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" He was, as he hints in his Miscellanies, a maker of verses from fifteen to fifty, and in his youth he appears to have paid attention to Latin poetry. His verses to his brother, in the glyconick measure, written when he was seventeen, are remarkably easy... "
Evangelical Biography: Or, An Historical Account of the Lives & Deaths of ... - Page 254
by Erasmus Middleton - 1816
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Mrs. Piozzi and Isaac Watts

Hester Lynch Piozzi, James Patrick Ronaldson Lyell - 1734 - 48 pages
...dissertations in Latin upon various and important subjects, which Dr. Johnson has described as showing " a degree of knowledge, both philosophical and theological, such as very few attain by a much larger course of study."* In estimating the value of Johnson's comments on the life of Watts, especially...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English ..., Volume 58

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781
...attain by a much longer courfe of ftudy. . He was, as he hints in his Mifcellanies, a maker of verfes from fifteen to fifty; and in his youth he appears to have paid attention to Latin poetry. His verfes to his brother, in the glyconick A 2 meameafure, written when he was feventeen, are remarkably...
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PREFACES BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL TO THE WORKS OF THE ENGLISH POETS.

SAMUEL JOHNSON - 1781
...attain by a much longer courfe pf ftudy. ; He was, as he hints in his Mifcellanies, a maker of verfes from fifteen to fifty; and in his youth he appears to have paid attention to Latin poetry. His verfes to his brother, in the glyconick A 2 meameafure, written when he was feventeen, are remarkably...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...attain by a much longer courfe of ftudy. He was, as he hints in his Mifcellanies, a maker of verfes from fifteen to fifty, and in his youth he appears to have paid attention to Latin poetry. His verfes to his brother, in the glyconick meafure, written when he was feventeen, are remarkably eafy...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...attain by a mucl| longer courfe of ftudy. He was, as he hints in his Mifcellanies, a maker of verfes from fifteen to fifty, and in his youth he appears to have paid attention to Latin poetry. His verfes to his brother, in the glyconick meafure, written when he was feventeen, are remarkably eafy...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...attain by a much longer courfe of ftudy. He was, as he hints in his Mifcellanies, a maker of verfes from fifteen to fifty, and in his youth he appears to have paid attention to Latin poetry. His verfes to his brother, in the glyconick meafure, written when he was feventeen, are remarkably eafy...
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Johnson's Lives of the English Poets abridged, with notes and illustrations ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1797 - 239 pages
...attain by a much longer courie ot ftudy. He was, as he hints in his mifcellanies, a maker of verfes from fifteen to fifty ; and in his youth he appears to have paid attention to Latin poetry. His verfes to his brother, written when he was feventeen, are remarkably cafy and elegant. His method of...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...Archbishop of Tuam. Some Latin Essays, supposed to have been written as exercises at this academy, shew a degree of knowledge, both philosophical and theological,...to Latin poetry. His verses to his brother, in the glyconick measure, written when he was seventeen, are remarkably easy and elegant. Some of his other...
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Evangelical Biography: Being a Complete and Fruitful Account of the Lives ...

Erasmus Middleton - Christian biography - 1807
...archbishop of Tuam. ' Some Latin Essays, supposed to have been written as exercises at this academy, sbew a degree of knowledge, both philosophical and theological,...glyconic measure, written when he was seventeen, are rcmarkab'y easy and elegant. Some of his other Odes are deformtd by the pindaric folly then prevailing,...
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The History and Antiquities of Dissenting Churches and Meeting ..., Volume 1

Walter Wilson - Church history - 1808
...essays, supposed to have been written as exercises at this academy, (according to Dr. Johnson) shew a degree of knowledge, both philosophical and theological,...very few attain by a much longer course of study." While at the academy, he cultivated an acquaintance with the muses; or as himself modestly expresses...
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