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" All those whom we have been accustomed to revere as intellectual patriarchs seemed children when compared with her ; for Burke had sat up all night to read her writings, and Johnson had pronounced her superior to Fielding, when Rogers was still a schoolboy,... "
Critical and Historical Essays: Contributed to the Edinburgh Review - Pagina 287
door Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1853
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 76

1843
...she was no longer among us. The news of her death carried the minds of men back at one leap, clear over two generations, to the time when her first literary...and Johnson had pronounced her superior to Fielding, whe.u Rogers was still a schoolboy, and Southey still in petticoats. Yet more strange did it seem that...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 76

1843
...children when compared with her; for Buike had sate up all night to read her writings, and Johnson bad pronounced her superior to Fielding, when Rogers was...still in petticoats. Yet more strange did it seem th;it we should just have lost one whose name had been widely celebrated before any body had heard...
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Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay, Volume 2

Fanny Burney - 1842
...accustomed to revere as intellectual patriarchs, seemed children when compared with her ; for Burko had sat up all night to read her writings, and Johnson had...to Fielding, when Rogers was still a schoolboy, and Southcy still in petticoats. Her Diary is written in her earliest and best manner; in true woman's...
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The stage coach; or, The road of life, Volume 2

John Mills - 1843
...accustomed to revere as intellectual patriarchs seemed children when compared with her; for Burke had sat up all night to read her writings, and Johnson had...still a schoolboy, and Southey still in petticoats. Her Diary is written in her earliest and best manner; in true woman's English, clear, natural and lively....
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The Stranger in India: Or, Three Years in Calcutta, Volume 2

George William Johnson - 1843
...accustomed to revere as intellectual patriarchs seemed children when compared with her; for Burke had sat up all night to read her writings, and Johnson had...still a schoolboy, and Southey still in petticoats. Her Diary is written in her earliest and best manner; in true woman's English, clear, natural, and...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays: By James Stephen

Sir James Stephen - 1843 - 413 pagina’s
...accustomed to revere as intellectual patriarchs seemed children when compared with her; for Burke had sat up all night to read her writings, and Johnson had...Fielding, when Rogers was still a school-boy, and Scmthey still in petticoats. Her Diary is written in her earliest and best manner; in true woman's...
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Memoirs of the Queens of France, Volume 2

Annie Forbes Bush - 1843
...accustomed to revere as intellectual patriarchs seemed children when compared with her ; for Burke had sat up all night to read her writings, and Johnson had pronounced her superior to Fielding, when Hogers was still a schoolboy, and Souihey still in petticoats. Her Diaiy is written in her earliest...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 5

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1844
...accustomed to revere as intellectual patriarchs, seemed children when compared with her; for Burke had sat up all night to read her writings, and Johnson had...lost one whose name had been widely celebrated before anybody had heard of some illustrious men who, twenty, thirty, or forty years ago, were, after a long...
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The dispatches and letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson: with notes ...

Horatio Nelson Nelson (Viscount) - 1845
...accustomed to revere as intellectual patriarchs seemed children when compared with her; for Burke had sat up all night to read her writings, and Johnson had...still a schoolboy, and Southey still in petticoats. Her Diary is written tn her earliest and best manner ; in true woman's English, clear, natural, and...
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The dispatches and letters of vice admiral ... Nelson, with notes ..., Volume 3

Horatio Nelson (1st visct.) - 1845
...accustomed to revere as intellectual patriarchs seemed children when compared with her; for Burke had sat up all night to read her writings, and Johnson had...still a schoolboy, and Southey still in petticoats. Her Diary is written in her earliest and best manner ; in true woman's English, clear, natural, and...
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