Արդյունքներ 33–ի 1-ից 5-ը:
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
On my mentioning something of the difficulty that would attend the translation of
his Essay , Mr. Pope said , “ if any man living could do it , Dobson could . ” Lord
Oxford was to give him a hundred guineas for it . He began upon it , and I think ...
He used to mention Quintilian too as an old favourite author with him . ] It was
while I lived in the Forest that I got so well acquainted with Sir William Trumbull ,
who loved very much to read and talk of the Classics in his retirement . We used
The stealing of Miss Bell Fermor's hair was taken too seriously , and caused an
estrangement between the two families , though they had lived in great friendship
before . A common acquaintance and wellwisher to both desired me to write a ...
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 living ( says he ) not two years ago at Sir Harry Titchburne's .
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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