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"Mallet"s ""Life of Bacon"" has no inconsiderable merit as an acute and elegant dissertation relative to its subject; but Mallet"s mind was not comprehensive enough to embrace the vast extent of Lord Verulam"s genius and research. Dr. Warburton therefore observed, with witty justness, ""that Mallet, in his ""Life of Bacon"", had forgotten that he was a philosopher; and if he should write the Life of the Duke of Marlborough, which he had undertaken to do, he would probably forget that he was a general""."

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Originally published 1791

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Boswell, James
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Life of Boswell
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Originally published 1791

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Accessed on 2019/09/17 17:01:58

Related people
Boswell, James
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Life of Boswell
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