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" What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable man! To be regarded in his own age as a classic, and in ours as a companion. To receive from his contemporaries that full homage which men of genius have in general received only from posterity... "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 275
edited by - 1833
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Readings in English Prose of the Nineteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English Prose Literature - 1917 - 695 pages
...the "What then, sir?" and the "No, sir!" and the "You don't see your way through the question, sir!" What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable...genius have in general received only from posterity 1 To be more intimately known to posterity than other men are known to their contemporaries! That kind...
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Henry Cabot Lodge: Memorial Addresses Delivered in the Senate and House of ...

1925 - 126 pages
...appreciated only after they leave this life. Not so with HENRY CABOT LODGE. In the words of Macaulay : What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable...his own age as a classic and in ours as a companion I To receive from his contemporaries that full homage which men of genius have in general received...
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Samuel Johnson: A Survey and Bibliography of Critical Studies

James James Lowry Clifford, Donald Johnson Greene - 1970 - 333 pages
...(10/6:28). "What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable man!" wrote Macaulay of Johnson. "To be regarded in his own age as a classic, and in ours as a companion." And it was Macaulay's own brilliant emphasis on Johnson's idiosyncrasies rather than his ideas which...
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Defects: Engendering the Modern Body

Helen Deutsch, Felicity Nussbaum - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 332 pages
...the "What then, sir?" and the "No, sir;" and the "You don't see your way through the question, sir!" What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable...contemporaries that full homage which men of genius in general received only from posterity! To be more intimately known to posterity than other men are...
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Loving Dr. Johnson

Helen Deutsch - History - 2005 - 322 pages
...the "What then, sir?" and the "No, sir;" and the "You don't see your way through the question, sir!" What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable...contemporaries that full homage which men of genius in general received only from posterity! To be more intimately known to posterity than other men are...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1896
...What then, sir?" and the "No, sir!" and the "You don't see your way through the question, sir !" 8. What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable...his own age as a classic, and in ours as a companion I To receive from his contemporaries that full homage which men of genius have in general received...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volumes 30-31

1865
...the dirty hands ; the nails bitten and pared to the quick ; that remarkable man, whose fate it was to be regarded, in his own age, as a classic, and in ours, as a companion." i. M. s. žutlbtrs. Though man to fullness raises his estate, And thinks his greatness proof 'gainst...
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