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" Night Thoughts" he has exhibited a very wide display of original poetry, variegated with deep reflections and striking allusions, a wilderness of thought, in which the fertility of fancy scatters flowers of every hue and of every odour. This is one of... "
Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality - Página xi
por Edward Young - 1802 - 361 páginas
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 208

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1908
...wide display of original poetry, variegated with deep reflections and striking allusions, a wilderness of thought in which the fertility of fancy scatters flowers of every hue and of every odour ' ; of the ' Last Day,' that ' it has an equability and propriety which he afterwards either never...
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The Influence of Milton on English Poetry, Volume 2

Raymond Dexter Havens - 1922 - 722 páginas
...Young's description of night to either Shakespeare's or Dryden's, agreed that the Night Thoughts was " one of the few poems in which blank verse could not be changed for rhyme but with disadvantage." 2 Burke committed many passages of it to memory,8 and even the fastidious Horace Walpole thought that...
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A History of Modern Criticism 1750-1950: Volume 1, The Later Eighteenth Century

René Wellek - 1981 - 368 páginas
...restraint." 02 In speaking of Young's Night Thoughts he refers to "the greatest ebullitions of imagination," "the wild diffusion of the sentiments and the digressive sallies of imagination." •• He disapproved of his friend Goldsmith's Vicar of Wakefield as "having no real life in it, and...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

Robert Anderson - 1973 - 639 páginas
...display of original poetry, variegated with deep reflections and striking allusions ; a wilderness of thought, in which the fertility of fancy scatters...which blank verse could not be changed for rhyme, with advantage. The excellence of this work is not exactness, but copiousness ; particular lines are...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D (1815)

Robert Anderson - 1974 - 639 páginas
...display of original poetry, variegated with deep reflections and striking allusions ; a wilderness of thought, in which the fertility of fancy scatters...which blank verse could not be changed for rhyme, with advantage. The excellence of this work is not exactness, but copiousness ; particular lines arc...
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The Columbia History of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - 2007 - 732 páginas
...luxuriant," even "too exuberant"; he praises the "wide display of original poetry" in Young's Night Thoughts: The wild diffusion of the sentiments, and the digressive...sallies of imagination, would have been compressed and restrained by confinement to rhyme. The excellence of this work is not exactness but copiousness...
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William Wordsworth's The Prelude: A Casebook

Stephen Gill - 2006 - 406 páginas
...divided on the question. About Young's wildly popular Night Thoughts, he suggests that its "wilderness of thought in which the fertility of fancy scatters flowers of every hue and of every odour" makes it "one of the few poems in which blank verse could not be changed for rhyme but with disadvantage....
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 208

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1908
...wide display of original poetry, variegated with deep reflections and striking allusions, a wilderness of thought in which the fertility of fancy scatters flowers of every hue and of every odour ' ; of the ' Last Day,' that ' it has an equability and propriety which he afterwards either never...
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