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their Gods exhibited in the manner we find them represented in the Poets . The
people would not have suffered it . They disputed with good humour upon their
fanciful theories , because they were not interested in the truth of them : when a ...
... imitates with pains , “ And rides a jaded Muse , whipt with loose reins . ” I like to
recollect all the passages that I heard Johnson repeat ; it stamps a value on them
. He told us , that the book entitled “ The Lives of the Poets , by Mr. Cibber ...
He was also to supply notes , occasionally , especially concerning those
dramatick poets with whom he had been chiefly conversant . He also engaged to
write several of the Lives ; which ( as we are told ) he , accordingly , performed .
He was ...
We have been induced to enter thus circumstantially into the foregoing detail of
facts relating to the Lives of the Poets , compiled by Messrs . Cibber and Shiels ,
from a sincere regard to that sacred principle of Truth , to which Dr. Johnson so ...
He now gave it as his opinion that “ Akenside was a superior poet both to Gray
and Mason . ” Talking of the Reviews , Johnson said , “ I think them very impartial
: I do not know an instance of partiality . ” He mentioned what had passed upon ...
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