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" After my death I wish no other herald, No other speaker of my living actions, To keep mine honour from corruption, But such an honest chronicler as Griffith. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with A Journal of a Tour to the ... - Page lvi
by James Boswell - 1888
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Life of Johnson

James Boswell - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 1492 pages
...possession they are, will favour the world with them. JAMES BOSfTELL. 'After my death I wish no otter herald, 'No other speaker of my living actions, 'To...from corruption, 'But such an honest chronicler as Griffith.'1 SHAKSPEARE, Henry Vlll. ŁAct IV. Sc. 2.] 1 See Dr. Johnson's letter to Mrs. Thrale, dated...
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Samuel Johnson and the Culture of Property

Kevin Hart - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 244 pages
...point is quietly made, just before the Life begins, in four lines quoted from Shakespeare's Henry VIII: 'After my death I wish no other herald, 'No other...corruption, 'But such an honest chronicler as Griffith.' (Life, 1, 24) The kind of honesty valued here demands a certain relationship with death. In order to...
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Henry VIII

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2011 - 352 pages
...little. And, to add greater honors to his age Than man could give him, he died fearing God. 75 KATHERINE After my death I wish no other herald, No other speaker of my living actions, To keep mine honor from corruption But such an honest chronicler as Griffith. Whom I most hated living, thou hast...
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