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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 14
1795
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...excellence of each : It is in that we are to confider him, and in proportion to his degree in that we are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all...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: Esq., with His Last Corrections, Additions, and ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...excellence of each : It is in that we are to 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 oae faculty ; and as Homer has done this in invention, Virgil has in judgment. Not that we are to think...
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The Works of Virgil: In Latin & English. The Aeneid, Volume 2

Virgil - 1778
...that can juftly be faid on the fubjeft is comprehended in the following excellent words of Pope : " No author or man, ever excelled all the world, in...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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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...excellence of each : It is in tliat we are to confider him, and in proportion to his degree in that \ve are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all...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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Biographica Classica: The Lives and Characters of the Greek and ..., Volume 1

Edward Harwood - Authors, Greek - 1778
...excelled. VIRGIL has baen often corrfpared vtithHomer, and the Merits of thefe Poets frequently canvaffed. No Author, or Man, ever excelled all the World in...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 the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 35

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...him, and in proportion to his degree in that .we are to admire him. No author or man evv excelled led all the world in more than one faculty ; and as Homer...Judgment, becaufe Virgil had it in a more eminent degree ; orthat Virgil wanted Invention, becaufe Homer pofleft a larger lhare of it i each of thefe great...
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Elegant extracts: or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose, selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - Literary Criticism - 1790 - 1019 pages
...excellence of each: it is in that we are to confider him, and in proportion to his degree in that we are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all...done this in Invention, Virgil has in Judgment. Not (hat we are to think Homer wanted Judgment, becaufe Virgil had it in a more eminent degree, or that...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Pope's Iliad & Odyssey ...

...to his degree in that vr art to udmire him. No author or man ever excelled all the world in tV.orc than one faculty ; and as Homer has done this in invention , Virgil lias in judgment. Nut that we arc to think Homer wanted judgment, bccaufe Virgil liad it in a more...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose: Selected ...

1797 - 1120 pages
...excellence of each : it is in that we are to confider him, and in proportion to his degree in that we r.re to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all...Judgment. Not that we are to think Homer wanted Judgment, bccaufe Virgil had it in a more eminent deeree, or that Virgil wanted Invention, becaufs Homer poflell...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1797
...excellence of each : it is in that we are to confider him, and in proportion to his degree in that we are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all...*. Not that we are to think Homer wanted judgment, * This is a commonly received opinion. It might, perhaps, however be proved, as has been hinted before,...
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