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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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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides, Volume 34

James Boswell - 1860 - 874 pages
...world has so eagerly desired to see. TO THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. " February 7. 1755. " Mr I in. M, 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 His Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1860
...so eagerly desired to see-. LETTER 25. TO THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD. February 7,1785. " 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 BO distinguished, is an honour, which, being very little...
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Effective Revenue Writing: Advanced course

United States. Internal Revenue Service - 1961
...has already been proffered is extended. Yours sincerely, Now hear the original : FEBEUAET 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 honor which, being very little accustomed...
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Effective Revenue Writing: Advanced course, by C. D. Linton

United States. Internal Revenue Service - 1961
...has already been proffered is extended. Tours sincerely, Now hear the original : 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 honor which, being very little accustomed...
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Effective Revenue Writing, 2: An Advanced Course Designed to Help ...

Calvin Darlington Linton - 1962 - 198 pages
...has already been proffered is extended. Tours sincerely, Now hear the original : FEBBUABY 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 honor which, being very little accustomed...
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English Satires

William Henry Oliphant Smeaton - 1899 - 298 pages
...did not mind what be said or wrote, and that I had done with him '. " February 7, 1755. "Mv LORD, T 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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The Life of Samuel Johnson

Robert Anderson - 1973 - 639 pages
...noblest lesson to both authors and patrons that stands upon record in the annals of literary history. " I have been lately informed by the proprietor of ' The World,' that two papers ia which my Dictionary is recommended to the public, were written by your Lordship. To be so distinguished,...
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Handbook for Preparing Engineering Documents: From Concept to Completion

Joan G. Nagle - 1995 - 392 pages
...death blow to literary patronage. lt shows what effective writing can do. February 7, 1755. My Lord l 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 accustomed...
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Samuel Johnson: The Life of an Author

Lawrence Lipking - 2000 - 384 pages
...Johnson dictated versions to Giuseppe Baretti and James Boswell. This is Baretti's text. February 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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Charles W. Chesnutt: Essays and Speeches

Joseph R. McElrath, Jr., Robert C. Leitz, Jesse S. Crisler - 2001 - 636 pages
...placated, and gave the noble earl a piece of his mind in a letter which first appeared in Boswell's Life:27 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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