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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: ... to which is Prefixed, a ... - Page 129
by Sir Joshua Reynolds - 1846 - 495 pages
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The works of sir Joshua Reynolds. To which is prefixed an account ..., Volume 2

Joshua Reynolds (sir.) - 1801
...said to be the ebullition, of Genius ; but at least he had this merit, that he never was insipid ; and whatever passion his works may excite, they will...consideration is the sublimest style, particularly that of Michael Angelo, the Homer of Painting. Other kinds may admit of this naturalness, • which of the...
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The Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Knight ; Late President of the ..., Volume 1

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone, Thomas Gray - Art - 1801
...be said to be the ebullition, of Genius; but at least he had this merit, that he never was insipid ; and whatever passion his works may excite, they will...consideration is the sublimest style, particularly that of Michael Angelo, the Homer of Painting. Other kinds may admit of this naturalness, which of the lowest...
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Select British Classics, Volume 10

English literature - 1803
...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...consideration is the sublimest style, particularly that of Michael Angelo, the Homer of painting. Other kinds may admit of this naturalness, which of the lowest...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...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...consideration is the sublimest style, particularly that of Michael Angela, the Homer of painting. Other kinds may admit of this naturalness, which of the lowest...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...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...consideration is the sublimest style, particularly that of Michael Angelo, the Homer of painting. Other kinds may admit of this naturalness, which of the lowest...
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Works, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...merit, that he never was insipid; and 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 Angelo, the Homer of painting. Other kinds may admit of this naturalness, which of the lowest...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...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...consideration is the sublimest style, particularly that of Michael Angelo, the Homer of painting. Other kinds may admit of this naturalness, which of the lowest...
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The works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...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...consideration is the sublimest style, particularly that of Michael Angelo, the Homer of painting. Other kinds may admit of this naturalness, which of the lowest...
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The literary works [&c.]. In which is included a memoir by J. Farington

Joshua Reynolds (sir.) - 1819
...be said to be the ebullition of Genius ; but at least he had this merit, that he never was insipid ; and whatever passion his works may excite, they will...consideration is the sublimest style, particularly that of Michael Angelo, the Homer of Painting. Other kinds may admit of this naturalness, which of the lowest...
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The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Kt. Late President of the Royal ...

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone, Joseph Farington, Charles-Alphonse Dufresnoy - Art, English - 1819
...maybe said to be the ebullition pf Genius; but at least he had this merit» that he never was insipid; and whatever passion his works may excite, they will...consideration is the sublimest style, particularly that of Michael Angelo, the Homer of Painting. Other kinds may admit of this naturalness, which of the lowest...
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