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" I am afraid, Sir, such a number of us may be oppressive to you.' — ' No, Sir,' said Johnson, ' it is not so ; and I must be in a wretched state indeed when your company would not be a delight to me. "
Old and new London: a narrative of its history, its people and its places ... - Page 113
by George Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford - 1880
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1798
...so much company should be oppressive to the invalid ; " No, Sir, (said Johnson,) it is not so ; and I must be in a wretched state indeed when your company would not delight me." He continued in a tremulous voice, " My dear sir, you have always been too geod to me...
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800
...such a number of us may be oppressive to you ?' — ' No, Sir,' said Johnson, ' it is not so ; and I must be in a wretched state, indeed, when your company would not be a delight to me/ Mr. Burke, in a tremulous voice, expressive of being very tenderly aflfe6led, replied, • my ilear...
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Annual Register, Volume 40

History - 1806
...so much company should be oppressive to the invalid, " No, sir (saiil Johnson), it is not so ; and I must be in a wretched state indeed, when your company would not delight me." He continued, in a tremulous voice, " My dear sir, you have always been loo gcix! to me...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1807
...Sir, such a number of us may be oppressive to you.'-—' No, Sir, (said Johnson,) it is not so ; and I must be in a wretched state, indeed, when your company would not be a delight to me.' Mr. Burke, in a tremulous voice, expressive of being very tenderly affected, replied, ' My dear Sir,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...Sir, such a number of us may be oppressive to you.'— ' No, Sir, (said Johnson,) it is not so ; and I must be in a wretched state, indeed, when your company would not be a delight to me.' Mr. Burke, in a tremulous s One of these volumes, Sir John Hawkins informs us, he put into his pocket;...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...afraid, Sir, such a number of us may be oppressive to yon.— No, Sir, (said Johnson,) it i> not so; and I must be in a wretched state indeed, when your company would not be a delight to me. Mr. Burke, in a tremulous voice, expressive of being tenderly affected, leplird, My dear Sir, you have...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1820
...Sir, such a number of us may be oppressive to you,— No, Sir, (said Johnson,) it is not »o ; and 1 must be in a wretched state indeed, when your company would not be a delight to me. Mr. Burke, in a tremulous voice, expressive of bein» tenderly affected, leplird, My dear Sir, you...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1821
...afraid, sir, such a number of us may be oppressive to you.'—' No, sir (said Johnson), it is not so; and I must be in a wretched state, indeed, when your company would not be a delight to me.' Mr. Burke, in a tremulous voice, expressive of make an ill use of the book." Why Sir John should suppose...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 4

James Boswell, Alexander Chalmers - Authors, English - 1822
...Sir, such a number of us may be oppressive to you.' — ' No, Sir, (said Johnson,) it is not so ; and I must be in a wretched state, indeed, when your company would so as to make it sufficiently clear who is meant : " having strong reasons, (said he,) to suspect that...
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The London Magazine, Volume 8

1823
...that sn large a number might be oppressive to him. " No, Sir," «aid Johnson, " it is not so ; and I must be in a wretched state, indeed, when your company would not be a delight to me.' Burke's voice trembled, when he replied, " My dear Sir, you have always been too good to me." These...
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