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" I know not whether of all the numbers of mankind that live within the compass of a thousand years... "
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing's sämmtliche Schriften - Page 229
by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Karl Lachmann, Wendelin Freiherr von Maltzahn - 1854
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An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Pope, Volume 1

Joseph Warton - Verse satire, English - 1756 - 495 pages
...William Temple, where he fays, " That of all the numbers of mankind, that <e live within the compafs of a thousand years, " for one man that is born capable of making cc a great poet, there may be a thoufand born " capable of making as great generals, or " minifters...
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An Enquiry Into the Life and Writings of Homer

Thomas Blackwell - Epic poetry, Greek - 1757 - 346 pages
...feems to think, cc That of all the Numbers of Man" kind, that live within the Compafs of a " thoufand Years, for one Man that is born " capable of making a great Poet, there may " be a thoufand born capable of making as <c great Generals, or Minifters of State, as the " mod renowned...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1762
...Temple, where he fays, " That of all the numbers of mankind, that live within the compafs of a thoufand years, for one man that is born capable of making a great poet, there may be a thoufand born capable of making as great generals, or minifters of ftate, as the moft renowned in ftory*."...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1797
...Temple, where he fays, " That of all the numbers of mankind that live within tbe compafs of a thoufand years, for one man that is born capable of making a great poet, there may be a thoufand born capable of making as great generals, or minifters of ftate, as the moft renowned in ftory."...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes, Complete. With ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, Joseph Warton - 1797
...Temple, where he fays, " That of all the numbers of mankind that live within the compafs of a thoufand years, for one man that is born capable of making a great poet, there may be a thoufand born capable of making as great generals, or minifters of ftate, as the moft renowned in ftory."...
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Essays, biographical, critical, and historical, illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - 1805
...nius of poetry in general, and of its elevation in these two particulars, that 1 know not, whether of all the numbers of mankind, that live within the...years, for one man that is born capable of making such a poet as Homer or Virgil, there may not be a thousand born capable of making as great generals...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of the Tatler ...

Nathan Drake - Tatler (London, England : 1709) - 1805
...genius of poetry in general, and of its elevation in these two particulars, that I know not, whether of all the numbers of mankind, that live within the...years, for one man that is born capable of making such a poet as Homer or Virgil, there may not be a thousand born capable of making as great generals...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...uncommon a prodigy, that one is almost tempted to subscribe to the opinion of Sir William Temple, where he says, " That of all the numbers of mankind that...years, for one man that is born capable of making £> * Ver. 11. making a great poet, there may be a thousand born capable of making as great generals,...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806 - 416 pages
...uncommon a prodigy, that one is almost tempted to subscribe to the opinion of Sir William Temple, where he says, " That of all the numbers of mankind that live within the compass of a thou-r sand years, for one man that is born capable of making * Ver. i\. •making a great poet, there...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Memoirs of the life and writings of Pope ...

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806
...that one is almoft tempted to fubfcribe to the opinion of Sir William Temple, where he fays, " That for one man that is born capable of making a great poet, there may be a thoufand horn capable of making as great general), or minifter/ of ftate, as the moft renowned in Itory."...
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