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Libros Libros 91 - 93 de 93 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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Resemblance & Disgrace: Alexander Pope and the Deformation of Culture

Helen Deutsch - 1996 - 273 páginas
...but Pope's excavation was requisite as an entrance to the garden, and, as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted an ornament from an...vanity produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage.173 Johnson blinds himself to Pope's merging of geological verisimilitude with a literary tradition...
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The British Country House in the Eighteenth Century

Christopher Christie - 2000 - 333 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'. Dr Johnson is heing a little unfair on Pope, who right from the start envisaged the grotto as heing...
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Defects: Engendering the Modern Body

Helen Deutsch, Felicity Nussbaum - 2000 - 332 páginas
...for example, he observes of Pope's grotto with a modicum of contempt, "as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted an ornament from an...produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage." 1 1 The biographer's studied disavowal, his reduction to "vanity," in the coupletlike balance of this...
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