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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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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1825 - 687 pages
...я patron before. " The Shepherd in Virgil grew acquainted with Love, and found him a native of tbe rocks. " Is not a patron, my Lord, one who looks with...solitary, and cannot impart it ; till I am known, and do not want it. t 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.: Essay on the life and genius of Dr ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind ; but it has been delayed, till 1 am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it ; till I am 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.: Essay on the life and genius of Dr ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind ; but it has been delayed, till I nm indifferent, and cannot enjoy it ; till I am 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 Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826
...have brought it, at last, to the verge of publication^ without one act of assistance0, one word of encouragement, or one smile of favour. Such treatment...enjoy it ; till I am solitary, and cannot impart it d ; 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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Elements of Moral Philosophy, Volume 1

Daniel Dewar - 1826
...renewal of his acquaintance in the expectation of the work being dedicated to him on its appearance : " The notice which you have been pleased to take of...solitary, and cannot impart it, — till I am known, and do not want it." SECTION III. — The Desire of Esteem. The next of the desires which I shall notice...
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Elements of Moral Philosophy and of Christian Ethics, Volume 1

Daniel Dewar - 1826
...renewal of his acquaintance in the expectation of the work being dedicated to him on its appearance : " The notice which you have been pleased to take of...solitary, and cannot impart it,— till I am known, and do not want it." SECTION III.— The Desire of Esteem. The next of the desires which I shall notice...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1827 - 580 pages
...my Lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struinrline for lite in the water, and, when he hai irresistible inc »in known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical asjœrity not to confess obligations where...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1831
...encumbers him with help ? The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early5, had been kind ; but it has been delayed till I am...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 Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including A Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1831
...encumbers him with help ? The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early2, had been kind ; but it has been delayed till I am...enjoy it ; till I am solitary, and cannot impart it 3 ; 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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