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" defied criticism," so did George, in the original spirit of his own perfect buffoonery, defy caricature. He never deigned to join in the laugh he had raised, nor seemed to have a feeling of the ridicule he had provoked. At the same time that he was preeminently,... "
Polyanthos - Page 157
1806
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The European Magazine: And London Review, Volume 50

1806
...Ode on Shakl'pe.ire, which Johnfon (aid ' defied criticifm,* fo did George, in the original fpirit of his own perfect buffoonery, defy caricature. He never deigned to join in the laugh he had railed, nor feemed to have a feeling of the ridicule he had provoked.'*—" He gave good...
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Memoirs of Richard Cumberland, Volume 1

Richard Cumberland - Authors, English - 1807 - 432 pages
...daring contempt of absurdity, that fairly outfaced imitation, and like Garrick's Ode on Shakespear, which Johnson said " defied criticism," so did George...buffoonery defy caricature. He never deigned to join in the laugh he had raised, nor seemed to have a feeling of the ridicule he had provoked : at the same time...
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A Critical Examination of the Writings of Richard Cumberland: With ..., Volume 1

William Mudford - 1812
...Foote. In him, too, Foote found a person whom not even he could render more ridiculous by exaggeration, for " he had a solemn intrepidity of egotism, and...fairly outfaced imitation, and like Garrick's Ode on Shakspeare, which Johnson said < defied criticism/ so did George in the original spirit of his own...
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The Life of Richard Cumberland, Esq: Embracing a Critical Examination of His ...

William Mudford - Dramatists, English - 1812 - 621 pages
...his portraits of Faulkner found the pnly sitter, whom his extravagant pencil could not caricature ; for he had a solemn intrepidity of egotism, and a...absurdity, that fairly outfaced imitation, and like Garrrick's Ode on Shakspeare, which Johnson said ' defied criticism,' so did George in the original...
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Observer

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...could be found; and which were such as to defy the possibility of caricature. Mr. CUMBERLAND says that he ' had a solemn intrepidity of egotism, and a daring...contempt of absurdity, that fairly outfaced imitation.' He never joined in the laugh he had raised, nor felt the ridicule he had provoked. ' He gave good meat...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 4

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - English essays - 1844
...his portraits of Faulkner, found the only sitter whom his extravagant pencil could not caricature ; for he had a solemn intrepidity of egotism, and a...buffoonery, defy caricature. He never deigned to join in the laugh he had raised, nor seemed to have a feeling of the ridicule he had provoked. At the same time...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review by Francis Jeffrey, Volume 3

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...his portraits of Faulkner, found the only sitter whom his extravagant pencil could not caricature; for he had a solemn intrepidity of egotism, and a...buffoonery, defy caricature. He never deigned to join in the laugh he had raised, nor seemed to have a feeling of the ridicule he had provoked. At the same time...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - Authors, English - 1848 - 874 pages
...portraits of Faulkner, Foot* found the only sitter whom his extravagant pencil could i ot caricature ; George prosecuted Foote fur lampooning him on the Dublin stage : his counsel, the prime-serjeant, compared...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1851 - 558 pages
...his portraits of Faulkner, found the only sitter whom his extravagant pencil could not caricature ; for he had a solemn intrepidity of egotism and a daring...fairly outfaced imitation, and like Garrick's ' Ode on Shakspeare,' which Johnson said defied criticism, so did George, in the original spirit of his own...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 558 pages
...daring contempt of absurdity that fairly outfaced imitation, and like Garrick's ' Ode on Shakspeare,' which Johnson said defied criticism, so did George,...buffoonery, defy caricature. He never deigned to join in the laugh that he had raised, nor seemed to have a feeling of the ridicule he had provoked. At the same...
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