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... 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 also engaged to write several of the Lives ; which ( as we are told ) he ,
accordingly , performed . He was farther useful in striking out the Jacobitical and
Tory sentiments , which Shiels had industriously interspersed wherever he could
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 ...
... said , “ Thomson bad a true poetical genius , the power of viewing every thing
in poetical light . His fault is such a cloud of words sonietimes , that the sense can
hardly peep through . Shiels , who compiled ' Cibber's Lives of the Poets , * was ...
A gentleman expressed a wish to go and live three years at Otaheité , or New
Zealand , in order to obtain a full acquaintance with people so totally different
from all that we have ever known , and be satisfied what pure nature can do for
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