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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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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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Home Pictures of English Poets, for Fireside and Schoolroom

Kate Sanborn - 1869 - 291 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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Class-book of Science and Literature

Class-book - 1869 - 324 pages
...address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre ; l 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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A History of English Literature: In a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - 1869 - 549 pages
...and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vaingneur du vainqueur de la terre, that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the...me to continue it. When I had once addressed your Lord.jship in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and -, , uncourtly...
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Typical Selections from the Best English Authors: With Introductory Notices

English authors - 1869 - 400 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...pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it. When once I had addressed your lordship in publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired...
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Smaller specimens of English literature, with notes. Ed. by W. Smith

sir William Smith - 1869
...address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le cainyuour du cainquour de la hrre; that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the...encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would suffer mo to continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship in publie, I had exhausted all the art of...
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Matrials for translating from English into French, a short essay on ...

Louis Le Brun, Henri van Laun - 1869
...address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself le vainqueur du vninqueur de la terre that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending ; 2 but I found my attendance so little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would suffer me...
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