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" Johnson having now explicitly avowed his opinion of Lord Chesterfield, did not refrain from expressing himself concerning that nobleman with pointed freedom: 'This man (said he) I thought had been a Lord among wits; but, I find, he is only a wit among... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including A Journal of a Tour to the ... - Сторінка 253
автори: James Boswell - 1831
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ... Comprising a Series of His Epistolary ...

James Boswell - 1890 - 526 стор.
...instantly, " was defensive pride." This, as Dr. Adams well observed, was one of those happy turns, 5 whore, and the manners of a dancing master. "t The character of a "respectable Hottentot," in Lord...
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The Wits and Beaus of Society, Том 1

Mrs. A. T. Thomson, Philip Wharton - 1890
...happy turns, ' was defensive pride.' ' This man,' he afterwards said, referring to Chesterfield, ' I thought had been a lord among wits, but I find he is only a wit among lords.' In revenge, Chesterfield hi his Letters depicted Johnson, it is said, in the character of the 'respectable...
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Life of James Boswell (of Auchinleck): With an Account of His Sayings ..., Том 2

Percy Fitzgerald - 1891
...book, which Miss Seward handsomely, and I believe sincerely styles, 'interesting memoirs.' 'This man I thought had been a Lord among wits ; but I find he is only a wit among Lords.' It would, therefore, be better if Miss Seward would not boast of all the communications concerning...
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A History of Eighteenth Century Literature (1660-1780)

Edmund Gosse - 1891 - 415 стор.
...they teach the morals of a , and the manners of a dancing-master," and of their author, " This man, I thought, had been a lord among wits, but I find he is only a wit among lords." It was on the 7th of February 1735 that Johnson addressed to Chesterfield his terrible and celebrated...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour of ..., Том 6

James Boswell - 1891
...(liaretti), iii. 155, n. 2; 'Sir, Mrs. Montagu does not make a trade of her wit,' iv. 317; 'This man, I thought, had been a Lord among wits; but I find he is only a wit among Lords,' i. 308; ' Wit is generally false reasoning ' (Wycherley), iii. 27, я. 2. WITHOUT. ' Without ands or...
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A History of Eighteenth Century Literature (1660-1780)

Edmund Gosse - 1891 - 415 стор.
...they teach the morals of a , and the manners of a dancing-master," and of their author, " This man, I thought, had been a lord among wits, but I find he is only a wit among lords." It was on the 7th of February 1735 that Johnson addressed to Chesterfield his terrible and celebrated...
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Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., Том 1

Samuel Johnson - 1892
...wits." ' Original Letters, p. 204. BoswelPs version of Johnson's saying is different : — ' This man I thought had been a Lord among wits, but I find he is only a wit among Lords.' Life, \. 266. The story of the present of .£100 is not supported by any other evidence and is very...
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Outlines of Rhetoric: Embodied in Rules, Illustrative Examples, and ...

John Franklin Genung - 1893 - 331 стор.
...in larger ways, — in contrasted moods, characters, and scenes. EXAMPLES. — "I thought this man had been a lord among wits, but I find he is only a wit among lords." — " Better to reign in hell (says Satan in Paradise Lost) than serve in heaven." When the contrast...
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Introduction to English Literature: Including a Number of Classic Works ...

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - 1894 - 633 стор.
...morals of a harlot and the manners of a dancing-master. At another time he said, " I thought this man had been a lord among wits ; but I find he is only a wit among lords." After seven years of drudgery Johnson brought his work to a close. In hopes of having it dedicated...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - 1903 - 1158 стор.
...Shakespeare, page 131. * See Addison, page 299. * See Shakespeare, page 93. This man [Chesterfield], I thought, had been a lord among wits; but I find he is only a wit among lords. — JOHNSON (Boticelfs Life): rol. it. ch. i. A fool with judges, amongst fools a judge. — COWTEH:...
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