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" World, that two papers, in which my Dictionary is recommended to the publick, were written by your Lordship. To be so distinguished, is an honour, which, being very little accustomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what... "
Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius: Natives of Great ... - Page 546
by John Watkins - 1808 - 552 pages
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...HONOURABLE THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. '; My 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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Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and ...

Elegant epistles - 1812
...LETTER II. DR. JOHNSON TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE TUP. EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. MY LORI), ' February, 1753. I HAVE been lately informed, by the proprietor of...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.: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - 1815 - 639 pages
...the proprietor of ' The World,' that two papers in which my Dictionary is recommended to the public, were written by your Lordship. To be so distinguished,...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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The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson, L.L.D.: With an Account of the Author ...

Samuel Johnson - 1816 - 140 pages
...stands upon record in the annals of literary history. ' I HAVE been lately informed by the proprietors of the " World," that two papers in which my Dictionary...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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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...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 Lord" ship. To be so distinguished is an honour " which, being very little accustomed to " favours...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 6

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...proprietor of the ' \Vorld,' 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 accustomed to the favours of the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. " When upon...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...see. " To THE RIGHT HONOURAHI.E THE Елит. OF CHESTERFIELD. " MY LORD, February 7, 1755. " I HATE been lately informed, by the proprietor of the World,...papers, in which my Dictionary is recommended to the public, were written by your Lordship. To be su distinguished, is an honour, which, being very little...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...desired to see. " To THE RHJHT HONOURABLE THE EAKL OF CHESTERFIELD. " MY LORD, February 7, 1755. " I HAVE been lately informed, by the proprietor of...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 Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...Honourable the Earl of CHESTERFIELD. " MY 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. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1821
...desired to see. " TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. " MY LOUD, February 7, 1755. " I HAVE been lately informed, by the proprietor of...Dictionary is recommended to the publick, were written 1 Dr. Johnson appeared to have had a remarkable delicacy with . respect to the circulation of this...
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