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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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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1848 - 776 pages
...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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English Language in Its Elements and Forms: with a History of Its Origin and ...

William Chauncey Fowler - 1858 - 381 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...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 Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1858
...could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself le vainqittur du •caanjueur de la lerre ; — 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 arts of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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Materials for French prose composition, or selections from the best English ...

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1858
...forbear to wish that I might boast myself le voinqueur du vainqueur de la terre; — that I might obtain5 that regard for which I saw the world contending;...continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly4 scholar can possess....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of His Tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1858
...and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqitcur du vainqueur de la terre — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the...neither pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it.2 When I had once ad1 Dr. Johnson appeared to have a remarkable delicacy with respect to the circulation...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1859 - 762 pages
...and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqucur 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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Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1860 - 874 pages
...and could not forbear to wish that I mi^ht boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre 3 ; — on to be alive only while his name will insure a good...will get you (to Johnson) a hundred guineas for any public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1860
...and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqueur dti vainqueur de la terre—that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world...modesty would suffer me to continue it." When I had once ad1 Dr. Johnson appeared to have a remarkable delicacy with respect to the circulation of this letter;...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides, Volume 34

James Boswell - 1860 - 874 pages
...his life, would probably not hare been much to Lortl Chesterfield's tastu ; but it must be — ili.it I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending ; but I found my attendance no little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would siill-T me to continue it. When I had once...
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Half-hours of translation, or Extracts from the best British and American ...

Alphonse Mariette - 1860
...pride nor modesty would suffer me to 8 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 ; 9 I had done all that I could; and no man is well pleased to have his all neglected, be it ever so...
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