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Lord Oxford was to give him a hundred guineas for it . 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 ...
Total 82l . consequently the author would gain but 30l . 10s . To gain a hundred
pounds on such a book , it ought to be sold by the booksellers for 4s . 6d . M. 1
same . * I have long endeavoured in vain to OF MEN AND BOOKS . 27.
In the beginning of my translating the Iliad , I wished any body would hang me a
hundred times . The same . It sat so heavily on my mind at first , that I often used
to dream of it ; and do so sometimes still . When I fell into the method of
so much goodness towards him , if he should want money , he would come to
him for a hundred pounds , or even for five hundred , if his wants ran so high.The
same . [ I do not find that he ever did go to Mr. Craggs for any thing after all ; and ...
Mr. Pope would not comply with such a baseness ; and when the Alderman died
he left him only a legacy of a hundred pounds , which might have been some
thousands , if he had obliged him only with a couplet . - Mr.W . * [ who had it from
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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