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" ... more knowledge may be gained of a man's real character by a short conversation with one of his servants, than from a formal and studied narrative, begun with his pedigree and ended with his funeral. "
Select British Classics - Página 37
1803
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Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, Volumen9

1906
...their heroes, that more knowledge may be gained of a man's real character, by a short conversation with one of his servants, than from a formal and studied...with his pedigree and ended with his funeral. ... If a life be delayed till interest and envy are at an end, we may hope for impartiality, but must expect...
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Selections from the works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1909 - 479 páginas
...a man's real character, by a short conversation with one of his servants, than from a formal and 20 studied narrative, begun with his pedigree, and ended...to select the most important. I know not well what 25 advantage posterity can receive from the only circumstance by which Tickell has distinguished Addison...
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Jane Austen

Oscar W. Firkins - 1920 - 254 páginas
...their heroes, that more knowledge may be gained of a man's real character, by a short conversation with one of his servants, than from a formal and studied...begun with his pedigree, and ended with his funeral. There are indeed, some natural reasons why these narratives are often written by such as were not likely...
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Charles Joseph Bonaparte: His Life and Public Services

Joseph Bucklin Bishop - 1922 - 302 páginas
...their heroes, that more knowledge may be gained of a man's real character by a short conversation with one of his servants than from a formal and studied...begun with his pedigree, and ended with his funeral." Mindful of this dictum I paid a visit in Baltimore, during the preparation of this work, to the ex-slave,...
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Biography as High Adventure: Life-writers Speak on Their Art

Stephen B. Oates - 1986 - 146 páginas
...their heroes, that more knowledge may be gained of a man's real character, by a short conversation with one of his servants, than from a formal and studied...begun with his pedigree, and ended with his funeral. 16 From this passage it is clear that Johnson had a vision of what a certain type of biography might...
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Records, Volumen9

Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.) - 1906
...their heroes, that more knowledge may be gained of a man's real character, by a short conversation with one of his servants, than from a formal and studied...with his pedigree and ended with his funeral. ... If a life be delayed till interest and envy are at an end, we may hope for impartiality, but must expect...
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Truth and Convention in the Middle Ages: Rhetoric, Representation and Reality

Ruth Morse - 1991 - 295 páginas
...their heroes, that more knowledge may be gained of a man's real character, by a short conversation with one of his servants, than from a formal and studied...begun with his pedigree, and ended with his funeral'. This stress on empathy, as we would now call it, on feeling with the character we read about (or sec...
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Samuel Johnson and the Culture of Property

Kevin Hart - 1999
...an idea why: 'more knowledge may be gained of a man's real character, by a short conversation with one of his servants, than from a formal and studied...begun with his pedigree, and ended with his funeral' (Yale, 1n, 322). To pass from Walton to Johnson is to leap over a vast amount of life-writing, though...
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Poetry and the Making of the English Literary Past, 1660-1781

Richard G. Terry - 2001 - 354 páginas
...their heroes, that more knowledge may be gained of a man's real character, by a short conversation with one of his servants, than from a formal and studied...begun with his pedigree, and ended with his funeral. 44 The moments in Johnson's Lives that seem most quintessential to his practice are ones where his...
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Biography: Writing Lives

Catherine Neal Parke - 2002 - 175 páginas
...observation that "More knowledge may be gained of a man's real character by a short conversation with one of his servants, than from a formal and studied...with his pedigree, and ended with his funeral."'" While praise and commemoration still seem to be Roper's and Cavendish's chief motivations, both biographies...
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