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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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Transactions of the Royal Historical Society: Volume 12: Sixth Series

Royal Historical Society - 2003 - 514 páginas
...of the form: '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."'' 'Nobody', he later told Boswell, 'can write the life of man, but those who have eat and drunk and lived...
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British Biography: A Reader

Carl Edmund Rollyson - 2005 - 308 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. *"" [10] There are, indeed, some natural reasons why these narratives are often written by such as...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 páginas
...letters, 1709-1784 1 More knowledge may be gained of a man's real character, by a short conversation with ng man or woman writing today has The Rambler no. 60 (13 Oct. 1750) 2 To neglect at any time preparation for death, is to sleep on our...
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aspects of biography

...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. From this passage it is clear that Johnson had a vision of what a certain type of biography might be,...
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