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" The Life of Johnson is assuredly a great, a very great work. Homer is not more decidedly the first of heroic poets, Shakspeare is not more decidedly the first of dramatists, Demosthenes is not more decidedly the first of orators, than Boswell is the first... "
Critical and miscellaneous essays, by an octogenarian (J. Roche). - Página 302
por James Roche - 1851
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volumen54

1831 - 652 páginas
...character gives a delightful interest to many passages which have no other interest. The Life of Johnson is assuredly a great — a very great work. Homer is not more decidedly the first of heroic poets, — Shakspeare is not more decidedly the first of dramatists, — Demosthenes is not more decidedly...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volumen8

1832 - 428 páginas
...share thy joy, And are restored to thee. REMARKS ON THE BIOGRAPHER OF DR. JOHNSON. THE Life of Johnson is assuredly a great— a very great work. Homer is not more decidedly the first of heroic poets, — Shakspeare is not more decidedly the lirst of dramatists, — Demosthenes is not more decidedly...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volumen1

James Boswell - 1835 - 366 páginas
...new work." — No. Ixvi. 1820. " The ' Life of Johnson ' is one of the best books in the world. It is assuredly a great, a very great, work. Homer is not more decidedly the first of heroic poets, — Shakspeare is not more decidedly the first of dramatists, — Demosthenes is not more decidedly...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volumen2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1840 - 512 páginas
...assuredly a great, a very great work. Horner is not more decidedly the first of heroic poets, Shakspeare is not more decidedly the first of dramatists, Demosthenes is not more decidedly the first of orators, than Bos well is the first of biographers. He has no second. He has distanced all his competitors so decidedly,...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volumen2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1840 - 516 páginas
...character gives a delightful interest to many passages which have no other interest. The life of Johnson is assuredly a great, a very great work. Homer is not more decidedly the first of heroic poets, Shakspeare is not more decidedly the first of dramatists, Demosthenes is not more decidedly the first...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volumen2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843 - 410 páginas
...assuredly a great, a very great work. Homer is not more decidedly the first of heroic poets, Shakspeare is not more decidedly the first of dramatists, Demosthenes is not more decidedly the first of voi,. ii.—3 orators, than Boswell is the first of biographers. He has no second. He has distanced...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1846 - 782 páginas
...character gives a delightful interest to many passages which have no other interest. The life of Johnson ccupies at the close of the reign of George decided' ly the first of heroic poets, Shakspeare is not more decidedly the first of dramatists, Demosthenes...
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The Dublin review, Volumen23

1847 - 560 páginas
...RUSSELL. 8ro. Burns : London. 1847. BOSWELL'S Life of Johnson," emphatically declares no incompetent judge, Mr. Macaulay, in reviewing the book, " is assuredly...Homer is not more decidedly the first of heroic poets, Shakspearc is not more decidedly the first of dramatists, Demosthenes is not more decidedly the first...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volumen4

Half hours - 1847 - 616 páginas
...JOHNSON'S DINNER TALK. BOSWELL. [MR. MACAULAY, in his Review of ' Boswell's Life of Johnson,' says, " Homer is not more decidedly the first of heroic poets,...decidedly the first of dramatists, Demosthenes is riot more decidedly the first of orators, than Boswell is the first of biographers. * * * * Many of...
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A Course of Reading for Common Schools and the Lower Classes of Academies ...

Henry Mandeville - 1851 - 396 páginas
...state. Macaitlay. SEC. CXXVI. " THE LIFE OF JOHNSON" AND ITS AUTHOR, BOSWELL. 1 The life of Johnson is assuredly a great, a very great work. Homer is not more decidedly the first of heroic 2 poets, Shikspeare is not more decidedly the first of dramatists, Demosthenes is not more decidedly...
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