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Mr. MALONE is indeed the true Editor of this Work ; it is well known that his taste
for literary anecdotes was keen , and his skill in literary history excelled that of
any man of letters of his day . The great value of the present collection must
By his habits a man of letters ; by his skill a classical and elegant critic ; and by
the sweetness of his manners and perpetual curiosity , SPENCE Poke was well
adapted to promote , as well as. among * Johannes jacet hic Mirandola ; cætera ...
... talking over that subject together , he had received , I think , seven or eight
sheets from Lord Bolingbroke , in relation to it ( as I apprehend , by way of letters )
both to direct the plan in general , and to apply the matter for the particular
The next day , while I was heated with what I had heard , I wrote a letter to Mr.
Addison , to let him know that I was not unacquainted with this behaviour of his ;
that if I was to speak severely of him in return for it , it should not be in such a dirty
When there was so much talk about the Duke of Chandos being meant under the
character of Timon , Mr. Pope wrote a letter to that nobleman ( I suppose to point
out some particulars which were incompatible with his character ) . The Duke in ...
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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