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New biographies of illustrious men - Page 339
by Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay - 1857 - 408 pages
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 14

Henry Mills Alden, Thomas Bucklin Wells, Lee Foster Hartman, Frederick Lewis Allen - 1857
...pathetically that the ablest and most malevolent of all the enemies of his fame, Home Tooke, never could read that passage without tears. The public, on this occasion, did Johnson fnll justice, and something more than justice. The best lexicographer may well be content if his productions...
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Critical, Historical and Miscellaneous Essays: With a Memoir ..., Volumes 5-6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1860
...pathetically that the ablest and most malevolent of all the enemies of his fame, Home Tooke, never could read that passage without tears. The public, on this occasion, did Johnson full juslice, and something more than justice. The best lex'cographer may well be content if his productions...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volumes 5-6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1860
...pathetically that the ablest and most malevolent of all the enemies of his fame, Home Tooke, never could read that passage without tears. The public, on this occasion, did Johnson full juslice, and something more than justice. The best lex'cographer may well be content if his productions...
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The Miscellaneous Writings of Lord Macaulay

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1865 - 395 pages
...pathetically that the ablest and most malevolent of all the enemies of his fame, Horne Tooke, never could read that passage without tears. The public,...The best lexicographer may well be content if his proJOHNSON. ductions are received by the world with cold esteem. But Johnson's Dictionary was hailed...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 3

English literature - 1874
...pathetically that the ablest and most malevolent of all the enemies of .his fame, Home Tooke, never could read that passage without tears. The public,...received by the world with cold esteem. But Johnson's Dictionaiy was hailed with an enthusiasm such as no similar work has ever excited. It was indeed the...
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Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Authors - 1879 - 555 pages
...pathetically that the ablest and most malevolent of all the enemies of his fame, Home Tooke, never as if I were the single object of his attention ; that he marks all my thoughts justice, and something more than justice. The best lexicographer may well be content if his productions...
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Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Authors - 1879 - 555 pages
...pathetically that the ablest and most malevolent of all the enemies of bis fame. Home Tooke, never kind which occurred through the négligence of this unlucky young fire-brand. M justice, and something more than justice. The best lexicographer may well be content if his productions...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1882
...pathetically that the ablest and most malevolent of all the enemies of his fame, Horne Tooke, never could read that passage without tears. The public,...the world with cold esteem. But Johnson's Dictionary waa hailed with an enthusiasm such as no similar work has ever excited. It was indeed the first dictionary...
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Select Essays of Macaulay: Milton, Bunyan, Johnson, Goldsmith, Madame D'Arblay

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1891 - 205 pages
...pathetically that the ablest and most malevolent of all the enemies of his fame, Home Tooke, never could read that passage without tears. The public,...world with cold esteem. But Johnson's Dictionary was 1 hailed with an enthusiasm such as no similar work has ever ' excited. It was indeed the first dictionary...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1895 - 70 pages
...pathetically, that the ablest and most malevolent of all the enemies of his fame, Home Tooke, 3 never could read that passage without tears. The public,...more than justice. The best lexicographer may well 1 Among the contributors were Chesterfield and Horace (" Horry") Walpole (1717-97). The editor was...
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