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" Some Passages of the Life and Death of John, Earl of Rochester," which the critic ought to read for its elegance, the philosopher for its arguments, and the saint for its piety. "
A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen - Pagina 211
door George Godfrey Cunningham - 1853
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...a book intituled, Some Passages of the Life and Dead %f John Earl of Rochester ; which the critick ought to read for its elegance, the philosopher for its arguments, and the saint for its piety. It^were an injury to the reader to offer him an abridgement. •:,.:: -_f;-,j He died July 26, 1680,...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - 1805
...Burnet in a book, intituled, Some passages of the Life and Death of John Earl of Rochester ; which the critic ought to read for its elegance, the philosopher for its arguments, and the saint for its piety." Johnson's Life of Rochester, vol. ir, p. 6, 12mo. ject ; so it is very strongly confirmed by those...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland, and Ireland ...

Horace Walpole - 1806
...published Some Passages of the Life and. Death of John Earl of Rochester; a book, says Dt. Johnson, "which the critic ought to read for its elegance, the philosopher for its arguments, and the saint for its piety." Lives of the Poets. An abstract from the bishop's remarks was printed for popular perusal, and called...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...of Rochester." — Of this work Dr Johnson passes the following high encomium. " It is a book, which the critic ought to read for its elegance, the philosopher for its arguments, and the saint for its piety. It were an injury to the reader to orler him an abridgment*." 7. The Life of Sir Matthew Hale, 1682....
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...Rochester."— Of this work Dr Johnson passes the following high (encomium. ' " It is a- book, which the critip ought to read for its elegance, the philosopher for its arguments, and the saint for its piety. It were an injury to the reader to pffer him ar1 abridgment*." 7. The Life of Sir Matthew Hale, 1682,...
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Memoirs of Count Grammont, Volume 2

Anthony Hamilton (Count) - 1809
...book mentioned by the bishop, Dr. Johnson pronounces the following eulogium: that it is one ' which the critic ought to read for its elegance, the philosopher for its arguments, and the saint for its piety. It were an injury to the reader to offer him an abridgment.' Life of Rochester. Lord Rochester died...
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Four Discourses on Subjects Relating to the Amusement of the Stage: Preached ...

James Plumptre - 1809 - 284 pagina’s
...to Hurnet's Life of that nobleman, " A book, which" Dr. Johnson says " the critic ought to read tor its elegance, the philosopher for its arguments, and the saint for its piety ." Sec Johnson's Life of Rochester. " He gave likewise a " strict^charge to those persons, in whose...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 17

Walter Scott - 1825
...popular. It is a work " which (as Johnson said of Burnet's account of the conversion of Rochester) the critic ought to read for its elegance, the philosopher for its arguments, and the saint for its piety." It foils the sceptic at his own weapons, and makes him feel that reason and philosophy are not for...
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The Panoplist, and Missionary Magazine United, Volume 5

1810
...passages of the Life and Death of John, earl of Rochester ;" " a book," which, as Dr. John, son says, " the critic ought to read for its elegance, the philosopher for its arguments, and the saint for its piety." Murray's Poieer of Religion. RELIGIOUS COMMUNICATIONS. ON THE DIVINITY OF CHRIST. Continued from page...
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The Panoplist (and Missionary magazine) conducted by an ..., Volume 2

1810
...passages of the Life and Death of John, earl of Rochester ;" " a book," which, as Dr. Johnson says, " the critic ought to read for its elegance, the philosopher for its arguments, and the saint for its piety." Murray's Power of ReligionRELIGIOUS COMMUNICATIONS. ON THE DIVINITY OF CHRIST. Continued from page...
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