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" I shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth. "
Classical English Letter-writer: Or, Epistolary Selections; Designed to ... - Page 333
by Elizabeth Frank - 1814 - 368 pages
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others].

1752
...diminifh or augment. I mall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other caufe, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth. 'Avrai/ ix. fimapov zvrsityos tin fr-i &* j> .,><*> ,V\ E .A V. --' -"- t- ^.-t Verfion t ...
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British Classics

Edward Francis Burney, Richard Corbould - History - 1785
...ihalldimimfli or augment. I fhufl never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other caufe, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth. A.TV U fxaxa'(aiv a'lTa'i- in 'ftai'. Celeftial pow'rs ! that piety regard, From you my...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...diminifh or augment. I fhall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other caufe, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth. Celeftial pow'rs ! that piety regard, From You my labours wait their laft reward. END oF THE SEVENTH...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - Biography & Autobiography - 1787 - 602 pages
...fhall never envy the honours which wit and learnc ing obtain in any other caufe, if I can be num* bered among the writers who have given ardour ' to virtue, and confidence to truth : ' Ccleftuil pow'rs ! that piety regard, ' From you my labours wait their laft reward.' The Rambler,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - Authors, English - 1787 - 605 pages
...never envy the honours which wit and learn* ing obtain in any other caufe, if I can be num bered among the writers who have given ardour to " * virtue, and confidence to truth : * Celeftial pow'rs! that piety regard, ' From you my labours wait their lad reward.' The Rambler,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...fhall never envy the honpurs which wit and learn' ing obtain in any other caufe, if I can be num' bered among the writers who have given ardour ' to virtue, and confidence to truth : 1 Celeftial pow'rs ! that piety regard, * From you my labours wait their laft reward.' The Rambler,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1791 - 516 pages
...profe fentence, " I fhall never envy the honours which wit and lea'ning obtain in any other caufe, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour tq virtue, and confidence to truth." His friend Dr. Birch being now engaged in preparing an edition...
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Essay on the life and genius of Dr. Johnson. Poems

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...diminifh or augment. " I fhall never envy the honours which wit and " learning obtain in any other caufe, if I can " be numbered among the writers who have...given ardour to virtue, and confidence to " truth." The whole number of Eflays amounted to two hundred and eight. Addi-? fon's, in the Spectator, are more...
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The rambler

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...diminifh or augment. I fhall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other caufe, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth. Celeftial pow'rs ! that piety regard, From You my labours wait their laft reward. END OF THE SIXTH...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1799
...himself. How much better would it have been, to have ended with the prose sentence " I shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in...given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth." His friend, Dr. Birch, being now engaged in preparing an edition of Ralegh's smaller pieces, Dr. Johnson...
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