Kiti leidimai - Peržiūrėti viską
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James P. HOLCOMBE
Visos knygos peržiūra - 1866
Adieu admired affectionate Alexander Pope Alloway Kirk Amusements attended beautiful believe Bishop Bishop of Rochester Burke called Charles Lamb Court David Hume dear death delight dined dinner Duchess Duke England English eyes favor fear feel France French George Crabbe give hand Hannah happy head hear heard heart honor hope Horace Walpole horse hour John kind King Lady M. W. Montagu Lady Mayoress Legaré letter live London look Lord Lord Bolingbroke Madame mind Miss morning nature never night passed person pleased pleasure poor pray present Prince Queen received replied Robert Southey Samuel Crisp Scotch sent servant Sir Walter Scott soon spirits tell thing thought tion told town walk Walpole to George Walter Savage Landor Walter Scott whole William William Cowper wish woman write yesterday
398 psl. - I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess. I had done all that I could, and no man is well pleased to have his all neglected, be it ever so little.
398 psl. - Dictionary is recommended to the public were written by your Lordship. To be so distinguished is an honour which, being very little accustomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. When upon some slight encouragement I first visited 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...
354 psl. - Give therefore thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this thy so great a people ? And the speech pleased the Lord, that Solomon had asked this thing.
399 psl. - Having carried on my work thus far with so little obligation to any favourer of learning, I shall not be disappointed though I should conclude it, if less be possible, with less; for I have been long wakened from that dream of hope, in which I once boasted myself with so much exultation, My Lord, Your Lordship's most humble Most obedient servant, Sam Johnson.
298 psl. - ... of mine enemies, withdraw your princely favour from me ; neither let that stain, that unworthy stain, of a disloyal heart towards your good grace ever cast so foul a blot on your most dutiful wife, and the infant princess your daughter. Try me, good king...
397 psl. - I have been lately informed by the proprietor of ' The World,' that two papers, in which my ' Dictionary ' is recommended to the public, were written by your lordship. To be so distinguished, is an honour, which, being very little accustomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. " When, upon some slight encouragement, I first visited your lordship, I was overpowered, like the rest of mankind, by...
224 psl. - I do not remember to have gone ten paces without an exclamation, that there was no restraining. Not a precipice, not a torrent, not a cliff, but is pregnant with religion and poetry.
297 psl. - I rightly conceived your meaning ; and if, as you say, confessing a truth indeed may procure my safety, I shall with all willingness and duty perform your command.
399 psl. - ... should consider me as owing that to a Patron, which Providence has enabled me to do for myself. Having carried on my work thus far with so little obligation to any...
77 psl. - Mr. Grenville squeezed me by the hand again, kissed the ladies, and withdrew. He kissed likewise the maid in the kitchen, and seemed upon the whole a most loving, kissing, kindhearted gentleman. He is very young, genteel, and handsome. He has a pair of very good eyes in his head, which not being sufficient as it should seem for the many nice and difficult purposes of a senator, he has a third also, which he wore suspended by a riband from his buttonhole.