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" Catiline. But he has done his robberies so openly that one may see he fears not to be taxed by any law. He invades authors like a monarch, and what would be theft in other poets is only victory in him. "
The Lives of the Poets-laureate: With an Introductory Essay on the Title and ... - Page 107
by Wiltshire Stanton Austin, John Ralph - 1853 - 428 pages
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Monthly Review; Or Literary Journal Enlarged, Volume 79

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - Periodicals - 1788 - 738 pages
...him we may better apply an obfervation which, we recolledl Mr.. Warton has made relative to Pope, ' he invades authors like a monarch, and what would be theft in other poets, is only viftory in him. *' Places are taken notice of where he has even improved on Shakefpeare : an inftance...
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An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Pope, Volume 1

Joseph Warton - 1756 - 348 pages
...another, who deferved not fuch a panegyric fo juftly as our author: " HE INVADES AUTHORS LIKE A €c MONARCH, AND WHAT WOULD BE THEFT " IN OTHER POETS, IS ONLY VICTORY IN " HiM."-f* For indeed he never works on the fame fubjeft with another, without heightening the piece...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1762 - 362 pages
...poetical father Dryden faid of another, who deferved not fuch a panegyric fo juftly as our author : " HE INVADES AUTHORS LIKE A " MONARCH, AND WHAT WOULD...THEFT " IN OTHER POETS, IS ONLY VICTORY IN " HIM*." For indeed he never works on the fame fubject with another, without heightening the piece with more...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 79

Books - 1788 - 750 pages
...To him we may better apply an obfervation which we recollect Mr. Warton has made relative to Pope, ' he invades authors like a monarch, and what would be theft in other poets, is only victory in him. *' Places are taken notice of where ha has even improved on Shakefpeare : an inftance may be feen in...
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Monthly Review; Or Literary Journal Enlarged, Volume 79

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - Periodicals - 1788 - 738 pages
...him we may better apply an obfervation which, we recolledl Mr.. Warton has made relative to Pope, ' he invades authors like a monarch, and what would be theft in other poets, is only viftory in him. *' Places are taken notice of where he has even improved on Shakefpeare : an inftance...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797 - 516 pages
...has not trnnfhucd in Sejanus and Cataline. But he has done his robberies fo openly, that one may fee he fears not to be taxed by any law. He invades authors like a monarch, and what would be theft in ether poets, is only viftory in him. With the fpoils of thofe writers he fo reprefents old Rome to...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 522 pages
...Cataline. But he has do^ie his robberies fo openly, that one r;ay fee he fears not to be taxed by any Is*. He invades authors like a monarch, and what would be theft in other poeu, is only victory in him. With the fpoils of thofe writers he ib ivprefenls old Rome to us, in...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - 1800 - 634 pages
...poet or historian among the Roman authors of those times whom he has not translated in Scjanus and Catiline. But he has done his robberies so openly, that one may sec he fears not to be taxed by any law. He invades authors like a monarch ; and what would be theft...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807 - 556 pages
...poet or historian among the Roman authors of those times, whom he has not translated in Sejanus and Catiline. But he has done his robberies so openly,...victory in him. With the spoils of these writers he so represented Rome to us, in his rites, ceremonies, and customs, that if one of their poets had written...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807 - 548 pages
...poet or historian among the Roman authors of those times, whom he has not translated in Sejanus and Catiline. But he has done his robberies so openly,...see he fears not to be taxed by any law. He invades au-ithors like a monarch ; and what would be theft in other poets, is only victory in him. With the...
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