Maybe this is hope for authors: you can start out a Casaubon, but you have to become a Sebald.
After such terrible accusations, it is time to hear what his patron Casaubon can allege in his defence.
Pattison was of the mind of Fra Paolo in a letter to Casaubon.
The method of Theophrastus, as Casaubon said, was between the philosophical and the poetical.
But if he bowed in all else to James, Bacon would not, like Casaubon, bow in this.
But what could any woman expect from a man who could write such a love-letter as that of Mr. Casaubon's?
He boasted that he had occasioned the deaths of Casaubon and Scaliger.
Casaubon, from an old commentator on Persius, says, that he made a very foolish translation of Homer's Iliads.
Upon this task Casaubon spent his remaining strength and life.
The most masterly bits of work in "Middlemarch" are the characters of Rosamond and Casaubon.