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" my history will not be long : the life that is devoted to knowledge passes silently away, and is very little diversified by events. To talk in public, to think in solitude, to read and to hear, to inquire and answer inquiries, is the business of a scholar.... "
"Curiosities of Literature - Page 407
by Isaac Disraeli - 1835
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Rasselas, prince of Abissinia. Pr. with patent types. Rusher's ed, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1804
...incjuire, and answer inquiries, is the business of a scholar^ He wanders about the world without parade or terror, and is neither known nor valued but by men like himself. "I was born in the kingdom of Goiama, at no Great distance from the fountain of the Nile. My father...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...diversified by events. To talk in publick, to think in solitude, to read and to hear, to inquire, and answer inquiries, is the business of a scholar. He...neither known nor valued but by men like himself. " I was born in the kingdom of Goiama, at n^ great distance from the fountain of the Nile. My father...
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Rasselas: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - Self-Help - 1809 - 155 pages
...diversified by events. To talk in public, to think in solitude, to read and to hear, to inquire and answer inquiries, is the business of a scholar. He...neither known nor valued but by men like himself. " I was born in the kingdom of Goiama, at no great distance from the fountain of the Nile. My father...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - English fiction - 1811 - 179 pages
...diversified by events. To talk in public, to think iii solitude, to read and hear, to inquire and an swer inquiries, is the business of a scholar. He wanders...neither known nor valued but by men like himself." " I was born in the kingdom of Goiamu, at no great distance from the fountain of the Nile. My father...
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The history of Rasselas, prince of Abyssinia

Samuel Johnson - 1815
...solitude, to read and to hear, to enquire, and answer enquiries, is the business of a scholar. He wauders about the world without pomp or terror, and is neither known nor valued but by men like himself. " I was born in the kingdom of Goiama, at no great distance from Ihe fountain of the Nile. My father...
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The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review, Volume 3

H. Biglow, Orville Luther Holley - Literary Criticism - 1818
...of a society, and, wherever he may be, the brotherhood will delight to acknowledge their muster. " These literary characters are partially described...conscious that he was devoting his days to cast the minds of his own contemporaries, and of the next age( in the mighty mould of his own, for he was of that...
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The works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...little diversified by events. To talk in publick, to think in solitude, to read and hear, to inquire and answer inquiries, is the business of a scholar. He...neither known nor valued but by men like himself. " I was born in the kingdom of Goiama, at no great distance from the fountain of the Nile. My father...
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The history of Rasselas, prince of Abissinia, by S. Johnson. Almoran and ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkesworth - 1820
...diversified by events. To talk in public, to think in solitude, to read and to hear, to inquire, and answer inquiries, is the business of a scholar. He...neither known nor valued but by men like himself. I was born in the kingdom of Goiama, at no great distance from the fountain of the Nile. My father...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...diversified by events. To talk in public, to think in solitude, to read and to hear, to inquire and answer inquiries, is the business of a scholar. He...neither known nor valued but by men like himself. " I was born in the kingdom of Goiama, at no great distance from the fountain of the Nile. My father...
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The works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...diversified by events. To talk in public, to think in solitude, to read and to hear, to inquire and answer inquiries, is the business of a scholar. He...neither known nor valued but by men like himself. " I was born in the kingdom of Goiama, at no great distance from the fountain of the Nile. My father...
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