Արդյունքներ 69–ի 1-ից 5-ը:
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 his own writings .
I collected every thing that was said of him that was worth notice , and classed it ...
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 which I should
have given full loose to description and 7 imagination . It would have been a very
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 of the Lock was written fast : all the machinery , you
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 .
I own appearances are against the latter , for it was written in the same house
with me and Dr. Swift . He used to communicate the parts of it as he wrote them to
us ; but neither of us did any more than alter an expression here and there .
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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