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" English admiral, which was the distinguishing character of that plain gallant man, he is represented on his tomb by the figure of a beau, dressed in a long periwig, and reposing himself upon velvet cushions under a canopy of state. "
The Spectator - Pagina 136
geredigeerd door - 1898
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The Naval History of Great Britain: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

Frederic Hervey - 1779 - 528 pagina’s
...of celebrating the many remarkable actions ..- •• --: ..;--'- be he had performed in the fervice of his country, it acquaints us only with the manner of his death, ir╗ which it was impoflible for him to reap any honour. The Dutch, whom we are ape to defpife for...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 4

1786 - 694 pagina’s
...infcripanfweiable to the monument; ad of celebrating the many remarkable actions he had performed in the fervice of his country, it acquaints us only with the manner of his death, in which it was impofl´ble for him to reap any honour. The Dutch, whom we are apt to defpife for want of genius, ihew...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1789 - 416 pagina’s
...monument ; ibr, inltead of ceiebratti% the many remarkable actions he had performed iri'tfoe fervice of his country, it acquaints us only 'with the manner of his death, in which it was impoffible for him' to reap any honour. The Dutch, whom we are apt to ddpife for want of genius, fhow...
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The Spectator. ...

1789 - 508 pagina’s
...the monument; for inftead of celebrating the many remarkable actions he had performed in the fervice of his country, it acquaints us only with the manner of his death, in which it was impofiible for him to reap any honour. The Dutch, •whom we are apt to defpife for want of genius,...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 648 pagina’s
...the brave rough English Admiral, which was the distinguishing character of that plain gallant man, he is represented on his tomb by the figure of a beau,...himself upon velvet cushions under a canopy of state.' ' 'That live-long wig, which Gorgon's self might own, Eternal buckle takes in Parian stone.' Pope's...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 640 pagina’s
...the brave rough English Admiral, which was the distinguishing character of that plain gallant man, he is represented on his tomb by the figure of a beau,...himself upon velvet cushions under a canopy of state.' ' 'That live-long wig, which Gorgon's self might own, Eternal buckle takes in Parian stone.' Pope's...
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The Beauties of the Spectators, Tatlers, and Guardians: Connected ..., Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1801 - 364 pagina’s
...the monument ; for inftead of celebrating the many remarkable actions he had performed in the fervice of his country, it acquaints us only with the manner of his death, in which it was impoffible for him to reap any honour. The Dutch, whom we are apt to defpife for want of genius, fhew...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

1803 - 434 pagina’s
...of the brave rough English admiral, which was the distinguished character of that plain gallant man, he is represented on his tomb by the figure of a beau, dressed in a long perriwig, and reposing himself upon velvet cushions under a canopy of state. The inscription is answerable...
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The Spectator in miniature: being a collection of the principle ..., Volume 1

Spectator The - 1808 - 348 pagina’s
...man, he is represented on his tomh hy the figure of a heau, dressed in a long perriwig, and repusing himself upon velvet cushions under a canopy of state. The inscription is answerahle to the monomciX; or instead of celehrating the many remarkahle actions ie had performed...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]; with notes, and a general index

Spectator The - 1811 - 802 pagina’s
...character of that plain gallant man, he is represented on his tomb by the 6gun-of a beau, dressed in a lung periwig, and reposing himself upon velvet cushions...; for, instead of celebrating the many remarkable actionsxhe bad performed in the service of his country, it acquaints us only with the manner of his...
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