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" Such faults may be said to be the ebullitions of genius ; but at least he had this merit, that he never was insipid ; and whatever passion his works may excite, they will always escape contempt. What I have had under consideration is the sublimest style,... "
The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Kt. Late President of the Royal ... - Page 232
by Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone, Joseph Farington, Charles-Alphonse Dufresnoy - 1819
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The idler

Samuel Johnson - 1767
...excite, they will always efcape contempt. ' w WHAT I have had under confideration is the fublimeft ftyle, particularly that of Michael Angelo, the Homer of Painting. Other kinds may admit of this naturalnefs, which of the loweft kind is the chief merit; but in Painting, as in Poetry, the higheft...
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Harrison's British Classicks: The Idler. Fitz Osbornes Letters. Shenstones ...

1787
...fliould they be ¡vaJcd with heavy why и What I have hail under confideration is the lublunelt ftyle, particularly that of Michael Angelo, the Homer of Painting. Other kinds may admit of this nituralncfs, which of thélowelt kind is the chief merit; but in Painting, a» in Poetry, the highelf...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Idler

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...Michael Angela. the Homer of painting. Other kinds ma£ admit of this naturalnefs, which of the lowcft kind is the chief merit ; but in painting, as in poetry, the higheft ftyle has the leaft of common nature. One may very fafely recommend a little more enthufiafm...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...Mifhael Angela, the Homer of painting. Other kinds may admit of this naturalnefs, which of the loweft kind is the chief merit ; but in painting, as in poetry, the higheft ftyle has the leaft of common nature. One may very fafely recommend a little more enthufiafm...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...Michael Angela, the Homer of painting. Other kinds may admit of this naturalnefs, which of the loweft kind is the chief merit ; but in painting, as in poetry, the higheft ftyle has the leaft of common nature. One may very fafely recommend a little more enthufiafm...
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Select British Classics, Volume 10

English literature - 1803
...the highest degree sublime or extremely ridiculous. Such faults may be said to be the ebullitions of genius ; but at least he had this merit, that he never was insipid, and whatever passion his work may excite, they will always escape contempt. What I have had under consideration is the sublimest...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...the highest degree sublime or extremely ridiculous. Such faults may be said to be the ebullitions of genius; but at least he had this merit, that he never...the sublimest style, particularly that of Michael Angela, the Homer of painting. Other kinds may admit of this naturalness, which of the lowest kind...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...the highest degree sublime; or extremely ridiculous. Such faults may be said to be the ebullitions of genius ; but at least he had this merit, that he never...is the chief merit ; but in painting, as in poetry, thj highest style has the least of common nature. One may very safely recommend a little more enthusiasm...
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Works, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...the highest degree sublime or extremely ridiculous. Such faults may be said to be the ebullitions of genius ; but at least he had this merit, that he never...whatever passion his works may excite, they will always cscupe contempt. What I have had under consideration is the sublimest style, particularly that of Michael...
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The works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...the highest degree sublime, or extremely ridiculous. Such faults may be said to be the ebullitions of genius ; but at least he had this merit, that he never was insipid ; and whatever passion his works may incite, they will always escape contempt. What I have had under consideration is the sublimest style,...
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