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" ... such bounty to his friends, such scorn of his enemies, such honour of learned men, such esteem of good, such knowledge of life, such contempt of death, with such fierceness of nature and cruelty of revenge, could never be represented but by him that... "
The Athenaeum: A Magazine of Literary and Miscellaneous Information ... - Page 249
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The Works, Volume 10

Jonathan Swift - 1883 - 440 pages
...revenge, could never be represented but by him that possessed them ; and I esteem Lucian to have been no more capable of writing than of acting what Phalaris did. In all one writ, you find the scholar and the sophist ; and, in all the other, the tyrant and the commander." — TEMPLE, ut supra, Vol....
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History of English Literature: By H.A. Taine, Translated by H. Van ..., Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1885 - 1108 pages
...revenge, could never be represented but by him that possessed them ; and I esteem Lucian to have been no more capable of writing than of acting what Phalaris did. In all one writ, von find the scholar or the sophist ; and in all the other, the tyrant and t h« tommander.'* 1 Temple's...
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Selections in English Prose from Elizabeth to Victoria (1580-1880).

James Mercer Garnett - English literature - 1890 - 730 pages
...revenge, could never be represented but by him that possessed them ; and I esteem Lucian to have been no more capable of writing, than of acting what Phalaris did. In all one writ, you find the scholar or the sophist ; and in all the other, the tyrant and the commander.6 XIII. JOHN DRYDEN. (1631-1700.)...
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English Men of Letters, Volume 4

John Morley - Authors, English - 1894 - 612 pages
...revenge, could never be represented but by him that possessed them. And I esteem Lucian to have been no more capable of writing than of acting what Phalaris did. In all one writ you find the scholar or the sophist; in all the other, the tyrant and the commander." Mutual admiration and modern journalism...
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 15

Richard Garnett, Léon Vallée, Alois Brandl - Anthologies - 1899 - 430 pages
...Revenge, could never be represented but by him that possessed them ; and I esteem Lucian to have been no more capable of Writing, than of Acting what Phalaris did. In all one writ, you find the Scholar or the Sophist ; and in all the other, the Tyrant and the Commander. THE FABLES OF LA FONTAINE. [.IK*...
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The universal anthology, a collection of the best literature ..., Volume 15

Richard Garnett - 1899 - 434 pages
...-venge, could never be represented but by him that possessed them ; and I esteem Lucian to have been no more capable of Writing, than of Acting what Phalaris did. In all one writ, you find the Scholar or the Sophist ; and in all the other, the Tyrant and the Commander. THE FABLES OF LA FONTAINE. [JEAN...
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The World's Great Classics: History of English literature, by H.A. Taine

Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne - Literature - 1900 - 496 pages
...revenge, could never be represented but by him that possessed them; and I esteem Lucian to have been no more capable of writing than of acting what Phalaris did. In all one writ, you find the scholar or the sophist; and in all the other, the tyrant and the commander." 8 Fine rhetoric truly; it is sad...
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History of English Literature, Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1900 - 532 pages
...revenge, could never be represented but by him that possessed them ; and I esteem Lucian to have been no more capable of writing than of acting what Phalaris did. In ill one writ, you find the scholar or the sophist ; and in all the other, the tyrant and the commander.^...
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Bentley

Richard Claverhouse Jebb - 1901 - 248 pages
...revenge, could never be represented but by him that possessed them. And I esteem Lucian to have been no more capable of writing than of acting what Phalaris did. In all one writ you find the scholar or the sophist; in all the other, the tyrant and the commander." Mutual admiration and modern journalism...
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A History of Classical Scholarship ...

John Edwin Sandys - Classical philology - 1908 - 544 pages
...revenge, could never be represented but by him that possessed them. And I esteem Lucian to have been no more capable of writing than of acting what Phalaris did. In all one writ, you find the scholar or the sophist ; and in all the other, the tyrant and the commander'4. The challenge was partly taken...
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