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" When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. "
Critical and Miscellaneous Essays - Página 158
por Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1861
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse

Jonathan Swift - 1711 - 440 páginas
...Thoughts are taken up with the Actions, Perfons, and Events we Read, and we little regard th£ Authors. WHEN a true Genius appears in the World, you may know him by this Sign, that the Dunces are all in Confederacy again ft him. MEN who poflefs all the Advantages of Life,...
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The Works of J. S. ...: Miscellanies in prose

Jonathan Swift - 1735 - 374 páginas
...are taken up with the A&ions, Perfqns, and Events we read ; and we little regard the Authors. WHI-.N a true Genius appears in the World, you may know him by this infallible Sign ; that the Dunces are all in Confederacy againft him. MEN, who pollefs all the Advantages...
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The works of Jonathan Swift, Volumen1

Jonathan Swift - 1742 - 342 páginas
...Thoughts are taken up with the Actions, Perfons, and Events we read ; and we little regard the Authors. WHEN a true Genius appears in the World, you may know him by this infallible Sign ; that the Dunees are all in Confederacy againft him. MEN, who poflfefs all the Advantages...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volumen3

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1754 - 440 páginas
...thoughts are taken up with the actions, perfons, and events we read, and we little regard the authors. When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this fign, that the dunces are all in confederacy againft him. Men who poffefs all the advantages of life,...
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An index to makind: or Maxims selected from the wits of all nations

Index - 1754 - 180 páginas
...been'ever formed. TheConftaucy of the Wife is oaly the Art of keeping their Perturbations tothemfelves. • When a true Genius appears in the World, you may know him by this Sign, that the Dunces are all in Confederacy againft him. f)/ WEALTH and HONOUR. THE Situation of the...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1757 - 416 páginas
...thoughts are taken up with the actions, perfons, and events we read, and we little regard the authors. WHEN a true genius appears in the world,. you may know him by this fign, that (he dunces are all in confederacy againft him. IT is unwife to punifh cowards with ignominy;...
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The Works, Volumen3

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1765 - 334 páginas
...are taken up with the a&ions, perfons, and events we read, and we little regard the authors. • k When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this fign, that the dunces are in confederacy againft him. Men who pottefs all advantages of life, are in...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin ...

Jonathan Swift - 1768 - 448 páginas
...thoughts are taken up with the actions, perlons, and events we read3 and we little regard the authors. When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this fign, that the dunces are all in confederacy againft him. Men who poflefs all the advantages of life,...
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Sketches and characters of the most eminent and most singular persons now ...

Philip Thicknesse - 1770 - 168 páginas
...Ideas, from being uncommon, have by fools, and knaves, been deemed abfurd. Swift fays, when a great genius appears in the world, you may know him by this mark: " That all the dunces and blockheads are in " confederacy againjl him." I What a ferment was raifcd in France,...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Apothegms and maxims for the good conduct of life ...

Gorges Edmond Howard - 1782 - 376 páginas
...fores. Criticife upon your own actions, and then you will fee reafon to pardon the weaknefs of others. When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this infallible fign ; that the dunces are all in confederacy againft him. Criticks are like brufhers of...
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