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Books Books 1 - 10 of 90 on No. 65., there is the following very extraordinary paragraph: " The authenticity....
" No. 65., there is the following very extraordinary paragraph: " The authenticity of Clarendon's History, though printed with the sanction of one of the first universities of the world, had not an unexpected manuscript been happily discovered, would, with... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing Idler - Page 259
by Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Idler

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...printed with the fanction of one of the firft univcrfities of the world, had not an unexpected manufcript been happily discovered, would, with the help of factious credulity, have been brought into queftion by the two loweft of all human beings, a fcribbler for a party, and a commiffioner of excife...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...authenticity of Clarendon's history, though printed with the sanction of one of the first Universities of the world, had not an unexpected manuscript been happily...Scribbler for a party, and a Commissioner of Excise." — The persons to whom he •alludes were Mr. John Oldmixon, and George Ducket, Esq. Let it, however,...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and ...

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1799
...authenticity of Clarendon's history, though printed with the sanction of one of the first Universities of the world, had not an unexpected manuscript been happily...Scribbler for a party, and a Commissioner of Excise.' — The capricious and humorous indulgence'. Talking to me upon this subject when we were at Ashbourne...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...authenticity of Clarendon 's history, though printed with the sanction of one of the first Universities of the world, had not an unexpected manuscript been happily...Scribbler for a party, and a Commissioner of Excise.' — The capricious 342 Humorous definitions. [AD 1755. capricious and humorous indulgence1. Talking...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...an unexpected manuscript been accidentally discovered, would, with the help of factious incredulity, have been brought into question by the two lowest...scribbler for a party, and a Commissioner of Excise." The persons alluded to were Mr. JOHN OLDMIXON, and GEORGE DUCKET, Esq. The character of OLDMIXON may...
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Select British Classics, Volume 10

English literature - 1803
...authenticity of Clarendon's history, though printed with the sanction of one of the first universities of the world, had not an unexpected manuscript been happily...no less mischievous than negligence or dishonesty. Hethat possesses a valuable manuscript,, hopes to raise its esteem by concealment, and delights. in...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...authenticity of Clarcnden's history, though printed with the sanction of one of the first Universities of the world, had not an unexpected manuscript been happily...Scribbler for a party, and a commissioner of Excise." The persons to whom he alludes were Mr. Johu Oldmixon, and Georgr Ducket, Esq. Let it, however, be...
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The British Essayists;: Idler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...authenticity of Clarendon's history, though printed with the sanction of one of the first universities of the world, had not an unexpected manuscript been happily...scribbler for a party, and a commissioner of excise. Variety is often no less mischievous than negligence or dishonesty. He that possesses a valuable manuscript,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...when the authenticity of Clarendo?is history, though printed with the sanction of one of the'first universities in the world, had not an unexpected manuscript...scribbler for a party, and a commissioner of excise f. Vanity is often no less mischievous than negligence or dishonesty. He that possesses a valuable...
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Works, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...authenticity of Clarendon's history, though printed with the sanction of one of the first universities of the world, had not an unexpected manuscript been happily...beings, a scribbler for a party, and a commissioner of excisef. Vanity is often no less mischievous than negligence or dishonesty. He that possesses a valuable...
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