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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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An Essay on Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1892 - 105 pages
...heart, such knowledge of the ways of the world, that they charm us on the hundredth perusal. We 30 have not the least doubt that if Addison had written...extensive plan, it would have been superior to any that 9. Tobias George Smollett (1721-1771). A celebrated British novelist and historian. His best-known...
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Macaulay's Essays on Milton and Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Authors, English - 1893 - 190 pages
...heart, such knowledge of the ways of the world, that they charm us on the hundredth perusal. We have 5 not the least doubt that if Addison had written a...as the forerunner of the great English novelists. 10 We say this of Addison alone'; for Addison is the Spectator. About three-sevenths of the work are...
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Macaulay's Essays on Milton and Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Authors, English - 1893 - 190 pages
...heart, such knowledge of the ways of the world, that they charm us on the hundredth perusal. We have 5 not the least doubt that if Addison had" written a...as the forerunner of the great English novelists. 10 We say this of Addison alone ; for Addison is the Spectator. About three-sevenths of the work are...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers

1893 - 193 pages
...ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison. From Macaulay's Essay on Addison. " He is entitled to be considered, not only as the greatest...as the forerunner of the great English novelists. . . . The great satirist, who alone knew how to use ridicule without abusing it, who without inflicting...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...the Eeulences of tht Clnirtian Religion, be. Macaulay said: "Addison is entitlod to be considered nut only as the greatest of the English essayists, but 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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The Life and Writings of Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1894 - 117 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...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 Esays of Addison: Together with Macaulay's Essay on Addison's Life ...

Samuel Thurber - 1894 - 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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The English Novel: Being a Short Sketch of Its History from the Earliest ...

Walter Raleigh - English fiction - 1894 - 298 pages
...Taller and Spectator in an account of the rise of the *cv22f^cfcJiiodern English novel. Macaulay has not the least doubt "that if Addison had written a...would have been superior to any that we possess." It is perhaps enough to say that these leaflets composing the Tatler and Spectator are written from...
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The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the ..., Volume 2

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley - Wit and humor - 1894
...of a more delicious flavor than that ol either Swift or Voltaire." Mncaulay regards him, moreover, " not only as the greatest of the English essayists,...as the forerunner of the great English novelists." " In refined and delicate humor," Bays Prof. CD Cleveland, " Addison has no superior, if he has any...
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The English Novel: Being a Short Sketch of Its History from the Earliest ...

Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh - English fiction - 1894 - 298 pages
...mention of the I Tatler and Spectator in an account of the rise of the modern English novel. Macaulay has not the least doubt "that if Addison had written a novel on an extensive I plan, it would have been superior to any that we possess." It is perhaps enough to say that these...
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