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" With the unwearied application of a plodding Flemish painter, who draws a shrimp with the most minute exactness, he had all the genius of one of the first masters. Never, I believe, were such talents and such drudgery united. "
The Literary Magazine, and American Register - Page 358
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The life and posthumous writings of William Cowper, by W. Hayley ...

William Cowper - 1806
...application of a plodding Flemish painter, who draws a shrimp VOL. 1. T with the most minute exactness, he had all the genius of one of the first masters. Never, I believe, were such talents, and such drugery united. But I admire Dryden most, who has succeeded by mere dint of genius, and jn spite of...
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The English portion of the library of ... Francis Wrangham [a catalogue ...

Francis Wrangham - 1826
...exactness, all the genius of one of the first masters. " Never," he adds, " were such talents .mil such drudgery united. But I admire Dryden most, who has succeeded by mere dint of genius." The names of the Poets Gower, Spenser, and Cowper form bright jewels in the coronets of the respective...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 pages
...the first masters. Never 1 believe were such talents and such drudgery united. But I admire Drydcn most, who has succeeded by mere dint of genius, and...numberless, and so are his beauties. His faults are thoce of a great man, and his beauties are such (at feast sometimes) as Pope, with all his touching,...
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The life and letters of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1835
...unwearied application of a plodding Flemish painter, who draws a shrimp with the most minute exactness, he had all the genius of one of the first masters. Never,...believe, were such talents and such drudgery united. But 1 admire Dryden most, who has succeeded by mere dint of genius, and in spite of a laziness and carelessness...
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The Works of William Cowper, Esq., Comprising His Poems, Correspondence, and ...

William Cowper - 1836
...unwearied application of a plodding Flemish painter, who draws a shrimp with the most minute exactness, he had all the genius of one of the first masters. Never,...almost peculiar to himself. His faults are numberless, but so are his beauties. His faults are those of a great man, and his beauties are such, (at least...
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Letters

William Cowper - 1836
...unwearied application of a plodding Flemish painter, who draws a shrimp with the most minute exactness, he had all the genius of one of the first masters. Never,...almost peculiar to himself. His faults are numberless, but so are his beauties. His faults are those of a great man, and his beauties are such, (at least...
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Life and works of Cowper, by R. Southey

William Cowper - 1836
...unwearied application of a plodding Flemish painter, who draws a shrimp with the most minute exactness, he had all the genius of one of the first masters. Never,...laziness and carelessness almost peculiar to himself. 88 See Vol. ip i!62. His faults are numberless, and so are his beauties. His faults are those of a...
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The Life of William Cowper, Volume 2

Robert Southey - 1843
...unwearied application of a plodding Flemish painter, who draws a shrimp with the most minute exactness, he had all the genius of one of the first masters. Never, I believe, were sach talents and such drudgery united. But I admire Dryden most, who has succeeded by mere dint of...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper, James Thomson - 1851 - 537 pages
...ogine, the last proof sheet of my volume, which the first masters. Never I believe were such tafeute / N ruan, and his beauties are such (at least sometime?) as Pope, with all his touching, and retouching,...
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The Works of William Cowper: His Life, Letters, and Poems. Now First ...

William Cowper, William Hayley, John William Cunningham - English poetry - 1851 - 749 pages
...shrimp with the most minute exactness, he bad all the genius of one of the first masters. Never, \ believe, were such talents and such drudgery united....carelessness almost peculiar to himself. His faults are nu'nbecless, and so are his beauties. His fanltu are those of a great man, and his beauties are such...
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