Արդյունքներ 81–ի 1-ից 5-ը:
I collected every thing that was said of him that was worth notice , and classed it ;
and then Archdeacon Parnell wrote the essay on his life , which is prefixed to the
Iliad . ' Tis still stiff , and was written much stiffer . As it is , I think verily it cost me ...
This book is a flimsy thing , and yet nine in ten that read it , will be pleased with it.
The same . After my reading the Persian Tales ( and I had been reading Dryden's
Fables just before them ) I had some thoughts of writing a Persian Fable ; in ...
1 received any thing of any man for my verses . The same . The things that I have
written fastest have always pleased most . I wrote the Essay on Criticism fast , for I
had digested all the matter in prose before I began upon it in verse . The Rape ...
I have omitted a character ( though I thought it one of the best I had ever written )
of a very great man , who had every thing from without to make him happy , and
yet was very miserable , from the want of virtue in his own heart . - The same .
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 .
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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