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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 to... "
Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of Old English ... - Page 340
by Sir Egerton Brydges - 1809
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The Monthly Review ;or Literary Journal.VOLUME XXI.

Several Hands - 1759
...* tol the excellence and power of his wit, and pleafantnefs of ' his converfation, than that it was of magnitude enough, to * cover a world of very great faults ; that is, fo to cover them, * that they were not taken notice of to his reproach; viz. a * narrownefs in his...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 21

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1759
...ex* tol the excellence and power of his wit, and pleafantnefs of ' his converfation, than that it was of magnitude enough, to ' cover a world of very great faults ; that is, fo to cover them, i that they were not taken notice of to his reproach ; viz. a * narrownefs in his...
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The Life of Edward, Earl of Clarendon: Containing, I. An Account ..., Volume 1

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1760
...to extol the Excellence and Power of his Wit, and Pleafantnefs of his Converfation, than that it was of Magnitude enough, to cover a World of very great Faults ; that is, fo to cover them, that They were not taken Notice of to his Reproach ; viz. a Narrownefs in his Nature...
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The life of Edward earl of Clarendon: ... Containing, (I. An account of the ...

Edward Hyde Clarendon (Earl of) - Great Britain - 1761
...to extol the Excellence and Power of his Wit, and Pleafantnefs of his Converfation, than that it was of Magnitude enough to cover a World of very great Faults ; that is, fo to cover them, that They were not taken Notice of to his Reproach ; 'viz. a Narrownefs in his Nature...
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The life of Edward earl of Clarendon, written by himself

Edward Hyde (1st earl of Clarendon.) - 1761
...to extol the Excellence and Power of his Wit, and Pleafantnefs of his Converfation, than that it was of Magnitude enough to cover a World of very great Faults ; that is, fo to cover them, that They were not taken Notice of to his Reproach ; -viz. a Narrownefs in his Nature...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1762
...to extol the excellence and power of his wit, and pleafantnefs of his conversation, than that it was of magnitude enough, to cover a world of very great faults ; that is, fo to cover 4 them, t hem, that they were not taken notice of to his reproach; viz. a narrownefs in...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1779
...the " excellence and power of his wit, and " pleafantnefs-of his -converfation, than " that it was of magnitude enough to " cover a world of very great faults ; " that is, fo to cover them, that they " were not taken notice of to his re" proach ; viz. a narrownefs in his...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...extol the excellence and power of his wit, " and pleafantnefs of his converfation, than " that it was of magnitude enough to cover *• a world of very great faults ; that is, fo to •* cover them, that they were not taken no** tice of to his reproach ; viz. a narrownefs **...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ...

Biography - 1784
...it was of mag" nitude enough to cover a world of very great faults ; " tliat is, fo to cover diem, that they were not taken " notice of to his reproach ; viz. a narrownefs in his na" ture to the loweft degree ; an abjednefs and want of '" courage to fupport him...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...extol the excellence and power of " his wit, and pleafantnefs of his converfation, than " that it was of magnitude enough to cover a world " of very great faults; that is, fo to cover them, that " they were not taken notice of to his reproach; viz. a " narrownefs in his...
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