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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of the Rambler ... - Page 331
by Nathan Drake - 1809 - 499 pages
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...myself. ' Having carried on my work thus far with so little obligation to any favourer of learning', I shall not be disappointed though I should conclude...humble, ' Most obedient servant, ' SAM. JOHNSON'.' ' While this was the talk of the town, (says Dr. Adams, in a letter to me) I happened to visit Dr....
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...myself. ' Having carried on my work thus far with so little obligation to any favourer of learning', I shall not be disappointed though I should conclude...humble, ' Most obedient servant, ' SAM. JOHNSON'.' ' While this was the talk of the town, (says Dr. Adams, in a letter to me) I happened to visit Dr....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...so elegantly expressed by niy friend Mr. Malone, in his Prologue to Mr. Jephson's tragedy of JULIA : if less be possible, with less; for I have been long...most humble " Most obedient servant, " SAM. JOHNSON." * " While this was the talk of the town, (says Dr. Adams, in a letter to me) I happened to visit Dr....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...myself. " Having carried on my work thus far with so little obligation to any favourer of learning, I shall not be disappointed though I should conclude...humble, " Most obedient servant, " SAM. JOHNSON."' " While this was the talk of the town, (says Dr. Adams, in a letter to me) I happened to visit Dr....
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical Illustrative of the ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1809
...myself. " Having carried on my work thus far with so little obligation to any favourer of learning, I shall not be disappointed though I should conclude...with his accustomed policy, appeared to treat the matL. IT. z ter with the jnost perfect indifference, and after reading the letter to Mr. Dodsley, and...
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Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1809
...wak«ned from that dream of hope, iu which I once boasted myself with so much exultation, " My Lprd, " Your Lordship's most humble, " Most obedient servant,...accustomed policy, appeared to treat the matVOL. IT. a ter with the most perfect indifference, and after reading the letter to Mr. Dodsley, and praising...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent Divines ...

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...neglect, dissolved a connexion which might have been mutually honourable* to any favourer of learning, I shall not be disappointed though I should conclude...humble, " Most obedient servant, " SAM. JOHNSON." * And yet, if he meant Dr. Johnson by the subjoined portrait, how could he without criminal dissimulation...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...I should conclude it, if less be possible, with less; for I have been long wakened from that dreurn of hope, in which I once boasted myself with so much...humble " Most obedient servant, " SAM. JOHNSON."§ JThe following note is subjoined by Mr. Langten. "Dr. Johnson, when be gave me this copy of his letter,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...myself. ' Having carried on my work thns far with so little obligation to any favourer of learning, I shall not be disappointed though I should conclude...most humble " Most obedient servant, " SAM. JOHNSON. "§ jThe following note is subjoined by Mr. Langton. " Dr. Johnson, when be gave me this copy of his...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1821
...myself. " Having carried on my work thus far with so little obligation to any favourer of learning, I shall not be disappointed though I should conclude...humble, " Most obedient servant, " SAM. JOHNSON."* 1 In this passage Dr. Johnson evidently alludes to the loss of his wife. We find the same tender recollection...
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