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" We have not the least doubt that if Addison had written a novel, on an extensive plan, it would have been superior to any that we possess. As it is, he is 'entitled to be considered not only as the greatest of the English essayists, but as the forerunner... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 29
1870
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Selections from Addison's Papers in the Spectator: Essay on "Addison,"

Joseph Addison - 1879
...human heart, such knowledge of the ways of the world, that they charm us on the hundredth perusal. We have not the least doubt that if Addison had written...as the forerunner of the great English novelists. We say this of Addison alone ; for Addison is tho " Spectator." About three-sevenths of the work are...
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Miscellaneous Works of Lord Macaulay, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Criminal law - 1880
...human heart, such knowledge of the ways of the world, that they charm us on the hundredth perusal. We have not the least doubt that if Addison had written...as the forerunner of the great English novelists. We say this of Addison alone, for Addison is the Spectator. About three sevenths of the work are his...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1880 - 752 pages
...human heart, such knowledge of the ways of the world, that they charm us on the hundredth perusal. onal or irrational. Thus, we say, the laws of motion,...twelve lables by heart, as a carmen necessarium, ns the forerunner of the great English novelists. LORD MACAUI.AY: Life and Writings of Addison, July,...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp ..., Volume 1

Joseph Addison - 1880
...human heart, such knowledge of the ways of the world, that they charm us on the hundredth perusal. We have not the least doubt that, if Addison had written...considered, not only as the greatest of the English essa}rists, but as the forerunner of the great English novelists. We say this of Addison alone ; for...
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Blackie's graded readers, ed. by M. Paterson

Maurice Paterson - 1880
...human heart, such knowledge of the ways of the world, that they charm us on the hundredth perusal. We have not the least doubt that, if Addison had written...possess. As it is, he is entitled to be considered rot only as the greatest of the English essayists, but as the forerunner of the great English novelists....
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Harper & brothers' descriptive list of their publications, with trade-list ...

Harper and brothers - 1880
...distinguished themselves, he has no equal ; and this may, with strict justice, be said of Addison. He is entitled to be considered not only as the greatest...as the forerunner of the great English novelists. His best essays approach near to absolute perfection ; nor is their excellence more wonderful than...
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Addison

William John Courthope - 1884 - 182 pages
...have distinguished themselves, he has no equal; and this may, with strict justice, be said of Addison. He is entitled to be considered not only as the greatest...as the forerunner of the great English novelists. His best essays approach near to absolute perfection; nor is their excellence more wonderful than their...
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Good queen Anne; or, Men and manners, life and letters in England's Augustan age

William Henry Davenport Adams - Literary Criticism - 1886
...human heart, such knowledge of the ways of the world, that they charm us on the hundredth perusal. We have not the least doubt that if Addison had written...it would have been superior to any that we possess. narratives that are made in these little circular audiences. Sometimes I smoke a pipe at "Child's,"...
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Essays on Milton and Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1892 - 338 pages
...human heart, such knowledge of the ways of the world, that they charm us on the hundredth perusal. We have not the least doubt that if Addison had written...as the forerunner of the great English novelists. We say this of Addison alone ; for Addison is the Spectator. About three sevenths of the work are his...
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Select Essays of Addison: Together with Macaulay's Essay on Addison's Life ...

Joseph Addison, Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1892 - 320 pages
...human heart, such knowledge of the ways of the world, that they charm us on the hundredth perusal. We have not the least doubt that if Addison had written...as the forerunner of the great English novelists. We say this of Addison alone ; for Addison is the Spectator. About three sevenths of the work are his...
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