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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 Works of Lord Macaulay Complete, Volume 6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1873
...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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Miscellaneous Works of Lord Macaulay: Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1880
...no 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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Reviews and essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays]) - English essays - 1881 - 244 pages
...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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Evenings with a Reviewer: Or, Macaulay and Bacon, Volume 1

James Spedding - Great Britain - 1881 - 838 pages
...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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Evenings with a Reviewer: Or, Macaulay and Bacon, Volume 1

James Spedding - Great Britain - 1881 - 838 pages
...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...
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Evenings with reviewer; or, A free and particular examination of ..., Volume 1

James Spedding - 1881
...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 groat faults,—that is, BO to cover them that they were not taken notice of to his reproach,— viz....
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English Synonymes Explained: In Alphabetical Order ; with Copious ...

George Crabb - English language - 1882 - 856 pages
...worldly interest. SMAULIDGE. There needs no more be said to extol the excellence and power uf his wit, than that it was of magnitude enough to cover a world of very great faults, that is, a narrowness in his natnre to the loictnt decree, an ttbjfctnesa and want of courage, an insinuating...
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English Synonymes Explained: In Alphabetical Order ; with Copious ...

George Crabb - English language - 1882 - 856 pages
...SMALKIDGE. There needs no more be said to extol the excellence and power of his wit, than that it WHS of magnitude enough to cover a world of very great faults, that is, a narrowness in his nature to the fittrt-Mt degree, an ubjecfn*1** and want of couruge, aa insinuating...
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Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays]) - 1883
...-£ĦĦ1 to extol the excellence and power of his wit and pleasantness of his conversation, than tliat so to cover them that they were not taken notice of to EL. reproach, viz. a narrowness in his nature...
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Lord Macaulay's Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1885 - 898 pages
...more to be said to extol the excellence and power of his wit and pleasantness of his conversation, object of his diplomacy was at this time simply to get money. The finances of his g so to cover them that they were not taken notice of to his reproach, viz. a narrowness in his nature...
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