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" if the courtiers give me a watch that won't go right?' Then he instructed a young nobleman that the best poet in England was Mr. Pope (a Papist), who had begun a translation of Homer into English verse, for which, he said, he must have them all subscribe.... "
Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing Biographical ... - Pagina 400
door John Nichols - 1812
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...requests. " Then he instructed-a young nobleman that the best poet in Łnglandms " Mr. Pope (a papist), vho had begun a translation of Homer into English " verse, for which he must have /Jiem att jvlscribt; for, says be, the author " shall not begin to print till / hive a thousand guineas...
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Swiftiana [ed. by G.H. Wilson].

Charles Henry Wilson - 1804
...vans too fast. " Hoiu can I help it" says the Doctor, " if the courtiers give me a watch that -won't go right ?" Then he instructed a young nobleman, that...of Homer into English verse, for which he must have 'em all subscribe ; " for," says he, " the author shall not begin to print till / have a thousand guineas...
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Swiftiana ...

Charles Henry Wilson - 1804
...fast. " How can I help it" says the Doctor, " if the courtiers give me a watch that won't go right f" Then he instructed a young nobleman, that the best...of Homer into English verse, for which he must have 'em all subscribe ; " for," says he, " the author shall not begin to print till / have a thousand guineas...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...and business, and acted as master of requests. « Then he instructed a young nobleman that the lest poet in England was " Mr. Pope (a papist), who had...verse, for which he must have them all subscribe', ior, says be, the author " shall not begin to print till / fuvt a thousand guineas for him." About...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 10

Jonathan Swift - 1808
...was too fast.* ' How can I help it,' says the doctor, ' if the courtiers give me a watch that won't go right ?' Then he instructed a young nobleman, that...verse, for which ' he must have them all subscribe ;' c for,' says he, ' the author shall not begin to print till I have a thousand guineas for him.'...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...prayers, " Dr. Swift was the principal man of talk and " business, and acted as master of request. — Then " he instructed a young nobleman that the best...Poet " in England was Mr. Pope (a papist), who had be" gun a translation of Homer into English verse, for " which he must have them all subscribe ; for,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...prayers, 'i Dr. Swift was the principal man of talk and " business, and acted as master of request. — Then " he instructed a young nobleman that the best...Poet " in England was Mr. Pope (a papist), who had be" gun a translation of Homer into English verse, for " which he must have them all subscribe ; for,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 526 pagina’s
...and bu>inc&s, and acted as muster of requests. — Then he instructed a young nobleman that the beat poet in England was Mr. Pope (a papist), who had begun a translation of Homer into Knglish verve, for which he imut have them all subscribe; for, says be, the author shall not begin...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 9

1813
...Nov. i. 1713, in the Dean's Works.) He turned to the fire, and took out his gold watch, and, tillinEf the time of the day, complained it was very late....best Poet in England was Mr. Pope (a Papist), who had began a translation of Homer into English Verse ; for which « he must have them all subscribe;' for...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift...

Jonathan Swift - 1813
...was loo fast.' ' How can I help it,' says the doctor, ' if the courtiers give me a watch that won't go right?' Then he instructed a young nobleman, that the best poet in England was Mr. Tope, (a papist,) who had begun a translation of Homer into English verse, for which ' he must have...
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