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" Such was my scheme, and such has been its consequence. With an insatiable thirst for knowledge, I trifled away the years of improvement ; with a restless desire of seeing different countries, I have always resided in the same city ; with the highest expectation... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson - Page 59
by Samuel Johnson - 1806
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Select British Classics, Volume 10

1803
...till disease forced me from public employment. Such was my scheme, and such has been it consequence. With an insatiable thirst for knowledge I trifled away the years of improvement ; with a restkss desire of seeing different countries, I have always resided in the same city ; with the highest...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...disease forced me from publick employment. . - ; Such was my scheme, and such has .been its. consequence. With an insatiable thirst for knowledge, I trifled...resolutions of contemplative retirement, I am going to die within the walls of Bagdat. NUMB. 102. SATURDAY, March 29, 1760. TT very seldom happens to man that...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...disease forced me from publick employment. " Such was my scheme, and such has been its consequence. With an insatiable thirst for knowledge I trifled...resolutions of contemplative retirement, I am going to die within the walls of Bagdat. No. 102. SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 1760. AT very seldom happens to man that his...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ...

Elegant extracts - 1812
...disease forced me from public employment. ' Such was my scheme, and such has been its consequence. With an insatiable thirst for knowledge, I trifled...in the same city ; with the highest expectation of connuhial felicity, I have lived unmarried ; and with unalterable resolutions of contemplative retirement,...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1812 - 356 pages
...disease forced me from public employment." " Such was my scheme, and such has been its consequence. With an insatiable thirst for knowledge, I trifled...resided in the same city ; with the highest expectation :1 connubial felicity, I have lived unmarried ; and with inalterable resolutions of contemplative retirement,...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 262 pages
...dlsease.forced me from public employment. " Such was my scheme, and such has been its consequences. With an insatiable thirst for knowledge, I trifled...and with unalterable resolutions of contemplative retirejo>ent, I am going to die. within the walls of Bagdat." DR. JOHNSON. SECTION XL THE PLEASURES...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...till disease forced me from publick employment. Such was my scheme, and such has been its consequence. With an insatiable thirst for knowledge, I trifled...resolutions of contemplative retirement, I am going to die within the walls of Bagdat. NUMB. 102. SATURDAY, March 29, 1760. TT very seldom happens to man that...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1816 - 254 pages
...disease forced me from public employment.'' " Such was my scheme, and such has been its consequence. With an insatiable thirst for knowledge, I trifled...unalterable resolutions of contemplative retirement, 1 am going to die within the walls •fBagdat." DR. JOHKSOH. SECTION XI. The Pleasures of Virtuous...
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The art of reading: containing a number of useful rules, exemplified by a ...

1817 - 240 pages
...disease forced me from public employment. 11. " Such was my scheme, and such have been its consequences With an insatiable thirst for knowledge, I trifled...resolutions of contemplative retirement, I am going to. die within the ..walls of Bagdat." CHAPTER XLVIIf.... PRIDE. 1-. PRIDE is a vice which grows up in society...
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Young Gentleman and Lady's Explanatory Monitor: A Selection from the Best ...

Rufus W. Adams - 1818 - 260 pages
...scheme, andsu?h lias been its consc^ucncefl. V,1it!i an insatiahleG thirst for knowltc!ge, I trilled away the years of improvement with a restless desire of Seeing different counirien, I have always resid?<! in the same cify ; with tlu highest exjvcctatton? of ronnubialS i'elirify....
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