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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 lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - Authors, English - 1823
...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 5

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...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 roL. I. T is, so to cover them, that they were not taken notice of to his reproach; viz. a narrowness...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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 [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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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English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations, Drawn from ...

George Crabb - English language - 1826 - 688 pages
...be abject ; ' There needs no more be said to extol the excellence and power of his (Waller's) wit, than that it was of magnitude enough to cover a world of very great faults, that is, a narrowness in his nature to the lowest degree, an abjectness and want of courage, an insinuating...
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The Life of Edward, Earl of Clarendon: In which is Included a ..., Volume 1

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1827
...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, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...no more be said to extol the excellence and power of his wit, and pleasantness of his conversation, z : / = |~ N _q " 뮓 :v /o{ɪ m + y 6{ O c 6p so to cover them, that they were not taken notice of to his reproach, rtj. a narrowness in his nature...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 65

1837
...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...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 4

1838
...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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Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ; And ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1840 - 502 pages
...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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