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Addison was the best company in the world . I never knew any body that had so
much wit as Congreve . Sir Richard Steele was a very good - natured man ; and
Dr. Garth a very worthy one . - Lady M. ( at Rome ) . [ Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
. ] ...
I then got Dr. Arbuthnot to ask him what Lady M. had done to him ? He said that
Lady M. and Lord H. had pressed him once together ( and I do not remember that
we were ever together with him in our lives ) to write a satire on some certain ...
I have long endeavoured in vain to ascertain the time when Lady M. W. Montagu
and Pope quarrelled . This seems to fix it at some period between 1716 , when
Pope sent his verses on Addison to him in MS . ( see p . 10 ) and 1719 , when
After my reading a canto of Spenser two or three days ago to an old lady between
70 and 80 , she said that I had been showing her a collection of pictures . She
said very right ; and I know not how it is , but there is something in Spenser that ...
The story of the French Cards ( his getting certain marks affixed to all that came
from the great makers in France ) was told me by the late Duke of Buckingham S ,
and he had it from old Lady Dorset herself || . — The same . * See Donne , p .
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A collection of anecdotes, mostly collected from Spence's conversations with Pope, but including snippets from many others as well. Most deal with literature, writing, and impressions of ... Read full review