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" 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 of biographers. He has no second. He has distanced all his... "
Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous - Página 139
por Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1856 - 744 páginas
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Lives of the illustrious. The Biographical magazine [ed. by J.P. Edwards].

Biographical magazine - 1853 - 582 páginas
...biography that ever was penned. " Homer is not more decidedly the first of heroic poets, Shakespere is not more decidedly the first of dramatists, Demosthenes...place them. Eclipse is first, and the rest nowhere." From the reception of his pension to the close of his life, there is little variation in Johnson's...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volumen2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1854 - 430 páginas
...printed withThe 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...orators, than Boswell is the first of biographers. H;e hasjui-seeend. He has distanced all his competitors so decidedly, that it is not worth while to place...
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Methodist Magazine and Quarterly Review, Volumen8;Volumen16;Volumen38

1856 - 668 páginas
...DD By THOMAS JACKSON. New-York : Carlton & Phillips. 18ou. " BOSWELL," says Macaulay, " is the fjrst of biographers. He has no second. He has distanced...place them. Eclipse is first, and the rest nowhere." It is one of the strange things in literature — a real phenomenon — that in all the " Lives " of...
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The Dog Fiend; Or, Snarleyyow, Volumen183

Frederick Marryat - 1856 - 340 páginas
...Views, and Characteristic Designs, engraved from authentic sources. " Hoiner is not more decidedly the first of heroic poets, Shakspeare is not more...orators, than Boswell is the first of biographers. Many of the greatest men that have ever lived have written biography. lioswell was one of the smallest...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review, Volumen38

1856 - 668 páginas
...Robert Newton, DD By THOMAS JACKSON. New-York; C&rlton & Phillips. 1855. " BOSWELI," says Macaulay, " is the first of biographers. He has no second. He...is not worth while to place them. Eclipse is first, vand the rest nowhere." It is one of the strange things in literature — a real phenomenon — that...
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Wyandotté: Or, the Hutted Knoll ; A Tale

James Fenimore Cooper - 1856 - 334 páginas
...Designs, engraved from authentic sources. " Homer is not more decidedly the first of heroic poet9, Shakspeare is not more decidedly the first of dramatists,...orators, than Boswell is the first of biographers. Many of the greatest men that have ever lived have written biography. Boswell was one of the smallest...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volumen2

Half hours - 1856 - 674 páginas
...Boswcll's Life of Johnson,' says, " Homer is not more decidedly the first of heroic poets, Shakspere is not more decidedly the first of dramatists, Demosthenes...orators, than Boswell is the first of biographers. • • ' » Many of the greatest men that ever lived have written biography. Boswell was one of the...
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Marguerite de Valois, Volumen1

Alexandre Dumas - 1856 - 490 páginas
...engraved from authentic sources. " Homer is not more decidedly the first of heroic poets, Shak«peare Is not more decidedly the first of dramatists, Demosthenes...orators, than Boswell is the first of biographers. Many of the greatest men that have ever lived have written biography. Boswell was one of the smallest...
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The Common Things of Every-day Life: A Book of Home Wisdom for Mothers and ...

Anne Bowman - 1857 - 198 páginas
...Portraits, Views, and Characteristic Designs, engraved from authentic sources. " Homer is not more decidedly the first of heroic poets, Shakspeare is not more...orators, than Boswell is the first of biographers. Many of the greatest men that have ever lived have written biography. Boswell was one of the smallest...
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Sporting Scenes Amongst the Kaffirs of South Africa

Alfred Wilks Drayson - 1858 - 446 páginas
...Portraits, Views, and Characteristic Designs, engraved from authentic sources. " Homer is not more decidedly the first of heroic poets, Shakspeare is not more...orators, than Boswell is the first of biographers. Many of the greatest men that have ever lived have written biography. Boswell was one of the smallest...
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