to domestic happiness, upon which poetry has no colours...
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Lives of the most eminent English poets, with critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...poetry ; nor is anything told of her but that she brought him many children. He doubtless praised some whom he would have been afraid to marry, and perhaps married one whom he would have been ashamed to praise. Many qualities contribute to domestic happiness, upon which poetry has no colours...
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Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1860 - 874 pagina’s
...apprehension by one of Dr. Johnson's admirable sentences in his Life of Waller : " He doubtless praised many ccustom a servant to tell a lie for me, have I not reason to apprehend that he will tell ma ashamed to praise. Many qualities contribute to domestic happiness, upon which poetry has no colours...
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The North American Review, Volume 91

1860
..." ; and the old moralist goes on, in true Johnsonian style, to remark : " He doubtless praised some whom he would have been afraid to marry, and perhaps married one whom he would have been ashamed to praise. Many qualities contribute to domestic happiness upon which poetry has no colors...
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Footprints on the Road

Charles Kent - 1864 - 420 pagina’s
...observes, in one of those sonorous sentences so provokingly equipoised, " he doubtless praised one whom he would have been afraid to marry, and perhaps married one whom he would have been ashamed to praise." This, recollect, from one who, having himself espoused (with all her vulgarity)...
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The English language: its grammar and history. Together with a treatise on ...

Henry Lewis (M.A.) - 1869
...creates." "When reason is against a man, he will be against reason." " Waller doubtless praised some whom he would have been afraid to marry, and perhaps married one whom he would have been ashamed to praise." When in parallel sentences the corresponding terms are intended to stand out in...
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The Bridal Bouquet Culled in the Garden of Literature

Henry Southgate - 1873 - 388 pagina’s
...contribute to domestic happiness, upon which poetry has no colours to bestow, and many airs and sallies may delight imagination which he who flatters them never can approve. There are charms made only for distant admiration — no spectacle is nobler than a blaze. A certain dissimilitude of habitudes and...
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Brides and Bridals, Volume 2

John Cordy Jeaffreson - 1873
...That dull and foolish girls were so often selected for matrimony, in • ' He doubtless praised many whom he would have been afraid to marry ; and, perhaps, married one whom he would have been ashamed to praise. Many qualities contribute to domestic happiness, upon which poetry has no colours...
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