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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 Young Man's Book of Classical Letters: Consisting of Epistolary ...

Author of The young man's own book - 1841 - 320 pages
...MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS. Dr. Johnson to the Right Honourable the Earl of Chciterfield. February, 1755. Mr 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 ia an honour which, being very little...
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An Essay on Elocution, Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - 1842 - 357 pages
...Letter to the Earl of Chesterfield. Mr LORD : I have been lately informed by the proprictor of /he World, that two papers in which my Dictionary is recommended...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.: With and Essay on His Life ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1842
...dated in the month of February, 1755. " To the Right Hon. the Earl of CHESTERFIELD. "•My LORD, "•1 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 so distinguished, is an honour which, being very little...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...expression of wounded pride and surly independence, the composition is inimitable : — February 7, 1755. ntler mood inspires ; for now the leaf Incessant rustles public, were written by your lordship. To be so distinguished is an honour, which, being very little...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...expression of wounded pride and surly independence, the composition is inimitable : — February 7, 1?S5. . recosimended to the public, were written by your lordship. To be so distinguished is an honour, which,...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - 1845 - 372 pages
...little to fear or hope from censure or from praise. Letter to Lard Chesterfield. February 7, 1755. 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, LL.D: Including A Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1846
...what the world has so eagerly desired to see. "TO THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. "7th February- 1TSS. " MY LORD, — I have been lately informed, by the proprietor of The World,' thai two 1 [It does not appear that there was anv thine like " device" or " artifice." — KD.] * Dr....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1848
...already;" or words to that purpose. — JioswELL. EH 25. TO THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. " February 7. 1755. " 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 BO distinguished, is an honour, which, being very little...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - 1848 - 874 pages
...what the world has so eagerly desired to see. TO THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. 11 February 7. 1755. " Mr prejudic public, were written by your lordship. To be so distinguished, is an honour, which, being very little...
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The English Language in Its Elements and Forms: With a History of Its Origin ...

William Chauncey Fowler - 1851 - 659 pages
...phrase is all at once ? How is sun parsed ? 11. "To the Right Honorable the Earl of Chesterfield. " 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 honor which, being very little...
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