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" I have been lately informed by the proprietor of ' The World,' that two papers, in which my ' Dictionary ' is recommended to the public, were written by your lordship. To be so distinguished, is an honour, which, being very little accustomed to favours... "
The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany - Page 83
1796
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 20

1791
...prelent review. " Ta the Right Honourable the Earl of CHESTJÍRFIELD. " February, 1755. " MY LORD, " I HAVE been lately informed, by the proprietor of the World, that two pipers, in which my Dictionary is recommended to tlvpublic, weie written by your Loidihip. To lie fo...
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Tracts on Political and Other Subjects, Volume 3

Joseph Towers - 1796
...admired. It was as follows ; < To the Right Hon. the Earl of Chefterfield. « My Lord, Feb. 7, 1755. / • I have been lately informed, by the proprietor of « the World, that two papers, in which my Dictionary * is recommended to the public, were written by your « lordfhip. To be fo diftinguifhed...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...Chesterfield. 303 'To THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. ' February 7, 1755. ' MY LORD, ' I have been lately informed, by the proprietor of the World, that two papers, in which my Dictionary is recommended to the publick, were written by your Lordship. To be so distinguished, is...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...pages under 'To THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. ,, . 'February 7, 1755. ' MY LORD, ' I have been lately informed, by the proprietor of the World, that two papers, in which my Dictionary is recommended to the publick, were written by your Lordship. To be so distinguished, is...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...that purpose. (C TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE EARL OP CHESTERFIELD. ." MY LORD, February 7, 1755. f I HAVE been lately informed, by the proprietor of the World, that two papers, in which my Dictionary is recommended to the publick, were written by your Lordship. To be so distinguished, is...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...Johnson's Dictionary. 1.1 \ To the Right Hon. the Earl of Chesterfield. " MY LORD, February, 1755. " I have been lately informed, by the proprietor of the World, that two papers, in which my Dictionary is recommended to the ptiblic, were written by your Lordship. To be so distinguished, is...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...noblest lesson to both patrons and authors that stands upon record in the annals of literary history. ' I have been lately informed by the proprietor of the " World," that two papers in which my dictionary is recommended to the public, were written by your Lordship. To be distinguished is an honour,...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius: Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - Authors, English - 1808 - 552 pages
...just contempt, and instead of a dedication, he wrote to his lordship this admirable letter: " My LORD, "I HAVE been lately informed, by the. proprietor of the World, that two papers, in which my Dictionary is recommended to the publick, were written by your lordship. To be so distinguished, is...
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Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1809
...displays, is, perhaps, unrivalled. " TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE KARL ' OF CHESTERFIELD. '' My Lord, " I have been lately informed, by the proprietor of The World, that two papers, in which my Dictionary is recommended to the publick, were written by your Lordship. To be so distinguished, is...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - Adventurer - 1809 - 499 pages
...displays, is, perhaps, unrivalled. " TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE EARL : ' „ OF CHESTERFIELD. " My Lord, " I have been lately informed, by the proprietor of The World, that two papers, in which my Dictionary is recommended to the publick, were written by your Lordship. To be so distinguished, is...
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