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" I asked him which was the simile he meant; but was answered, any simile in Virgil. He then told me all the secret history in the commonwealth of learning; of modern pieces that had the names of ancient authors annexed to them; of all the books that were... "
The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J. Ferguson - Page 73
by British essayists - 1819
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The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq, Volume 3

Sir Richard Steele - 1728
...was the Simile he meant ; but wasanfwered, Any Simile in Virgil. He told me all the (ecret Hiftory in the Commonwealth of Learning; of modern Pieces that had the Names of ancient Author* annexed to them; of all the Books that were now writing or printing in the feveral Parts of...
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The lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Volume 3

Tatler - 1754
...afted for the 'Benefit of thefuid BetteitOtt. Simile in Virgil. He then told me all the Secret Hiftory in the Commonwealth of Learning; of modern Pieces that had the Names of antient Authors annexed to them; of all the Books that were now writing or printing in the feveral...
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The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq, Volume 3

Sir Richard Steele - England - 1754
...alittlttf li utcrtiiu but Wfl fHilWewli Simile in VirgiL Ke then told me all the Seeret Hiftory in the Commonwealth of Learning; of modern Pieces that had the Names of antient Authors annexed to them , of nil the Books that were now writing or printing in the irveral...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 3

1785
...fimile he meant ; but was enfwered—' Any fimile in Virgil.' He hen t.ild me all the ( fecrethiftory in the commonwealth of learning; of modern pieces...of all the books that were now writing or printing in the feveral parts of Europe; of manyamemlments which are made, and not yet publilhed; and a thoufand...
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The Tatler, Volume 3

Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804
...Mr. Bickerstaff,' says he,' what would a man give to see one simile of Virgil writ in his own hand ?' I asked him which was the simile he meant; but was...ancient authors annexed to them; of all the books N 154. that were now writing or printing in the several parts of Europe; of many amendments which...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, a New Ed., with ..., Volume 2

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...Bickerstaffe,' says he, ' what would a man give to see one simile of Virgil writ in his own hand ?' I asked him which was the simile he meant; but was...of all the books that were now writing or printing in the several parts of Europe; of many amendments which are made, and not yet published; and a thousand...
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The Tatler; corrected from the originals, with a preface ..., Volume 4

Alexander Chalmers - 1817
...Mr. Bickerstaff," says he, " what would a man give to see one simile of Virgil writ in his own hand!" I asked him which was the simile he meant; but was answered, any simile in " "irgil. He then told me all the secret history in the m vai JMll jmmonwealth of learning; of modern...
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The British Essayists: Tatler

James Ferguson - English essays - 1823
...Bickerstaff," says he, " what would a man give to see one simile of Virgil writ in his own hand !" I asked him which was the simile he meant ; but was...of all the books that were now writing or printing in the several parts of Europe ; of many amendments which are made, and not yet published; and a thousand...
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The British Essayists: Tatler

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...Bickerstaff,' says he, ' what would a man give to see one simile of Virgil writ in his own hand !' I asked him which was the simile he meant ; but was...of all the books that were now writing or printing in the several parts of Europe ; of many amendments which are made, and not yet published ; and a thousand...
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The Young Man's Book of Elegant Prose: Comprising Selections from the ...

American literature - 1853 - 320 pages
...Mr. Bickerstaff," says he, "what would a man give to see one simile in Virgil writ in his own hand!" I asked him which was the simile he meant, but was...authors annexed to them; of all the books that were now written or printing in the several parts of Europe; of many amendmeats which are made, and not yet...
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