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" In the character of his Elegy I rejoice to concur with the common reader; for by the common sense of readers uncorrupted with literary prejudices, after all the refinements of subtilty and the dogmatism of learning, must be finally decided all claim to... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ... - Seite 295
von Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
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Tradition and the Individual Poem: An Inquiry Into Anthologies

Anne Ferry - 2001 - 289 Seiten
...these back-handed sentences are recast in the high praises of the "Elegy" which close the Life of Gray. In the character of his Elegy I rejoice to concur with the common reader; for by the common sense of readers uncorrupted with literary prejudices, after all the refinements of subtilry and the...
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Virginia Woolf: Her Art as a Novelist

Joan Bennett - 1945 - 131 Seiten
...her collections of essays, The Common Reader from Dr Johnson, who had written in his Life of Gray: "I rejoice to concur with the common reader; for by the common sense of readers, uncorrupted by literary prejudices, after all refinements of subtility and dogmatism...
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Uncommon Readers: Denis Donoghue, Frank Kermode, George Steiner and the ...

Christopher J. Knight - 2003 - 506 Seiten
...on several fronts. It was the reader to whom Dr Johnson, in his 'Life of Gray,' famously appealed: 'I rejoice to concur with the common reader; for by the common sense of readers uncorrupted with literary prejudices, after all the refinements of subtlety and the...
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The Secret History of Domesticity: Public, Private, and the Division of ...

Michael McKeon - 2005 - 873 Seiten
...which the criterion of the commonas-general may be felt to suggest also that of the common-as-commoner: "In the character of his Elegy I rejoice to concur with the common reader; for by the common sense of readers uncorrupted with literary prejudices, after all the refinements of subtilty and the...
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The Cambridge History of English Literature, 1660-1780

John Richetti - 2005 - 945 Seiten
...the critic must follow. The first edition of the Prefaces to the English Poets concluded with Gray: 'In the character of his Elegy I rejoice to concur with the common reader; for by the common sense of readers uncorrupted with literary prejudices, after all the refinements of subtilty and the...
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Commentary in American Life

Murray Friedman - 2005 - 226 Seiten
...of Dr. Johnson's best-remembered lines, but it's worth repeating, especially in the present context: "I rejoice to concur with the common reader; for by the common sense of readers, uncorrupted with literary prejudices, after all the refinements of subtility and...
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Tracing the Essay: Through Experience to Truth

George Douglas Atkins - 2005 - 180 Seiten
...pursuit of reading is carried on by private people." She then quotes Johnson, from his Life of Gray. '"I rejoice to concur with the common reader; for by the common sense of readers, uncorrupted by literary prejudices, after all the refinements of subtilty and the...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 Seiten
...pleasure. Lives of the English Poets "Edmund Smith" (17791781) 35 In the character of his [Thomas Gray's] Deformity, and Diseases both in Body and Mind, smitten with Pride, sense of readers uncorrupted with literary prejudices . . . must be finally decided all claim to poetical...
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Modernism on Fleet Street

Patrick Collier - 2006 - 257 Seiten
...emphasis added). Woolf celebrates Samuel Johnson's famous valorization of non-professional readers — "I rejoice to concur with the common reader; for by the common sense of readers, uncorrupted by literary prejudices ... must be finally decided all claim to poetical...
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English Versions of Roman Satire in the Earlier Eighteenth Century

William Kupersmith - 2007 - 271 Seiten
...the most famous passage in which Johnson alludes to "the common reader." It is in the Life of Gray: In the character of his Elegy I rejoice to concur with the common reader; for by the common sense of readers uncorrupted with literary prejudices, after all the refinements of subtilty and dogmatism...
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