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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 life of Edward earl of Clarendon, written by himself. [on large paper ...

Edward Hyde (1st earl of Clarendon.) - 1857
...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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Biographical Sketches of Eminent British Poets: Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1857 - 508 pages
...said to extol the excellence and power of his wit, and pleasantness of his conversation, than that :; 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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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1858 - 744 pages
...no more be said to extol the excellence and power of his wit and pleasantness of his conversation, / so to cover them that they were not taken notice of to his reproach — namely, a narrowness in his...
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The Lives of the English Poets: cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1858
...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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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volumes 3-4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1860
...more to bo 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 Ui his nature...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays, Volumes 3-4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1897
...more to bo 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 - 1863 - 471 pages
...be abject ; ' There needs no more be said to eitol Uic excellence and power of his (Waller's)* wit, than that it was of magnitude enough to cover a world of very great fault#,that is, a narrow* nese in hie nature to the lowest degree, an abjcctness and want of courage,...
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The works of lord Macaulay, complete, ed. by lady Trevelyan, Volume 6

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1866
...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 Works of Lord Macaulay, Complete: Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1866
...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 Works of Lord Macaulay Complete, Volume 6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1871
...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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