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" I had now nothing left but retirement ; and for retirement I never found a time, till disease forced me from public employment. "
Harrison's British Classicks: The Idler. Fitz Osbornes Letters. Shenstones ... - Page 143
1787
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The Idler, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1767 - 366 pages
...wife as Zobeide. I enquired and rejected, confulted and deliberated, till the fixty-fecond year made me afhamed of gazing upon girls. I had now nothing...employment. SUCH was my fcheme, and fuch has been its confequence. With an infatiable thirft THE IDLER. 27$ for knowledge I trifled away the years of...
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The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 430 pages
...wife as Zcbeide. I enquired and rejected, confulted and deliberated, till the fixty-fecond year made me afhamed of gazing upon girls. I had now nothing...employment. Such was my fcheme, and fuch has been its confequence. With an infatiable thirft for knowledge, I trifled away the years of improvement ;...
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The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 432 pages
...wife as Zobeide. I enquired and rejected, confulted and deliberated, till the fixty-fecond year made me afhamed of gazing upon girls. I had now nothing...employment. Such was my fcheme, and fuch has been its confequence. With an infatiable thirft for knowledge, I trifled away the years of improvement ;...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 442 pages
...wife as Zobeide. I enquired and rejected, confuhed and deliberated, till the fixty-fecond year made me afhamed of gazing upon girls. I had now nothing...I never found a time, till difeafe forced me from pu!>lick employment. Such was my fcheme, and fuch has been its confequence. With an infatiable thirft...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1799 - 408 pages
...rejected, confulted and deliberated^ till the fixty-fecond year made me afliamed of wifliing to marry. I had now nothing left but retirement; and for retirement...I never found a time, till difeafe forced me from .public employment." " Such was my fcheme, and fuch has been its conferquence. With an. infatiable...
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Select British Classics, Volume 10

1803 - 222 pages
...Zobeide. I enquired and rejected, consulted and deliberated, till the sixty-second year made me ashamed -of gazing upon girls. I had now nothing left but...retirement, and for retirement I never found a time, till disease forced me from public employment. Such was my scheme, and such has been it consequence. With...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1806 - 360 pages
...Zobeide. I inquired and rejected, consulted and deliberated, till the sixty-second year made me ashamed of gazing upon girls. I had now nothing left but retirement, and for retirement I never found a time, till disease forced me from publick employment. Such was my scheme, and such has been its con•equence....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 434 pages
...Zobeide. I inquired and rejected, consulted and deliberated, till the sixty-second year made me . ashamed of gazing upon girls. I had now. nothing left but...retirement, and for retirement I never found a time, till disease forced me from publick employment. . - ; Such was my scheme, and such has .been its. consequence....
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1810 - 262 pages
...deliberated, till the six'.;. -iiioi,;d ^ear made me ashamed of wishing to marry. IL '. 1 ;it;w not'iing left but retirement ; and for retirement I never found a time, till disease forced me from public employment " " Such was my scheme, and such has been it? consequence....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...Zobeide. I inquired and rejected, consulted and deliberated, till the sixty-second year made me ashamed of gazing upon girls. I had now nothing left but retirement, and for retirement I never found a time, till disease forced me from publick employment. " Such was my scheme, and such has been its consequence....
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