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" All sciences, all arts his spoil, Yet what reward, or what renown? Envy, innate in vulgar souls, Envy steps in and stops his rise; Envy with poison'd tarnish fouls His lustre, and his worth decries. He lives inglorious or in want, To college and old books... "
The Life of Richard Bentley: With an Account of His Writings and Anecdotes ... - Page 174
by James Henry Monk - 1833 - 2 pages
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life (v.l, 1709-1765; v.2 1765-1776; v.3, 1776 ...

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - Authors, English - 1887
...lustre, and his worth decries. He lives inglorious or in want, To college and old books confin'd ; Instead of learn'd he's call'd pedant, Dunces advanc'd, he's left behind : Yet left content a genuine Stoick he, Great without patron, rich without South Sea.' BOSWELL. In Mr. Croker's octavo editions,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with A Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1888
...worth decries. " He lives inglorious or in want, To College and old books confin'd ; Instead of leam'd he's call'd pedant, Dunces advanc'd, he's left behind : Yet left content a genuine Stoick he, Great without patron, rich without South Sea. ' Cor. el Ad. — Line 5 : On " expression...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1889
...enthrall'd. To college and old books confined ; A pedant from his learning call'd, Dunces advanced, he's left behind : Yet left content, a genuine stoic he, Great without patron, rich without South Sea." The last stanza is corrected from a better copy found by J. Boswell, jun. — Croker. 1...
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Bacon

Richard William Church - 1895 - 231 pages
...His lustre, and his worth decries. He lives inglorious or in want, To college and old books confin'd; Instead of learn'd, he's call'd pedant; Dunces advanc'd,...he, Great without patron, rich without South-sea. The third line from the end is significant. He had been mentioned for a bishopric once or twice, but...
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Bentley, Volume 4

Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb - 1899 - 221 pages
...lustre, and his worth decries. " He lives inglorious or in want, To college and old books confin'd ; Instead of learn'd, he's call'd pedant ; Dunces advanc'd,...he, Great without patron, rich without South-sea." The third line from the end is significant. He had been mentioned for a bishopric once or twice, but...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1900
...lustre and his worth decries. " He lives inglorious or in want, To College and old books confin'd ; Instead of learn'd he's call'd pedant, Dunces advanc'd, he's left behind : Yet left content a genuine Stoick he, Great without patron, rich without South Sea. ' Cor. et Ad. — Line 5 : On " expression...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ...: To which is Added The Journal of a Tour to ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1900 - 726 pages
...in want, To college and old books confined ; Instead oflearn'd, he's cnll'd pedant, Dunces advanced, r Charles and Lady Easy, and Edging, e * Of t South Sea." • The difference between Johnson and Smith is apparent «ven in this slight in.st.ince....
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Life of Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1904
...lustre, and hia worth decries. He lives inglorious or in want, To college and old books confin'd ; Instead of learn'd he's call'd pedant. Dunces advanc'd, he's left behind : Yet left content a genuine Stoick he, Great without patron, rich without South Sea. 1 The difference' between Johnson and Smith...
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Remarks and Collections of Thomas Hearne, Volume 48

Thomas Hearne - Great Britain - 1906
...His Lustre, and his worth decrys. He lives inglorious, or in want, To College and old Books confin'd; Instead of Learn'd, he's call'd pedant, Dunces advanc'd,...Genuine Stoic he, Great without Patron, Rich without Fea. Jan. 31 (Wed.). This Morning S*. Peter's in the East Bells rang for John Shepherd of that Parish...
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Oxford Historical Society, Volume 48

Oxford (England) - 1906
...To College and old Books confin'd ; Instead of Learn'd, he's call'd pedant, Dunces advanc'd, he 's left behind. Yet left content— a Genuine Stoic he, Great without Patron, Rich without Fea. Jan. 81 (Wed.). This Morning S*. Peter's in the East Bells rang for John Shepherd of that Parish...
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