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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 English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

English essays - 1881 - 536 pages
...genius of poetry in genera], and of its elevation in these two particulars, that I know not whether , which was of beaten silver, * For fifty-five rein hea 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 English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

Authors, English - 1887 - 536 pages
...general, and of its elevation in these two particulars, that I know not whether of all the oumliers d deserve 7 such a poet as Homer or Virgil, there may not be a thousand bora capable of making as great generals...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 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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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 505 pages
...of moral wisdom clothed in consummate beauty. " Sir Win. 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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The works of Lord Byron, Volume 12

Baron George Gordon Byron Byron, Ernest Hartley Coleridge - 1901
...man can gather together of moral wisdom cloathed in consummate beauty. Sir William Temple observes, ' that of all the numbers of mankind that live within...thousand years, for one man that is born capable of mak1ng a great poet, there may be a thousand born capable of making as great generals and ministers...
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Alexander Pope and His Critics: An essay on the genius and writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton, Adam Rounce - 2004 - 496 pages
...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 flate, as the moft renowned in ftory...
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