Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

Synonymisches Handwörterbuch der englischen Sprache für die Deutschen

H M. Melford - English language - 1841 - 448 pages
...kings. (Pope's Essay.) There needs no more be said to extol the excellence and pewer of 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 objectness and want of courage , an insinuating...
Full view - About this book

Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1843
...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...
Full view - About this book

The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Volume 2

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1843 - 1364 pages
...no more he 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 no- . tice of to his reproach ; viz. a narrowness in his...
Full view - About this book

Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1843
...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—namely, a narrowness...
Full view - About this book

Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1846 - 758 pages
...no more be said to extol the excellence and power of his wit and pleasantness of his conversation, s Babington Macaulay Macaulay so to cover them that they were not taken notice of to his reproach — namely, a narrowness in his...
Full view - About this book

Critical and Historical Essays: Lord Bacon. Sir William Temple. Gladstone on ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1850
...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...
Full view - About this book

English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations : Drawn from ...

George Crabb - English language - 1850 - 536 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, thai is, a narrowness in his nature to the lowest degree, an abjcctntes and want of courage, an insinuating...
Full view - About this book

Lives of the most eminent English poets, with critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...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...
Full view - About this book

Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...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...
Full view - About this book

English Synonymes, with Copious Illustrations and Explanations, Drawn from ...

George Crabb - English language - 1854 - 535 pages
...Theic needs no more be said to extol tlie excellence and power of his (Waller's) wit, than thai il was of magnitude enough to cover a world of very great faults, that is, a narrowness in hie nature to the lowest degree, an abjeetncss and want of courage, an insinuating...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF