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" We walked in the evening in Greenwich park. He asked me, I suppose, by way of trying my disposition, " Is not this very fine?" Having no exquisite relish of the beauties of nature, and being more delighted with " the busy hum of men," I answered " Yes,... "
Time's Telescope - Page 152
1821
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1791 - 516 pages
...more delighted with " the bufy hum of men," I anfwered, " Yes, Sir ; but not equal to Fleet-ftreet." JoHNSON. " You are right, Sir." I am aware that many of my readers may cenfure my want of tafte. Let me, however, fhcker myfelf under the authority of a very fafhionable...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1799
...will have the pleasure to peruse in its proper place. We walked in the evening in Greenwich Park. He asked me, I suppose, by way of trying my disposition,...of men," I answered, " Yes, Sir ; but not equal to Fleet-street." JOHNSON. " You are eight, Sir." my want of taste. Let me, however, shelter myself under...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...will have the pleasure to peruse in its proper place. We walked in the evening in Greenwich Park. He asked me, I suppose, by way of trying my disposition,...of men',' I answered, 'Yes, Sir; but not equal to Fleet-street5.' JOHNSON. ' You are right, Sir.' 1 Virgil, Eclogues, i. 5. Johnson, when a boy, turned...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and ...

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1799
...will have the pleasure to peruse in its proper place. We walked in the evening in Greenwich Park. He asked me, I suppose, by way of trying my disposition,...Nature', and being more delighted with 'the busy hum of men4,' I answered, ' Yes, Sir ; but not equal to Fleet-street'.' JOHNSON. ' You are right, Sir.' '...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...will have the pleasure to peruse in its proper place. We walked in the evening in Greenwich Park. He asked me, I suppose, by way of trying my disposition, " Is not this very fine V Having no exquisite relish of the beauties of Nature, and being more delighted with " the busy hum...
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The life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1817
...will hare the pleasure to persue in itN proper place. We walked in the evening in Greenwich Park. He asked me, I suppose, by way of trying my disposition,...of men," I answered, " Yes, Sir; but not equal to Fleet-street." JOHNSON. " You are right, Sir." 1 am aware that many of my readers may censure my want...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...sill have the pleasure to persne in its proper place. We walked in the evening in Greenwich Park. He asked me, I suppose, by way of trying my disposition,...beauties of Nature, and being more delighted with " the bnsy hum of men," I answered, " Yes, Sir ; but not equal to Fleet-street." JOHNSON. " You are right,...
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Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist ...

James Boswell - 1820 - 355 pages
...Greenwich Park, h6 asked Boswell, by way of trying his disposition, " Is not this very line?" Boswell, having no exquisite relish of the beauties of nature,...being more delighted with " the busy hum of men," answered, " Yes, sir; but not equal to Fleet-street." JOHNSON. " You are right, sir." Johnson and his...
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Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist

James Boswell, John Sharpe - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...trying his disposition, " Is not this very fine?" Boswell, having no exquisite relish of the beanties of nature, and being more delighted with " the busy hum of men," answered, " Yes, sir ; but not equal to Fleet-street." JOHNSON. " You are right, sir." Johnson and...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1821
...will have the pleasure to peruse in its proper place. We walked in the evening in Greenwich Park. He asked me, I suppose, by way of trying my disposition,...of men," I answered, " Yes, sir ; but not equal to Fleet-street." JOHNSON. " You are right, sir." I am aware that many of my readers may censure my want...
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