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" Goldsmith's Life of Parnell is poor; not that it is poorly written, but that he had poor materials ; for nobody can write the life of a man, but those who have eat and drunk and lived in social intercourse with him. "
The Life of William Cowper, Esq - Page 102
by Robert Southey - 1839
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1807
...Goldsmith's Life of Parnell is poor; not that it is poorly written, but that he had poor materials ; for nobody can write the life of a man, but those who have eat and drunk and lived in social intercourse with him." I said, that if it was not troublesome and presum1772....
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...Goldsmith's Life of Parnell is poor; not that it is poorly written, but that he had poor materials; for nobody can write the life of a man but those who have ate and drunk and lived in social intercourse with him." Dr. Goldsmith, upon occasion of Mrs. Lenrjox's...
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The life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1817
...Life of Parnell is poor ; not that it is poorly written, but that he had poor materials ; for nobudy can write the life of a man, but those who have eat and drunk aud lived in social intercourse with him." theae particulars ; but said, "They'll come out by...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden, Richard Milward - Table-talk - 1818 - 180 pages
...Goldsmith's Life of Parnell is poor; not that it is poorly written, but that he had poor materials; for nobody can write the life of a man but those who have ate and drunk and lived in social intercourse with him." Dr. Goldsmith, \vpotv octasivya. oŁ Mxs....
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Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist ...

James Boswell - 1820 - 355 pages
...Goldsmith's life of Parnel is poor : not that it is poorly written, but that he had poor materials ; for nobody can write the life of a man, but those who...drank, and lived in social intercourse with him." Boswell said, if it was not troublesome, and presuming too much, he would request him to tell him all...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...Goldsmith's Life of Parnell is poor; not that it is poorly written, but that he had poor materials ; for nobody can write the life of a man, but those who have eat and drunk and lived in social intercourse with him." I said, that if it was not troublesome and presuming...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...of Parnell is poor ; not that it is poorly written, but that he had poor materials ; for nobody run write the life of a man, but those who have eat and drunk and lited in social intercourte with him." these particulars; but said, "They'll come out by...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1821
...Goldsmith's Life of Parnell is poor; not that it is poorly written, but that he had poor materials ; for nobody can write the life of a man, but those who have eat and drunk and lived in social intercourse with him." I said, that if it was not troublesome and presuming...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 16

British prose literature - 1821
...is poorly written, hut that he had poor materials; for nobody can write the life of a man, but thoM- who have eat, and drank, and lived in social intercourse with him." Boswell said, if it was not troublesome, and presuming too much, he would reqnest him to tell him all...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell, Alexander Chalmers - Authors, English - 1822
...Goldsmith's Life of Parnell is poor ; not that it is poorly written, but that he had poor materials ; for nobody can write the life of a man, but those who have eat and drunk and lived in social intercourse with him." I said, that if it was not troublesome and presuming...
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