I was much pleased with your ridicule of those shallow criticks, whose judgment, though often right as far as it goes, yet reaches only to inferior beauties
In the time when Bassora was considered as the school of Asia, and flourished by the reputation of its professors and the confluence of its students
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
That every man would be rich if a wish could obtain riches, is a position which I believe few will contest.
Men complain of nothing more frequently than of deficient memory; and, indeed, every one finds that many of the ideas which he desired to retain have slipped irretrievably away