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" I might boast myself le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre, that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending, but I found my attendance so little encouraged that neither pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it. "
Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour of the ... - Page 303
by James Boswell - 1799
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835
...and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqufur du vainqueur de la terre l : h subject, to the said Mr. Johnson, during the term of his dictatorship. /bund my attendance so little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would surfer me to continue...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: An essay on the life and genius of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...address, and could not forbear to wish, that I might bout myself U vainqueur du vatnaueur de la tare ; that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the...continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing, which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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The British Cyclopaedia of the Arts, Sciences, History, Geography ...

1838
...that I might boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre, that I might obtain that regard or which I saw the world contending ; but I found my...pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it. When " had once addressed your lordship in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...de la terre ; that I might obtain that regard for which 1 saw the world contending. But I found mv attendance so little encouraged, that neither pride...continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing, which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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The Life and Writings of Samuel Johnson...

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...could not forbear to wish that I might VOL. I.E boast myself IK vainqueur du vatnqueur de la tcrre; that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending. But I found ray attendance so little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it....
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The Young Man's Book of Classical Letters: Consisting of Epistolary ...

Author of The young man's own book - 1841 - 320 pages
...and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself le vainjueur dti vainyueur de la terre; that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending ; but I found my attendance BO little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it When I had once...
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An Essay on Elocution, Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - 1842 - 357 pages
...not forbear to wish that I might boast myself " the conqueror of the conqueror of the earth ;" that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the...publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a rctired and uncourtly scholar can possess. I had done all that I could ; and no man is well pleased...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With and Essay on His Life ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1842
...address, and 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...little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would Buffer me to continue it. When 1 had once addressed your Lordship in public, I had exhausted all Ule...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...to wish that I might boast myself le vainqueur du rainqvew de la terre; that I might i .Ы ¡un lord-hip in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...and could not forbear to wish that I might boa&t myself le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre; Gibbo $ sutler me to continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship in public, I had exhausted all the...
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