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" Perhaps he was the most learned man in Europe. He was equally acquainted with the elegant and profound parts of science, and that not superficially but thoroughly. He knew every branch of history, both natural and civil; had read all the original historians... "
Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham - Page 100
by Englishmen - 1836
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
...that not superficially but thoroughly. He knew every branch of history, both natural and civil; nad read all the original historians of England, France,...great antiquarian. Criticism, metaphysics, morals, and politics, made a principal part of his plan of study; voyages and travels of * In the London Magazine...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...wkh the elegant and profound parts of science, and that not " superficially but thoroughly. He knew every branch of history, both " natural and civil...and was a great antiquarian. Criticism, metaphysics, roo" rals, politics, made a principal part of his study ; voyages and travels of " all sorts were his...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...that not superficially but thoroughly. He knew every branch of history, both natural and civil; and read all the original historians of England, France,...great antiquarian. Criticism, metaphysics, morals, and politics, made a principal part of his plan of study; voyages and travels of all sorts were his...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1804 - 207 pages
...that not superficially but thoroughly. He knew every branch of history, both natural and civil ; and read all the original historians of England, France,...great antiquarian. Criticism, metaphysics} morals, and politics, made a principal part of his plan of study ; voyages and travels of all sorts were his...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
..." superficially but thoroughly. He knew every branch of history, both " natural and civil; had.read all the original historians of England, France, "and Italy; and was a great anticjuarian. Criticism, metaphysics, mo" rals, politics, ir.ade a principal part of his study; voyages...
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A Brief Retrospect of the Eighteenth Century: Part the First in ..., Volume 3

Samuel Miller - 1805
...the elegant and the profound parts of science; and that not superficially, but thoroughly. He knew every branch of history, both natural and civil ;...in painting, prints, architecture, and gardening. With such a fund of knowledge., his conversation must have been equally instructing and entertaining;...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...not superficially, but thoroughly. He knew every branch of history, both natural and civil; had rend all the original historians of England, France, and...great antiquarian. Criticism, metaphysics, morals, and polllies, made a principal part of his study; voyages, anil travels of all sorts, were his favourite...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807
...and the diffuse " Buffon have said upon the subject; he has universally adapted VOL. II. Y " rians of England, France, and Italy; and was a great " antiquarian. Criticism, metaphysics, morals, polities, "made a principal part of his plan of study; voyages " and travels of all sorts were his...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Prior. Congreve. Blackmore ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...his warmest well wisher to believe it true. ence, and that not superficially, but thoroughly. He knew every branch of history, both natural and civil; had...in painting, prints, architecture, and gardening. With such a fund of knowledge, his conversation must have been equally instructing and entertaining...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810
...with the elegant and profound parts of science, and that not superficially, but thoroughly. He knew every branch of history, both natural and civil ;...his study; voyages and travels of all sorts were his favorite amusements; and he had a fine taste in painting, prints, architecture, and gardening. With...
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