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" Maeviad squabashed at one blow a set of coxcombs, who might have humbugged the world long enough. As a commentator he was capital, could he but have suppressed his rancours against those who had preceded him in the task ; but a misconstruction or misinterpretation,... "
Tait's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 313
edited by - 1838
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 2

John Gibson Lockhart - Authors, Scottish - 1837
...of the Baviad and Micviad squabashed at one blow a set of coxcombs, who might have humbug-god tin: world long enough. As a commentator he was capital,...misinterpretation, nay, the misplacing of a comma was, in Gifford's eyes, a crime worthy of the most severe animadversion. The same fault of extreme severity...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 32

1838
...one of the best versions ever made of a classical author, and his satire of the Baviad and Mseviad squabashed at one blow a set of coxcombs, who might...misinterpretation, nay, the misplacing of a comma, was, in Gifford's eyes, a crime worthy of the most severe animadversion. The same fault of extreme severity...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart..

John Gibson Lockhart - 1838
...one of the best versions ever made of a classical author, and his satire of the Baviad and Mseviad squabashed at one blow a set of coxcombs, who might...rancours against those who had preceded him in the task ; bat a misconstruction or misinterpretation, nay, the misplacing of a comma was, in Gilford's eyes,...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 9

John Gibson Lockhart - Authors, Scottish - 1839
...one of the best versions ever made of a classical author, and his satire of the Baviad and Mseviad squabashed at one blow a set of coxcombs, who might...misinterpretation, nay, the misplacing of a comma, was in Gifford's eyes a crime worthy of the most severe animadversion. The same fault of extreme severity...
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Memoirs of the life of sir Walter Scott [by J.G. Lockhart].

John Gibson Lockhart - 1839
...one of the best versions ever made of a classical author, and his satire of the Baviad and Maeviad squabashed at one blow a set of coxcombs, who might...misinterpretation, nay, the misplacing of a comma, was in Gifford's eyes a crime worthy of the most severe animadversion. The same fault of extreme severity...
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The Plays of Philip Massinger

Philip Massinger - 1840 - 529 pages
...weary are at rest." In Sir Walter Scott's Diary appears the following admirable character of Gifford: " As a commentator he was capital, could he but have...misinterpretation, nay the misplacing of a comma, was in Gifford's eyes a crime worthy of the most severe animadversion. This lack of temper probably arose...
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The Plays of Philip Massinger: With Notes, Critical and Explanatory

Philip Massinger, William Gifford - English drama - 1856 - 529 pages
...are at rest." In Sir Walter Scott's Diary appears the following admirable character of Gifford • " As a commentator he was capital, could he but have...misinterpretation, nay the^ misplacing of a comma, was in Gifford 's eyes a crime worthy of the most severe animadversion. This lack of temper probably arose...
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Temple Bar, Volume 92

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - English periodicals - 1891
...one of the best versions ever made of a classical author, and his satire of the Baviad and Mseviad squabashed at one blow a set of coxcombs, who might...misinterpretation, nay, the misplacing of a comma, was, in Gifford's eyes, a crime worthy of the most severe animadversion. The same fault of extreme severity...
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The Plays of Philip Massinger: With Notes, Critical and Explanatory

Philip Massinger - 1860 - 529 pages
...Scott's Diary appears the following admirable character of Gifford • " As a commentator he was-capital, could he but have suppressed his rancours against...misinterpretation, nay the misplacing of a comma, was in Gifford's eyes a crime worthy of the most severe animadversion. This lack of temper probably arose...
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A Manual of English Literature: A Text Book for Schools and Colleges

John Seely Hart - English literature - 1872 - 636 pages
...versions ever made of a classical author; and his satire uf tho Buviad a:ul Mteviad squabashcd at once a set of coxcombs, who might have humbugged the world long enough. Лз a cummentntor he was capital, could he but have repressed his rancors against t шве who had...
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