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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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Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets

Samuel Johnson, Peter Cunningham, Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1861
...some imperfection ; and 1 think the greatest defect in his was an affectation in delicacy, 01 lather effeminacy, and a visible fastidiousness, or contempt...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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The English Nation; Or, A History of England in the Lives of ..., Volumen4

George Godfrey Cunningham - 1863
...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: English and Latin

1863 - 270 páginas
...conversation must have been equally instructive and entertaining. There is no character without some speck or imperfection ; and I think the greatest defect in his was, an affectation of delicacy, or rather effeminacy, and a visible fastidiousness, or contempt and disdain of his inferiors...
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray (ed. by J. Moultrie). Eton ed

Thomas Gray - 1866
...conversation must have been equally instructive and entertaining. There is no character without some speck or imperfection ; and I think the greatest defect in his was, an affectation of delicacy, or rather effeminacy, and a visible fastidiousness, or contempt and disdain of his inferiors...
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Memoirs of Celebrated Etonians: Including Henry Fielding. The Earl ..., Volumen1

John Heneage Jesse - 1875
...tastes and habits, and foppish in his dress. " There is no character," writes the Rev. WJ Temple, " without some speck, some imperfection ; and I think the greatest defect in his was affectation of delicacy, or rather effeminacy, and a visible fastidiousness or contempt and disdain...
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Lives of Famous Poets

William Michael Rossetti - 1878 - 406 páginas
...to the temper of the House and he seemed to guide because he was always sure to follow it." tion of delicacy, or rather effeminacy, and a visible fastidiousness,...contempt and disdain of his inferiors in science." This effeminacy was indeed mostly put on in the company of people whom Gray did not wish to please...
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Traveller ...: With Introduction, Life of the Author, Argument, & Notes

Oliver Goldsmith - 1879 - 71 páginas
...knowledge, his conversation must ha^e 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 :24 though he seemed to value others chiefly according to the progress they had made in knowledge,...
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The Six Chief Lives from Johnson's Lives of the Poets: With Macaulay's Life ...

Samuel Johnson - 1881 - 466 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...contempt and disdain of his inferiors in science. 1 He also had, in some degree, that weakness which disgusted Voltaire so much in Mr. Congreve : though...
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Gray

Edmund Gosse - 1882 - 224 páginas
...conversation must have been equally instructing and entertaining. Eut he was also a good man, a well-bred 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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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1885 - 223 páginas
...thy range of rock. In rude tumultuous chaos !" instructing and entertaining. But he was also a good man, a man of virtue and humanity. There is no character...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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