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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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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ...

Alexander Pope - 1806
...that one is almolt 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 born capable of making as great general*, or minifters of ftate, as the mod renowned in ftory."...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...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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The Works of Sir William Temple, Bart: An essay upon the advancement of ...

Sir William Temple - 1814
...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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Essays, Volumes 1-2

Sir William Temple - 1821 - 162 pages
...genins 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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Letters and journals of Lord Byron: with notices of his life

Baron George Gordon Byron Byron - Poets, English - 1831
...of moral wisdom clothed in consummate beauty. Sir William Temple observes, ' That of all the members of mankind that live within the compass of a thousand...born capable of making a great poet, there may be a tftousand bora capable of making as great generals and ministers of state a« any in story.' Here is...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 7

1831
...of moral wisdom clothed in consummate beauty. Sir William Temple observes, ' That of all the members of mankind that live within the compass of a thousand...years, for one man that is born capable of making a ¡treat poet, there may be a thousand born capable of making as great generals and ministers of state...
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The Court Journal: Court Circular & Fashionable Gazette, Volume 7

1835
...moral wisdom clothed in consummate beauty. Sir William Temple ob.serves — ' that of all the members of mankind that live within the compass of a thousand...born capable of making a great poet, there may be a Ihoiuand born capable of making as great generals and ministers of state as any in story.' Here is...
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Memoirs of the life, works, and correspondence of sir William Temple

Thomas Peregrine Courtenay - 1836
...and none ever was a great poet that applied himself much to any thing else" ..." 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 and Virgil, there may not be a thousand born capable of making as great generals...
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Memoirs of the Life, Works, and Correspondence of Sir William ..., Volume 2

Thomas Peregrine Courtenay - Diplomats - 1836
...and none ever was a great poet that applied himself much to any thing else." ..." 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 and Virgil, there may not be a thousand born capable of making as great generals...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 5

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1839
...of moral wisdom clothed in consummate beauty. Sir William Temple observes, ' That of all the members of mankind that live within the compass of a thousand...born capable of making a great poet there may be a tliousand born capable of making as great generals and ministers of state as any in story.' Here is...
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