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The Wits and Beaux of Society - Page 217
by Mrs. A. T. Thomson, Philip Wharton - 1861 - 481 pages
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 648 pages
...accustomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. 'When, upon some slight encouragement, I first visited...could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la tcrre' ; — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799 - 496 pages
...accustomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. (' When, upon some slight encouragement, I first visited...could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre; — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 640 pages
...accustomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. 'When, upon some slight encouragement, I first visited...could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre1 ; — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 594 pages
...accustomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. " When, upon some slight encouragement, I first visited...your Lordship, I was overpowered, like the rest of mankind,N by the enchantment of your address ; and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - 1805 - 238 pages
...accustomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. ' When upon some slight encouragement I first visited...Lordship, I was overpowered like the rest of mankind by your address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainguieur itu 'vainguier...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1806 - 328 pages
...accustomed to favours from the Great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. When upon some slight encouragement I first visited...could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself le liainqueur an valnijueur de h la terre, 'that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1806 - 350 pages
...accustomed to favours from the " great, 1 know not well how to receive, or in " what terms to acknowledge. " When upon some slight encouragement, " I first visited your Lordship, I was overpower" ed, like the rest of mankind, by the en" chantment of your address, and could not " forbear...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807 - 514 pages
...in what terms to acknowledge. " MY LORD, February 7, 1755. " When, upon some slight encouragement, 1 first visited your Lordship, I was overpowered, like...of your address, and could not forbear to wish that 1 might boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre ;—that I might obtain that regard for...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius, Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - 1808 - 768 pages
...accustomed to favour from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. " When upon some slight encouragement, I first visited...could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself le vainqiteur du rainqueur de la, terre; that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius: Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - 1808 - 568 pages
...accustomed to favour from the great, I know not welt hfrw to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. " When upon some slight encouragement, I first visited...mankind, by the enchantment of your address ; and could tiot forbear to wish that I might boast myself le vainqueur du rainqiieur dc la tcrre; that I might...
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