... him ; the peruser of Swift wants little previous knowledge; it will be sufficient that he is acquainted with common words and common things : he is neither required to mount elevations nor to explore profundities; his passage is always on a level,...
PREFACES BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL TO THE WORKS OF THE ENGLISH POETS. - Σελίδα 86
των SAMUEL JOHNSON - 1781
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