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" I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending; but I found my attendance so little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in public, I had exhausted all the... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson ...: To which is Added The Journal of a Tour to ... - Page 54
by James Boswell - 1900 - 726 pages
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess. 1 had done all that I could ; and no man is well pleased...; during which time I have been pushing on my work thrc.ugh difficulties of which it is useless to complain, and have brought is at last to the verge...
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Rasselas: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 155 pages
...not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le rainquieur du ruin. guieur de la terre, that I mighl obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending...difficulties of which it is useless to complain, and have brought it at last to the verge of publication, without one act of assistance, one word of encouragement,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - Authors, English - 1815 - 639 pages
...public, I had exhausted all the arts of pleasing, which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess. 1 had done all that I could ; and no man is well pleased...difficulties, of which it is useless to complain, and have brought it at last, to the verge of publication, without one act of assistance, one word of encouragement,...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson, L.L.D.: With an Account of the Author ...

Samuel Johnson - 1816 - 140 pages
...pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired...difficulties of which it is useless to complain, and have brought it at last to the verge of publication, without one act of assistance, one word of encouragement,...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 15

Liberalism (Religion) - 1820
...strenirtheu those services." Again, as to PATROXAGB, what says Johnson Г " Seven years, my Lord, hare now passed since I waited in your outward rooms, or...difficulties, of which it is useless to complain, and have brought it at last to the «туе of publication, without one act of ::sistancc, one word of...
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The cabinet; or The selected beauties of literature [ed. by J. Aitken].

Cabinet - 1824
...pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing, which a retired...difficulties, of which it is useless to complain, and have brought it at last to the verge of publication, without one act of assistance, one word of encouragement,...
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The monuments and genii of st. Paul's cathedral and of Westminster ..., Volume 2

George Lewis Smyth - 1826
...contending ; but I found my attendance so little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would allow me to continue it. When I had once addressed your...difficulties of which it is useless to complain, and have brought it at last to the verge of publication, without one act of assistance, one word of encouragement,...
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The Monuments and Genii of St.Paul's and Westminster Abbey: Comprising Naval ...

George Lewis Smyth - 1826 - 959 pages
...my attendance so little encouraged, till neither pride nor modesty would allow me to continue it Who I had once addressed your lordship in public, I had...difficulties of which it is useless to complain, and have brought it at last to the verge of publication, without one act of assistance, one wri of encouragement,...
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The National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1832 - 284 pages
...ti>a •hallow artifice did not succeed. t " THB WORLD" wa» a periodical paper published in London. scholar can possess. I had done all that I could,...or was repulsed from your door : during which time 1 have been pushing on my work through difficulties, of which it is useless to complain, and have brought...
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An essay on elocution: designed for the use of schools and private learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
...pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired...difficulties, of which it is useless to complain, and have brought it, at last, to the verge of publication, without one act of assistance, one word of encouragement,...
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