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" Dryden knew more of man in his general nature, and Pope in his local manners. "
A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Pope. Gay. Pattison ...
1794
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 754 pages
...range, and he collects his images and illustrations from a more extensive circumference of science. Dryden knew more of man in his general nature, and...local manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 744 pages
...range, and he collects his images and illustrations from a more extensive circumference of science. Dryden knew more of man in his general nature, and...local manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 744 pages
...range, and he collects his images and illustrations from a more extensive circumference of science. Dryden knew more of man in his general nature, and...local manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge...
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The Pageant of English Prose: Being Five Hundred Passages by Three Hundred ...

Robert Maynard Leonard - English literature - 1912 - 788 pages
...range, and he collects his images and illustrations from a more extensive circumference of science. Dryden knew more of man in his general nature, and...local manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 964 pages
...range, and he collects his images and illustrations from a more extensive circumference of science. Dryden knew more of man in his general nature, and...local manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by compre- [30 hensive speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the...
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Effective English: Junior

Philander Priestley Claxton, James McGinniss - English language - 1921 - 392 pages
...sentences may take the balanced form. United, we stand ; divided, we fall. — State Motto of Kentucky. Dryden knew more of man in his general nature, and...local manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge...
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McGuffey's First [-sixth] Eclectic Reader, Volume 6

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1921 - 506 pages
...such bigots as our fathers were." 6.--W. XXIV. SHORT SELECTIONS IN PROSE. I. DRYDEN AND POPE. DBYDEN knew more of man in his general nature, and Pope in...local manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge...
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Contemporary Criticisms of Dr. Samuel Johnson, His Works, and His Biographers

John Ker Spittal - Literary Criticism - 1923 - 436 pages
...range, and he collects his images and illustrations from a more extensive circumference of science. Dryden knew more of man in his general nature, and...local manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge...
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Great Short Biographies of the World: A Collection of Short Biographies ...

Barrett Harper Clark - Biography - 1928 - 1452 pages
...range, and he collects his images and illustrations from a more extensive circumference of science. Dryden knew more of man in his general nature, and...local manners. The notions of Dryden were formed by comprehensive speculation; and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge...
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The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson

Greg Clingham - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 290 pages
...always laughed the same way," and he compared Dryden and Pope in the "Life of Pope" on the grounds that "Dryden knew more of man in his general nature, and Pope in his local manners" (Lives, I, 39-40; in, 111). Johnson established the groundwork for many of these future critical distinctions...
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