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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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The British Nepos; or, Youth's mirror: lives of illustrious Britons

William Fordyce Mavor - 1816
...patron before. " Is not a patron, my lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for his life in the water, and when he has reached ground,...The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, would have been kind: but it lias been delayed till I am indifferent, and...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing Life and poems

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...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 Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...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...indifferent, and cannot enjoy it; till I am solitary, ínul cannot impart it ;|| till I am known, und do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical asperity...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1821
...of it could not properly find a place in a letter of the kind that this was." ╗ 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 life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1822
...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 Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1822
...reached ground, encumbers him with help? The notice winch you 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 it;5 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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The cabinet; or The selected beauties of literature [ed. by J. Aitken].

Cabinet - 1824
...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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Annual Register, Volume 33

Edmund Burke - History - 1824
...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 Works of Samuel Johnson: The Rambler

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1825
...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 : but it has been...cannot impart it ; till I am known, and do not want it. t hope it is no very cynical asperity not to confess obligations where no benefit has been received...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Essay on the life and genius of Dr ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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 nm indifferent, and cannot...
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