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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 National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1832 - 284 pages
...WOETHLESSNESS OF THE PATRONAGE OF " THB GREAT." Dr. Johnson's celebrated Letter to Lord Chesterfield.* My Lord, I HAVE been lately informed, by the proprietor of THE WORLD, f that two papers, in which my dictionary is recommended to the public, were written by your Lordship....
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - 1834 - 341 pages
...not, unse. l not, Gda'pl. 0Sl'l4nt. SECTION XII. Dr. Johnson'i Letter to 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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Murphy's essay. The rambler. The adventurer. The idler. Rasselas. Tales of ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1834
...the Right Hon. the Earl of CHESTERFIELD. " MY LORD, " I have been lately informed, by the proprietors Dearborn public, were written by vour Lordship. To be so distinguished, is an honour which, being very little...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1835
...ready;" or words to that LETTER 25. TO THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. " February 7. 1755. "My LORD,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.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835
...what the world has so eagerly desired to see. "TO THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. " 7th February, 17Mw " hall see] neglect what he had undertaken. By his interest with the Rev. Dr. Adams, ma 1 [It docs not appear that there was any thing like "device" or " artifice." ED.] 1 Dr. Johnson...
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The Young Lady's Book of Classical Letters: Consisting of Epistolary ...

1836 - 320 pages
...MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS. Dr. Johnson to the Right Honourable the Earl of Chesterfield. February, 1755. MY LORD, I HAVE been lately informed by the proprietor of the World, that two papers, in which my Die. tionary is recommended to the public, were written by your lordship. To be so distinguished is...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: An essay on the life and genius of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...Right Hon. the Earl <tf 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 British Cyclopaedia of the Arts, Sciences, History, Geography ...

1838
...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 World,' that two papers, in which my dictionary s recommended to the public, were written by your lordship. To be distinguished is an honour, which,...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - 1839 - 357 pages
...unless the pilot, perish'. SECTION XII. Dr. Johnson's Letter to the Earl of Chesterfield. MY LOBD : I have been lately informed by the proprietor of the...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 and Writings of Samuel Johnson...

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...following letter, dated in the month of February, 1755. " 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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