The History Of Junius And His Works; And A Review Of The Controversy Respecting The Identity Of…

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1843. Excerpt: ... SIR PHILIP FRANCIS. Sir Nathaniel Wraxall is convinced that Sir Philip Francis was the author of Junius. I do not yet helieve it. He was too vain a man to let the secret die with him. Sir Egerton Brydges' Notes on IVr ax all's Memoirs. I persist in thinking that neither Mr. Burke, nor Sir Philip Francis, was the author of the Letters under the signature of Junius. I think the mind of the first so superior, and the mind of the latter so inferior, to that of Junius, as to put the supposition that either of them was Junius, wholly out of the question. Mr. Charles Butler's Letter to Mr. E. H. Barker, Uth June 1828. We must all grant that a strong case has heen made out for Francis; but I could set up very stout objections to those claims. It was not in his nature to keep a secret. He would have told it from vanity, or from his courage, or from his patriotism. His bitterness, his vivacity, his acuteness, are stamped in characters very peculiar upon many publications that bear his name; and very faint indeed is their resemblance to the spirit, and in an extended sense of the word, to the style, of Junius. Dr. Parr. CHAPTER VII. Mr. John Taylor's Publications in support of Sir Philip Francis's claim.--Sir Philip's Letter to the Editor of the Monthly Magazine on the subject.--The justness of Sir Philip's claim admitted by Atticus Secundus.--Mr. Butler's remarks on Mr. Taylor's Publications.--Different opinion expressed in the Edinburgh Review.--Sketch of the Life of Sir Philip Francis.--His deficiencies in the most important Characteristics of Junius pointed out.--The Edinburgh Reviewer's Statement of the Case on behalf of Sir Philip.--The similarity of style between the Letters of Junius, and the Writings of Sir Philip, shewn only to prove that Sir Philip was a ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1843. Excerpt: ... SIR PHILIP FRANCIS. Sir Nathaniel Wraxall is convinced that Sir Philip Francis was the author of Junius. I do not yet helieve ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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