Note 34
From Truants and Rebels a chapter from "A Preface To Eighteenth Century Poetry" by James Sutherland

Lives, i. 460. Johnson does not express either approval or disapproval. Hobbes would certainly have disapproved. He has some strong words about 'the ambitious obscurity of expressing more than is perfectly conceived' ('Answer to Davenant', Spingarn, ii. 63).

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