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" There is no character without some speck, some imperfection; and I think the greatest defect in his was an affectation in delicacy, or rather effeminacy, and a visible fastidiousness, or contempt and disdain of his inferiors in science. "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes - Página 332
por Samuel Johnson - 1811
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF COLLINS, GRAY AND BEATTIE.

1852
...knowledge, his conversation must have been equally instructing and entertaining ; but he was also a good man, a man of virtue and humanity. There is no character...science- He also had, in some degree, that weakness ""Inch disgusted Voltaire so much iu Mr Congreve ; though he seemed to value others chiefly according...
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1853 - 223 páginas
...of rock, In rude tumultuous chaos ! " equally instructing and entertaining. But he was also a good man, a man of virtue and humanity. There is no character...fastidiousness or contempt and disdain of his inferiors in scienee. He also had in some degree that weakness which disgusted Voltaire so much in Congreve. Though...
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A history of England in the lives of Englishmen, Volumen6

George Godfrey Cunningham - 1853
...amusements; and he had a fine taste in painting, prints, architecture, and gardening. His greatest defect was an affectation in delicacy, or rather effeminacy,...that weakness which disgusted Voltaire so much in Congreve. Though he seemed to value others chiefly according to the progress they had made in knowledge,...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1853 - 223 páginas
...without some speck, some imperfeetion ; and I think the greatest defeet in his, was an affeetation in delicacy* or rather effeminacy, and a visible fastidiousness...that weakness which disgusted Voltaire so much in Congreve. Though he seemed to value others chiefly aeeording to the progress they had made in knowledge,...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1853 - 223 páginas
...of rock, In rude tumultuous chaos ! " equally instructing and entertaining. But he was also a good man, a man of virtue and humanity. There is no character...the greatest defect in his, was an affectation in delicaey* or rather effeminaey, and a visible fastidiousness or contempt and disdain of his inferiors...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt

Samuel Johnson, William Hazlitt - 1854
...knowledge, his conversation must have been equally instructing and entertaining ; but he was also a good man, a man of virtue and humanity. There is no character...weakness which disgusted Voltaire so much in Mr. Congreve : though he seemed to value others chiefly according to the progress that they had made in knowledge,...
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Letters of James Boswell, Addressed to the Rev. W.J. Temple: Now First ...

James Boswell - 1857 - 407 páginas
...knowledge his conversation must have been equally instructing and entertaining ; but he was also a good man, a man of virtue and humanity. There is no character...which disgusted Voltaire so much in Mr. Congreve; though he seemed to value others chiefly according to the progress they had made in knowledge, yet...
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Letters of James Boswell, Addressed to the Rev. W.J. Temple: Now First ...

James Boswell - 1857 - 407 páginas
...knowledge his conversation must have been equally instructing and entertaining ; but he was also a good man, a man of virtue and humanity. There is no character...which disgusted Voltaire so much in Mr. Congreve; though he seemed to value others chiefly according to the progress they had made in knowledge, yet...
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Biographical Sketches of Eminent British Poets: Chronologically Arranged ...

1857 - 508 páginas
...knowledge, his conversation must have been equally instructing and entertaining; but he was also a good man — a man of virtue and humanity. There is no...degree, that weakness which disgusted Voltaire so much iu Congreve ; though he seemed to value others chiefly according to the progress they had made in knowledge,...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

John Milton - 1860
...think the ter: for a new road is become an old one.'" greatest defect in his was an affectation of delicacy, or rather effeminacy, and a visible fastidiousness, or contempt and disdain of his inferiors in As a writer, he had this peculiarity, that he did not write his pieces first rudely, and then correct...
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