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Lives of the poets

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        Paginationxvi, 136 p. :
        Number of Pages60
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        ISBN 100394525302
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He claimed for it no exclusive privileges, nor held that the poet was a man apart to be measured by standards inapplicable to other men. For Arnold the whole work, focusing on these six, formed a "compendious story of a whole important age in English literature, told by a great man, and in a performance which is itself a piece of English literature of the first class".

Having run up debts, failed in business and been found to have cheated customers, Nathaniel was to his brother a pariah, fit only for transportation to America. Robertson offers the whole picture, warts and all. These are the best kind of memorials for him: sincere tributes Lives of the poets words, rather than graven images. ' And some there be, which have no memorial We may wonder why Johnson included in his Lives such minor figures, both in quality and quantity of output, as Halifax and Thomas Parnell.

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Perhaps, after all, these were mere troublesome fringe elements? As with Nathaniel, she needed and received no engraved memorial - not until some thirty years later in Johnson's final days. But mostly the four of us spent time together indoors. Readers are strongly advised to avoid record stores within 72 hours of reading. I was already in Beijing in 1979, and so saw Democracy Wall and its demise first hand. They were piled high from floor to ceiling.

Here as an instance is the introductory sentence to the life of one Edmund Smith 1168-1710 : 'Edmund Smith is one of those lucky writers, who have without much labour, attained high reputation,and who are mentioned with reverence rather for Lives of the poets possession than the exertion of uncommon abilities.