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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 Dean Swift: Comprising A Tale of a Tub, The Battle of the Books ...

Jonathan Swift - 1857 - 420 páginas
...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, D.D.: With Copious Notes and ..., Volumen5

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Roscoe - 1859
...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 Miscellaneous Writings of Lord Macaulay: Contributions to the Edinburgh ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...unfairly and unjustly "run down," published it, in order to put his critics to shame, with this motto from Swift : " 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 may...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860 - 358 páginas
...and unjustly " run down," published it, in order to put his critics to shame, with this motto from Swift : " 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 may...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volumen6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1861
...and unjustly " run down," published it, in order to put his critics to shame, with this motto from Swift : " 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 may...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay, Complete: History of England

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1866
...and unjustly " run down," published it, in order to put his critics to shame, with this motto from Swift : " 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 may...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete, Volumen5

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1871
...and unjustly " run down," published it, in order to put his critics to shame, with this motto from Swift : " 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 may...
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The modern Joe Miller, ed. by R.C.W.

Joe Miller - 1871
...inflating his lungs, he bellowed forth, "Fleeawa'!" A SURE SIGN. When a true genins appears in this world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all against him. WHERE TO CUT IT. Daniel Burgess, dining with a gentleman of his congrebade the servant...
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A biographical dictionary of eminent Scotsmen, Volumen2;Volumen268

Robert Chambers - 1875
...that a man should lose the honour of it. This is exactly my situation." In the following he quotes Swift : — "When a true genius appears in the world,...— that the dunces are all in confederacy against tan." Yet, though blinded by folly and weighed down by distress, still his filial affections were alive,...
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The cabinet of Irish literature, with biogr. sketches and literary notices ...

Charles Anderton Read - 1879
...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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