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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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Thackeray's Works, Volume 8

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1891 - 474 pages
...I could not (at this time) have written at all Adieu ! May you die as happily ! " Yours," etc. 1 " Mr. Pope was with Sir Godfrey Kneller one day, when...Guinea trader, came in. 'Nephew,' said Sir Godfrey, 'yon have the honor of seeing the two greatest men in the world.' — 'I don't know how great you may...
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Representative Men: Nature, Addresses and Lectures, Volumes 1-2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1892 - 656 pages
...valued by his athletic and animal qualities. Spence relates, that Mr. Pope was with Sir Godfrey Knellcr, 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...
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Examinations Papers

1893 - 760 pages
...better than any artist of his day." One day Pope was with Sir Godfrey Kneller, when a nephew of his, a Guinea trader, came in. " Nephew," said Sir Godfrey, " you have the honour of seeing before you the two greatest men in the world." " I don't know how great you may be " said the trader,...
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How to Succeed: Or, Stepping Stones to Fame and Fortune

Orison Swett Marden - 1896 - 344 pages
...trader, who entered the room where his uncle was talking with Alexander Pope, " 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, as he looked contemptuously upon their diminutive physical proportions,...
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The English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century: Critical Reviews ; The ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1896 - 510 pages
...could not (at this time ) have written at all Adieu ! llar ron die a« happily ! " Tours,* etc. » " Mr. Pope was with Sir Godfrey Kneller one day, when his nephew, a Omanern trade», ornine in. • Nephew,' «aid Sir Godfrey, 'yon h»ve the honor of seeing the two...
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Rising in the World: Or, Architects of Fate; a Book Designed to Inspire ...

Orison Swett Marden - 1897 - 582 pages
...tatter's nephew, a Guinea slave-trader, came into the room. "Nephew," said SirGodfrey, "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 T don't like your looks. I have often bought a much better...
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Complete Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1899 - 286 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...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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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1900 - 414 pages
...die as happily I Yours," &c. t " Mr. Pope was with Sir Godfrey Kneller one day, when his 35 rephew, a Guinea trader, came in. ' Nephew,' said Sir Godfrey,...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 Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 23

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1885 - 418 pages
...I could not (at this time) have written at all. Adieu 1 May you die as happily ! " Tours," 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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The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 4

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 500 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...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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