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Eccentric biography; or, Sketches of remarkable characters, ancient and modern - Page 178
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...body.' Johnson said, ha thought ho had " already done his part as a writer. ' I should " have thought so too,' said the king, ' if you " had not written so well.' Johnson observed to " me upon this, that ' no man could have paid a " handsomer compliment ; and...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1807
...any body." Johnson said, he thought he had already done his part as a writer. " I should have thought so too, (said the King,) if you had not written so well." Johnson observed to me, upon this, that l( No man could have paid a handsomer compliment ; and...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...any body." Johnson said, he thought he had already done his part as a writer. " I should have thought so too, (said the King,) if you had not written so well." Johnson observed to me, upon this, that " No man could have paid a handsomer compliment; and it was...
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Classical English Letter-writer: Or, Epistolary Selections; Designed to ...

Elizabeth Frank - Letter-writing - 1814 - 368 pages
...more works. Johnson modestly replied, that be thought he had written enough. "I should have thought so too," said the king, " if you had not written so well." In 1765, Johnson was complimented by the University of Dublin, with the degree of doctor of laws, on account,...
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Classical English letter-writer: or, Epistolary selections designed to ...

Frank Elizabeth - 1814
...more works. Johnson modestly replied, that he thought he had written enough. " I should have thought so too," said the king, " if you had not written so well." In 1765, Johnson was complimented by the University of Dublin, with the degree of doctor of laws, on account,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1817
...body." Johnson said, he thought he had already done hie part as a writer. " I should have thought so too, (said the King,) if you had not written so well." Johnson observed to me, upon this, that " No man could have paid a handsomer compliment: and it...
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The public and domestic life of His late ... Majesty, George the ..., Volume 1

Edward Holt - Great Britain - 1820
...any body.' Jobnson said, he thought he had already done his part as a writer. ' I should have thought so too/ said the King, ' if you had not written so well.' Johnson observed to me, upon this, that ' No man could have paid a handsomer compliment ; and it was...
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Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist

James Boswell, John Sharpe - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...any body." Johnson said, he thought he had already done his part as a writer. " I should have thought so too," said the king, " if you had not written so well." Johnson observed to me upon this, that " No man could have paid a handsomer compliment, and it was...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1821
...any body." Johnson said, he thought he had already done his part as a writer. " I should have thought so too (said the King), if you had not written so well." Johnson observed to me, upon this, that " No man could have paid a handsomer compliment; and it was...
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The public and private life of His late...Majesty, George the Third ...

Robert Huish - History - 1821 - 724 pages
...from any body.' Johnson said, he had already done his part as a writer. ' I should have thought so too (said the king) if you had not written so well !' Johnson observed to me upon this, that ' no man could have paid a handsomer compliment, and it was...
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