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" Is not a patron, my lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has reached ground, encumbers him with help? The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind... "
Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour of the ... - Page 304
by James Boswell - 1799
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Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and ...

Elegant epistles - 1812
...life in the water, and, when he has reached ground, encumbers him with help ? The notice which yon have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been...cannot enjoy it ; till I am solitary, and cannot impart itt; till I am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical asperity not to confess obligations...
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Proverbs, Chiefly Taken from the Adagia of Erasmus, with ..., Volume 1

Robert Bland - 1814 - 139 pages
...notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had been kind ; but it has been delayed until I am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it; till I am solitary and cannot impart it; till I am known and do not want it." " How little knowest thou who hast not tried, What hell it is, in suing long to...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - 1815 - 639 pages
...and have brought it at last, to the verge of publication, without one act of assistance, one word of encouragement, or one smile of favour. Such treatment...solitary, and cannot impart it ; till I am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical asperity, not to confess obligations where no benefit...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

1815
...The allusion to the loss of his wife, and to his present situation, is exquisitely beautiful. " The notice which you have been pleased to take of...SOLITARY, and cannot impart it ; till I am known, and do not want it." Lord Chesterfield is said to have concealed his feelings on this occasion with...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 19

Alexander Chalmers - 1815
...contempt. The allusion to the loss of his wife, and to his present situation, is exquisitely beautiful." The notice which you have been pleased to take of...SOLITARY, and cannot impart it ; till I am known, and do not want it." Lord Chesterfield is said to have concealed his feelings on this occasion with...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 6

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...and have brought it at last to the verge of publication without one act of assistance, one word of encouragement, or one smile of favour. Such treatment...solitary, and cannot impart it ; till I am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical asperity not to . confess obligations where no benefit...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...favour. Such treatment I did not " expect, for I never had a patron before. " The Shepherd in Virgil grew acquainted " with Love, and found him a native of...solitary, and cannot impart it ; till I am " known, and do not want it. I hope it is " no very cynical asperity not to confess ob" ligations where no benefit...
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The British Nepos; or, Youth's mirror: lives of illustrious Britons

William Fordyce Mavor - 1816
...which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, would have been kind: but it lias been delayed till I am indifferent, and cannot enjoy...am solitary, and cannot impart it; till I am known and do not want it. I hope therefore it is no very cynical asperity, not to confess obligations where...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...life in the water, and, when he has reached ground, encumbers him with help ? The notice which yon have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been...solitary, and, cannot impart it ;|| till I am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical asperity not to confess obligations where nu benefit...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...favour. Such treatment I did not expect, for I never had a patron before. " The Shepherd in Virgil grew acquainted with Love, and found him a native of the...solitary, and cannot impart it ; till I am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical asperity not to confess obligations where no benefit...
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