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" I wish popularity, but it is that popularity which follows, not that which is run after. It is that popularity which, sooner or later, never fails to do justice to the pursuit of noble ends by noble means. "
Social and Present Day Questions - Page 319
by Frederic William Farrar - 1891 - 377 pages
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 55

James Boswell - English literature - 1793
...run after. — It is that populaiity which, fonner or later, never fails to do jultice to the purfuit of noble ends by noble means. I will not do that which my confidence tells me is wrong upon this occaGon, to gain the buzzas of thonl.uids, or the daily praife...
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

Literary Criticism - 1793
...acquired by the favour °f either are, in my account, objcfts not worth ambition. I with Popularity : but it is that popularity which follows; not that which is run after. — It is that popularity which, fooner or later, never fails to do juftice to the puriiiit of noble ends by noble means. I will not...
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

...run after. — It is that popularity which, (boner or later, never fails to do juftice to the purfuit of noble ends by noble means. I will not do that which my coufcience tells me is wrong upon .this occafion, to gain the huzzas of thoufands, or the daily praife...
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The British Critic and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 11

1798
...by the favour of dthir, are, in my account, ttbjeSs not •worth ambition. I with popularity ; but it is that popularity which follows, not that which is run after; it is that popularity, which, iboner or later, never fails to do judice to the purfuit of noble ends by noble mtans. I will not do...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 2, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1801
...acquired by the favour of either are, in my account, objects not worth ambition. I wi(h popularity ; but it is that popularity which follows, not that which is run after. — )t is that popularity which, fooner or later, never fails to do juftice to the purfuit of noble...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 84

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, William Empson, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Henry Reeve, Harold Cox - Architecture - 1846
...acquired by the favour of either, are, in my account, objects not worth ambition. I wish popularity, but it is that popularity which follows not that which...not do that which my conscience tells me is wrong upon this occasion, to gain the huzzas of thousands, or the dirty praise of all the papers that come...
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The Trial of Alexander Addison, Esq: President of the Courts of Common Pleas ...

Alexander Addison - Impeachments - 1803 - 191 pages
...have. Though in a- 'narrow fphere, I can fay with Lord M'ansfield, " I wifh popularity : but it is the popularity which follows, not that which is run after. It is that popularity which, fooner or later, never fails to do justice to ihe purfuit of noble ends by noble means. I defy any...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 55

Sir John Murray IV - 1836
...with one of Lord Mansfield's feathers—' I wish popularity ; but it is that popularity which follpws, not that which is run after : it is that popularity...justice to the pursuit of noble ends by noble means.' * His disregard of literary profit may be based on another great lawyer's authority — ' Glory is...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench ..., Volume 1

Great Britain. Court of King's Bench, Sir James Burrow, William Murray Earl of Mansfield - Law reports, digests, etc - 1812
...ambition. I wish POPULARITY ; but, it is that popularity which follows f not that which is run after, ft is that popularity which, sooner or later, never fails...not do that which my conscience tells me is wrong, upon this occasion ; to gain the huzzas of thousands, or the daily praise of all the papers which,...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 22

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1815
...acquired by the favour of either, are, in my account, objects not worth ambition. I wish popularity, but it is that popularity which follows, not that which is run after." In Jan. 1770 he was offered the great seal, which he declined ; and it was put into commission again....
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