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" For it is confidently reported, that two young gentlemen of real hopes, bright wit, and profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture of learning... "
The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ... - Page 190
by Jonathan Swift - 1757
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: containing additional letters, tracts ..., Volume 8

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1883 - 514 pages
...notwithstanding all the good intentions of the legislature, as we have lately found by a severe instance. For it is confidently reported, that two young gentlemen...bright wit, and profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Containing Additional Letters, Tracts ..., Volume 8

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1883 - 502 pages
...notwithstanding all the good intentions of the legislature, as we have lately found by a severe instance. For it is confidently reported, that two young gentlemen...bright wit, and profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture...
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Selections from the prose writings of Jonathan Swift, with preface and notes ...

Jonathan Swift - 1884 - 284 pages
...notwithstanding all the good intentions of the legislature, as we have lately found by a severe instance. For it is confidently reported that two young gentlemen...of real hopes, bright wit, and profound judgment, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without...
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Selections from the Prose Writings of Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift, Stanley Lane-Poole - 1884 - 342 pages
...notwithstanding all the good intentions of the legislature, as we have lately found by a severe instance. For it is confidently reported that two young gentlemen...of real hopes, bright wit, and profound judgment, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without...
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The Battle of the Books, and Other Short Pieces

Jonathan Swift - 1886 - 216 pages
...notwithstanding all the good intentions of the legislature, as we have lately found by a severe instance. For it is confidently reported, that two young gentlemen...bright wit, and profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture...
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The Tale of a Tub and Other Works

Jonathan Swift - 1889 - 448 pages
...notwithstanding all the good intentions of the Legislature, as we have lately found by a severe instance. For it is confidently reported that two young gentlemen...bright wit, and profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture...
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Studies in Literature and Style

Theodore Whitefield Hunt - 1890 - 297 pages
...conscience. . . . which is still too much limited by priestcraft. For it is confidently reported that the young gentlemen of real hopes, bright wit and profound judgment who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities. . . . having made a...
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English Prose: Selections, Volume 3

Sir Henry Craik - 1894 - 656 pages
...notwithstanding all the good intentions of the legislature, as have lately found by a severe instance. For it is confidently reported, that two young gentlemen...bright wit, and profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of cause* and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture...
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English Prose: Selections : with Critical Introductions by Various ..., Volume 3

Sir Henry Craik - 1894 - 648 pages
...notwithstanding all the good intentions of the legislature, as we have lately found by a severe instance. For it is confidently reported, that two young gentlemen...bright wit, and profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern

Charles Dudley Warner - 1896
...notwithstanding all the good intentions of the legislature, as we have lately found by a severe instance. For it is confidently reported that two young gentlemen...bright wit, and profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture...
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