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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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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volumen2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860 - 1084 páginas
...interest. The Life of Johnsun is assuredly a great, a very great work. Homer is not more decidedly the first of heroic poets, Shakspeare is not more...that it is not worth while to place them. Eclipse fc first, and the rest nowhere. We are not sure that there is in the whole history of the human intellect...
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Trevelyan, by the author of 'A marriage in high life'. by lady Scott, Volumen552

lady Caroline Lucy Scott (hon.) - 1860 - 436 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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Garibaldi: an Autobiography

Giuseppe Garibaldi - 1861 - 366 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 hare ever lived have •written biography. Boswell was one of the smallest...
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Literature and Its Professors

Thomas Purnell - 1867 - 316 páginas
...one of his essays, he says: " Homer " is not more decidedly the first of heroic poets, " Shakespeare 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 smallest...
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Outlook and Independent, Volumen147

1927 - 594 páginas
...decidedly the first of heroic poets, Shakespeare is not more decidedly the first of dramatists, Demosthenes not more decidedly the first of orators than Boswell...place them. Eclipse is first, and the rest nowhere. That Macaulay, an Englishman, should have compared Boswell to Eclipse is not surprising. Eclipse was...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell, William Wallace - 1873 - 612 páginas
...met with such general acceptance as this : ' Homer ia not more decidedly the first of heroic pocts, Shakspeare is not more decidedly the first of dramatists,...decidedly that it is not worth while to place them. Eelipse is first, and the rest nowhere. ' Of no historical figure have we so complete a portrait as...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1873 - 620 páginas
...not more decidedly the first of dramatists, Demosthenes is not more decidedly the first of orator«, than Boswell is the first of biographers. He has no...place them. Eclipse is first, and the rest nowhere. ' Of no historical figure hare we so complete a portrait as of the author of Bosselai and the father...
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The Central literary magazine, Volumen6

Birmingham central literary assoc - 1883 - 448 páginas
...be "a great, a very great work. Homer is not more decidedly the first of heroic poets, Shakespeare is not more decidedly the first of dramatists, Demosthenes...no second. He has distanced all his competitors." And yet we are told that the author of that work was " one of the smallest men that ever lived —...
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English Literature: Considered as an Interpreter of English History

Henry Coppée - 1873 - 498 páginas
...Boswell is without a rival among biographies: in the words of Macaulay: "Homer is not more decidedly the first of heroic poets; Shakspeare is not more...orators, than Boswell is the first of biographers ;" and Burke has said that Johnson appears far greater in Boswell's book than in his own. We thus know...
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Reviews and essays from 'The Edinburgh'.

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays]) - 1874 - 324 páginas
...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...distanced all his competitors so decidedly that it is not worthwhile to place them. Eclipse is first, and the rest nowhere. We are not sure that there is in...
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