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I was extremely inclined to have gone to Lisbon with Lord Peterborough.Spence .
That might have done you good indeed as to your health ; but it must have been
a very melancholy thing for so entirely , as you would have been , with a person ...
His first education was extremely loose and disconcerted . He began Latin and
Greek together ( which is the way in schools of the Jesuits , and which he
seemed to think a good way ) under Bannister , their family priest , and who was
This led me to Sandys ' Ovid , which I liked extremely , and so I did a translation of
a part of Statius by some very bad hand . ” — The same . When I was about
twelve , I wrote a kind of play , which I got to be acted by my schoolfellows . It was
I had learned very early to read , and delighted extremely in it ; and taught my .
self to write very early too , by copying from printed books * ; with which I used to
divert myself , as other children do , with scrawling out pictures . - The same .
When in which were his money and papers . he was told of this in the morning ,
he immediately inquired which way his servant had taken ; ordered horses to be
got ready instantly ; and in pulling on his boots , found one of them extremely ...
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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