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" Johnson said, he thought he had already done his part as a writer. " I should have thought so too," said the king, " if you had not written so well. "
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 - 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 Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...not written fo well."— Johnfon obferved to me, upon this, that " No man could have paid a handfomer compliment; and it was fit for a King to pay. It was decifive." When afked by another friend, at Sir Jofhua Rcynolds's, whether he made any reply to this...
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Eccentric biography; or, Sketches of remarkable characters, ancient and modern

Eccentric biography - 1801
...publish any more works ? The Doctor answered, that he thought he had written enough. " I should think so too," said the king,. " If you had not written so well." In 1771, 'his friend Mr. Strahan, attempted to bring him into Parliament, but without success. In 1773,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...labours, then " said, ' I do not think you borrow much from " any body.' Johnson said, ha thought ho had " already done his part as a writer. ' I should...have paid a " handsomer compliment ; and it was fit fora King " to pay. It was decisive.' When asked by an" other friend, at Sir Joshua Reynolds', whether...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1807
...writer, and to continue his labours, then said " I do not think you borrow much from any body." Johnson said, he thought he had already done his part as a...well." — Johnson observed to me, upon this, that l( No man could have paid a handsomer compliment ; and it was fit for a King to pay. It was decisive."...
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Classical English letter-writer: or, Epistolary selections designed to ...

Frank Elizabeth - 1814
...intended t * publish any more works. Johnson modestly replied, that he thought he had written enough. " I should have thought so too," said the king, " if you had not written so well." In 1765, Johnson was complimented by the University of Dublin, with the degree of doctor of laws, on...
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Classical English Letter-writer: Or, Epistolary Selections; Designed to ...

Elizabeth Frank - Letter-writing - 1814 - 368 pages
...intended to L . publish any more works. Johnson modestly replied, that be thought he had written enough. "I should have thought so too," said the king, " if you had not written so well." In 1765, Johnson was complimented by the University of Dublin, with the degree of doctor of laws, on...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - Authors, English - 1815 - 639 pages
...replied his Majesty, " if you had not written so well." Johnson observed to Mr Boswell, upon this reply, that " No man could have paid a handsomer compliment...and it was fit for a king to pay : it was decisive." " During the whole of this interview," says Mr Boswell, " Johnson talked to his Majesty with profound...
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Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and ..., Volumes 1-2

James Boswell, John Sharpe - Authors, English - 1820 - 355 pages
...writer, and to continue his labours, then said, " I do not think you borrow much from any body." Johnson said, he thought he had already done his part as a...could have paid a handsomer compliment, and it was lit for a king to pay. It was decisive.'' When asked by another friend at sir Joshua Keynolds's, whether...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell, John Sharpe - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...writer, and to continue hit* labours, then said, " I do not think you borrow much from any body." Johnson said, he thought he had already done his part as a...you had not written so well." Johnson observed to me upou this, that " No man could have paid a handsomer compliment, and it was fit for a king to pay....
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