Արդյունքներ 59–ի 1-ից 5-ը:
In Selden , the age of erudition , of turbulent changes and of unsettled opinions ,
communicate a weight of thought , a depth of research , and an acuteness of
disputation , which we cannot read too often in his 6 Table - Talk . " SPENCE
lived in ...
After my reading the Persian Tales ( and I had been reading Dryden's Fables just
before them ) I had some thoughts of ... I once had a thought of writing such , and
talked it over with Gay , but other things came in my way and took me off from it .
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 .
He mentioned then , and at several other times , how much , or rather how wholly
he himself was obliged to him for the thoughts and reasonings in his Moral Work ;
and once in particular said , that beside their frequent talking over that subject ...
The same . Many people would like my Ode on Music better , if Dryden had never
written on that subject . It was at the request of Mr. Steele that I wrote mine ; and
not with any thought of rivalling that great man , whose > memory I do , and have
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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