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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius: Natives of Great ... - Page 546
by John Watkins - 1808 - 552 pages
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Life. Poems. Irene, a tragedy

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...Honourable the Earl of '' CHESTERFIELD. " MY LORD, " I have been lately informed, by the pro" prietors of the World, that two papers, '' in which my Dictionary...recommended " to the publick, were written by your " Lordlhip. To be fo diftinguifhed is an " honour wWch, being very little accuf" tomed to favours from...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...Johnson's Dictionary. 1.1 \ To the Right Hon. the Earl of Chesterfield. " MY LORD, February, 1755. " I have been lately informed, by the proprietor of...papers, in which my Dictionary is recommended to the ptiblic, were written by your Lordship. To be so distinguished, is an honour, which being very little...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - 1805 - 132 pages
...noblest lesson to both patrons and authors that stands upon record in the annals of literary history. ' I have been lately informed by the proprietor of the...papers in which my dictionary is recommended to the public, were written by your Lordship. To be distinguished is an honour, which being very little accustomed...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...Honourable the Earl of CHESTERFIELD. " My LORD, " I have been lately informed, by the pro-. " prietors of The World, that two papers, in " which my Dictionary...recommended to the " publick, were written by your Lordship. TQ " be so distinguished is an honour which, being " very little accustomed to favours from the " great,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...the Right Hon. the EARL O/CHESTERFIELD. " MT LORD, " I HAVE been lately informed by the Proprietors of The World, that two papers, in which my Dictionary is recommended to the public, were ' written by your Lordship. To be so distinguished is an honour, which, being very little...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...what the world has so eagerly desired to see. " TO THE JRIGHT HONOURABLE THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. " I HAVE been lately informed, by the proprietor of...an honour, which, being very little accustomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. " MY LORD,...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical Illustrative of the ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1809
...reprehension which it displays, is, perhaps, unrivalled. " TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. " My Lord, " I have been lately informed, by the proprietor...an honour, which, being very little accustomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. " When, upon...
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Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1809
...which it displays, is, perhaps, unrivalled. " TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE KARL ' OF CHESTERFIELD. '' My Lord, " I have been lately informed, by the proprietor...an honour, which, being very little accustomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to iicknowledge. " Wfeen,...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1809 - 499 pages
...it displays, is, perhaps, unrivalled. " TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE EARL : ' OF CHESTERFIELD. " My Lord, " I have been lately informed, by the proprietor...an honour, .which, being very little accustomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. " When, upon...
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Rasselas: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 155 pages
...noblest lesson to both patrons and authors that stands upon record in the annals of literary history. " I have been lately informed by the proprietor of the...papers in which my dictionary is recommended to the public were written by your Lordship. To be distinguished is an honour, which being very little accustomed...
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