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" Perhaps he was the most learned man in Europe. He was equally acquainted with the elegant and profound parts of science, and that not superficially, but thoroughly. He knew every branch of history, both natural and civil ; had read all the original historians... "
The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Prior. Congreve. Blackmore ... - Página 440
por Samuel Johnson - 1810
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Memoirs of the city of London and its celebrities

John Heneage Jesse - 1901
...most learned man in Europe ; he was equally acquainted with the elegant and profound parts of science, and that not superficially, but thoroughly. He knew...sorts were his favourite amusements ; and he had a taste in painting, prints, architecture, and gardening." ' In addition to these accomplishments, Gray...
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The English Poets

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1901
...his acquirements. ' Mr. Gray was,' writes his friend Temple, 'perhaps the most learned man in Europe. He knew every branch of history both natural and civil...original historians of England, France, and Italy; ano. was a great antiquarian. Criticism, metaphysics, morals, politics, made a principal part of his...
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Alexander Pope

Leslie Stephen - 1902 - 216 páginas
...learned man in Europe : he was equally acquainted with the elegant and profound parts of Science, and not superficially, but thoroughly. He knew every branch...metaphysics, morals, politics, made a principal part of his plan of study. Voyages and travels of all sorts were his favourite amusement: and he had a fine taste...
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Lives of the English Poets: Swift-Lyttelton

Samuel Johnson, Harold Spencer Scott - 1905
...' Reading, he has often told me equally acquainted with the elegant and profound parts of science, and that not superficially but thoroughly. He knew...and Italy ; and was a great antiquarian. Criticism, metaphysicks, morals, politicks made a principal part of his study ; voyages and travels of all sorts...
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Longman's Handbook of English Literature: From A.D. 673 to the ..., Parte5

Longmans, Green, and Co, Robert McWilliam - 1905 - 608 páginas
...learned man in Europe ; he was equally acquainted with the elegant and profound parts of Science, and not superficially but thoroughly. He knew every branch...; had read all the original historians of England, Prance, and Italy, and was a great antiquarian. Criticism, metaphysics, morals, politics, made a principal...
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English Authors: A Handbook of English Literature from Chaucer to Living Writers

Mildred Lewis Rutherford - 1906 - 750 páginas
...acquisition of knowledge. At the time of his death he was perhaps the most learned man in Europe. * * * He knew every branch of history, both natural and...historians of England, France and Italy, and was a great antiquary. Criticisms, metaphysics, morals, and politics, made a principal part of his plan of study;...
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Letters of James Boswell to the Rev. W. J. Temple

James Boswell - 1908 - 348 páginas
...most learned man in Europe. He was equally acquainted with the elegant and profound parts of science, and that not superficially, but thoroughly. He knew...was a great antiquarian ; criticism, metaphysics, moral politics, made a principal part of his study ; voyages and travels of all sorts were his favourite...
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1730-1784

Charles Wells Moulton - 1910
...most learned man in Europe. He was equally acquainted with the elegant and profound parts of science, and that not superficially, but thoroughly. He knew...both natural and civil ; had read all the original histories of England, France, and Italy ; and was a great antiquarian. Criticism, metaphysics, morals,...
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English Literature and Irish Politics

Matthew Arnold - 1973 - 486 páginas
...acquirements. 'Mr. Gray was,' writes 5 his friend Temple, 'perhaps the most learned man in Europe. He knew every branch of history both natural and civil;...principal part of his study. Voyages and travels of all 10 sorts were his favourite amusements; and he had a fine taste in painting, prints, architecture,...
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Patriotism and Poetry in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Dustin Griffin - 2005 - 328 páginas
...most learned man in Europe. He was equally acquainted with the elegant and profound parts of science, and that not superficially but thoroughly. He knew...and Italy; and was a great antiquarian. Criticism, metaphysicks, morals, politics made a principal part of his study; voyages and travels of all sorts...
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