Walter Savage Landor Quote

A critic is never too severe when he only detects the faults of an author. But he is worse than too severe when, in consequence of this detection, be presumes to place himself on a level with genius.


Works: Indexes. Table of first lines. Imaginary conversations (ed. 1846)

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A critic is never too severe when he only detects the faults of an author. But he is worse than too severe when, in consequence of this detection, be ...

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A critic is never too severe when he only detects the faults of an author. But he is worse than too severe when, in consequence of this detection, be ...

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A critic is never too severe when he only detects the faults of an author. But he is worse than too severe when, in consequence of this detection, be ...

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A critic is never too severe when he only detects the faults of an author. But he is worse than too severe when, in consequence of this detection, be ...