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The Harvard Classics - Page 217
edited by - 1909 - 437 pages
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1825
...your lordship, I was overpowered, like the rest of mankind, by the enchantment of your address, and could not forbear to wish, that I might boast myself...that regard for which I saw the world contending. Bnt I found my attendance so little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Essay on the life and genius of Dr ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1825
...your lordship, I was overpowered, like the rest of mankind, by the enchantment of your address, and could not forbear to wish, that I might boast myself " le vainqueur du vainqneur de la terre ;" that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending. But...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - Literary Criticism - 1825
...your Lordship, I was overpowered, like the rest of mankind, by the enchantment of your address, and could not forbear to wish, that I might boast myself le vainqueur flu vainqueur de la terre ; that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending. But...
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The life of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

James Boswell - 1826
...your lordship, I was overpowered, like the rest of mankind, by the enchantment of your address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself...continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship in publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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The monuments and genii of st. Paul's cathedral and of Westminster abbey

George Lewis Smyth - 1826
...to wish that I might boast myself, 1e vainguieur du vainquieur de la terre, that I might obtain the regard for which I saw the world contending ; but...little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would allow me to continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship in public, I had exhausted all the...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. With copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1827
...mankind, bv the enchantment of your address, and couid not forbear to wish that I might boast mvseli Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre;— that I might obtain that regard for which I я« the world contending ; but I found mv attendance so little encouraged, that neither pride nor...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1827 - 580 pages
...your Lordship, I was over powered, like the rest of mankind, by the enchantment of your address, and ed to Mr. Duly, and I tuld him so. He will expect you, and will be taitufueur d; la ierre-— that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending; but...
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Appendix to Lectures on English Grammar: Containing an Additional Number of ...

Joseph Hervey Hull - English language - 1828 - 12 pages
...address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Lc vaingueur an vainqueur dc la tent ;— that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending ; but I found my attendance to little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it When I had once...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 1

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - 1831
...and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Levainqueur du vainqueur de la terre1; — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the...continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship in publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: including A journal of a tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1831
...address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Levainqueur du vainqueur de la terre1; —that I might obtain that regard for which I saw...continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship in publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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