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" Mr Pope was with Sir Godfrey Kneller, one day, when his nephew, a Guinea trader, came in. "Nephew," said Sir Godfrey, "you have the honour of seeing the two greatest men in the world. "
The Edinburgh Monthly Review - Page 341
1820
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 33

1820 - 590 pages
...infirmities. His good opinion of himself met on one occasion with the following very ludicrous rebuff. ', Mr Pope was with Sir Godfrey Kneller one ' day, when...Sir Godfrey) " you have the honour of seeing the two great*' est men in the world. " — " I don't know how great you may f be," (said the Guinea-man);...
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The London Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc

1820 - 866 pages
...Pope was with Sir Godfrey Knclk-r one day, when his nephew, a Guinea tnidor came in. " Nephew, (saiil Sir Godfrey), you have the honour of seeing the two...you may be, (said the Guinea-man), but I don't like your looks : I have ofli'ii bought a man, much better than both of you together, all muscles and bone?,...
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the edinburgh review

david william - 1820 - 564 pages
...Guinea trader, came in. "Nephew," (said Sir Godfrey) " you have the honour of seeing the two great" est men in the world. " — " I don't know how great you...*' be," (said the Guinea-man); " but I don't like your looks : \ f have often bought a man much better than both of you togeV. ther, all muscles and...
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Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc, Volume 4

William Jerdan, William Ring Workman, Frederick Arnold, John Morley, Charles Wycliffe Goodwin - 1820 - 888 pages
...at her house, by one of her footinen, in a dish of eltocolatc. — Dean Cotrjirr. Mr. Pope wn» wilh Sir Godfrey Kneller one day, when his nephew, a Guinea trader came iu. "Nephew, (said Sir Godfrey), you have the honour of seeing the two greatest men in the world."...
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The Arts and Artists: Or Anecdotes & Relics, of the Schools of ..., Volume 2

James Elmes - 1825 - 322 pages
...transferred to the Electoral Gallery at Dresden. A SLAVE MERCHANT'S ESTIMATE OF A POET AND A PAINTER. MR. POPE was with Sir Godfrey Kneller one day, when...— " I don't know how great you may be, (said the Guinea man) but I don't like your looks : I have often bought a man much better than both of you together,...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

1825 - 782 pages
...with Sir Godfrey Kneller one clay, when his nephew, a Guinea trader, came in. " IVe- i phew, i^said Sir Godfrey,) you have the honour of . seeing the two greatest men in the world."— "I don't 1 1, too, have felt the force of slander s tongue, know how great you may be, (said the Guinea-man,)...
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Noctes Atticae: Or, Reveries in a Garret; Containing Short, and Chiefly ...

Paul Ponder (pseud.) - 1825 - 524 pages
...Godfrey Kneller, when the painter's nephew came in, who was a Guinea trader. ' Nephew," said Kneller, • you have the honour of seeing the two greatest men in the world.' ' I do not know how great you may be,' said the Guinea man, ' but I don't like your looks : I have often...
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Noctes Atticæ, or Reveries in a garret; containing observations on men and ...

Paul Ponder (pseud.) - 1825 - 492 pages
...Godfrey Kneller, when the painter's nephew came in, who was a Guinea trader. • Nephew,' said Kneller, ' you have the honour of seeing the two greatest men in the world.' ' I do not know how great you may be,' said the Guinea man, ' but I don't like your looks : I have often...
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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volume 2

Richard Ryan - 1826 - 312 pages
...for whom the prayers of this congregation are desired." THE POET, THE PAINTEK, AND THE SLAVE DEALER. "MR. POPE was with Sir Godfrey Kneller one day, when...— 'I don't know how great you may be,' said the Guinea man ; ' but I don't like your looks. I have often bought a man much better than both of you...
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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volume 2

Richard Ryan - 1826 - 318 pages
...whom the prayers of this congregation are desired." THE POET, THE PAINTER, AND THE SLAVE DEALER. "Mn. POPE was with Sir Godfrey Kneller one day, when his...— ' I don't know how great you may be/ said the Guinea man ; ' but I don't like your looks. I have often bought a man much better than both of you...
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