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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 Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Strana 388
1828
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1853 - 322 str.
...in a fever of victory, and genius, and hope, and anger, was struggling through the crowd of shouting nephew, a Guinea trader, came in. 'Nephew,' said Sir...— '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 English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1854 - 297 str.
...— I could not (at this time) have written at all. Adieu ! May you die as happy ! " Yours, &c." * " Mr. Pope was with Sir Godfrey Kneller one day, when...— ' 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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Literary Criticisms and Other Papers

Horace Binney Wallace - 1856 - 458 str.
...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 you may be," said the Guiueaman, " but I don't like yonr looks. I have often bought a man much better than both of you together,...
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Literary Criticisms and other papers

Horace Binney Wallace - 1856
...in his " easychair." It is as capital a specimen of natural or accidental humor as history affords. Mr. Pope was with Sir Godfrey Kneller one day when his nephew, a Guinea-trader, came in. "Nephew," said Sir Godfrey, " you have the honor of seeing the two greatest...
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Anecdotes, observations, and characters of books and men. Collected from the ...

Joseph SPENCE - 1858 - 396 str.
...the builder of a convent in Placentia, " Vir fuit ista domus quod conditor indicat cjus."]— Spence. Mr. Pope was with Sir Godfrey Kneller one day, when...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, all muscles...
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Anecdotes, Observations, and Characters, of Books and Men

Joseph Spence - 1858 - 396 str.
...Vir fuit ista domus quod conditor indicat ejus."] — Spence. Mr. Pope was with Sir Godfrey Kncller one day, when his nephew, a Guinea trader came in....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, all muscles...
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Wit and Wisdom; Jokes, Conundrums, Sentiments, and Aphorisms

Wit - 1860
...nuisance, and, as no one has a right to commit me, I move for a nonsuit." A Planter's Notion of a Man. — Pope was with Sir Godfrey Kneller one day, when his...Nephew," said Sir Godfrey, " you have the honour of seemg the two greatest men in the world." " I don't know how great you may be," said the Guinea man,...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1863 - 341 str.
...— I could not (at this time) have written at all. Adieu ! May you die as happy ! " Yours, &c." 1 " Mr. Pope was with Sir Godfrey Kneller one day, when...— ' 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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Out-door Papers

Thomas Wentworth Higginson - 1863 - 370 str.
...all, one feels a certain justice in Warburton's story of the Guinea trader, in Spence's Anecdotes. 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 the...
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OUT-DOOR PAPERS .

THOMAS WENTWORTH HIGGINSON. - 1863
...all, one feels a certain justice in Warburton's story of the Guinea trader, in Spence's Anecdotes. 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 the...
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