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" There needs no more be said to extol the excellence and power of his wit, and pleasantness of his conversation, than that it was of magnitude enough to cover a world of very great faults ; that is, so to cover them, that they were not taken notice of... "
The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ... - Page xxxvi
1801
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1817
...no more be -said to extol the excellence and power of his wit, and pleasantness of his conversation, than that it was of magnitude enough to cover a world of very great faults ; that is, so to cover them that they were not taken notice of to bis reproach ; viz. a narrowness in his nature...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the ..., Volume 10

John Aikin - Biography - 1815
...no more be said to extol the excellence and power of his wit, and pleasantness of his conversation, than that it was of magnitude enough to cover a world of great faults." As a poet, in which capacity alone his name is now conspicuous, it may be affirmed that...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 4

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...more to be said to extol the excellence and power of his wit, and pleasantness of his conversation, than that it was of magnitude enough to cover a world of very great faults; that is, so to cover them, that they were not taken notice of to his reproach: viz. a narrowness in his nature...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 4

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...more to be said to extol the excelfence and power of his wit, and pleasantness of las conversation, than that it was of magnitude enough to cover a world of very great faults ; that is, so to cover them, that they were not taken notice of to his reproach : viz. a narrowness in his nature...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...no more be said to extol the excellence and power of his wit, and pleasantnessof his conversation, than that it was of magnitude enough to cover a world of very great faults ; that is, so to cover them, that they were not taken notice of to his reproach, viz. a narrowness in his nature...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 31

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1817
...no more Be Said to extol the excellence and power of his wit, and pleasantness of his conversation, than that it was of magnitude enough , to cover a world of very great faults ; that is, so to cover them that they were not taken notice oF to his reproach ; ' viz. a parrowness in his nature...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Biography - 1817
...no more be said to extol the excellence and power of his wit, and pleasantness of his conversation, than that it was of magnitude enough to cover a world of very great faults ; that is, so to cover them that they were not taken notice of to his reproach ; viz. a narrowness in his nature...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...more be said to extol the excellence and power of his " wit, and pleasantness of his conversation, than that " it was of magnitude enough to cover a world of very " great faults ; that is, so to cover them, that they " were not taken notice of to his reproach, viz. a nar" rowness in his...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...more be said " to extol the excellence and power of his wit, and " pleasantness of his conversation, than that it was " of magnitude enough to cover a world of very " great faults ; that is, so to cover them, that they " were not taken notice of to his reproach, viz. a " narrowness in his...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...no more be said to extol the excellence and power of his wit, and pleasantness of his conversation, than that it was of magnitude enough to cover a world of very great faults ; that is, so to cover them, that they were not taken notice of to his reproach, viz. a narrowness in his nature...
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