Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 10 of 124 on Among these unhappy mortals is the writer of dictionaries ; whom mankind have considered,....  
" Among these unhappy mortals is the writer of dictionaries ; whom mankind have considered, not as the pupil, but the slave of science, the pioneer of literature, doomed only to remove rubbish and clear obstructions from the paths through which learning... "
The Monthly Review - Page 243
1831
Full view - About this book

The Christian Observer, Volume 11

Religion - 1813
...deplored than that of those " pioneers of literature," whom our great lexicographer describes as " doomed only to remove rubbish, and clear obstructions,...learning and genius press forward to conquest and glory." They even still more closely resemble those unhappy rhetoricians to whom, as Juvenal assures us, the...
Full view - About this book

A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English Language - 1805
...writer of dictionaries; whom mankind have considered, not as the pupil, but the slave of science, the pioneer of literature, doomed only to remove rubbish...smile on the humble drudge that facilitates their progress. Every other author may aspire to praise ; the lexicographer can only hope to escape reproach,...
Full view - About this book

A New and Enlarged Military Dictionary: Or, Alphabetical Explanation of ...

Charles James - 1805 - 1006 pages
...the pupils, but the slaves of science, the pioneers of literature, doomed only to remove rubbish,~and clear obstructions from the paths through which learning...smile on the humble drudge that facilitates their projress." I am so far from indulging a delusion of the kind, that although I should be proud of being...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...writer of dictionaries; whom mankind have considered, not as the pupil, but the slave of science, the pioneer of literature, doomed only to remove rubbish...smile on the humble drudge that facilitates their progress. Every other author may aspire to praise ; the lexicographer can only hope to escape reproach,...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - History - 1809
...writer of dictionaries ; -whom mankind have considered, -not as the pupil, but the slave of science, the pioneer of literature, doomed only to remove rubbish...forward to conquest and glory, without bestowing a smile OB the humble drudge that facilitates their progress. Every other author may aspire to praise ; the...
Full view - About this book

The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...writer of dictionaries; whom mankind have considered, not asthe pupil, but the slave of science, the pioneer of literature, doomed only to remove rubbish...smile on the humble drudge that facilitates their progress. Every other author may aspire to praise; the lexicographer can only hope toescape reproach,...
Full view - About this book

A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1812 - 766 pages
...writer of dictionaries -, whom mankind have considered, not as the pupil, but the slave of science, the pioneer of literature, doomed only to remove rubbish...obstructions from the paths through which Learning and Onius press forward to conquest and glory, without bestowing a smile on the humble drudge that facilitates...
Full view - About this book

The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...writer of dictionaries ; whom mankind have considered, not as the pupil, but the slave of science, the pioneer of literature, doomed only to remove rubbish...which Learning and Genius press forward to conquest find glory, without bestowing a smile on the humble drudge that facilitates their progress. Every other...
Full view - About this book

The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1816
...writer of dictionaries j whom mankind have considered, not as the pupil, but the slave of science, the pioneer of literature, doomed only to remove rubbish...which Learning and Genius press forward to conquest find glory, without bestowing a smile on the humble drudge that facilitates their progress. Every other...
Full view - About this book

His Memoirs and Poetry

Charles Frederick Bennett - English poetry - 1817 - 144 pages
...the 'pioneer of literature, doomed only to re" move rubbish and clear obstructions from the " path, through which learning and genius press " forward to conquest and glory, without bestow" ing a smile on the humble drudge that facili" tates their progress." This being the state of...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF