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" Is not a patron, my Lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has reached ground, encumbers him with help ? The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind:... "
Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century - Page 636
edited by - 1911 - 724 pages
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...found him a native of the rocks. " Is not a patron, my lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has...The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind ; but it has been delayed till I am indifferent, and cannot...
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Rasselas: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 155 pages
...found him a native of the rocks. " Is not a patron, my Lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and when he has...The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind; but it has been delayed till I am indifferent and cannot...
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Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1809
...the ground, encumbers him with help? The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind ; but it has been...till I am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it ; till I ani solitary, and cannot impart it; till 1 am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical...
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Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and ...

Elegant epistles - 1812
...reached ground, encumbers him with help ? The notice which yon have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind : but it has been...cannot enjoy it ; till I am solitary, and cannot impart itt; till I am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical asperity not to confess obligations...
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Proverbs, Chiefly Taken from the Adagia of Erasmus, with Explanations; and ...

Robert Bland - Proverbs - 1814 - 139 pages
...notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had been kind ; but it has been delayed until I am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it; till I am solitary...cannot impart it; till I am known and do not want it." " How little knowest thou who hast not tried, What hell it is, in suing long to bide, To waste Ions;...
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The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1815
...situation, is exquisitely beautiful. — " The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind ; but it has been...impart it ; till I am known, and do not want it." Lord Chesterfield is said to have concealed his feelings on this occasion with his usual art, conscious,...
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The General biographical dictionary

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1815
...situation, is exquisitely beautiful.—" The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind ; but it has been...impart it ; till I am known, and do not want it." Lord Chesterfield is said to have concealed his feelings on this occasion with his usual art, conscious,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - Authors, English - 1815 - 639 pages
...found him a native of the rocks. " Is not a patron, my Lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has...The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind : but it has been delayed till I am indifferent, and cannot...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson, L.L.D.: With an Account of the Author ...

Samuel Johnson - 1816 - 140 pages
...and found him a native of the rocks. 'Is not a patron, my Lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and when he has...The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind; but it has been delayed till I am indifferent and cannot...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...found him a native of the rocks. " Is not a Patron, my Lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and when he has...notice, which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind : but it has been delayed till I am indifferent, and cannot...
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