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" The characteristic peculiarity of his intellect was the union of great powers with low prejudices. If we judged of him by the best parts of his mind, we should place him almost as high as he was placed by the idolatry of Boswell; if by the worst parts... "
Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Page 131
1839
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 54

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Henry Reeve, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1831
...never known what it was to live for fourpence half-penny a-day. The characteristic peculiarity of his intellect was the union of great powers with low prejudices....of Boswell ; — if by the worst parts of his mind, we should place him even below Boswell himself. Where he was not under the influence of some strange...
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Systematic Catalogue of Books in the Collection of the Mercantile Library ...

Mercantile Library Association of the City of New-York, New York (N.Y.). Mercantile Library Association - Libraries - 1837 - 312 pages
...8vo. New-York, 1838. '"The characteristic peculiarity of Johneon'e intellect was the union of greut powers with low prejudices. If we judged of him by the best Mart« of his mind, we should place him almost as hielt as he was placed by the idolatry of Boswell...
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The Penny Cyclopędia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volume 13

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1839
...painful. On Monday, the 13th of December, 1784, he expired in his house in Bolt-court ; on the 84th of the month his remains with due solemnity and a...idolatry of Boswell ; if by the worst parts of his mind, we should place him even below Boswell himself (Edin. Review, vol. liii., p. 27.) Though poverty made...
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The penny cyclopędia [ed. by G. Long].

Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1839
...Monday, the 13th of December, 17S-1, he expired in his house in Bolt-court; on the 2uth of the mouth his remains with due solemnity and a numerous attendance...idolatry of Boswell ; if by the worst parts of his mind, we should place him even below Boswell himself (Edin. Review, vol. lui., p. 27.) Though poverty made...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 13

1839
...solemnity and a numerous attendance of his friends were buried in Westminster Abbey, near the Toot of Shakspeare's monument, and close to the grave of...as high as he was placed by the idolatry of Boswell ; f by the worst parts of his mind, we should place him even below Boswell himself (Edin. Revieir,...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1840
...never known what it was to live for fourpence half-penny a-day. The characteristic peculiarity of his intellect was the union of great powers with low prejudices....idolatry of Boswell ; if by the worst parts of his mind, we should place him even below Boswell himself. Where he was not under the influence of some strange...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 16

1849
...significant to be passed over. " The characteristic peculiarity of his intellect was the union of grout powers with low prejudices. If we judged of him by...idolatry of Boswell ; if by the worst parts of his mind, we should place him even below Boswell himself. Where he was not under the influence of some strange...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1846 - 758 pages
...never known what it was to live for fourpence half-penny a day. The characteristic peculiarity of his intellect was the union of great powers with low prejudices....idolatry of Boswell ; if by the worst parts of his mind, we should place him even below Boswell himself. Where he was not under the influence of some strange...
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Scenes and characters from the writings of Thomas Babington Macaulay. To ...

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1846
...but all that could be expected of a plain man was not to laugh. The characteristic peculiarity of his intellect was the union of great powers with low prejudices....idolatry of Boswell ; if by the worst parts of his mind, we should place him even below Boswell himself. Where he was not under the influence of some strange...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 16

1849
...passed over. " The characteristic peculiarity of his intellect was the union of great powers witli low prejudices. If we judged of him by the best parts...idolatry of Boswell ; if by the worst parts of his mind, we should place him even below Boswell himself. Where he was not under the influence of some strange...
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