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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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Sämmtliche schriften: Briefe, die neueste litteratur betreffend. Sophokles ...

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing - 1839
...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 ca„pable of making a great poet, there may be a tboufand born „capable of making as great generals, or minifters of ftate, as „the mol't renowned...
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Literary Leaves; Or, Prose and Verse Chiefly Written in India, Volume 2

David Lester Richardson - English literature - 1840
...to believe," says the same writer, " so much of the true genius of poetry, 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 be a thousand born capable of making as great generals of...
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Literary Leaves; Or, Prose and Verse Chiefly Written in India, Volume 2

David Lester Richardson - English literature - 1840
...to believe," says the same writer, " so much of the true genius of poetry, 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 be a thousand born capable of making as great generals of...
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Literary Leaves, Volume 2

David Lester Richardson - 1840
...to believe," says the same writer, " so much of the true genius of poetry, 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 be a thousand born capable of making as great generals of...
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Last London Ed ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1846
...wisdom clothed in consummate beauty. Sir William Temple observes, ' that of all the members ofmankind that live within the compass of a thousand years, for one man that i« born capable of making i great poet, there may beaf&outanti born capable of making as great generals...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1847 - 827 pages
...of moral wisdom clothed in consummate beauty. Sir William Temple observosj 'that of all the members Space, and the peopled infinite, I made Mine eyes...familiar with Eternity, Such as, before me, did the Ma prfat pott, there may be a thousand born capable of making as great generals and ministers of state...
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The Works of Lord Byron: In Verse and Prose. Including His Letters, Journals ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1853 - 946 pages
...of moral wisdom clothed in consummate beauty. Sir William Temple observes, " thai of all tho members of mankind that live within the compass of a thousand...for one man that is born capable of making a great poe¿, there may be a thousand born capable of making as great generals and ministers of state* as...
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Sämmtliche Schriften, Volume 11

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Karl Lachmann - 1857
...sir William Temple, where 1 3>tt aSttfaffet be« Essay on the Writings and Genius of Pope, ©. 111. he says: »That of all the numbers of mankind, that...compass of a thousand years, for one man that is born cà»pable of making a great poet, there may be a thousand born ca»pable of making as great generals,...
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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1854 - 776 pages
...uncommon a prodigy', that one is almost tempted to snbscribefo tttt opinion of Sir William Temple, who says, that of all the numbers of mankind that live...the compass of a thousand years, for one man that IB born capable of making a great poet, there may be a thousand tiorn capable of making as great generals,...
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A compendium of English literature: chronologically arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...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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