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Libros Libros 81 - 90 de 101 sobre A grotto is not often the wish or pleasure of an Englishman, who has more frequent...
" A grotto is not often the wish or pleasure of an Englishman, who has more frequent need to solicit than exclude the sun ; but Pope's excavation was requisite as an entrance to his garden, and, as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes - Página 92
por Samuel Johnson - 1811
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Richmond on the Thames

Richard Garnett - 1896 - 104 páginas
...formerly been divided from it by a road, was made in the following year. " Pope," says Dr. Johnson, " extracted an ornament from an inconvenience, and vanity produced a grotto where necessity forced a passage." There is an eloquent description of this grotto in a letter from Pope to Blunt (No....
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Johnson's Life of Pope [ed.] by P. Peterson

Samuel Johnson - 1899 - 200 páginas
...but Pope's excavation was requisite as an entrance to his garden ; and, as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted an ornament from an...and childish : whether it be that men conscious of great reputation think themselves above the reach of censure, and safe in the admission of negligent...
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Life of Pope

Samuel Johnson - 1899 - 200 páginas
...excavation was requisite as an entrance to his garden ; and, as some men try to be proud of their X defects, he extracted an ornament from an inconvenience,...passage. It may be frequently remarked of the studious 38 JOHNSON'S LIFE OF POPE. and speculative, that they are proud of trifles, and that their amusements...
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Notes from a Diary, 1889-1891, Volumen1

Sir Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant Duff - 1901
...: — " His excavation was requisite as an entrance to his garden, and as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted an ornament from an...produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage." was extremely stout : " We do not meet often, but at least when we do we always see more of each other."...
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Transactions, Volumen1

East Hertfordshire Archaeological Society - 1901
...was requisite as an entrance to his garden, and, as some men try to be proud of their defects, lie extracted an ornament from an inconvenience, and vanity...produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage." And in W. Roscoe's life of Pope, vol. i, p. 220 :— " The property at Twickenham, on both sides of...
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Lives of the English Poets: Swift-Lyttelton

Samuel Johnson, Harold Spencer Scott - 1905
...but Pope's excavation was requisite as an entrance to his garden, and, as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted an ornament from an...produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage 2. It may be frequently remarked of the studious and speculative that they are proud of trifles, and...
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Representative Biographies of English Men of Letters

Charles Townsend Copeland - 1909 - 642 páginas
...but Pope's excavation was requisite as an entrance to his garden, and, as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted an ornament from an...and childish; whether it be that men conscious of great reputation think themselves above the reach of censure, and safe in the admission of negligent...
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Representative Biographies of English Men of Letters

Charles Townsend Copeland, Frank Wilson Cheney Hersey - 1909 - 642 páginas
...produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage. It may be frequently remarked of the studious 215 and speculative, that they are proud of trifles, and...and childish; whether it be that men conscious of great reputation think themselves above the reach of censure, and safe in the admission of negligent...
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A Tragedy in Stone, and Other Papers

Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford Baron Redesdale - 1913 - 343 páginas
...; but Pope's excavation was requisite as an entrance to his garden, and as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted an ornament from an...produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage." After all, therefore, there was some excuse for Pope's folly, but what can be said for that of the...
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Divided Fictions: Fanny Burney and Feminine Strategy

Kristina Straub
...Johnson: "Pope's excavation was requisite as an entrance to his garden, and, as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted an ornament from an...produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage" (LP 135; italics mine). At once an ornament and an inconvenience, the grotto simultaneously exemplifies...
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