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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 Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1851
...dignified expression of wounded pride and surly independence, is inimitable : — 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 Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1851
...expression of wounded pride and surly independence, is inimitable :— February 7, 1755. MY LORD—I 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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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1851
...proprietor of the ' World,' that two papers, in which my ' Dictionary' is recommended to the public, ing, and bland ; Still born to improve us in every part, His pencil тегу little accuHtomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - 1852 - 558 pages
...more to personal character than to literary power. It explains itself: " My Lord, " I have lately been informed by the proprietor of 'The World/ that two...papers in which my Dictionary is recommended to the publiek were written by your Lordship. To be so distinguished is an honour which, being very little...
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Works, Including His Letters to His Son, &c: To which is Prefixed an ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1853 - 647 pages
...words) was found to be only a wit among lords." It was as follows: " MY LORD, 7th February 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 National Magazine, Volume 2

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1853
...It is therefore given in full : — "TO THE R10UT HON. THE XABL Or CHESTERFIELD. " Rbruary 7, 1775. "My LORD, — I have been lately informed by the proprietor of 'The World,' that two papers, iu which my ' Dictionary' is recommended to the public, were written by your lordship. To be so distinguished...
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The National Magazine, Volume 2

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1853
...EIOBT HOs. THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. "Fehruary 7, 1775. " MY LORD, — I have heen lately informed hy the proprietor of ' The World,' that two papers, in which my 'Dictionary' is recommended to the puhlic, were written hy your lordship. To he so distinguished is an honor which, heing very little...
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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1854 - 776 pages
...thought, is, perhaps, unequalled in English literature. 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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1856 - 776 pages
...unequalled in English literature. TO -I'll i: RIGHT HONORABLE THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. Mr LORD : "t 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 honor, which, being very little...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - 1857 - 376 pages
...to personal character than to literary power. It explains itself : " My Lord, " I have lately been informed by the proprietor of ' The World,' that two...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...
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