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" And it is very remarkable, that notwithstanding we fall short at present of the ancients in poetry, painting, oratory, history, architecture, and all the noble arts and sciences which depend more upon genius than experience, we exceed them as much in... "
The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany - Page 127
1794
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Selections from Addison's Papers Contributed to the Spectator

Joseph Addison - Great Britain - 1875 - 528 pages
...the ancients in poetry, painting, oratory, history, architecture, and all the noble arts and sciences which depend more upon genius than experience, we exceed them as much in doggerel, humour, burlesque, and all the trivial arts of ridicule. We meet with more raillery among the moderns, but...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1876 - 764 pages
...the ancients in poetry, painting, oratory, history, architecture, and all the noble arts and sciences which depend more upon genius than experience, we exceed them as much in doggerel humour, burlesque, and all the trivial arts of ridicule. We meet with more raillery among the moderns, but...
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Materials and Models for Greek Prose Composition

Greek language - 1878 - 295 pages
...the ancients in poetry, painting, oratory, history, architecture and all the noble arts and sciences which depend more upon genius than experience, we exceed them as much in doggerel humour, burlesque, and all the trivial arts of ridicule. We meet with more raillery among the moderns, but...
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The Spectator: A Digest-index

William Wheeler - Spectator - 1892 - 178 pages
...the Ancients in Poetry, Painting, Oratory, History, Architecture, and all the noble Arts and Sciences which depend more upon Genius than Experience, we exceed them as much in Doggerel, Humour, Burlesque, and all the trivial Arts of Ridicule. We meet with more Raillery among the Moderns, but...
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Selections from the Spectator of Addison and Steele

A. Meserole - 1896 - 410 pages
...the ancients in poetry, painting, oratory, history, architecture, and all the noble arts and sciences which depend more upon genius than experience, we exceed them as much in doggerel, humor, burlesque, and all the trivial arts of ridicule. We meet with more raillery among the moderns,...
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The Spectator: no. 170-251; Sept. 14, 1711-Dec. 18, 1711

George Atherton Aitken - 1898
...the ancients in poetry, painting, oratory, history, architecture, and all the noble arts and sciences which depend more upon genius than experience, we exceed them as much in doggerel, humour, burlesque, and all the trivial arts of ridicule. We meet with more raillery among the moderns, but...
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 10

David Josiah Brewer - 1900
...Ancients, in poetry, painting, oratory, history, architecture, and all the noble arts and sciences which depend more upon genius than experience, we exceed them as much in doggerel, humor, burlesque, and all the trivial arts of ridicule. As this fine observation stands at present...
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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced ..., Volume 10

Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler - English literature - 1902
...Ancients, in poetry, painting, oratory, history, architecture, and all the noble arts and sciences which depend more upon genius than experience, we exceed them as much in doggerel, humor, burlesque, and all the trivial arts of ridicule." As this fine observation stands at present...
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Napoleon's Notes on English History: Made on the Eve of the French Revolution

Napoleon I (Emperor of the French) - Great Britain - 1905 - 352 pages
...the ancients in poetry, painting, oratory, history, architecture and all the noble arts and sciences which depend more upon genius than experience ; we exceed them as much in doggerel, humour, burlesque and all the trivial arts of ridicule." The future historian of British poetry proceeds to...
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Selections From The Spectator

...the ancients in poetry, painting, oratory, history, architecture, and all the noble arts and sciences which depend more upon genius than experience, we exceed them as much in doggrel humour, burlesque, and all the trivial arts of ridicule. We meet with more raillery among the...
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