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that simplicity of taste and minute correctness which mark the character of the
writer , we may confidently infer , that as he never embellishes , he scrupulously
delivers the identical language of the speaker . every other , It is rarely that men
... and enthusiasm , especially for poetry ; and in a few years I had dipped into a
great number of the English , French , Italian , Latin , and Greek poets . This I did
without any design but that of pleasing myself ; and got the languages by hunting
guages by hunting after the stories in the several poets I read , rather than read
the books to get the languages . I followed every where as my fancy led me , and
was like a boy gathering flowers in the woods and fields , just as they fall in his ...
of the chief reasons that set me upon the thoughts of stealing the Latin language ,
Mr. Wortley was the only person to whom I communicated my design ; and he
encouraged me in it . I used to study five or six hours a day for two years , in my ...
I was between twelve and thirteen when I first went thither , and continued in this
close pursuit of pleasure and languages till nineteen or twenty . — The same .
Considering how very little I had when I came from school , I think I may be said
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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