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" There was plenty enough, but the dishes were ill sorted; whole pyramids of sweetmeats for boys and women but little of solid meat for men. All this proceeded not from any want of knowledge, but of judgment. Neither did he want that in discerning the beauties... "
The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ... - Page 170
by Great Britain - 1804
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Fables Antient and Modern: Translated Into Verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace ...

John Dryden - 1713 - 614 pages
...enough, but the Dirties were ill forted; whole Pyramids of Sweet-meats, for Boys and Women; but lictle of folid Meat, for Men : All this proceeded not from any want of Knowledge, but of Judgment 5 neither did he want that in difcerning the Beauties and Faults of other Poets ; but only indulg'd...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1760 - 526 pages
...and fmall. There was plenty enough, but the dilhes were ill-forted ; whole pyramids of fweet-meats, for boys and women ; but little of folid meat, for...neither did he want that in difcerning the beauties and fault? of other poets ; but only indulged himfelf in the luxury of writing; and perhaps knew it was...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 15

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 364 pages
...the dimes were Ul-ibrted ; whole pyramids of lweet-meats, for boys and women ; but little of Iblid meat, for men : all this proceeded not from any want...difcerning the beauties and faults of other poets ; but onlyindulged himfelf in the luxury of writing; and perhaps, knew it was a fault, but hoped the reader...
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The Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 354 pages
...anrl fmaU. There was plenty enough, but the difhes were ill-forted ; whole pyramids of fweet-meats, for boys and women ; but little of folid meat, for...knowledge, but of judgment; neither did he want that :n difcerning the beauties and faults of other poets j but only indulged himfelf in the luxury of writing;...
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The Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 356 pages
...and fmall. There was plenty enough, but the difhes were ill-forted ; whole pyramids of fweet-meats, for boys and women ; but little of folid meat, for...this proceeded not from, any want of knowledge, but but of judgment ; neither did he want that in dTfcerning the beauties and faults of other poets ; but...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope, Volume 2

Joseph Warton - 1782 - 514 pages
...great and fmall. There was plenty enough, but the dimes were ill-forted ; whole pyramids of Tweet-meats for boys and women ; but little of folid meat, for...proceeded not from any want of knowledge, but of judgment j neither did he want that, ' in difcerning the beauties and faults of other poets ; but only indulged...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 20

English poets - 1790 - 352 pages
...and fmall. There was plenty enough, but the difhes were ill-forted; whole pyramids of fweet-meats, for boys and women; but little of folid meat, for...all this proceeded not from any want of knowledge, bnt of judgment; neither did he want that in difceming the beauties and faults of other poets; but...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 6

Robert Anderson - 1795 - 806 pages
...fweet-meats, for boys and women ; but little of (olid meat, for men : all this proceeded not from iny want of knowledge, but of judgment ; neither did he want that in difccrning the beauties and faults of other pĀ«ets ; but only indulged himfclf in the luxury of writing...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 710 pages
...but the dishes were ill sorted ; whole pyramids of sweetmeats for boys and women, but little of solid meat for men. All this proceeded not from any want...knowledge, but of judgment. Neither did he want that in discerning the beau' The poet alluded to is Cowley ; on whom, in compliance with the fashion of the...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 674 pages
...but the dishes were ill sorted ; whole pyramids of sweetmeats for boys and women, but little of solid meat for men. All this proceeded not from any want...knowledge, but of judgment. Neither did he want that in discerning the beau1 The poet alluded to is Cowley ; on whom, in compliance with the fashion of the...
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