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" But the fate of great geniuses is like that of great ministers, though they are confessedly the first in the commonwealth of letters, they must be envied and calumniated only for being at the head of it. That which in my opinion ought to be the endeavour... "
The Iliad, tr. by mr. Pope. [With notes partly by W. Broome. Preceded by] An ... - Page xx
by Homerus - 1720
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...genius's is like that of great minifters, tho' they are confefTedly the firft in the common • wealth of letters, they muft be envy'd and calumniated only...my opinion ought to be the endeavour of any one who translates Homer, is above all things to keep alive that fpirit and fire which makes his chief character...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope - 1752
...of great minifters, tho' they are confefledly the firft in the common\vealth of letters, they mufl be envy'd and calumniated only for being at the head...That which in my opinion ought to be the endeavour of anyone who tranflates Homer, is above all things to keep alive that fpirit and fire which makes his...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions, and ...

Alexander Pope - 1754
...confeffedly the firft in the commonwealth of letters, they muft be envied and calumniated only for beirig at the head of it. That which in my Opinion ought to be the endeavoilr of any one who tranflates Homer, is above all things to' keep alive that fpirit and fire...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Letters

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English literature - 1757
...miniflers, tho' they are oonfefledly the firft in the commonwealth of letters, riiey muft be envied and calumniated only for being at the head of it. That which in.my opinion ought to be the encleavour of any one who tranflates Homer, is above all things to keep...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...firft in the commonwealth oi letters, they muft be envied and calumniated only for being at the b/ead of it. That which in my opinion ought to be the endeavour •of any one who translates Homer, is above all things, to l;cr-i> alive that Ipirit and fire which makes hit chief...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 35

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...minifters i though they are confefl'edly the firft in the commonwealth of letters, they muft be envied and calumniated only for being at the head of it....things to keep alive that fpirit and fire which makes hit chief charafter i in particular places, where the fenfe can bear any doubt, to follow the ftrongeft...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Pope's Iliad & Odyssey ...

...minifters : though they are conffiledly the firft in the commonwealth of letters, they muft be envied and calumniated only for being at the head of it. That which, in my opinion, ought to be the cnileavour of any one who tranflates Homer, is above all things to keep alive that fpirit and fire...
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The whole poetical works of Alexander Pope, Esq., including his translations ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...miniilers : though they are confefledly the firft in the common-wealth of letters, they muft be envied and calumniated only for being at the head of it....ought to be the endeavour of any one who tranflates Honer, iť above all things to keep alive that fpirit and fire which makes his chief characin particular...
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The whole poetical works of Alexander Pope, Esq., including his translations ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...miniilers : though they are confe/Tedly the firft in the common-wealth cf letters, they muft be envied and calumniated only for being at the head of it....my opinion ought to be the endeavour of any one who translates Homer, is above all things to keep alive that fpirit and fire which makes his chief character...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Satires. On receiving from the Right ...

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles, William Warburton, Joseph Warton - 1806
...minifters, though they are confeifedly the firft in the commonwealth of letters, they muft be envied and calumniated only for being at the head of it....endeavour of any one who tranflates Homer, is above ail things to keep alive that fpirit and fire which makes his chief character : in particular places,...
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