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" I was much pleased with your ridicule of those shallow criticks, whose judgment, though often right as far as it goes, yet reaches only to inferior beauties, and who, unable to comprehend the whole, judge only by parts, and from thence determine the merit... "
The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Kt. Late President of the Royal ... - Page 221
by Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone, Joseph Farington, Charles-Alphonse Dufresnoy - 1819
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Idler

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...fo Ibe IDLE R. SIR, I WAS much pleafed with your ridicule of thofe fhallow criticks, whofe judgment, though often right as far as it goes, yet reaches...only by parts, and from thence determine the merit of extenfive works. But there a another kind of critick ftill worfe; who judges by narrow rules, and thofe...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...7* tbe IDLE R. SIR, I WAS much pleafed with your ridicule of thofe fhallow criticks, whofe judgment, though often right as far as it goes, yet reaches...only by parts, and from thence determine the merit of extenfive works. But there is another kind of critick ftill worfe, who judges by narrow rules, and...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...To the IDLE R, SIR, I WAS much pleafed with your ridicule of thofe fhallow criticks, whofe judgment, though often right as far as it goes, yet reaches...judge only by parts, and from thence determine the ;nerit of extenfive works. But there is another kind of critick ftill worfe, who judges by narrow rules,...
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Harrison's British Classicks: The Idler. Fitz Osbornes Letters. Shenstones ...

1787
...SEPTEMBER TO THE IDLER. 57, IWas much pleafed with your ridicule ot thole mallow Criticks,whofe judgment, though often right as far as it goes, yet reaches...who, unable to comprehend the whole, judge only by pans, and Irom thence determine the merit of extenfive works. But there is another kind ef Critick...
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Select British Classics, Volume 10

English literature - 1803
...judgment, though often right as fcir as it goes, yet reaches only to inferior beauties•, and vvhoj unable to comprehend the whole, judge only by parts,...merit of extensive works. But there is another kind of critic still worse, who judges by narrow rules, and those too often fnlse, and which, though they should...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...IDLER. SIR, ••WAS much pleased with your ridicule of those -*- shallow criticks, whose judgment, though often right as far as it goes, yet reaches only to inferiour beauties ; and who, unable to comprehend the whole, judge only by parts, and from thence...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...TO THE IDLER. SIR, A WAS much pleased with your ridicule of thoso shallow criticks, whose judgment, though often right as far as it goes, yet reaches...founded on nature, will lead him but a very little way toward the just estimation of the sublime beauties in works of genius ; for whatever part of an art...
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Works, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...TO THE IDLER. sIR, JL WAS much pleased with your ridicule of those shallow criticks, whose judgment, though often right as far as it goes, yet reaches...beauties ; and who, unable to comprehend the whole, j•idg* only by parts, and from thence determine the merit of extensive works. But there is another...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...1759To the IDLER. SIR, I WAS much pleased with your ridicule of those shallow criticks, whose judgment, though often right as far as it goes, yet reaches only to inferiour beauties, and who, unable to comprehend the whole, judge only by parts, and from thence determine...
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The works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...1759TO THE IDLER. SIR, I WAS much pleased with your ridicule of those shallow criticks, whose judgment, though often right as far as it goes, yet reaches...founded on nature, will lead him but a very little way toward the just estimation of the sublime beauties in works of genius ; for whatever part of an art...
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