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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 11
edited by - 1779
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Biographia Classica: The Lives and Characters of All the Classic Authors ...

Classical biography - 1750
...compared with Homer, and the Merits of thofe Poets frequently canvafled. No Author, or Man, ever excelled all the World in more than one Faculty, and as Homer...Judgment, becaufe Virgil had it in a more eminent Degree ; or that Virgil wanted Invention, becaufe Homer poflefled a larger Share of it. Each of thefe great...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 6

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English literature - 1751
...him, and in '-proportion to his degree in that we are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all the world in more than one faculty ; and as Homer...judgment, becaufe Virgil had it in a more eminent degree ; or that Virgil wanted invention, becaufe Homer poffeft a larger fhare of it : Each of thefe great...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq., with His Last Corrections, Additions, and ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...degree in that we are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all the world in more than oae faculty ; and as Homer has done this in invention,...judgment, becaufe Virgil had it in a more eminent degree ; or that Virgil wanted invention, becaufe Homer pofleft a larger fhare of it : Each of thefe great...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...confider him, and in proportion to his degree in that we are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all the world in more than one faculty ; and as Homer has done this in invent 'ion , Virgil has in judgment. Not that we are to think Homer wanted judgment, becaufe Virgil...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions, and ...

Alexander Pope - 1754
...confider him, and in proportion to his degree in that we are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all the world in more than one faculty; and as Homer...judgment, becaufe Virgil had it in a more eminent degree; or that Virgil wanted invention, becaufe Homer poffefl a larger fhare of it : Each of thefe great authors...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Letters

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English literature - 1757
...confider him, and in proportion to his degree in that we are to admire him. No man or author ever excelled all the world in more than one faculty ; and as Homer...judgment, becaufe Virgil had it in a more eminent degree ; or that Virgil wanted invention, becaufe Homer pofleft a larger fhare of it : Each of thefe great...
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The Works of Virgil: In Latin & English. The Aeneid, Volume 2

Virgil - 1778
...fubjeft is comprehended in the following excellent words of Pope : " No author or man, ever excelled all the world, in more than one faculty, and as Homer...in judgment. Not that we are to think Homer wanted jadgment becaufe Virgil had it in a more eminent degree ; or that Virgil wanted invention becaufe Homer...
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Biographica Classica: The Lives and Characters of the Greek and ..., Volume 1

Edward Harwood - Authors, Greek - 1778
...corrfpared vtithHomer, and the Merits of thefe Poets frequently canvaffed. No Author, or Man, ever excelled all the World in more than one Faculty, and as Homer...done this in Invention, Virgil has in Judgment. Not tha* we are to think Homer wanted Judgment, becaufe Virgil had it in a more eminent Degree ; or that...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...him, and in proportion to his degree in that \ve are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all the world in more than one faculty; and as Homer has done this in invention, Virgil has in ludgment* Not that we are to think Homer wanted judgment, becaufe Virgil had it in a more eminent degree;...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Miscellaneous ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1787
...confider him, and in proportion to his degree in that we are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all the world in more than one faculty ; and as Homer...judgment, becaufe Virgil had it in a more eminent degree ; or that Virgil wanted invention, becaufe Homer pofleft a larger ftiare of it : Each of thefe great...
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