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Recollections of the Table-Talk of Samuel Rogers (Volume 2); To Which Is Added Porsoniana (Paperback) Loot Price: R282
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Recollections of the Table-Talk of Samuel Rogers (Volume 2); To Which Is Added Porsoniana (Paperback): Samuel Rogers
Recollections of the Table-Talk of Samuel Rogers (Volume 2); To Which Is Added Porsoniana (Paperback): Samuel Rogers

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887. Excerpt: ... 'work which would command the attention of posterity. I can be known only by my notes: and I am quite satisfied if, three hundred years hence, it shall be said that 'one Porson lived towards the close of the eighteenth century, who did a good deal for the text of Euripides.'" The Letters on the Orgies of Bacchus, signed "Mythologus," are undoubtedly by Porson. Kidd says that "his mind must have been overclouded " at the time he wrote those Letters: which is not true; his mind was then in, its soundest and most vigorous state. They show plainly enough what his opinions were.--When any one said to him, "Why don't you speak out more plainly on matters of religion?" he would answer, "No, no; I shall take care not to give my enemies a hold upon me." '--The New Catechism for the use of the Swinish Multitude (which Carlisle of Fleet Street reprinted) Parson's Tracts, p. xxxiii. note.--The object of these Letters (originally printed in The Morning Chronicle, and reprinted in The Spirit of the Public Journals for 1797) is to point out, or rather to insinuate, the resemblance between the history of Bacchus and that of our Saviour. However they may shock the reader, at least they can do him no harm; the whole being quite as absurd as it is profane--Ed. was also certainly by Porson. I transcribed it from a copy in his own handwriting. It is not known who wrote Six more Letters to Granville Sharp, which, according to the title-page, are by Gregory Blunt. They were very generally attributed to Porson; and I have been in a bookseller's shop with him, when a person has come in, and asked for "Mr. Porson's remarks on Sharp." I do not believe that he was the author of them; but I have little doubt that he gave some assistance to the author, particularly in the notes. He al...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Samuel Rogers
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 42
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-35171-2
Barcode: 9781154351712
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-154-35171-8

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