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" Of Gilbert Walmsley, thus presented to my mind, let me indulge myself in the remembrance. I knew him very early ; he was one of the first friends that literature procured me, and I hope, that at least, my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. " He was... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 46
by James Boswell - 1826
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preface biograpical and critical, to the works of the english poets

samuel johnson - 1779 - 342 pages
...advanced age, and I was only not a boy; yet_ he never .Deceived my notions with contempt. He was a \yhig, with all the virulence and malevolence of his party; yet difference of opinion. $4 not keep us apart. I honoured him, and he endured me., ; ,.. He had, mingled, with the .gay wojld,,...
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THE MONTHLY REVIEW.

SEVERAL HANDS. - 1780 - 586 pages
...character; and even commending and inilancing his candour on political points, Mr. Johnfon ftrangely adds, " He was a Whig, with all the virulence and malevolence of his party." Could the moft bigotted Whig foeak with more virulence and male-valence of Samuel Johnfon, as a Tory...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 63

1780 - 592 pages
...and even commending and inftancing his candour on political points, Mr. Johnfon ftrangely ' adds, " He was a Whig, with all the virulence and malevolence of his party." Could the mod bigotted Whig fpealc with more virulence and malevolence of Samuel Johnfon, as a Tory...
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REMARKS ON JOHNSON'S LIFE OF MILTON.

Francis Blackburne - 1780 - 444 pages
...brought in, we learn, from an extractjn it fpom Dr. Johnfon's Life of Smith, that Gilbert > Walmfley was a Whig with all the virulence and malevolence of his party, and I that t ยป4 1 that the Doctor was of different notions and opinions *. But we are well informed,...
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Dryden. Smith. Duke. King. Sprat. Halifax. Parnell. Garth. Rowe. Addison ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 476 pages
...friends that literature procured me, and I hope that at leaft my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. He was of an advanced age, and I was only not a boy...exemption from its vices or its follies, but had never neglefted the cultivation of his mind ; his belief of Revelation was unfhaken j his learning preferred...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Dryden. Smith. Duke. King ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 484 pages
...friends that literature procured me, and I hope that at leaft my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. He was of an advanced age, and I was only not a boy...him, and he endured me-. He had mingled with the gay worldi without exemption from its vices or its follies* but had never neglected the cultivation of...
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Deformities of Dr Samuel Johnson: Selected from His Works

James Thomson Callender - 1782 - 78 pages
...fay s, ' In this man's houfe I paffed many chearful and a' greeable hours.' But ' he (Mr Walmfley) was a whig, with * all the virulence and malevolence of his party.*' I finifh this eflay by reciting the circumftance which gave k birth. In 1778, Mr William Shaw published...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1783 - 456 pages
...friends that literature procured me, and I hope that at leaft my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. He was of an advanced age, and I was only not a boy...received my notions with contempt. He was a Whig, with afi the virulence and malevolence of his party ; yet difference of opinion did not keep us apart. I...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 498 pages
...literature procured me, and I hope that at feaft my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. He was of aft advanced age, and I was only not a boy; yet he never...Whig, with all the virulence and malevolence of his patty; yet difference of opinion did not keep us apart. I honoured him, and he end i: red me. He had...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 642 pages
...literature procured me j and, I hope that, at leaft^ c my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. ' He was of an advanced age, and I was only not * a boy; yet, he never received my notions with con1 tempt. He was a whigy with all the virulence and 1 malevolence of his party ; yet difference of...
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