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" Dictionary was written with little assistance of the learned, and without any patronage of the great; not in the soft obscurities of retirement, or under the shelter of academic bowers, but amidst inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow... "
Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century - Page 362
edited by - 1911 - 724 pages
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...of his out of tenderness to the author, and the world is little solicitous to know whence proceeded the faults of that which it condemns ; yet it may...obscurities of retirement, or under the shelter of academick bowers, but amidst inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow.' Works, \. pp....
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...of his out of tenderness to the author, and the world is little solicitous to know whence proceeded the faults of that which it condemns ; yet it may...obscurities of retirement, or under the shelter of academick bowers, but amidst inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow.' Works, v. pp....
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The lives of the most celebrated English poets, with criticisms extr. from ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...undertaking, it is indeed astonishing that it was finished so soon, since it was written, as he says, " with little assistance of the learned, and without...inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow. " The sorrow to which he here alludes is probably that which he felt for the loss of his wife, who...
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History of the City and Cathedral of Lichfield

John Jackson - Lichfield (England) - 1805 - 276 pages
...considered, it is indeed astonishing that he finished it so soon, since it was written, as he says, " with little assistance of the learned, and without...inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow." The sorrow to which he here alludes; is, probably, that which he felt for the loss of his wife, who...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...proceeded the faults of that which it condemns ; yet it may gratify auïojty te ¡aforra it, that ibe English Dictionary was written with little assistance...obscurities of retirement, or under the shelter of academic k bowers, but amid inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow. It may repress the triumph...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...meanness of f' dedication." Such atnan when he had finished his Dictionary, " not," as he says himself, " in the soft obscurities of retirement, or under "...inconvenience and distraction, in sickness '.' and in sorrow, and without the patronage of *' the Great," was not likely to be caught by the lure thrown out by Lord...
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Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1809
...admissible by every candid mind, for what has been since found to be its principal defect, omission. " In this work, when it shall be found that much is...obscurities of retirement, or under the shelter of academick bowers, but amidst inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow. It may repress...
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Essays, biographical, critical, and historical, illustrative of the Rambler ...

Nathan Drake - 1809
...admissible by every candid mind, for what has been since found to be its principal defect, omission. ", In this work, when it shall be found that much is...obscurities of retirement, or under the shelter of academick bowers, but amblst inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow. It may repress...
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Essays, biographical, critical, and historical: illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - Adventurer - 1809
...admissible by every candid mind, for what has been since found to be its principal defect, omission. " In this work, when it shall be found that much is...obscurities of retirement, or under the shelter of academick bowers, but amidst inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow. It may repress...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...spared out of tenderness to the author, and the world is little solicitous to know whence proceeded the faults of that which it condemns ; yet it may...retirement, or under the shelter of academic bowers, but amid inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow. It may repress the triumph of malignant...
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