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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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Representative Men: Seven Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 252 pages
...man comes to be valued by his athletic and animal qualities. Spence relates, that Mr. Pope was with f Godfrey Kneller, one day, when his nephew, a Guinea...came in. " Nephew," said Sir Godfrey, " you have the honor of seeing the two greatest, men in the world." " I don't know how great men you may be," said...
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Representative Men: Seven Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 238 pages
...comes to be valued by his athletic and animal qualities. Spence relates, that Mr. Pope was with Si' Godfrey Kneller, one day, when his nephew, a Guinea...came in. " Nephew," said Sir Godfrey, " you have the honor of seeing the two greatest men in the world." " 1 don't know how great men you may be," said...
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Representative Men: Seven Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 290 pages
...of society : and a man comes to be valued by his athletic and animal qualities^ Spence relates that Mr. Pope was with Sir Godfrey Kneller one day, when his nephew, a Guinea trader, came in. " Xephew," said Sir Godfrey, " you have the honor of seeing the two greatest men in the world." " I...
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Representative Men: Nature, Addresses and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 674 pages
...one day, when his nephew, a Guinea trader, came in. " Nephew," said Sir Godfrey, " you have the honor of seeing the two greatest men in the world." " I don't know how great men you may be," said the Guinea man, " but I don't like your looks. I have often bought a man much...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray: The four Georges and The English ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1885 - 416 pages
...I could not (at this time) have written at all. Adieu ! May you Ilie as happily ! " Yours," Ac. * " Mr. Pope was with Sir Godfrey Kneller one day, when...world.' ' 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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Roundabout Papers, to which is Added The Second Funeral of Napoleon ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1886 - 876 pages
...— I could not (at tail time) have written at all. Adieu! May you die as happily ! " Yours," &c. * " Mr. Pope was with Sir Godfrey Kneller one day, when...came in. 'Nephew,' said Sir Godfrey, 'you have the honor of seeing the two greatest men in the. world.' — 'I don't know how great you may be,' said...
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Complete Works, Volume 4

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1886 - 914 pages
...— I could not (at this time) have written at all. Adieu! May you die as happily ! " Yours," &c. * " Mr. Pope was with Sir Godfrey Kneller one day, when...came in. ' Nephew,' said Sir Godfrey, ' you have the honor of seeing the two greatest men in the world.' — 'I don't know ho* great you may he,' said the...
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Self-consciousness of Noted Persons

1887 - 216 pages
...?" At another time Pope was with Sir Godfrey, both physically very inferior men, when Sir Godfrey's nephew, a Guinea trader, came in. " Nephew," said Sir Godfrey, " you have the honor of seeing the two greatest men in the world." " I don't know how great you may be," said the...
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The History of Barn Elms and the Kit Cat Club: Now the Ranelagh Club

C. J. Barrett - 1889 - 324 pages
...cried out, " Nay, now you are out, man ; by G — , that is not me." One day Pope was with Sir Godfrey, when his nephew, a Guinea trader, came in. " Nephew...world." " 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 Complete Works of William Makepeace Thackeray: The four Georges ; The ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1889 - 554 pages
...— I could not (at this time) have written at all. Adieu! May you die as happily! Yours," &c. t " Mr. Pope was with Sir Godfrey Kneller one day, when...came in. ' Nephew,' said Sir Godfrey, ' you have the honorof seeing the two greatest men in the world.' — ' I don't know how great you may be,' said the...
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