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" When, upon some slight encouragement, I first visited your Lordship, I was overpowered, like the rest of mankind, by the enchantment... "
Essays, biographical, critical, and historical: illustrative of the Rambler ... - Page 336
by Nathan Drake - 1809
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...your address ; and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre; — that I might obtain that regard for...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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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and ...

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1799
...and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la tcrre' ; — 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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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqueur 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 beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: consisting of maxims and ...

Samuel Johnson, Hester Lynch Piozzi, James Boswell - 1804 - 394 pages
...your address ; and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vninqueur du vaiitqueur de la terre; — that I might obtain that regard for...of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar fan possess. I had done all that I could ; and no man is well pleased to have his all neglected, be...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...your address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainguieur itu 'vainguier dc la terre, that I might obtain that regard for which...nor modesty would suffer me to continue it. When I bad once addressed your lordship in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...address, and could not " forbear to wish, that I might boast myself " le vainqutur du vainqueur de le terre ; that I " might obtain that regard for which I saw the " world contending. But I found my attend" ance so little encouraged, that neither pride " nor modesty would suffer me to continue it....
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...your address, and could not forbear to wish that 1 might boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre ;—that I might obtain that regard for which...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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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius, Natives of Great ...

Authors, English - 1808 - 552 pages
...your address ; and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself le vainqiteur du rainqueur de la, terre; that I might obtain that regard for which...continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship in publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a r> tired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius: Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - Authors, English - 1808 - 552 pages
...rainqiieur dc la tcrre; that I might obtain that regard for which I saw tbe world contending;—but I found my attendance so little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would suffer me lo continue it. When 1 had once addressed your lordship in publick, I bad exhausted all the art of...
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...your address, and could not forbear to wish, that I might boast myself le vainqueur du vainqueur de le terre ; that I might obtain that regard for which...When I had once addressed your lordship in public, I exhausted all The art of pleasing, which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess. I had done all...
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