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" Lovelace; but he has excelled his original in the moral effect of the fiction. Lothario, with gaiety which cannot be hated, and bravery which cannot be despised, retains too much of the spectator's kindness. "
The History of Fiction: Being a Critical Account of the Most Celebrated ... - Page 405
by John Colin Dunlop - 1876 - 443 pages
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 42

British essayists - 1803
...his dependents ; a spiritless poltroon in his interview with Romont. Lothario (as Johnson observes) ' with gaiety which cannot be hated, and bravery which...despised, retains too much of the spectator's kindness.' His high spirit, brilliant qualities, and fine person, are so described, as to put us in danger of...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...cannot be hated, and bravery which cannot be1 despised, retains too Ľuch of the spectator's kindnefs. It was in the power of Richardson alone to teach us...virtuous resentment overpower all the benevolence which- wit, elegance, and courage, naturally excite j and to lose at last the hero in the villain. The fifth...
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The Correspondence of Samuel Richardson ...: Selected from the ..., Volume 1

Samuel Richardson, Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Novelists, English - 1804
...that of Lovelace ; but he has excelled his " original in the moral effect of the fiction. *' Lothario, with gaiety which cannot be " hated, and bravery which cannot be " despised, retains too much of the spec" tator's kindness. It was in the power of " Richardson alone, to teach us at once '* esteem and...
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The Correspondence of Samuel Richardson ...: Selected from the ..., Volume 1

Samuel Richardson, Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Novelists, English - 1804
...that of Lovelace; but he has excelled his " original in the moral effect of the fiction. " Lothario, with gaiety which cannot be " hated, and bravery which cannot be " despised, retains too much of the spec" tator's kindness. It was in the power of " Richardson alone, to teach us at once " esteem and...
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The lives of the most celebrated English poets, with criticisms extr. from ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...Richardson into Lovelace; but he has excelled his original in the moral effect of the fiction. Lothario with gaiety which cannot be hated and bravery which...virtuous resentment overpower all the benevolence which wit, and elegance, and courage, naturally excite, and lose at last the Hero in the Villain. " The fifth...
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The Plays of Philip Massinger ...

Philip Massinger - English drama - 1805
...dependants ; a spiritless poltroon in his interview with Romont. " Lothario," as Johnson observes, " with gaiety which cannot be hated, and bravery which...despised, retains too much of the spectator's kindness." His high spirit, brilliant qualities, and fine person are so described, as to put us in danger of false...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - Adventurer - 1810
...into that of Lovelace; but he has excelled his original in the moral effect of the fiction. Lothario, with gaiety which cannot be hated, and bravery which...virtuous resentment overpower all the benevolence which wit, and elegance, and courage, naturally excite; and to lose at last the hero in the villain."* The...
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Essays, biographical, critical, and historical, illustrative of the Rambler ...

Nathan Drake - 1810
...into that of Lovelace; but he has excelled his original in the- moral effect of the fiction. Lothario, with gaiety which cannot be hated, and bravery which...virtuous resentment overpower all the benevolence which wit, and elegance, and courage, naturally excite; and to lose at last the hero in the villain."* The...
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Dryden, Smith, Duke, King, Sprat, Halifax, Parnell, Garth, Rowe, Addison

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...Richardson into Lovelace; but- he has excelled his original in the moral effect of the fiction. Lothario, with gaiety which cannot be hated, and bravery which...virtuous resentment over-power all the benevolence which wit, elegance, aud courage, naturally excite; and to lose at last the hero in the villain. The fifth...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...Richardson into Lovelace ; but he has excelled his original in the moral effect of the fiction. Lothario, with gaiety which cannot be hated, and bravery which...virtuous resentment over-power all the benevolence which wit, elegance, and courage, naturally excite ; and to lose at last the hero in the villain. The The...
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