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" I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess. I had done all that I could ; and no man is well pleased to have his all neglected, be it ever so little. Seven years, my lord... "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with The journal of a tour to the ... - Page 389
by James Boswell - 1884
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...vaiitqueur de la terre; — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending ; but I found my attendance so little encouraged, that neither...it.— When I had once addressed your Lordship in public, -I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar fan possess....
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...'vainguier dc la terre, that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending ; but I found my attendance so little encouraged that neither...nor modesty would suffer me to continue it. When I bad once addressed your lordship in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...valnijueur de h la terre, 'that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending ; but I found my attendance so little encouraged, that neither...continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess —...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...that I " might obtain that regard for which I saw the " world contending. But I found my attend" ance so little encouraged, that neither pride " nor modesty...I had once addressed your Lordship " in publick, I exhausted all the art of plea" sing, which a retired and uncourtly scholar " can possess. I had done...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius, Natives of Great ...

Authors, English - 1808 - 552 pages
...rainqueur de la, terre; that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending ; — but I found my attendance' so little encouraged, that...publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a r> tired and uncourtly scholar can possess. I had done all that I could ; and no man is well pleased...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius: Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - Authors, English - 1808 - 552 pages
...rainqiieur dc la tcrre; that I might obtain that regard for which I saw tbe world contending;—but I found my attendance so little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would suffer me lo continue it. When 1 had once addressed your lordship in publick, I bad exhausted all the art of...
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Rasselas: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 155 pages
...ruin. guieur de la terre, that I mighl obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending ; but I found my attendance so little encouraged, that neither...continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...du vainqueur de le terre ; that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending. But I found my attendance so little encouraged, that neither...continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship in public, I exhausted all The art of pleasing, which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess. I had...
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Essays, biographical, critical, and historical: illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - Adventurer - 1809
...vainqueur dc la terre ; — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending; but I found my attendance so little encouraged, that neither...continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in public!;, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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Essays, biographical, critical, and historical, illustrative of the Rambler ...

Nathan Drake - 1809
...Tainqveur de la terre ; — that 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. AVhen I had once addressed your Lordship in publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which...
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