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" It would be difficult to name a book which exhibits more 01 kindness, fairness, and modesty. It has evidently been written, not for the purpose of showing, what, however, it often shows, how well its author can write; but for the purpose of vindicating,... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 544
by Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, William Empson, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1831
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best Articles in that ...

Maurice Cross - 1835
...matter inferior to the manner. It would be difficult lo name a book which exhibits more of k indues*, fairness, and modesty. It has evidently been written,...showing — what, however, it often shows — how well us author can wrile ; but for the purpose of vindicating, as far as truth will permit, the memory ....
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 1-2

Maurice Cross - English literature - 1835
...Nor is the mailer inferior lo the manner. It would be difficult lo name a book which exhibits more of kindness, fairness, and modesty. It has evidently...not for the purpose of showing — what, however, it oflen shows — how well iisaulhorcan write ; bul for Ihe purpose of vindicaling, as far as truth will...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1840
...Nor is the matter inferior to the manner. It would be difficult to name a book which exhibits more of kindness, fairness, and modesty. It has evidently...for the purpose of showing, what, however, it often shovvs, how well its author can write ; but for the purpose of vindicating, as far as truth will permit,...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1856 - 744 pages
...Nor is the matter inferior to the manner. It would be difficult to name a book which exhibits more kindness, fairness, and modesty. It has evidently...thrusts himself between Lord Byron and the public. Wilh the strongest temptations to egotism, he has said no more about himself than the subject absolutely...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1859 - 744 pages
...Nor is the matter inferior to the manner. It would be difficult to name a book which exhibits more kindness, fairness, and modesty. It has evidently...purpose of showing, what, however, it often shows, now well its author can write ; but for the purpose of vindicating, as far as trnth will permit, the...
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Critical, Historical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1862
...Nor is the matter inferior to the manner. It would be difficult to name a book which exhibits more kindness, fairness, and modesty. It has evidently...purpose of vindicating, as far as truth will permit, the memorv of a celebrated man who can no longer vindicate himself. Mr. Moore never thrusts himself between...
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The Publishers Weekly, Volume 7

American literature - 1875
...deserves to be classed among the best specimens of English prose which our age has produced, . . . It has evidently been written^ not for the Purpose...celebrated man, who can no longer vindicate himself. . , . A great Partt indeed the greater part of these volumes, consists of extracts from the Letters...
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The Muses of Mayfair: Selections from Vers de Société of the Nineteenth Century

Henry Cholmondeley-Pennell - English poetry - 1874 - 382 pages
...Nor is the matter inferior to the manner. It would be difftcult to name a book which exhibits more kindness, fairness, and modesty. It has evidently...himself. Mr. Moore never thrusts himself between Lord Uyron and the public. With the strongest temptations to egotism, he has said no more about himself...
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A history of advertising

1874
...Nor is the matter inferior to the manner. It would be difficult to name a book which exhibits more kindness, fairness, and modesty. It has evidently...however, it often shows— how well its author can write, out for the purpose of vindicating, as far as truth will permit, the memory of a celebrated man who...
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A History of Advertising from the Earliest Times: Illustrated by Anecdotes ...

Henry Sampson - Advertising - 1874 - 616 pages
...Nor is the matter inferior to the manner. It would be difficult to name a book which exhibits more kindness, fairness, and modesty. It has evidently...the purpose of showing — what, however, it often show*— how well its author can write, but for the purpose of vindicating, as far as truth will permit,...
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