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You know there is nothing certain about him ( we had been speaking of Homer's
blindness . ) That life attributed to Herodotus , was scarcely written by that
historian ; and all the rest have guessed out circumstances for a life for him , from
On Parnell's having been introduced into Bolingbroke's company , and his
speaking afterwards of the great pleasure he had in his conversation , Mr.
Addison came out with his old expression , “ If he had but as good a heart as he
has a head !
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
I never could speak in public ; and I do not believe that if it was a set thing , I
could give an account of any story to twelve friends together ; though I could tell it
to any three of them with a great deal of pleasure . When I was to appear for the ...
Mr. Pope seemed fond of this opinion . I have heard him mention it several times ,
and he has printed it as well as said it . But I suppose in both he must speak of
writers when they use a borrowed style , and not when they write in their own .
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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