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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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Half-hours of translation, or Extracts from the best British and American ...

Alphonse Mariette - 1863
...could not forbear to wish 8 that I might boast myself 7 le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre ; that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending ; 8 but I found my attendance 9 so little encouraged that neither pride nor modesty would suffer me...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...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 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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 776 pages
...and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqunir du vainqueur de la terre ;' 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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LITERATURE IN LETTERS

JAMES P. HOLCOMBE L.L.D. - 1866
...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...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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Gems of Literature, Elegant, Rare, and Suggestive ...

Gems - 1866 - 147 pages
...address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Lc rainqucur dn vainqncur dc la tcrrc; 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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Literature in Letters, Or, Manners, Art, Criticism, Biography, History, and ...

James Philemon Holcombe - 1866 - 520 pages
...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 world contending ; but J found my attendance so little encouraged that neither pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue...
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Sanders' Rhetorical, Or, Union Sixth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of ...

Charles Walton Sanders - 1862 - 600 pages
...address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself le vainqueur du aainqucur de la terre* that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the...contending; but I found my attendance so little encouraged, thai neither pride not modesty would suffer me to continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship...
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The first (-third, fifth, sixth) reading book, by T. Crampton and ..., Volume 5

Thomas Crampton - 1868
...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...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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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868
...observed how well they were expressed," remarking at the same time, ' This man has great powers." contending; but I found my attendance so little encouraged,...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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A History of English Literature: In a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - 1868 - 529 pages
...anil 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 sufler me to continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in public, I had exhausted all the...
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