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" There needs no more be said to extol the excellence and power of his wit. and pleasantness of his conversation, than that it was of magnitude enough to cover a world of very great faults ; that is, so to cover them, that they were not taken notice of... "
Lands of the Free: Historical Broadcast Series of the NBC Inter-American ... - Page 354
by NBC University of the Air - 1852
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The Monthly Review, Volume 21

1759
...more be faid to ex* tol the excellence and power of his wit, and pleafantnefs of ' his converfation, than that it was of magnitude enough, to ' cover a world of very great faults ; that is, fo to cover them, i that they were not taken notice of to his reproach ; viz. a * narrownefs in his...
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The Monthly Review ;or Literary Journal.VOLUME XXI.

Several Hands - 1759
...yet was rather of * tol the excellence and power of his wit, and pleafantnefs of ' his converfation, than that it was of magnitude enough, to * cover a world of very great faults ; that is, fo to cover them, * that they were not taken notice of to his reproach; viz. a * narrownefs in his...
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The Life of Edward, Earl of Clarendon: Containing, I. An Account ..., Volume 1

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1760
...no more be faid to extol the Excellence and Power of his Wit, and Pleafantnefs of his Converfation, than that it was of Magnitude enough, to cover a World of very great Faults ; that is, fo to cover them, that They were not taken Notice of to his Reproach ; viz. a Narrownefs in his Nature...
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The life of Edward earl of Clarendon, written by himself, Volume 1

Edward Hyde (1st earl of Clarendon.) - 1761
...no more be faid to extol the Excellence and Power of his Wit, and Pleafantnefs of his Converfation, than that it was of Magnitude enough to cover a World of very great Faults ; that is, fo to cover them, that They were not taken Notice of to his Reproach ; -viz. a Narrownefs in his Nature...
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The Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon: ... Containing, (I. An Account of the ...

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1761 - 993 pages
...no more be faid to extol the Excellence and Power of his Wit, and Pleafantnefs of his Converfation, than that it was of Magnitude enough to cover a World of very great Faults ; that is, fo to cover them, that They were not taken Notice of to his Reproach ; 'viz. a Narrownefs in his Nature...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1762
...weight. There needs no more be fid to extol the excellence and power of his wit, and pleafantnefs of his conversation, than that it was of magnitude...enough, to cover a world of very great faults ; that is, fo to cover 4 them, t hem, that they were not taken notice of to his reproach; viz. a narrownefs in...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 10 pages
...more be faid to extol the " excellence and power of his wit, and " pleafantnefs-of his -converfation, than " that it was of magnitude enough to " cover a world of very great faults ; " that is, fo to cover them, that they " were not taken notice of to his re" proach ; viz. a narrownefs in his...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...more be faid to ** extol the excellence and power of his wit, " and pleafantnefs of his converfation, than " that it was of magnitude enough to cover *• a world of very great faults ; that is, fo to •* cover them, that they were not taken no** tice of to his reproach ; viz. a narrownefs **...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...be faid to •' extol the excellence and power of his wit, " and pleaiantnefs of his converfation, than " that it was of magnitude enough to cover *' a world of very grtfat faults ; that is, fo to •* cover them, that they were not taken no" tice of to his reproach...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1783
...be faid to " extol the- excellence and power of his wit, ** aivd pleafantnefs of his converfation, than " that it was of magnitude enough to cover ** a world of very great faults j that is, fo to ** cover them, that they were not taken no** tice-of to his reproach ; viz^ a narrownefs...
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