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" The reciprocal civility of authors is one of the most risible scenes in the farce of life. "
--Evans, Edward W - Page 26
1892
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Hours in a Library: Massinger. Fielding's novels. Cowper and Rousseau. The ...

Sir Leslie Stephen - English essays - 1879
...recollection of one of Johnson's shrewd remarks. " The reciprocal civility of authors," says the Doctor, * " is one of the most risible scenes in the farce of life." One forgives poor Southey indeed for the vanity which enabled him to bear up so bravely against anxiety...
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A System of Rhetoric

Charles William Bardeen - 1884 - 673 pages
...AB EDWARDS. [An almost incredible series of blunders, but found in her recent novel, " Miss Carew."] The reciprocal civility of authors is one of the most risible scenes in the farce of life.—DB. JOHNSON. There are two modes of estimating the relative amount of words derived from different...
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A System of Rhetoric: By C. W. Bardeen

Charles William Bardeen - English language - 1884 - 673 pages
...series of blunders, but found in her recent novel, " Miss Carew."] The reciprocal civility of aiithors is one of the most risible scenes in the farce of life. — DR. JOHNSON. There are two modes of estimating the relative amount of words derived from different...
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Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1888 - 323 pages
...something noble in publishing truth, though it condemns one's self. Boswell's Life of Johnson, v. 210. THE reciprocal civility of authors is one of the most risible scenes in the farce of life. Works, vi. 478. WRITERS commonly derive their reputation from their works ; but there are works which...
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Walter Savage Landor: A Critical Study

Edward Waterman Evans - 1892 - 209 pages
...valuation of Byron, / Swinburne's of Victor Hugo, and Landor's of his friend and coadjutor, _Southey, are to be classed, therefore, as deflections from...fine perception on the\ formal side of literature. Lander's \ catholic range of reading, and his -^ born instinct for expression enabled him — as we...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 92

David Masson, Sir George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - History - 1905
...yet, says Dr. Johnson, Digby's book contained many acute remarks and many profound speculations. " The reciprocal civility of authors is one of the most risible scenes in the farce of life," comments Johnson on these transactions in a sentence almost as risible as the sentiment; and, truly...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 92

David Masson, Sir George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1905
...Digby's book contained many acute remarks and many profound speculations. " The reciprocal 416 417 civility of authors is one of the most risible scenes in the farce of life," comments Johnson on these transactions in a sentence almost as risible as the sentiment ; and, truly...
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Egoists, a book of supermen: Stendhal, Baudelaire, Flaubert, Anatole France ...

James Huneker - French literature - 1909 - 372 pages
...one's colleagues is a brevet of resemblance, he has written. Doesn't this sound like old Dr. Johnson's "The reciprocal civility of authors is one of the most risible scenes in the farce of life"? Ill Prosper Me'rime'e has told us that his friend and master, Henry Stendhal-Beyle, was wedded to the...
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A history of Babylonia and Assyria, Volume 1

Robert William Rogers - Assyria - 1915 - 1151 pages
...they read these things again in these new pages they may not accuse me of borrowing from them! — for "the reciprocal -civility of authors is one of the most risible scenes in the farce of life."1 As the years have slipped away and other work claimed my summer holidays, I have wished often...
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