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" The want* of human interest is always felt. Paradise Lost is one of the books which the reader admires and lays down, and forgets to take up again. None ever wished it longer than it is. Its perusal is a duty rather than a pleasure. We read Milton for... "
The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical Observations on ... - Σελίδα 158
των Samuel Johnson - 1811
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The Lives of the English Poets, Τόμος 1

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...his encomiasts, that in reading ' Paradise Lost,' we read a book of universal knowledge. the bonks which the reader admires and lays down, and forgets...We read Milton for instruction, retire harassed and overbuy* dened, and look elsewhere for recreation ; we desert oar master, and seek for companions....

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David Booth - 1831 - 351 σελίδες
...Philosophical Society, vol. i. t Genie du Christianisme. terest," says the latter," is always felt. Paradise Lost is one of the books which the reader admires...We read Milton for instruction, retire harassed and overburthened, and look elsewhere for recreation : we desert our master, and look for companions."...

The life of Henry Fuseli

Henry Fuseli - 1831
...the opinion of Dr. Johnson, that " we read Milton for instruction, retire harassed and overburthened, and look elsewhere for recreation ; we desert our master and seek for companions ;" Fuseli wrote in large letters in the margin of a copy of the " Lives of the Poets," now in my possession,...

The life and writings of Henry Fuseli, the former written and the ..., Τόμος 1

Johann Heinrich Füssli - 1831
...the opinion of Dr. Johnson, that " we read Milton for instruction, retire harassed and overburthened, and look elsewhere for recreation; we desert our master and seek for companions;" Fuseli wrote in large letters in the margin of a copy of the " Lives of the Poets," now in my possession,...

Lives of the poets. Lives of eminent persons. Political tracts. Philological ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1834
...knowledge. But original deftcicnce cannot be supplied. The want of human interest is always felt. " Paradise Lost" is one of the books which the reader admires...a pleasure. We read Milton for instruction, retire harrassed and overburthencd, and look elsewhere for recreation ; we desert our master, and seek for...

Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Rev. Richard Watson, Late Secretary ...

Thomas Jackson - 1834 - 672 σελίδες
...feel themselves in the situation of the readers of Paradise Lost, which Dr. Johnson thus describes : " We read Milton for instruction, retire harassed and...recreation. We desert our master, and seek for companions." The defect in this case was not in Mr. Watson's spirit, but in the abilities and feelings of the persons...

The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...knowledge. But original dencicnce cannot be supplied. The want of human interest is always felt. " Paradise ore or less favourable titan it is. Its perusal is a duty rather than a pleasure. We read Milton for instruction, retire liarrassed...

The Quarterly Review, Τόμος 131

1871
...Johnson's Works, vol. vii. p. 142. In the ' Life of Milton,' .vol. vi. p. 173, he had said: '" Paradise Lost " is one of the books which the reader .admires...again. None ever wished it longer than it is. Its pernsal is a duty rather than a pleasure.' second cantos of ' Chikle Harold,' he awoke and found himself...

Works, Τόμος 2

Samuel Johnson - 1838
...knowledge. But original deficience cannot be supplied. The want of human interest is always felt. " Paradise Lost" is one of the books which the reader admires and lays down, and forgets to take up agnin. None ever wished it longer than it is. Its perusal is a duty rather than a pleasure. We read...

The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1839
...confesses, in terms frequently animadverted upon, and not calculated to be soon forgotten. " Paradise Lost is one of the books which the reader admires and lays down, and forgets to take up again. Its perusal is a duty rather than a pleasure. We read Milton for instruction, retire harassed and overburthened,...




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