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Critical essays on some of the poems of several English poets: with an Account of The Life and Writings of the Author By Mr. Hoole.

Scott, John

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ISBN 10: 0576021075 / ISBN 13: 9780576021074
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lxxxix, 386 pp. (Gregg International, Godstone Surrey) Gregg Reprint, Reprinted in 1969. N° de ref. de la librería 4379

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Título: Critical essays on some of the poems of ...

Año de publicación: 1969

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Good

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1785 Excerpt: ... After Mr. Scott's decease, the present volume being nearly ready for publication, it was thought advisable to prefix some narrative of the author, which, as it would be highly acceptable to his friends in particular, might not be altogether unwelcome to the public in general, who, it has been often observed, will always take an interest in those persons, from whose labours they have derived profit or delight., Mr. David Barclay, from his acquaintance with the late Dr. Johnson, thinking with equal truth and kindness, that he might be able to pay a most essential mark of attention to the name of Mr. Scott, resolved to apply to the Doctor to become his biographer. Dr. Johnson was then at Astibourn, in Derbyshire, to which place he was gone for the benefit of his health, which had been, for some time, in a very declining state. Grandson of the great Apologist. Mr. Mr. Barclay, by letter, signified to him, that knowing he respected our late friend and judging that some anecdotes of so. deserving a character ought to be handed down to posterity, he wished that an account, aster the manner of the lives of the poets, might be prefixed to a posthumous volume then in the press, entitled Critical Essays; and that if the Doctor would undertake the arrangement, he would endeavour to furnish materials. To this application the Doctor, ever ready to pay attention to the calls of friendship, returned the following answer. ' S I Ri "As I have made some advances to"wards recovery, and loved Mr. Scott, ' I am willing to do justice to his me' mory. You will be pleased to get "what account you can of his life, with "dates, where they can be had, and a 2 "when "when I return, we will contrive how "our materials can be best employed." "I am, "SIR, ' Your most humble servants "sam...

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