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" ... else that denoted his imbecility. I as much believe that he wrote it, as if I had seen him do it. Sir, had he shown it to any one friend, he would not have been allowed to publish it. He has, indeed, done it very well ; but it is a foolish thing well... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 213
by James Boswell - 1823
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1801
...feen him do it. Sir, had he fhown it to any one friend, he would not have been allowed to publiflr it. He has, indeed, done it very well, but! it is a foolifh thing well done. I fuppofe he has been fo much elated with the fuccefs of his new comedy, that...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1805 - 148 pages
...much believe that he wrote it, as if I had seen him do it. Sir, had he shewn it to any one friend, he would not have been allowed to publish it. He has...the success of -his new comedy, that he has thought everything that concerns him must be of importance to the public." About a month after this, to oblige...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...much believe that he wrote it, as if I had seen him do it. Sir, had he shown it to any one friend, he would not have been allowed to publish it. He has,...importance to the publick." BOSWELL. " I fancy, Sir, thfs is the first time that he has been engaged in such an adventure." JOHNSON. •' Why, Sir, I believe...
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The Port Folio, Volumes 5-6

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1808
...do it. Sir, had he shown it to any one friend, he would not have been allowed to publish it. Ile^as indeed done it very well, but it is a foolish thing...has been so much elated with the success of his new coined}', that he has thought even-thing that concerns him, must be of importance to the publick."...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
...much believe that he wrote it, as if I had seen him do it. Sir, had he shown it to any one friend, he would not have been allowed to publish it. He has,...success of his new comedy, that he has thought every tiling that concerned him must be of importance to the public." BOSWELL. " I fancy, Sir, this is the...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812
...much believe that he wrote it, as if I had seen him do it. Sir, had he shown it to any one friend, he would not have been allowed to publish it. He has,...his new comedy, that he has thought every thing that conconcerned him must be of importance to the public." BOSWELL. " I fancy, Sir, this is the first time...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812
...much believe that he wrote it, as if I had seen him do it. Sir, had he shown it to any one friend, he would not have been allowed to publish it. He has,...he has been so much elate'd with the success of his aew comedy, that he has thought every thing that .concerned him must be of importance to the public,"...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...much believe that he wrote it, as if I had seen him do it. Sir, had he shown it to any one friend, he would not have been allowed to publish it. He has,...thing that concerned him must be of importance to the public." BOSWELI.. " I fancy, Sir, this is the fimt time he has been engaged in such an adventure."...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...much believe that he wrote it, as if I had seen him do it. Sir, had he shown it to any one friend, he would not have been allowed to publish it. He has,...that he has thought every thing that concerned him ronst he of importunee to the public." BOSWELI.. " I fancy, Sir, this is tin- first time lie has been...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1822
...much b'elieve that he wrote it, as if I had seen him do it. Sir, had he shewn it to any one friend, he would not have been allowed to publish it. He has,...concerned him must be of importance to the publick." BOSWKLL. " I fancy, Sir, this is the first time that he has been engaged in such an adventure." JOHNSON....
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