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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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1821
...desired to see. , " TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. " MY LORD, February 7, 1755. " I HAVE been lately informed, by the proprietor of the World, that two papers, in which my Dictionary js recommended to the publick, were written 1 Dr. Johnson appeared to have had a remarkable delicacy...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1822
...desired to see. " TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. " MY LORD, February 7, 1755. " 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. " When, upon...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - 1822
...desired to see. " TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. ' MY LORD, Februaiy 7, 1755. " 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. " When, upon...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...Right 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 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 cabinet; or The selected beauties of literature [ed. by J ..., Volume 1

Cabinet - 1824 - 420 pages
...undeplored . LETTER FROM DR JOHNSON TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. February, 1755. 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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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...Right 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 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. le vainqueur...
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Annual Register, Volume 33

Edmund Burke - 1824
...the proprietor of Uhe'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 works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...HONOURABLE THE EARL, OF CHEST.ERFIELD. My LORD, I have been lately informed, by the proprietors of The World, that two papers, in which my Dictionary...is 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.: Essay on the life and genius of Dr ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...RIGHT HONOURABLE THK KARL OF CHESTERFIELD. MY LORD, I have been lately informed, by the proprietors of The World, that two papers, in which my Dictionary...is 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 Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826
...so eagerly desired to see. TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. " February 7, 1755. " MY LORD, I have been lately informed, by the proprietor...Dictionary is recommended to the publick, were written by b Dr. Johnson appeared to have had a remarkable delicacy with respect to the circulation of this letter...
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