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" So great a man he seems to me, that thinking of him is like thinking of an empire falling. We have other great names to mention — none I think, however, so great or so gloomy. "
The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures - Página 49
por William Makepeace Thackeray - 1854 - 297 páginas
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1859
...always alone — alone and gnashing in the darkness — an immense genius : an awful downfall and ruin. We have other great names to mention — none, I think, however, so great or so gloomy.' 2nd — Addison — .light, airy, genial, bottleloving Addison ! 3rd — Steele too ! ' Poor Dick —...
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The Living Age, Volumen289

1916
...lecture on Swift. Thackeray recognizes the lonely grandeur of his intellect and of his personality. "An immense genius; an awful downfall and ruin. So...thinking of him is like thinking of an empire falling." An entirely apt and illuminating simile. Yet in the course of the lecture he brings charges against...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1853 - 309 páginas
...gnashing in the darkness, except when Stella's sweet smile came and shone upon him. When that went, silence and utter night closed over him. An immense...— none I think, however, so great or so gloomy. qui manquent k notre cure de Meudon. Ses vers sont d'un gout singulier, et presque inimitable; la bonne...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1853 - 309 páginas
...gnashing in the darkness, except when Stella's sweet smile came and shone upon him. When that went, silence and utter night closed over him. An immense...empire falling. We have other great names to mention — naae_I_think, however, so great or so gloomy. qui manquent k notre cure de Meudon. Ses vers sont...
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The Church of England quarterly review

1853
...gnashing in the darkness, except when Stella's sweet smile came and shone upon him. When that went, silence and utter night closed over him. An immense...like thinking of an empire falling. We have other names to mention — none I think, however, so great or so gloomy." The succeeding " Lectures " present...
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The Southern literary messenger

1854
...over him. AÜ immense genius ; an awful downfall and ruia! So great a man he seems to me, that thinkng of him is like thinking of an empire falling ! We...— none, I think, however, so great or so gloomy." In listening to this lecture, we could almost fancy the old Dean rising from in* rave, standing before...
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A third Gallery of portraits

George Gilfillan - 1855 - 468 páginas
...exception of the statements we liave exposed above, a few Carlylistic abruptnesses of style, such as " silence and utter night closed over him — an immense genius, an awful downfal and ruin," &c., is written with great pathos and energy; and if not so elaborate as Jeffrey's...
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Critics and miscellaneous writers. Sacred authors

George Gilfillan - 1857
...exception of the statements we have exposed above, a few Carlylistic abruptnesses of style, such as "silence and utter night closed over him — an immense genius, an awful downfal and ruin," &c., is written with great pathos and energy; and if not so elaborate as Jeffrey's...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of ..., Tema 76

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1858 - 341 páginas
...gnashing in the darkness, except when Stella's sweet smile came and shone upon him. When that went, silence and utter night closed over him. An immense genius : an awful downfall and rum. So great a man he seems to me, that thinking of him is like thinking of an empire falling. We...
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The Life of Bishop Berkeley

John Nicholas Norton - 1861 - 299 páginas
...gnashing in the darkness, except when Stella's sweet ginile came and shone upon him ; when that went, silence and utter night closed over him. An immense...thinking of him is like thinking of an empire falling." The only charitable construction to be put upon much of his conduct is that the man was mad. sustained...
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