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... and was written much stiffer . As it is , I think verily it cost me more pains in the
correcting than the writing of it would have done.—Mr. Pope . . What Paterculus
says of Homer's not being blind , might be said by him only for B the turn of it .
He did not say who ; but mentioned Julius Cæsar , and the late King of Sardinia ,
as instances of a like kind . ] Lord Bolingbroke will be more known to posterity as
a writer and philosopher , than as a 4 SPENCE'S ANECDOTES.
The same . Lord Bolingbroke is something superior to any thing I have seen in
human nature . You know I don't deal much in hyperboles . I quite think him what I
say.The same . Addison had Budgel , and I think Philips , in the house with him .
When I was to appear for the Bishop of Rochester on his trial , though I had but
ten words to say , and that on a plain easy point ( how that Bishop spent his time
whilst I was with him at Bromley ) , I made two or seemed very three blunders in it
See p . 20 , where he says he OF MEN AND BOOKS . 13.
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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