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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 life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., 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...cannot enjoy it; till I am solitary, and cannot impart it3; 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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The National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1832 - 284 pages
...him with help ? The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labors, had it been early, hud been kind ; but it has been delayed, till I am indifferent,...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 to the ...

James Boswell - 1833
...«*•] ' (Tb* editor confeaK* that he does not see fe*bJKt of thi«»llu»ion; if some more ingenious " Is not a patron, my lord, one who looks with unconcern...cannot enjoy it ; till I am solitary, and cannot impart it5: 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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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 60

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - 1862
...is now useless to complain. . . . The notice which you have [now] been pleased to take of my labors, had it been early, had been kind ; but it has 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 no benefit...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - 1834 - 341 pages
...life in the water, and when he has reached ground, encumbers him with help? The notice which you hare been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early,...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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Murphy's essay. The rambler. The adventurer. The idler. Rasselas. Tales of ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1834
...notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind : but it lias way. When he enters a house, his first declaration...cannot sit down ; and so short are his visits, that he 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 ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1835
...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 Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - 1837
...had neglected him in his obscurity, and sought his acquaintance when In the zenith of his fame : — "Is not a patron, my lord, one who looks with unconcern...solitary and cannot impart it — till I am known and do not want it." Still, want compelled Johnson to continue a literary jobber, willing to aceept...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - 1837
...neglected him tn his obscurity, and sought his acquaintance when in the zenith of his fame : — " Is not a patron, my lord, one who looks with unconcern...solitary and cannot impart it — till I am known and do not want it." Still, want compelled Jobnson to continue a literary jobber, willing to aecept...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: An essay on the life and genius of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind: but it has been delayed till I am 4ndifferent, 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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