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The Works Of The British Poets Vol 18

The Works Of The British Poets
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Excerpt from The Works of the British Poets, Vol. 18: With Lives of the Authors; Swift Some time after the appearance of Scott's per formance, cognizance was taken of it by the Edin burgh Review.* At this tribunal, while the bio grapher found considerable, and, in our opinion, undue favour, in regard to his tone and manage ment as such, his subject underwent a severe, yet fair inquisition, and Swift received, as a man and politician, the plenary condemnation so richly merit ed, and so long a desideratum in British literature. An attentive study of the character of Swift, in his history, of which the leading facts are universally admitted, and in his writings, where he may be best understood, has convinced as that one more detestable and scandalous, is not to be even ima gined. We shall not hesitate, therefore, to adopt in the proper place, thelanguage of the Edinbur b Review, in which he is exhibited, as he ought to he known to the world; and by which we are warranted to consider him, on the whole, rather as the oppro brium, than the boast of his native country. Swift was born a posthumous child, in Dublin, on the 30th of November, 1669. His parents were of an honourable lineage and character, but ex tremely poor; and his collateral relations, though of a respectable rank in life, possessed no super fluity of fortune. For the first elements of educa tion, he was indebted to an affectionate nurse. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.


The Works of the British Poets
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Authors: Ezekiel Sanford
Categories: English poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 1819 - Publisher:
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Language: en
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Type: BOOK - Published: 1795 - Publisher:
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Language: en
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The Works of the British Poets
Language: en
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Categories: English poetry
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The Works of the British Poets: Swift, Thomson, Watts, Hamilton, Philips, A., West, G., Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Mallet, Akenside, and Harte
Language: en
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Authors: Robert Anderson
Categories: English poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 1795 - Publisher:
Books about The Works of the British Poets: Swift, Thomson, Watts, Hamilton, Philips, A., West, G., Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Mallet, Akenside, and Harte