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" I receive with reverence: only I am sorry they mostly came too late: a peccant passage or two that I would certainly have altered, were gone to the press. The hope to be admired for ages is, in by far the greater part of those even who are authors of... "
The life of John Moore, M.D.: with critical observations on his works - Page xviii
by Robert Anderson - 1820 - 60 pages
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Public Characters, Volume 4

Alexander Stephens - Biography - 1804
...have altered, were gone to the press. " The hope of being admired for ages is, in by far the greatest part of those even who are authors of repute, an unsubstantial...still my strongest wish is to please my compeers, the r»stic inmates of the hamlet, ever-changing language and manners shall allow me to be relished and...
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 1

Charles Brockden Brown - 1804
...certainly have altered were gone to press. The hope of being admired for ages is, in by far tbe 8 greatest part of those even who are authors of repute, an unsubstantial...please my compeers, the rustic inmates of the hamlet, wlii!.ever-changing language and manners shi.ll allow me to be relished and understood. I am very willing...
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Public Characters

Alexander Stephens - Biography - 1804
...have altered, were gone to the press. " The hope of being admired for ages is, in by far the greatest part of those even who are authors of repute, an unsubstantial...part, my first ambition was, and still my strongest \vish is to pl'.-avj my compeers, the rustic inmates of the hamlet, while ever-changing language and...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 23

British prose literature - 1819
...MOORE. 1787. SIR, MRS. Dunlop has been so kind as to send me extracts of letters she has had from yon, where you do the rustic bard the honour of noticing...strongest wish is, to please my compeers, the rustic inmate* of the hamlet, while ever-changing language and manners shall allow me to be relished and understood....
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The Genius and Character of Burns

John Wilson - Literary Criticism - 1845 - 122 pages
...Dr. Moore • " The hope to be admired for ages is, in by far the greater part of those who even were authors of repute, an unsubstantial dream. For my part, my first ambition was, and still is, to please my compeers, the rustic inmates of the hamlet, while ever-changing language and manners...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns, John Gibson Lockhart, James Currie - Poetry - 1849 - 425 pages
...certainly have altered, were gone tu the press. The hope to be admired for ages is, in by far the greiter part of those even who are authors of repute, an unsubstantial dream. For my part, my fu it amhition was, and *t:ll my strongest wi<h is, to please my compeers, the rustic inmates of the...
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The Genius, and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1854 - 222 pages
...Dr. Moore : " The hope to be admired for ages is, in by far the greater part of those who even were authors of repute, an unsubstantial dream. For my part, my first ambition was, and still is, to please my compeers, the rustic inmates of the hamlet, while ever-changing language and manners...
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The Genius, and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1854 - 222 pages
...Dr. Moore : " The hope to be admired for ages is, in by far the greater part of those who even were authors of repute, an unsubstantial dream. For my part, my first ambition was, and still is, to please my compeers, the rustic inmates of the hamlet, while ever-changing language and manners...
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THE Poetical and Prose Works OF ROBERT BURNS: THE LIFE, NOTES AND ...

A. CUNNINGHAM - 1855
...and solicitudes of authorship, can only know what pleasure it gives to be noticed in such a mariner, by judges of the first character. Your criticisms,...unsubstantial dream. For my part, my first ambition \vas, and still my strongest wish is, to please my compeers, the rustic inmates of the hamlet, while...
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the complete works of robert burns containing his poems, songs, and ...

allan cunningham - 1855
...such a manner, by judges of the first character. Your criticisms, Sir, I receive with reverence : j only I am sorry they mostly came too late : a | peccant...For my ! part, my first ambition was, and still my strong- j est wish is, to please my compeers, the lustic inmates of the hamlet, while ever-changing...
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