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" Imagination," appeared in 1744. I have heard Dodsley, by whom it was published, relate, that when the copy was offered him, the price demanded for it, which was an hundred and twenty pounds, being such as he was not inclined to give precipitately, he... "
Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt - Page 97
by Samuel Johnson - 1854
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Pope. Pitt. Thomson. Watts. A ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 516 pages
...not inclined to give precipitately, he carried the work to Pope, who, having looked into it, advifed him not to make a niggardly offer ; for this -was...no every-day 'writer. In 1741 he went to Leyden, in purfuit c£ medical knowledge ; and three years afterwards (May 1 6, 1744) became doctor of phyfick,...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 516 pages
...copy was offered him, the price demanded for it, which was an hundred and twenty pounds, being fuch as he was not inclined to give precipitately, he carried the work to Pope, who, having looked into it, advifed him not to make a niggardly offer ; for this -was no every-day writer. * In 1741 he went to...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 294 pages
...was offered him, the price demanded for it, which was an A 2 hunhundred and twenty pounds, being fuch as he was not inclined to give precipitately, he carried the work to Pope, who, having looked into it, advifed him not to make a niggardly offer; for this inas no every-day writer. In 1741 he went to Leyden,...
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prefaces biographical and critical to the works of the english poets

SAMUEL johnson - 1781 - 292 pages
...was offered him, the price demanded for it, which was an A 2 hunhundred and twenty pounds, being fuch as he was not inclined to give precipitately, he carried the work to Pope, who, having looked into it, advifed him not to make a niggardly offer ; for this locis no every-day "writer, In 1741 he went to...
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Pope. Pitt. Thomson. Watts. A. Philips. West. Collins. Dyer. Shenstone ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 516 pages
...copy was offered him, the price demanded for it, which was aft hundred and twenty pounds, being fuch as he was not inclined to give precipitately, he carried the work to Pope, who, having looked into it, advifed him not to make a niggardly offer ; for this -was no every-day writer. In 1741 he went to Ley...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1783 - 504 pages
...demanded for it, which was an hundred and twenty pounds, being fuch as he was not inclined to give 437 precipitately, he carried the work to Pope, •who, having looked into it, advifed him not to make a niggardly offer ; for this "was no every-day 'writer. In 1741 he went to...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 650 pages
...copy was offered him, the price demanded for it, which was an hundred and twenty pounds, being fuch as he was not inclined to give precipitately, he carried the work to Pope, who, having looked into it, advifed him not to make a niggardly offer ; for this was no every-day writer. In 1741 he wens to Leyden,...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 650 pages
...copy was offered him, the price demanded for it, which was an hundred and twenty pounds, being fuch as he was not inclined to give precipitately, he carried the work to Pope, who, having looked into it, advifed him not to make a niggardly offer; for this .was no every-day writer. In 1741 he went to Leyden,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 676 pages
...copy was offered him, the price demanded for it, which was an hundred and twenty pounds, being fuch as he was not inclined to give precipitately, he carried the work to Pope, who, having looked into it, advifed him not to make a niggardly offer ; for tbit teas no every -day writer, In 1741 he went to...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 6

English poets - 1790 - 312 pages
...was pffered him, the the price demanded for it, which was an hundred and twenty pounds, being fuch as he was not inclined to give precipitately, he carried the work to Pope, who, having looked into it, advifed him not to make a niggardly offer; for " this was no every-day writer." In I 741 he went to...
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