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" I will only say that it was not for this noble Knight that I drew the plan of an epic poem on King Arthur in my preface to the translation of Juvenal. The Guardian Angels of Kingdoms were machines too ponderous for him to manage... "
The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 41
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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Fables Antient and Modern: Translated Into Verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace ...

John Dryden - Fables - 1713 - 550 pages
...ill is to be fpoken of the Dead : And therefore Peace be to the Manes of his Arthurs. I will only fay that it was not for this Noble Knight that I drew the Plan of an Epick Poem on King Arthur in my Preface to the Tranflation of Juvenal. The Guardian Angels of Kingdoms...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...is to be fpoken of the dead : and therefore peace be to the Manes- of his Arthurs. I will only fay, that it was not for this noble knight that I drew...an Epic poem on king Arthur, in my preface to the tranftation of Juvenal. The guardian angels of kingdoms were machines too ponderous for him to manage...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...is to be fpoken of the dead : and therefore peace be to the Manes of his Arthurs, i will only fay, that it was not for this noble knight that I drew the plan of ?.n Epic poem on king Arthur, in my preface to the tranflation of Juvenal. The guardian angels of kingdoms...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Dryden. Smith. Duke. King ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...nation had not yet learned to be liberal. This plan he charged Blackmore with dealing ; only, fays he, the guardian angels of kingdoms were machines too -ponderous for him to manage. In 1694, he began the moft laborious and difficult of all his works, the tranflation of Virgil ; from...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...the nation yet learned to be liberal. This plan he charged Blackmore with ftealing ; only, fays he, the guardian angels of kingdoms were machines too ponderous for him to manage. In i694, he began the moft laborious and difficult of all his works, the tranflation of Virgil ; from...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...the nation yet learned to be liberal. This plan he charged Blackmore with ftealing ; only, (ays he, the guardian angels of kingdoms were machines too ponderous for him to manage. In 1694, he began the moft laborious and difficult of all his works, the tranflation of Virgil ; from...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 20

English poets - 1790
...ill is to be fpoken of the dead: and therefore peace be to the Manes of his Arthurs. I will only fay, that it was not for this noble knight that I drew...angels of kingdoms were machines too ponderous for Mm to manage; and therefore he rejected them, as Dares did the whirlbats of Eryx, when they were thrown...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 2

English poets - 1790
...the nation yet learned to be liberal. This plan he charged Blackmore with ftealing; only fays he, " The guardian angels of *' kingdoms were machines too ponderous for *' him to manage." In 1694, he began the moft laborious and difficult of all his works, the tranflation of Virgil ; from...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Dryden. Rochester ...

1793
...ооЫ: knight that 1 drew the plan of an Epic pwm on King Arthur, in my preface to the truilhtion of Juvenal. The guardian angels of kingdoms were machines too ponderous for him M manage ; and therefore he reje‚ed them, as Ihres did the whirlbats of Eryx, when they were thrown...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 6

English poetry - 1795
...ill is to be fpoken of the dead ; and therefore peace be to the Manes of his Annan. I will only fay, that it was not for this noble knight that I drew...an Epic poem on King Arthur, in my preface to the translation of Juvenal. The guardian angels of kingdoms were machines too ponderous for him to manage;...
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