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" World,' that two papers, in which my ' Dictionary ' is recommended to the public, were written by your lordship. To be so distinguished, is an honour, which, being very little accustomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in... "
The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ... - Page 46
by Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
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The Lady's Magazine, Or, Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ..., Part 2

1791 - 816 pages
...which, being very little acculteMitf Engraved for Ifif iody'j uarfu* 397 to fevours from the grear, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. When, upon Come flight encouragement, I firft vifited your lordfiiip, I was overpowered, like tlie reft of mankind,...
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Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review, Volume 61, Part 2

1791 - 716 pages
...were written by your Lordfhip. To be fo diftinguiihed is an honour which, being very little accuftomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to...receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. When, upon fonie flight encouragement, I firft vifited your Lordfhip, I was overpowered, Jike the reft of mankind,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1791 - 556 pages
...written by your Lordfhip. To be fo diftinguifhed, is an honour, which, being very little accuftomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to...receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. " When, upon fome flight encouragement, I firft vifited your Lordfhip, I was overpowered, like the reft of mankind,...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 20

1791 - 540 pages
...written by your Loidihip. To lie fo diltinguiflicd, is an honour, which, being very little accultomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to...receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. . " When, upon fome fiight encouragement, I firlt viiited your Lordlhip, I was overjKjwered, like the reft of mankind,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1791 - 554 pages
...your Lordfhip. To be fo diftinguifhed, is an honour, which, being very little accuftomed to-favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. " When, upon fome flight encouragement, I firft vifited your Lordfhip, I was overpowered, like the reft of mankind,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: Essay on the life and genius of Dr ...

Samuel Johnson - 1792 - 652 pages
...diftinguimed is an honour which, " being very little accuftomed to favours from ** the great, I kaow not well how to receive, or " in what terms to acknowledge. " When, upon fome flight encouragement, " I firft vifited your Lordfhip, I was overpow** ered, like the reft of...
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 7

1796 - 512 pages
...written by your Lordfhip. To be fo diftingttiflied, is an honour, which, being very little accuftomcd to favours from the great, I know not well how to...receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. " When, upon fouie flight encouragement, I firft vifited your LordIhip, I was overpowered, like the reft of mankind,...
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Tracts on Political and Other Subjects, Volume 3

Joseph Towers - 1796 - 464 pages
...written by your « lordfhip. To be fo diftinguifhed is an honour, « which, being very little accuftomed to favours from « the great, I know not well how...receive, or in * what terms to acknowledge. ' When,, informed the public in his preface^ that his work had been executed " with little " affiftanee df the...
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 7

1796 - 526 pages
...written by your Lordihip. To be fo diftinguiihed, is an honour, which, being very little accuftomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terras to acknowledge. " When, upon fome flight encouragementj I firft vifited your Lordihip, I was...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 648 pages
...the proprietor of the World, that two papers, in which my Dictionary is recommended to the publick, were written by your Lordship. To be so distinguished,...your Lordship, I was overpowered, like the rest of mankind, by the enchantment of your address ; and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself...
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