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" I know several learned men (or that usually pass for such, under the name of critics) have not esteemed them genuine, and Politian, with some others, have attributed them to Lucian: but I think he must have little skill in painting, that cannot find out... "
The Works of Richard Bentley - Page 135
by Richard Bentley, Sir Isaac Newton - 1836
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The Quarterly review, Volume 46

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Sir John Murray IV, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1832
...admirable words are, " I think he must have but little skill in painting, that cannot find this out to be an original. Such diversity of passions upon...contempt of death, with such fierceness of nature aud cruelty of revenge, could never be represented but by him that possessed them ; and I esteem Lucian...
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The Works of Sir William Temple, Bart: An essay upon the advancement of ...

Sir William Temple - 1814
...others of that sort have been but imitations of his original ; so I think the Epistles of Phalaris to have more race, more spirit, more force of wit...revenge, could never be represented but by him that possessed them ; and I esteem Lucian to have been no more capable of writing, than of acting what Phalaris...
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The works of Jonathan Swift, containing additional letters, tracts, and ...

Jonathan Swift - 1814
...and genius, than any others I have ever seen, either ancient or modern. I know several learned men have not esteemed them genuine ; and Politian, with...revenge, could never be represented but by him that possessed them ; and I esteem Lucian to have been no more capable of writing than of acting what Phalaris...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Tale of a tub. Battle of the books. Polite ...

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1814
...with some others, have attributed them to Lucian : but I think he must have little skill in paiuting, that cannot find out this to be an original ; such...revenge, could never be represented but by him that possessed them ; and I esteem Lucian to have been no more capable of writing than of acting what Phalaris...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Tale of a tub. Battle of the books. Polite ...

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1814
...passions, upon such variety of actions and passages of life and government, such freedom of thought, sueh boldness of expression, such bounty to his friends,...revenge, could never be represented but by him that possessed them ; and I esteem Lucian to have been no more capable of writing than of acting what Phalaris...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Tale of a tub. Battle of the books. Polite ...

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1814 - 166 pages
...and passages of life and government, such freedom of thought, such boldness of expression, •;iirh bounty to his friends, such scorn of his enemies,...revenge, could never be represented but by him that possessed them ; and I esteem Lucian to have been no more capable of writing than of acting what Phalaris...
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Essays, Volumes 1-2

Sir William Temple - 1821 - 162 pages
...skill inj painting, that cannot find out this to be an original ; such diversity of passions upon sitch variety of actions and passages of life and government,...revenge, could never be represented but by him that possessed them ; and I esteem Lucian to have been no more capable of writing, than of acting what Phalaris...
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The British Prose Writers: Sir W. Temple's essays

British prose literature - 1821
...expression, such bounty to his friends, such scorn of his enemies, such honour of learned men, sach esteem of good, such knowledge of life, such contempt...revenge, could never be represented but by him that possessed them ; and I esteem Lucian to have been no more capable of writing, than of acting what Phalaris...
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Geschichte der griechischen Litteratur, Volume 1

Frédéric Schoell - Greek literature - 1828
...passages of life and government; such freedom of thought, such boldness of expression, such bounty to Kis friends; such scorn of his enemies; such honour of...contempt of death; with such fierceness of nature ˇend cruelty of revenge could never he represented hut hy linn that possessed tlicra." * Die verschiedenen...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 46

1832
...of life and government ; such, freedom of thought, such boldness of expression ; such bounty to Ms friends, such scorn of his enemies ; such honour of...revenge, could never be represented but by him that possessed them ; and I esteem Lucian no more capable of writing, than of acting as Phalaris did. In...
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