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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 Six Chief Lives from Johnson's "Lives of the Poets": With Macaulay's ...

Samuel Johnson - 1886 - 463 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...weakness 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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Select Essays of Dr. Johnson, Volumen1

Samuel Johnson - 1889 - 259 páginas
...Dead had called him an exile."—Walpole's Letters, ed. 1866, iii. 380. Gray, according to Temple, " had in some degree that weakness which disgusted Voltaire so much in Congreve. . . . He could not bear to be considered merely as a man of letters, and though without birth...
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Johnson's Lives of the Poets, Volumen3

Samuel Johnson - 1890
...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 they had made in knowledge, yet...
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English Men of Letters, Volumen11

John Morley - 1894
...conversation must have been equally instructing and entertaining. But 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 Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets, Volumen3

Samuel Johnson, John Hepburn Millar - 1896
...and entertaining; but he was also a good! man, a man of virtue and humanity. There is no character I without some speck, some imperfection, and I think...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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English Men of Letters: Pope, by Leslie Stephen, 1900; Johnson by Leslie ...

1900
...entertaining. But he was also a good man, a well-bred man, a man of virtue and humanity. There is HO characier without some speck, some imperfection ; and I think...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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Memoirs of the city of London and its celebrities

John Heneage Jesse - 1901
...his 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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Alexander Pope

Leslie Stephen - 1902 - 216 páginas
...conversation must have been equally instructing and entertaining. But 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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Memoirs of Celebrated Etonians, Volumen1

John Heneage Jesse - 1902
..."without some speck, some imperfection ; and I think the greatest defect in his was affectation of delicacy, or rather effeminacy, and a visible fastidiousness...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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Lives of the English Poets: Swift-Lyttelton

Samuel Johnson, Harold Spencer Scott - 1905
...knowledge, his conversation must have been equally instructing and entertaining 3 ; but he was also a good man, a man of virtue and humanity. There is no character...think the greatest defect in his was an affectation in delicacy4, or rather effeminacy, and a visible fastidiousness, or contempt and disdain of his inferiors...
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