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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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826
...has so eagerly desired to see. TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. "February?, 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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The monuments and genii of st. Paul's cathedral and of Westminster abbey

George Lewis Smyth - 1826
...his feelings so admirably, and has been so generally admired, that its insertion seems unavoidable. ' My Lord, ' I have been lately informed by the proprietor...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 Monuments and Genii of St.Paul's and Westminster Abbey: Comprising Naval ...

George Lewis Smyth - 1826 - 959 pages
...feelings so admirably, and has been so generally admired, that its insertion seems unavoidable. • My Lord, ' I have been lately informed by the proprietor...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. With copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1827
...desired to see. "TO THE RIGHT HONOrrtADI.E THE EARL ОГ CUESTEBr-IEI.D. " Mv Loen, February 7, 1755. " I HAVE been lately informed, by the proprietor of...papers, in which my Dictionary is recommended to the public, were writ'ten by your Ixmlship. • Dr. Johnion app<«red to have had a remarkable delicacy...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1827 - 580 pages
...desired to see. "TO THE RIGHT HONOURAflLE THE EAKL OF CHESTERFIELD. " Mv LoRD' February 7. 17SS. " ny, he, like other philosophers, whose minds are impregnated...poetical fancy, caught the common enthusism for splendid public, were written by your Lordship. • Dr. Johnson appeared to have had a remarkable delicacy with...
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Appendix to Lectures on English Grammar: Containing an Additional Number of ...

Joseph Hervey Hull - 1828 - 12 pages
...including the writer'* name. « TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. London, February 7, 1755. "MY LORD, I have been lately informed, by the proprietor of ' the WorM,' that two papers, in which my Dictionary is recommended to the publick, were written by your...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830
...surly independence, the composition is inimitable : Letter to Lord Chesterfield, February 1, 1T55. s infamo@{ + ' i? recommended to the public, were written by your lordship. To be во distinguished is an honour,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1831
...what the world has so eagerly desired to see. "TO THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. " 7* 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 Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including A Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1831
...what the world has so eagerly desired to see. "TO THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. " 7th 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 Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1831
...what the world has so eagerly desired to see. "TO THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. " 7th 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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