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書籍 A grotto is not often the wish or pleasure of an Englishman, who has more frequent... の書籍検索結果
" A grotto is not often the wish or pleasure of an Englishman, who has more frequent need to solicit than exclude the sun ; but Pope's excavation was requisite as an entrance to his garden, and, as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted... "
The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives - 45 ページ
Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins 著 - 1787
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Representative Biographies of English Men of Letters

Charles Townsend Copeland, Frank Wilson Cheney Hersey - 1909 - 642 ページ
...than exclude the sun ; but Pope's excavation was requisite as an entrance to his garden, and, as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted...inconvenience, and vanity produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage. It may be frequently remarked of the studious and speculative, that they...

A Tragedy in Stone: And Other Papers

Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford Baron Redesdale - 1913 - 343 ページ
...than exclude the sun ; but Pope's excavation was requisite as an entrance to his garden, and as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted...inconvenience, and vanity produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage." After all, therefore, there was some excuse for Pope's folly, but what...

His and Hers: Essays in Restoration and Eighteenth-century Literature

Ann Messenger - 1986 - 271 ページ
...The first possibility: "Pope's excavation was requisite as an entrance to his garden, and, as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted an ornament from an inconvenience." This suggestion is followed by a series of speculations generated by the possible implications of the...

Divided Fictions: Fanny Burney and Feminine Strategy

Kristina Straub
...made clear by Johnson: "Pope's excavation was requisite as an entrance to his garden, and, as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted...inconvenience, and vanity produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage" (LP 135; italics mine). At once an ornament and an inconvenience, the...

Narrative Transvestism: Rhetoric and Gender in the Eighteenth-century ...

Madeleine Kahn - 1991 - 172 ページ
...on his estate, Twickenham—and he makes this simultaneously astute and arch pronouncement: "As some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted an ornament from an inconvenience [that of having to go under the London road] and vanity produced a grotto where necessity enforced...

The British Country House in the Eighteenth Century

Christopher Christie - 2000 - 333 ページ
...decried this feature: 'but Pope's excavation was requisite as an entrance to his garden, and as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted...inconvenience, and vanity produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage'. Dr Johnson is heing a little unfair on Pope, who right from the start...

Defects: Engendering the Modern Body

Helen Deutsch, Felicity Nussbaum - 2000 - 332 ページ
...In his Life of Pope, for example, he observes of Pope's grotto with a modicum of contempt, "as some men try to be proud of their defects, he extracted...inconvenience, and vanity produced a grotto where necessity enforced a passage." 1 1 The biographer's studied disavowal, his reduction to "vanity," in...




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