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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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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1848 - 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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1858 - 762 pages
...the opinion of Sir William Temple, who nays, that of all the number* of mankind that Uve •vltliln the compass of a thousand years, for one man that...capable of making a great poet, there may be a thousand oorn capable of making as great generals, or ministers of stale, as llic most renowned In story."—...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1859 - 827 pages
...of moral wisdom clothed in consummate beauty, sir William Temple observes, 'that of all the members dopting more distinctly the characte ffrfot poet, there may be a thousand born capable of making as great generals and ministers of state...
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A COMPENDIUM OF ENGLISH LITERARURE

CHARLES D. CLEVELAND - 1860
...to the opinion of Sir William Temple, who says, that of all the numbers of mankind that live ^vithin the compass of a thousand years, for one man that...capable of making a great poet, there may be a thousand oorn capable of making as great generals, or ministers of state, as the most tenowned in story." —...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...uncommon a prodigy, that one li almost tempted to subscribe to the opinion of Sir William Temple, who says, that of all the numbers of mankind that live...thousand years, for one man that Is born capable of mak^ig a great poet, there may be a thousand corn capable of making a« great general*, or minister*...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 pages
...the opinion of Sir William Temple, who says, tb.lt of all the number* of mankind that live 'vtlilii the compass of a thousand years, for one man that Is born capable of malrtitr a ireat yoet, there may be a thousand corn capable of making Of great generals, or ministers...
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Memorials, literary and religious

1868
...of a great poet is total and irreparable. " Of all the members of mankind," says Sir William Temple, "that live within the compass of a thousand years, for one man that is bom capable of making a great poet, there may be a thousand born capable of making as great generals...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, ed. with notes and intr. memoir by A.W ...

sir Adolphus William Ward - 1869 - 505 pages
...of moral wisdom clothed in consummate beauty. " Sir Wm. Temple observes, ' That of all the members of mankind that live within " the compass of a thousand years, for one man that is capable of making a great "poet, there may be a thousand born capable of making as great generals or...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1872 - 776 pages
...geniwi 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 compass of a thousand years, for one man that is bom capable of making such a poet as Homer or Virgil, there may not be a thousand born capable of making...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1873 - 600 pages
...of moral wisdom clothed in consummate beauty. l: Sir \Vm. Temple observes, 'That of all the members of mankind that live within " the compass of a thousand years, for one man that is capable of making a great "pott, there may be a thousand born capable of making as great generals or...
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