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" ... pleasures. But at fifty no man easily finds a woman beautiful as the Houries, and wise as Zobeide. I inquired and rejected, consulted and deliberated, till the sixtysecond year made me ashamed of gazing upon girls. I had now nothing left but retirement... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 59
by Samuel Johnson - 1806
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The Idler, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1767
...Zobeide. I enquired and rejected, confulted and deliberated, till the fixty-fecond year made me afhamed of gazing upon girls. I had now nothing left but retirement, and for retirement I never found a time, till difeafe forced me from publick employment. SUCH was my fcheme, and fuch has been its confequence. With...
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The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...Zobeide. I enquired and rejected, confulted and deliberated, till the fixty-fecond year made me afhamed of gazing upon girls. I had now nothing left but retirement, and for retirement I never found a time, till difeafe forced me from publick employment. Such was my fcheme, and fuch has been its confequence. With...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Idler

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...Zobeide. I enquired and rejected, confuhed and deliberated, till the fixty-fecond year made me afhamed of gazing upon girls. I had now nothing left but retirement, and for retirement I never found a time, till difeafe forced me from pu!>lick employment. Such was my fcheme, and fuch has been its confequence....
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The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...Zcbeide. I enquired and rejected, confulted and deliberated, till the fixty-fecond year made me afhamed of gazing upon girls. I had now nothing left but retirement, and for retirement I never found a time, till difeafe forced me from publick employment. Such was my fcheme, and fuch has been its confequence. With...
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Harrison's British Classicks: The Idler. Fitz Osbornes Letters. Shenstones ...

1787
...Zobcide. I enquired and rejefled, confulted and deliberated, till the fixty-fecond yeannade me afhamed of gazing upon girls. I had now nothing left but retirement, and for retirement I never found a time, till difeafe forced me from publick employment. ' Such was my fcheme, and fuch has been it's confequcnce....
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1799 - 356 pages
...rejected, confulted and deliberated^ till the fixty-fecond year made me afliamed of wifliing to marry. I had now nothing left but retirement; and for retirement I never found a time, till difeafe forced me from .public employment." " Such was my fcheme, and fuch has been its conferquence....
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Select British Classics, Volume 10

1803
...But at fifty no man easily finds a woman beautiful as the Houries, and wise as Zobeide. I enquired and rejected, consulted and deliberated, till the...I never found a time, till disease forced me from public employment. Such was my scheme, and such has been it consequence. With an insatiable thirst...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...indulge .myself in domestick pleasures. But at fifty no man easily finds a woman beautiful as the Howies, and wise as Zobeide. I inquired and rejected, consulted.... - ; Such was my scheme, and such has .been its. consequence. With an insatiable thirst for knowledge, I trifled away the years of improvement; with...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1810 - 231 pages
...deliberated, till the six'.;. -iiioi,;d ^ear made me ashamed of wishing to marry. IL '. 1 ;it;w not'iing left but retirement ; and for retirement I never found a time, till disease forced me from public employment " " Such was my scheme, and such has been it? consequence. With an insatiable thirst...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...indulge myself in domestick pleasures. But at fifty no man easily finds a woman beautiful as the Houries, and wise as Zobeide. I inquired and rejected, consulted...employment. " Such was my scheme, and such has been its consequence. With an insatiable thirst for knowledge I trifled away the years of improvement ; with...
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