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" His words are not only chosen, but the places in which he ranks them for the sound. He who removes them from the station wherein their master set them spoils the harmony. What he says of the Sibyl's prophecies may be as properly applied to every word... "
The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ... - Page 279
by English poets - 1790
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The Works of the English Poets: Dryden's Virgil

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 422 pages
...fweet, and flowing, in his hexameters. His words are not only chofen, but the places in which he ranks them, for the found ; he who removes them from the...difcompofes them, and fomewhat of their divinity is loft. I can-; not boaft that I have been thus cxaft in my verfes, but I have endeavoured to follow the example...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 17

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 494 pages
...fweet, and flowing, in his hexameters. His words are not only chofen, but the places in which he ranks them • for the found ; he who removes them from...prophecies, may 'be as properly applied to every word of hie : they muft be read, in order as they lie; the leaft breath difcompofes • them, and fomewhat...
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The Works of the English Poets: Virgil, trans. by Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 412 pages
...fweet, and flowing, in his hexameters. His words are not only chofen, but the places in which he ranks them for the, found'; he who removes them from the...wherein their mafter fet them, fpoils the harmony.. What.he fays of the Sibyl's prophecies, may be as properly applied to every word of his : they muft...
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The Works of the English Poets: Virgil, trans. by Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 408 pages
....wherein tiueir maftcr let them,- fpoils the harmony. What he faya of the Sibyl's prophecies, may be tfc properly applied to every word' of his : they muft b'e .read, in order as they lie; the leaft breath difeompofes them, and fomewhat of their divinit-y is loft: - I cannot boaft that I have bocn thiw ex...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 17-19

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 1130 pages
...fwcet, and flowing, in his hexameters. His words are not only chofen, but the places in which he ranks them . for the found ; he who removes them from the ftation wherein their maftcr fet them, fpoils the harmony. What he fays of the Sibyl's prophecies, may be as properly applied...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical ...

Robert Anderson - 1795 - 970 pages
...fweet, and flowing, in his heiameters. His words are not only chofen, but the place; in which he ranks them for the found ; he who removes them from the...his: they muft be read, in order as they lie ; the lead breath difcorapofesthem, and fomewhat of their divinity is loft. 1 cannot limit that I have been...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 12

Robert Anderson - 1795 - 902 pages
...places in which he ranks them for the found ; lie who removes them from the ftation wherein their matter fet them, fpoils the harmony. What he fays of the...his: they muft be read, in order as they lie ; the lead breath difcompofes them, and fomewhat of their divinity is loft. I cannot boafl that I have been...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 674 pages
...who removes them from the station wherein their master sets them, spoils the harmony. What he says of the Sibyl's prophecies, may be as properly applied to every word of his : they must be read in order, as they lie ; the least breath discomposes them, and somewhat of their divinity...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - 1800 - 670 pages
...who removes them from the station wherein their master sets them, spoils the harmony. What he says of the Sibyl's prophecies, may be as properly applied to every word of his : they must be read in order, as they lie ; the least breath discomposes them, and somewhat of their divinity...
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The Works of Virgil, Volume 2

Virgil - 1803 - 408 pages
...lie who removes them from the station wherein their master set them, spoils the harmony. What he says of the Sibyl's prophecies, may be as properly applied to every word of his : they must be read in order as they lie; the least breath disvoi,. ii. o composes them ; and somewhat of...
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