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" His character is finely drawn by the Marquis of Halifax : one paragraph of which is too remarkable to be omitted : " His indifference for preferment ; his contempt not only of splendour, but of all unnecessary plenty; his degrading himself... "
Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing Biographical ... - Pagina 286
door John Nichols - 1812
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 6

Alexander Pope - 1797
...benevolence, indefatigable in his ftudies, and in performing conftantly the duties of his ftation. His character is finely drawn by the Marquis of Halifax...indifference for preferment, his contempt not only of fplendor, but of all unneceflary plenty ; his degradinghimfelf to the lowed and moft painful duties...
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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope - 1806
...benevolence, indefatigable in his ftudies, and in performing conftantly the duties of his ftation. His character is finely drawn by the Marquis of Halifax...indifference for preferment, his contempt not only of fplendor, but of all unneceffary plenty ; his degrading himfelf to the loweft and moft painful duties...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. In Verse and Prose: Containing ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope - 1806
...benevolence, indefatigable in hfs ftudies, and in performing conftantly the duties of his ftatinn. His character is finely drawn by the Marquis of Halifax...indifference for preferment, his contempt not only of fplcndor, but of all unneceflary plenty ; his degrading himfelf to the lowelt and moft painful duties...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 18

Jonathan Swift - 1808
...occasion to rensure him. After all, he was a man of great abilities, of much, openness and frankness of nature, of much courtesy and benevolence, indefatigable...lowest, and most painful duties of his calling; are such unprelatical qualities, that let him be never so orthodox in other things, in these he must be a Dissenter."...
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Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing Biographical ...

John Bowyer Nichols - 1812
...great Lord Peterborough, whose animadversions, as his amanuensis, Mr. Holloway, assured Dr. Warton, were very severe; they were never published. As Burnet...unnecessary plenty ; his degrading himself to the lowest and moat painful duties of his calling ; arc such unprelatical qualities, that let him be never so orthodox...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 23

Jonathan Swift - 1813
...confessed to the sore him. After all, he was a man of great abilities, of much openness and frankness of nature, of much courtesy and benevolence, indefatigable...studies, and in performing constantly the duties of his snion His character is finely drawn by the marquisof Halifax ; one paragraph of which is too remarkable...
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Miscellanies, by Mr. Pope, Dr. Arbuthnot, Mr. Gay, &c. Prose miscellanies by ...

Jonathan Swift - 1814
...occasion to censure him. After alT, he was a man of great abilities, of much openness and frankness of nature, of much courtesy and benevolence, indefatigable...the lowest and most painful duties of his calling ; arc such unprelatkal qualities, that let him be never so orthodox in other things, in these he must...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Miscellanies, by Mr. Pope, Dr. Arbuthnot, Mr ...

Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - 1814
...His character is finely drawn by the Marquis of Halifax : one paragraph of which is too re. markable to be omitted : " His indifference for preferment...and most painful duties of his calling ; are such unprelatkal qualities, that let him be never so orthodox in other things, in these he must be a Dissenter."...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 5

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...occasion to censure him. After all, he was a man of great abilities, of much openness and frankness of nature, of much courtesy and benevolence, indefatigable...in performing constantly the duties of his station. — Few persons, or Prelates, would have had the boldness and honesty to write such a remonstrance...
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The British Nepos; or, Youth's mirror: lives of illustrious Britons

William Fordyce Mavor - 1816
...makes many enemies, by setting an ill-natured example of living which they are not inclined to follow. His indifference for preferment; his contempt, not...but of all unnecessary plenty; his degrading himself into the lowest and most painful duties of his calling; arc such unprelatical qualities, that, let...
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