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" To this he answered, a man could not write with life unless he were heated by revenge ; for to write a satire without resentments, upon the cold notions of philosophy, was as if a man would, in cold blood, cut men's throats who had never offended him... "
The Life of ... Charles James Fox: ... His Political Career and a ... - Page 29
by B. C. Walpole - 1811 - 104 pages
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Some Passages in the Life and Death of John Earl of Rochester, Written by ...

Gilbert Burnet - 1782 - 136 pages
...ornaments that could not be fpared without fpoiling the beauty of the poem. For his other ftudies, they were divided between the comical and witty writings...ancients and moderns, the Roman authors, and books of phyfic, which the ill ftate of health he was fallen into made more neceflary to himfelf, and which...
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Some Passages in the Life and Death of John Earl of Rochester,

Gilbert Burnet, Robert Parsons, Samuel Johnson - Bible - 1787 - 144 pages
...as ornaments that could not be fpared without fpoUing the beauty of the poem. For his other ftudies, they were divided between the comical and witty writings...ancients and moderns, the Roman authors, and books of phyfic, which the ill ftate of health he was fallen into made more neceflary to himfelf, and which...
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Some Account of the Life and Death of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, who ...

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1812 - 144 pages
...notions of philosophy, was as if a man would in cold blood cut men's throats, who had never offended him. And he said, the lies in these libels came often in...ancients and moderns, the Roman authors, and books of physick, which the ill state of health he was fallen into made more necessary to himself ; and which...
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Parker and Marvell. D'Avenant and a club of wits. The paper wars of the ...

Isaac Disraeli - Authors, English - 1814
...of Philosophy, was as if a man would, in cold blood, cut men's throats who had never offended him. And he said, the lies in these libels came often in...be spared without spoiling the beauty of the poem." It is useful to know how the materials of Satire are put together ; as thus the secret of pulling it...
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1826
...would, in cold blood, cut another's throat, who had never offended him ; and he was of opinion, that lies in these libels came often in as ornaments, that...be spared, without spoiling the beauty of the poem. . ., By indulging for a. series of years in these perverse opinions, he had contracted principles which...
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Lives of Sir Matthew Hale and John Earl of Rochester

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1829 - 330 pages
...of philosophy, was as if a man would, in cold blood, cut men's throats who had never offended him ; and he said the lies in these libels came often in...studies, they were divided between the comical and the witty writings of the ancients and moderns, the Roman authors and books of physic, which the ill...
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Lives of Sir Matthew Hale and John Earl of Rochester

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1829 - 330 pages
...said the _lies in these libels came gfteri in aslpinaments, that could not be (igjuredwithout ifoiling the beauty of the poem. For his other studies, they were divided between the comical and the witty writings of the ancients and moderns, the Roman authors and books of physic, which the ill...
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Lives, characters, and an address to posterity. Ed. by J.Jebb

Gilbert Burnet (bp. of Salisbury.) - Great Britain - 1833 - 375 pages
...of philosophy, was, as if a man would, in cold blood, cut men's throats who had never offended him: and, he said, the lies in these libels came often...studies, they were divided between the comical, and the witty writings, of the ancients and moderns ; the Roman authors, and books of physic, which, the...
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Lives, Characters, and an Address to Posterity

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1833 - 386 pages
...discipline of human hands.' COWT.KB. in cold blood, cut men's throats who had never offended him : and he said, the lies in these libels came often in...studies, they were divided between the comical, and the witty writings, of the ancients and moderns ; the Roman authors, and books of physic, which, the...
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Miscellanies of literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - 1840
...of philosophy, was as if a man would, in cold blood, cut men's throats who had never offended him. And he said, the lies in these libels came often in...be spared without spoiling the beauty of the poem." It is as useful to know how the materials of satire are put together ; as thus the secret of pulling...
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