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The Public and Domestic Life of His Late ... Majesty, George the Third ... - Page 215
by Edward Holt - 1820
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1791 - 516 pages
...to continue his labours, then faid, " I do not think you borrow much from any body." Johnfon faid, he thought he had already done his part as a writer. •" I fhould have thought fo too, (faid the King,) if you had not written fo well."— • Johnfon obferved...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...told the world what he knew, and " must now read to acquire more knowledge. " The king, as it should seem, with a view to " urge him to rely on his own stores, as an or'y" ginal writer, and to continue his labours, then " said, ' I do not think you borrow much from...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...the world what he knew, and must now read 1767. to acquire more knowledge. The King, as it should ^^ seem with a view to urge him to rely on his own stores 53. as an original writer, and to continue his labours, then said " I do not think you borrow much...
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The life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1817
...told the world what he knew, and must now read to acquire more knowledge. The King, as it should teem with a view to urge him to rely on his own stores...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...
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Relics of royalty; or, Remarks, anecdotes, and amusements, of ... George iii

Joseph Taylor - 1820
...had pretty well told the world what he knew, and must now read to acquire more knowledge. The King said, "I do not think you borrow much from any body."...as a writer." " I should have thought so too," said his Majesty, if you had not written so well." The King having observed that he supposed he must have...
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Belle Assemblée: Or, Court and Fashionable Magazine; Containing Interesting ...

Women - 1820
...must read to acquire knowledge. The King, as it should seem, with a view to urge him to rely on bis own stores as an original writer, and to continue...you borrow much from any body.' — Johnson said he had already done his part is a writer — ' I should have thought so too,' said the King, ' if you...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell, John Sharpe - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...well told the world what he knew, and must now read to acquire more knowledge. The king, as it should seem, with a view to urge him to rely on his own stores as an original writer, and to continue hit! labours, then said, " I do not think you borrow much from any body." Johnson said, he thought...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...well told the world what he knew, and mnst now read to acquire more knowledge. The King, as it should seem with a view to urge him to rely on his own stores as an original writer, and to continne his labours, then said " I do not think you borrow much from any body." Johnson said, he thought...
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George the third

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - Great Britain - 1820
...had pretty well told the world what he knew, and must now read to acquire more knowledge. The King said, " I do not think you borrow much from any body." Johnson said, he thought that he bad already done his part as a writer. " I should have thought so too," said his Majesty, "...
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Georgiana: or, Anecdotes of George the third

Ingram Cobbin - 1820 - 178 pages
...world what he knew, and must now read to acquire more knowledge. The king said, " I do not think that you borrow much from any body." Johnson said he thought he had done his part as a writer. " I should have thought so too," replied his majesty, " if you had not written...
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