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" When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. "
The Torch - Página 328
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volumen5

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...thoughts are taken up with the actions, persons, and events we read, and we little regard the authors. When a true genius appears in the world, you may know...that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. Men who possess all the advantages of life, are in a state where there are many accidents to disorder...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volumen52

1831
...unjustly ' rundown,' published it, in order to put his critics to shame, with this motto from Swift : 1 When a true genius appears in the world, you may know ' him by this mark— that the dunces are all in confederacy ' against him.' We remember another anecdote, which...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift...

Jonathan Swift - 1812
...with the actions, persons, and events we read, and we little regard the authors. When a true genins appears in the world, you may know him by this sign,...that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. Men who possess all the advantages of life, are in a state where there are many accidents to disorder...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volumen14

Jonathan Swift - 1812
...persons, aud events we read, and we little regard the authors. When a true genins appears in the worM, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. Men who possess all the advantages of life, ai« in a state where there are many accidents to disorder...
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Miscellaneous essays

Jonathan Swift - 1814
...thoughts are taken up with the actions, persons, and events we read, and we little regard the authors. When a true genius appears in the world, you may know...that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. Men who possess all the advantages of life, are in a state where there are many accidents to disorder...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Miscellaneous essays

Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - 1814
...events we read, and we little regard the authors. When a true genius appears in the world, you jnay know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. Men who possess all the advantages of life, are in a state where there are many accidents to disorder...
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The Literary History of Galloway, from the Earliest Period to the Present ...

Thomas Murray - 1822 - 373 páginas
...should lose the honour of it. This is exactly my situation !" The other is from Dean Swift : " Wh|na true genius appears in the world, you may know him...that the dunces are all in confederacy against him." Nor did these works, voluminous as they are, engross all his time and attention. He was long employed...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volumen2

John Timbs - 1829
...brightness on their memory than you received from them. Dry den — To the Duke of Ormond. DCCCCXXX. When a true genius appears in the world, you may know...that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. — Swift. DCCCCXXXI. Scandal. I was an infidel to your sex, and you have converted me; for now I am...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - 1829
...more brightness on their memory than you received from them. Dryden—To the Duke of Ormend. DCCCCXXX. When a true genius appears in the world, you may know...sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.—Swift. DCCCCXXXI. Scandal. I was an infidel to your sex, and you have converted me; for now...
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The Youth's Miscellaneous Sketch Book: A Compilation of Useful and Amusing ...

1829 - 108 páginas
...fire. When I am reading a book, whether wise or silly, it seems to me to be alive and talking to me. When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are in confederacy against him. A good word is as soon said as a bad one. If a man would register all his...
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