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" His character, therefore, must be formed from the multiplicity and diversity of his attainments, rather than from any single performance ; for it would not be safe to claim for him the highest rank in any single denomination of literary dignity ; yet... "
PREFACES BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL TO THE WORKS OF THE ENGLISH POETS. - Seite 19
von SAMUEL JOHNSON - 1781
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The Poets of the Church: A Series of Biographical Sketches of Hymn-writers ...

Edwin Francis Hatfield - 1884 - 719 Seiten
...inclination and a wish that way." Yet Dr. Johnson truly says, in his " Lives of the English Poets" : " As a poet, had he been only a poet, he would probably have stood high among the authors with whom he is now associated." He was wont to attach to his printed...
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Anglican Hymnology: Being an Account of the 325 Standard Hymns of ..., Band 1855

Rev. James King - 1885 - 321 Seiten
...from any single performance ; for it would not be safe to claim for him the highest rank in any single denomination of literary dignity; yet perhaps there...excelled, if he had not divided his powers to different pursuits.' He was a man of great generosity and deep humility, and his Christian character was of the...
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Lives of the English Poets: Swift-Lyttelton

Samuel Johnson - 1905
...from any single performance ; for it would not be safe to claim for him the highest rank in any single denomination of literary dignity : yet perhaps there...excelled, if he had not divided his powers to different pursuits. 33 As a poet, had he been only a poet, he would probably have stood high among the authors...
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Complete Works of Rev. Thomas Smyth. D. D., Band 9

Thomas Smyth - 1911
...from any single performance, for it would not be safe to claim for him the highest rank in any single denomination of literary dignity ; yet perhaps there...excelled if he had not divided his powers to different pursuits. Of his philosophical pieces his Logic has been received into the universities, and therefore...
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Complete Works of Rev. Thomas Smyth, D. D.

Thomas Smyth - 1911
...from any single performance, for it would not be safe to claim for him the highest rank in any single denomination of literary dignity ; yet perhaps there...excelled if he had not divided his powers to different pursuits. Of his philosophical pieces his Logic has been received into the universities, and therefore...
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Isaac Watts Remembered

David Guy Fountain - 1978 - 111 Seiten
...from any single performance; for it would not be safe to claim for him the highest rank in any single denomination of literary dignity; yet perhaps there...excelled, if he had not divided his powers to different pursuits." Having heard such tributes are we to leave the matter there and remind ourselves that it...
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History & Antiquities of the Dissenting Churches - Vol. 1, Band 1

Walter Wilson - 2001 - 576 Seiten
...front any single performance ; for it would not be safe to claim for him the highest rank in any single denomination of literary dignity ; yet perhaps there...excelled, if he had not divided his powers to different pursuits." The same author, after a critique upon his poetry, before noticed, conclude thus : " And...
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Protestant Nonconformist Texts: The eighteenth century

Alan P. F. Sell, Kenneth Dix, Alan Ruston - 2006 - 459 Seiten
...from any single performance; for it would not be safe to claim for him the highest rank in any single denomination of literary dignity; yet perhaps there...excelled, if he had not divided his powers to different pursuits. As a poet, had he been only a poet, he would probably have stood high among the authors with...
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