[edition of Horace with commentary]

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[edition of Horace with commentary]

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"Boswell. ""But, Sir, may there not be very good conversation without a contest for superiority."" Johnson. ""No animated conversation, Sir; for it cannot be but one or other will come off superior. I do not mean that the victor must have the better of the argument, for he may take the weak side; but his superiority of parts and knowledge will necessarily appear: and he to whom he thus shows himself superiour is lessened in the eyes of the young men. You know it was said, [italics] "Mallem cum Scaligero errare quam cum Clavio recte sapere [end italics]" In the same manner take Bentley"s and Jason de Nores" Comments upon Horace, you will admire Bentley more when wrong than Jason when right.""

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Original date of publication 1791.

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Related people
Johnson, Samuel
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
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[edition of Horace with commentary]

Reading experience
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Evidence

"Boswell. ""But, Sir, may there not be very good conversation without a contest for superiority."" Johnson. ""No animated conversation, Sir; for it cannot be but one or other will come off superior. I do not mean that the victor must have the better of the argument, for he may take the weak side; but his superiority of parts and knowledge will necessarily appear: and he to whom he thus shows himself superiour is lessened in the eyes of the young men. You know it was said, [italics] "Mallem cum Scaligero errare quam cum Clavio recte sapere [end italics]" In the same manner take Bentley"s and Jason de Nores" Comments upon Horace, you will admire Bentley more when wrong than Jason when right.""

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Life of Johnson

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Original date of publication 1791.

How to cite this record

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Life of Johnson
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/78975
Accessed on 2019/09/22 18:01:53

Related people
Johnson, Samuel
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
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