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" above all men in that talent called humour, and enjoyed it in such perfection that I have often reflected, after a night spent with him apart from all the world, that I had had the pleasure of conversing with an intimate acquaintance of Terence and Catullus,... "
The lives of the English poets - Page 107
by Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
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The Life of Joseph Addison, Esq: Extracted from N0III. and IV. of the ...

Authors, English - 1733 - 112 pages
...refledted, after a night fpent with him apart from all the world, that I had had the pleafure of converfing with an intimate acquaintance of Terence and Catullus,...nature heightened with humour, more exquifite and delightful than any other man ever poflefled. They who fliall read this Play after being let into the...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 63

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781
...Catullus, who " had all their wit and nature, heigh" tened with humour more exquifite " and delightful than any other man " ever poflefled." This is the...fondnefs of a friend ; let us hear what is told us by by a rival. " Addifon's converfation *, fays Pope, " had fomething in it more " charming than I have...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1781
...Catullus, who " had all their wit and nature, heigh" tened with humour more exquifite " and delightful than any other man " ever poflefled." This is the fondnefs of a friend ; let us hear what is t6ld us by a rival. " Addifon's converfation *, fays Pope, " had fomething in it more '' charming than...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1821
...that I had had " the pleafure of converfing with an inti" mate acquaintance of Terence and Catul" lus, who had all their wit and nature, " heightened with humour more exquifite '* and delightful than any other man ever " poffefTed." This is the fondnefs of a friend; let us hear what...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1783
...Catul" lus, who had all their wit and nature, '' heightened with humour more exquifite '' and delightful than any other man ever " poflefled." This is the...a friend ; let us hear what is told us by a rival, B b 2 " Addifon's " Addifon'sconverfation*,." fays Pope, "had " fomething in it more charming than...
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The epistolary correspondence of Sir Richard Steele: In two volumes

Sir Richard Steele - Drama - 1787 - 518 pages
...refledted, after a night fpent with him, apart from all the world, that I had had the pleafure of converfing with an intimate acquaintance of Terence and Catullus,,...nature heightened •with humour, more exquifite and delightful than any other man ever poffefled. They who fhall read this play, after being let into the...
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The Epistolary Correspondence of Sir Richard Steele ..

Sir Richard Steele - 1787
...apart from all the world, that * See this, in p. 458. I had had the- pleafure of. converfing with~an. intimate acquaintance of Terence and Catullus, who...nature heightened with humour, more exquifite and delightful than any other man ever .poffefled. They who fhall read this play-, after being let into...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1793
...{pent with him apart from all the woilti, that I had had the pleafure of converfing with an ÎBtinme acquaintance of Terence and Catullus, who had all their wit and nature, heightened with humour more exquihte and delightful than any other man ever poUcfled.' This ia ihe fondnefs of a friend; let us...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Dryden. Smith. Duke. King ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1794
...after a night fpent with " him apart from all the world, that I had " had the pleafure of converting with an " intimate acquaintance of Terence and ** Catullus, who had all their wit and na** ture, heightened with humotr more ex" quitite and delightful than &qy other " man ever poflefled."...
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Johnson's Lives of the the English Poets: Abridged: with Notes and Illustrations

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1797 - 239 pages
...reflected, after a night fpent with him apart from all the world, that I had the pleafure of converfing with an intimate acquaintance of Terence and Catullus,...and nature heightened with humour more exquifite and delightful ful than any other man ever poffefled. This, is the fondnefs of a friend ; let us hear what...
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