Արդյունքներ 38–ի 1-ից 5-ը:
I had all the subscription money for the Iliad , and Tonson * was at all the
expense of printing , paper , & c . for the copy . An author who is at all the
expenses of publishing , ought to clear two - thirds of the whole profit into his own
whole profit into his own pocket . — The same . [ For instance , as he explained it
in a piece of 1000 copies at 3s . each to the common buyer , the whole sale at
that rate will bring in 1501. The expense therefore to the author for printing ,
... it would have made it more inconvenient for me to live without one , whenever
that should fail.—Mr. Pope . Mr. Pope never flattered any body for money in the
whole course of his writings . Alderman Barber had a great inclination to have a ...
The same , Abbe Pluche's founding his whole scheme on the original
significations of names , would not be of any great weight , even though he
should not have falsified their significations . The original languages were very
narrow in words ...
The same . : One of the things that I have always most wondered at is , that there
should be any such thing as human vanity . If I had any , I had enough to mortify it
a few days ago , for I lost my mind for a whole day.The same . [ This was on the ...
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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