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SPENCE lived in an age when Taste first appeared among us , and Literature
first began to diffuse itself the nation . By his habits a man of letters ; by his skill a
classical and elegant critic ; and by the sweetness of his manners and perpetual
I wrote the Essay on Criticism fast , for I had digested all the matter in prose
before I began upon it in verse . The Rape of the Lock was written fast : all the
machinery , you know , was added afterwards ; and the making that , and what
... painter who has a good manner of his own , and a good talent for copying ,
may quite drop his own manner in his copies , and yet be very easy to be
distinguished in his originals . ] I began translating the Iliad in the year 1712. —
The same .
I began translating the Iliad in my twenty - fifth year , and it took up that and five
more to finish it . Mr. Dryden , though they always talk of his being hurried so
much , was as long in translating Virgil . Indeed , he wrote plays and other things
in the ...
He began upon it , and I think translated all the first epistle ; and what I showed of
it to Lord Oxford and Mr. Pope was very well approved of . It was then that Mr.
Benson offered to give the same gentleman a thousand pounds if he would ...
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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