“ As to the alleged design of making the compilement pass for the work of old Mr. Cibber , the charges seem to have been founded on a somewhat uncharitable ...
He mentioned what had passed upon the subject of the Monthly and Critical Reviews , in the conversation with which his majesty had honoured him .
The world has differed from him ; for the poem has passed through many editions , and is still much read hy people of a serious cast of mind .
... without specifying each scene where it passed , except one , which will be found so remarkable as certainly to deserve a very particular relation .
... had the satisfaction to hear him tell Mrs. Williams how much he had been pleased with Mr. Wilkes's company , and what an agreeable day he had passed .
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The texts themselves are priceless, but the translations in this volume are seriously dated and often obscure the meaning of the Greek - especially worthy of disdain are the Aristophanes translations ... Read full review
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Great collection of works. Read full review